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Old 02-10-2009
create an input file

I am using a large unix server at my college. I have remote access to it on my laptop. I have installed a program on the large unix server, and want to write to the program. How do I alter parameters to read input and write output somewhere else?. I would like to read input and write output to my home directory. Can someone help me out?. Thanks!
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Old 02-10-2009
The program you installed dictates what you can do with it. What did you install?
Do you have documentation for it?
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Old 02-10-2009
Hi Jim,

I have installed ancestrymap on Orchestra at harvard med school. The documentation for ancestrymap is located here:

http://genepath.med.harvard.edu/%7Ereich/onlineDoc.pdf

Orchestra allows me to use the program with ease, but I am not sure how to input and output data using the program installed on Orchestra (would like to use input from my home directory, run ancestrymap in orchestra using this input, then output analysis to my home directory). I have an account in Orchestra and am using a compute node to process.

Details on Orchestra are here:

High-Performance Computing (HPC)
Orchestra's HPC service provides flexible high performance computing power for computational research at Harvard Medical School in a cost effective and collaborative manner.
Orchestra runs a sophisticated resource and workload management package called Platform LSF. Rather than run computational jobs directly on orchestra, a user submits her jobs to LSF, which schedules and runs those jobs on the compute nodes that make up the cluster.

Thanks for your help!
 

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