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From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-18 13:56:09


Yo Jeff

Couple of things you might want to add:

1. RedStorm design - what are we going to do about the RTE?

2. Multi-cell RTE - I've been working on this (finally set it aside to
complete the scalable startup stuff first), but it is complex and might
merit some discussion with those interested.

On Mon, 2005-07-18 at 09:34, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> Here's the topics that I have for the July meeting (did I miss
> anything?). I don't really have a schedule -- only some things need to
> assigned times (e.g., the collectives meeting(s)).
>
> - All: Current status, future plans/goals (presentation from each
> organization)
> - Jeff: IU
> - Tim: LANL
> - Ralph: ORTE
> - Rainer: HLRS
> - George: UTK
> - All, Tim: overview of PML/BTL interface and design
> - Retire teg/PTL?
> - All: SC, Euro PVM/MPI, LACSI planning
> - All, Brian: what you need to know about the new configure.m4 system
> - All, Jeff: build system changes
> - All: discussion of others coming into the tree (e.g., IB vendors)
> - All: processor/memory affinity
> - All: project split issues
> - tools in wrong trees (abstraction issues)
> - wrapper compilers for ORTE/OPAL?
> - #include files
> - any final cleanup moving between opal/orte/ompi trees
> - All: MCA issues
> - Framework hiding / re-entrance (e.g., ompi_info)
> - How to have multiple PML's without re-initializing BTLs/PTLs?
> - Better guidelines for framework/component "open" calls
> - Separate function for framework/component MCA parameter
> registration?
> - Frameworks as DSOs
>
> - Jeff, Ralph: simplifying GPR access (if possible)
> - Red Storm sub-group: current status and future plans
> - One-sided sub-group: current status, SC plans, future plans
> - Fault tolerance sub-group:
> - Integrating LAM-style coordinated, synchronous checkpointing
> - How to do other kinds of checkpointing (e.g., FT-MPI, MPICH-V, etc.)
> - Collectives sub-group (including Access Grid participants):
> - New framework (coll v2)
> - Using btl's
> - Striping
> - Non-blocking collectives
> - ...?