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OOMMF and Process ID Information: pidinfo
The pidinfo command prints a table mapping OOMMF ID's (OID's)
to system process ID's (PID's) and application names.
The pidinfo command line is:
tclsh oommf.tcl pidinfo [standard options] [-account name] \
[-hostport port] [-names] [-noheader] [-pid] [-ports] \
[-timeout secs] [-wait secs] [-v] [oid ...]
The title bar of running OOMMF applications typically displays the
application OID, which are used by OOMMF applications to identify one
another. These ID's start at 0 and are incremented each time a newly
launched application registers with the account server. The OID's are
independent of the operating system PID's. The PID is needed to obtain
information, e.g., resource use, about a running process using system
utilities. The PID may also be needed to invoke the operating system
``kill'' facility to terminate a rogue OOMMF application. The
pidinfo application can be used to correspond OID's or OOMMF application names to PID's for such purposes.
- -account name
- Specify the account name. The default is the same used by
the current user login name, except on Windows 9X, where the dummy
account ID ``oommf'' may be used
- -hostport port
- Use the host server listening on port. Default is set by the
Net_Host port setting in oommf/config/options.tcl, or by
the environment variable OOMMF_HOSTPORT (which, if set,
overrides the former). The standard setting is 15136.
Display application nicknames, which are used by the MIF 2.1
- Don't print column headers.
- Select processes by system pid rather than OOMMF oid.
- Display active server ports for each application.
- -timeout secs
- Maximum time to wait for response from servers, in seconds. Default
is five seconds.
- Display information about the host and account servers.
- -wait secs
- If no match is found, then retry for up to secs seconds. Default
is zero seconds, i.e., try once.
- oid ...
- List of OOMMF ID's to display information about. Default is all
current applications. If the -pid option is specified then this
selection is by system process ID's rather than OOMMF ID's.
OOMMF Documentation Team
September 28, 2017