Is there a way to run local licensed parallel on a multiprocessor system, but limit FieldView to a certain number of processors?
You can create a custom Server Configuration file (.srv) which sets the number of FieldView servers you’d like to use. For example, you can create a file named local_5_slaves.srv which looks like the following, in order to provide 5 FieldView server processes for use in post processing your data:
ServerType: shmem NumProcs: 6
The Server Configuration file should be placed in the sconfig directory of your FieldView installation, or a location of your choice when you use the
FV_SERVER_CONFIG_DIR=/home/my_ environment variable. Note that the field NumProcs: uses a value corresponding to the desired number of compute slaves, plus a master server.