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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] new btl
From: George Bosilca (bosilca_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-16 12:30:08


If there is no need for supporting multiple devices simultaneously, or need for checksum, or some level of support for fault tolerance, then an MTL will be enough.

  george.

On Jun 16, 2011, at 09:47 , Peter Kjellström wrote:

> On Tuesday, June 14, 2011 06:25:52 PM Jeff Squyres wrote:
>> Thanks Tim!
>>
>> I should say that if anyone is contemplating writing a new BTL, I'm happy
>> to get on the phone / webex with you for an intro to the OMPI code base,
>> point you in the right direction, etc. Ping me on/off list and we can
>> setup a time.
>
> I guess there's also the possibility to write an mtl (like psm), or is this
> discouraged?
>
> /Peter
>
> ...
>>> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 11:10 AM, Lawrence Stewart
>>>
>>> <lstewart2_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> I apologize for asking elementary questions, I have spent some time
>>>> looking through the open-mpi.org site and the list archives, without
>>>> notable success.
>>>>
>>>> I am contemplating writing a btl component in order to make OpenMPI work
>>>> on the fos experimental message-based operating system under
>>>> construction at csail. The network semantics provided are reliable,
>>>> in-order messages to process mailboxes, which may be shared. This
>>>> <ought> to be straightforward, but
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