Submitting Processing Jobs in the Sample Part-Time Distributed
After you finish
Stage 3: Mounting the Media Storage Volumes
, each one of these
computers can be used to submit jobs for distributed processing.
Because of the way access has been configured in
Setting Up for Part-Time Distributed
Processing with Shake
, all file pathnames are conveniently consistent and simple for the
purposes of specifying them in Compressor, in Shake scripts, and in Apple Qmaster,
• Users place the source media on a mounted media volume (one of the FireWire drives).
• Users place the Shake scripts on a mounted media volume.
• All folders and files on the shared media volumes have read-and-write access enabled
for everyone (for Owner, Group, and Others). You can configure this access setting by
selecting the folder or file and choosing File > Get Info.
These three assumptions are important because they ensure that all the computers have
read-and-write access to all the source files and output destinations.