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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] OpenMPI on Cell BE
From: Ralph H Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-06 14:57:19


Ummmm....well, actually, yes there is...but not in release or in the OMPI
repository. It may become available sometime this summer.

On 2/6/08 11:17 AM, "George Bosilca" <bosilca_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 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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