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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] OpenMPI on Cell BE
From: George Bosilca (bosilca_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-06 13:17:02


Resat,

Right now there is no MPI implementation that will allow you to start
MPI processes on the SPEs. Keep this in mind when you try porting your
code.

   george.

On Feb 6, 2008, at 1:06 PM, Resat Umit Payli wrote:

> Hi Ralf;
>
> Yes. There is a particular motivation. Here at IU last two day I did
> attend the IBM workshop based on Cell programming. Right now I do
> have opportunity to access this type of machine. I would like to
> play with my MPI based CFD code. May be IBM will provide me some
> kind of MPI acceses on that machine.
>
> I was curious openMPI development on that machine. I like testing
> the new things.
>
> Thank you
>
>
> On Feb 6, 2008 12:35 PM, Ralph H Castain <rhc_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi Resat
>
> I'm sorry I am not communicating clearly. I recognized the acronym.
> What I
> don't fully understand is what you mean by "tested on Cell BE"?
>
> If you mean "have we run Open MPI on a machine entirely composed of
> Cell
> BE's", then the answer is "no". However, if you mean "have we run
> Open MPI
> on a hybrid machine that includes a Cell BE", then the answer is
> "yes".
> However, we have still not really developed a fully supported
> capability for
> running MPI procs on both the host and the Cell BE - that remains
> under
> development.
>
> Is there a particular motivation for this question?
>
> Thanks
> Ralph
>
>
>
> On 2/6/08 9:22 AM, "Resat Umit Payli" <rupayli_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> > Hi;
> >
> > I was talking about the IBM's Cell Broadband Engine.
> >
> > Thank you
> >
> >
> > On Feb 6, 2008 10:56 AM, Ralph H Castain <rhc_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >> I'm not entirely sure what you mean, but suspect the answer is
> probably
> >> "no"...
> >>
> >>
> >> On 2/6/08 8:48 AM, "Resat Umit Payli" <rupayli_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi;
> >>>
> >>> Did openMPI tested on Cell BE?
> >>>
> >>> Thank you in advance
> >>>
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