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AR# 22191

7.1i Project Navigator - PAR Turns Engine hangs after first round of jobs


Keywords: PAR, Turns, Engine, nodelist, -m, ise

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
When using the Nodelist File option for Multi-Pass Place and Route, inside Project Navigator, PAR hangs after all the nodes have completed their first PAR pass and no further work is done. Why does this occur?

The Node List File option is also known as the Turns Engine. A different PAR pass is submitted to each machine in the node list for parallel processing. Unfortunately, this feature does not work correctly in 7.1i Project Navigator.


This problem has been fixed for version 8.1i.

Meanwhile, the Nodelist option can be used successfully by running PAR from the command line with the switch "-m nodelist", where nodelist is a file (any name will work) containing a list of machine names to be used.
AR# 22191
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 10/20/2008
Status Archive
Type General Article