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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] 1.3 PML default choice
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-13 18:44:15


Gaah! I specifically asked Patrick and George about this and they
said that the README text was fine. Grr...

I'll update.

On Jan 13, 2009, at 3:38 PM, Bogdan Costescu wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Jan 2009, Brian W. Barrett wrote:
>
>> The bottom line, however, is that the OB1 PML will be the default
>> *UNLESS* the PSM (PathScale/Qlogic) MTL can be chosen, in which
>> case the CM PML is used by default.
>
> OK, then the README file is wrong or I don't read it properly... In
> the section "Network Support", there is a paragraph saying:
>
> Open MPI will, by default, choose to use "cm" if it finds a
> cm-supported network at run-time.
>
> With the MX MTL being available at run-time, I would expect CM to be
> chosen based on the quoted paragraph.
>
> --
> Bogdan Costescu
>
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Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems