Answers to frequently asked questions.

How can I apply for a project to get access to HPC resources? In case you are a principle investigator or Post-Doc you can use the state-wide online form (English) or online form (German) to apply. Please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us in advance - we can discuss any pending question in person or in a phone call.
How do I get an account? This question is answered here.
How can I unsubscribe from the MOGON mailing list? Unsubscribing from the mailing list is not possible. The recipient list is automatically created from the group memberships in the corresponding MOGON projects. Therefore, you are part of the mailing list as long as your user account is still member of a MOGON project group (authorized users at account.uni-mainz.de) or a MOGON manager group (administrator of authorized users).
Why do my jobs not start? First of all a job might be pending for a number of reasons. Then, the priority might be low and you just have to wait.
How do I get an account? This question is answered here.
Is it possible to extend the walltime limit of 5 days? Unfortunately, it is not possible to extend the walltime limit, not even temporarily.
How much may I work on login nodes? This is explained in detail, elsewhere.
May I contribute to this wiki?

Yes, please! We welcome any contribution, but rather like to curate the content. Therefore, we would appreciate it if you sent your contribution with a detailed explanation as a .txt file to hpc@uni-mainz.de. However, you also have the option of creating a page yourself by following the procedure below:

  1. If the content is new, please create a new page that we can integrate into the existing layout and point us to the URL.
  2. If you correct existing content, please edit the page and let us know (if the change is substantial).

More detailed instructions including a screencast can be found in the GoHugo Wiki.

Ideas for FAQs to be included here? Drop us a note. Thank you.