mlisten — display multicast pings from the ParaStation MPI daemon psid(8)
mlisten [-dv?] [-m
Display the multicast pings the ParaStation MPI daemon psid(8) is emitting continuously. These pings are displayed by spinning bars.
Each ping received from node N lets the Nth bar spin around one more step. For each node never received a multicast ping from a '.' is displayed.
ParaStation MPI by default no longer uses multicast messages. Thus, no multicast messages will be ever received and displayed using the default configuration!
Activate the debugging mode. This will disable the spinning bars. Instead a detailed message about each received multicast ping is displayed.
Listen on the network interface with address
IP. The default is to listen on any
IP is the IP address of the
network interface in dot notation.
Display information for
NODES nodes. The default is 128,
i.e. 128 nodes.
Output version information and exit.
Show a help message.
Display a brief usage message.