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Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:34:07 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Help Compiling John on ARM w/ MPI & CUDA

On 2014-07-19 16:57, Pyrex wrote:
> I was reading the README.mpi file with care last night and I noticed
> that you recommend using NFS to sync dome files in the John path. Can
> I simply sync the whole John working directory? Can you also offer
> any further details on the NFS requirements?

The requirement is that all nodes must use the same directory. Not an 
identical copy, not a periodically synced one, but the *one same 
directory*. I have always used NFS for this but any other network file 
system should work fine as long as it supports file locking using 
flock() properly.


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