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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] OMPI 1.4.5rc1 posted
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-14 10:10:39


This is amusing - reviewing the code quickly, it appears that the supporting code for orte_no_session_dir was mistakenly removed at some point.

I'll restore that functionality. Thanks for pointing it out!

On Dec 12, 2011, at 11:10 PM, Christopher Samuel wrote:

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> On 09/12/11 09:13, Jeff Squyres wrote:
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>> Gearing up for a pre-Christmas release -- please test!
>
> Had a quick test here (we're still on 1.4.2 as our default).
>
> It now complains that $TMPDIR points to our Panasas filesystem,
> and there's a minor typo in its message, saying:
>
> # Note, too, that system administrators can set a list of filesystems
> # where Open MPI is disallowed from creating temporary files by settings
> # the MCA parameter "orte_no_session_dir".
>
> I think you want s/settings/setting/ there.
>
> Also I can not seem to make it accept the orte_no_session_dir settings,
> neither:
>
> mpirun -mca orte_no_session_dir /vlsci ./hello_c
>
> nor:
>
> mpirun -mca orte_no_session_dir /vlsci/tmp ./hello_c
>
> nor:
>
> $ export OMPI_MCA_orte_no_session_dir=/vlsci
>
> nor:
>
> export OMPI_MCA_orte_no_session_dir=/vlsci/tmp
>
> prevent it whinging about (for example):
>
> Local host: bruce001
> File Name: /vlsci/tmp/979325.bruce-m.vlsci.unimelb.edu.au/openmpi-sessions-samuel_at_bruce001_0/14488/1/shared_mem_pool.bruce001
>
> Is there a way to tell it to use /tmp without changing what
> $TMPDIR is set to ?
>
> cheers,
> Chris
> - --
> Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
> VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
> Email: samuel_at_[hidden] Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
> http://www.vlsci.unimelb.edu.au/
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