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Re: Question Stuck Simulations
Date: 24 Nov, 2016
From: Marc Verderi <Marc Verderi>


 From what you describe (some runs take a few minutes and others weeks) 
this is very likely that the simulation is stuck. This can be for 
several reasons... Could you provide more information on this (Failure 
rate ? Do you have a magnetic field ? Geometry (a single block of ice , 
or more complex ? ?)


On 24/11/2016 11:30, wrote:
> *** Discussion title: Run Management
> Hi Geant experts,
> I hope that's the right thread for my question. I'm simulating events in
> Geant where I shoot a diversity of particles (pions, kaons, gammas, ...)
> at many different energies (up to max. 150 TeV) on ice. I'm running this
> simulation on a cluster. While many simulations run successfully, others
> are not able to finish within one week. So my question is, is it really
> possible that a simulation requires more than a week of computation time
> or is it more likely that it got stuck somewhere? I investigated the
> correlation between energy and required time but can only observe a weak
> dependence dependence. I.e. let's say a Kaon at 5TeV finishes within a
> few minutes while a Kaon at 1TeV fails to complete within a week. Is
> there any reference showing the correlation between particle type/energy
> and required time?
> Thank you very much for any input on this! Anna
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