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4 Running PVM Applications     continued...

Start the PVM daemon in the background with the hostfile name as an argument.

makina1> pvm3/lib/SUN4/pvmd3 hostfile &

This will start the daemon on this initial host and all the computers given in the hostfile. To do this, the daemon will log into each of the listed computers and run a copy of the daemon compiled for that architecture. If you have a different userid or must give your password to log in from the initial host computer, you will need to add some options into the hostfile. The user is directed to the PVM 3 User's Guide and Reference Manual for details on these other options.