it seems to me that the information displayed
by the waiting bar concerning the various chains of MCMC that are run in parallel is incorrect.
Within a second the bars go from almost full to 2/3 and vice versa (I’m running 100000 draws per chain).
In other words it is not clear what the bars try to indicate: fraction of draws done?
If so, there must be something wrong.
I have recently fixed a number of bugs in the parallel toolbox when it runs remotely. Your configuration file looks a local one, so the fixes may not apply to your case. However, it seems that your parallel chains are so quick because they simply do not sample anything due to some error in the evaluation of the posterior kernel so that draws are all rejected. Would you be so kind to try re-running your project with the latest bug fix release of dynare 4.3.3. Or perhaps you already re-run that project with 4.3.3, meaning that more bugs are still there?
Another helpful thing (still with 4.3.3, if possible) would be to run test mode, i.e. parallel_test in place of parallel.
I’ve managed to run a parallel MCMC (by changing names of options…). Still the waiting bars jump (this does not happen in non-parallel mode).
Are the bars showing the share of executed draws (both accepted + discarded)?