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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] PLPA ready?
From: Terry Dontje (Terry.Dontje_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-19 11:47:38


Jeff Squyres wrote:
> $%@#$% Sorry.
>
> I saw that and fixed it in my local OMPI SVN copy last night as well.
> Here's a patch to make it go (I obviously didn't want to commit this
> until the new PLPA goes in). We *may* want to revise the paffinity
> API to match PLPA, not because Linux is the one-and-only-way, but
> because we actually took some effort in PLPA to make a fairly neutral
> API.
>
Jeff can you work with Pak to make sure this doesn't completely mess up
Solaris' processor affinity methods in OMPI.

--td

>
> On Feb 19, 2008, at 8:59 AM, Sharon Melamed wrote:
>
>> Jeff,
>>
>> The new PLPA fails in compilation. there is a need to change the
>> paffinity API's:
>> 1. max_processor_id with one parameter --> get_processor_info with 2
>> parameters.
>> 2. max_socket with one parameter --> get_socket_info with 2 parameters.
>> 3. max_core with 2 parameters --> get_core_info with 3 parameters.
>>
>> I changed these API's internally in my copy of the trunk and tested
>> the new PLPA.
>> it works properly.
>>
>> Do you have an idea how to integrate the new PLPA with the new API's ?
>>
>> Sharon.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Feb 19, 2008 4:31 AM, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Sharon/Lenny --
>>>
>>> Could you try out the newest PLPA RC for me? I think it's ready. I
>>> just posted rc4 to the web site (I posted that rc3 was available, and
>>> then found a small bug that necessitated rc4):
>>> http://www.open-mpi.org/software/plpa/v1.1/
>>>
>>> You should be able to do this to test it within an OMPI SVN checkout:
>>>
>>> cd opal/mca/paffinity/linux
>>> mv plpa bogus
>>> tar zxf plpa-1.1rc4.tar.gz
>>> ln -s plpa-1.1rc4 plpa
>>> cd ../../../..
>>> ./autogen && ./configure ...... && make -j 4 ......
>>>
>>> Let me know if it works for you properly (configure, build, and
>>> function). If so, I think it's ready for release. I'll then do the
>>> SVN magic to bring it to the OMPI trunk.
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Jeff Squyres
>>> Cisco Systems
>>>
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