Hi Ralph,Jeff and allIt is a good news that I can almost run the openmpi on the vxworks ,but there are also still some bugs.The final test which has passed is:Rank 0 process calls mpi_send running on the host 0,rank 1 process calls mpi_recv running on the host 1. It works well .For the absence of the mmap in the vxworks ,which is used in the btl sm component , it still fails running two processes in the same host.The difference between the vxworks and unix is the real trouble .For example pipe(),fork(),exec(),socketpair(),fcntl() ,sshd and so no are not implemented in the vxworks .Replacing these lost with the correspond functions is the key work of the migration.After having a clear understanding of the function of rsh component ,I write a simple daemon and client to launch the orted for the calling of the rlogin() in the user space of the vxworks complain.I think there are still many test needed to be launching .Maybe I'd better to look into MTT._______________________________________________在 2010年7月8日 上午9:54，张晶 <email@example.com>写道：
Thank you ,Squyres , it is really useful !在 2010年7月7日 下午7:22，Jeff Squyres <firstname.lastname@example.org>写道：
On Jul 6, 2010, at 10:48 PM, 张晶 wrote:Is the command line of rlogin that much different than that of rsh/ssh? For example, can you just s/rsh/rlogin/ on the overall command line and have it just work?
> 1.If I write a rlogin component ,
If so, I suspect that tweaking the rsh plm might be far simpler than having your own component.
ODLS = ORTE Daemon Local launch Subsystem.
> can I just login in the node in the cluster and launch the process . If it is ,what the role the odls plays ??
PLM = Process Lifecycle Management.
Meaning: the PLM is used to launch orteds (more on this below) across multiple nodes. The ODLS is used to launch processes locally from the orted (e.g., via POSIX fork/exec).
Yes. The orted = ORTE daemon. It is almost always the first thing launched on each node and acts as a proxy for launching, killing, and monitoring the user's applications on each node. It also does other control kinds of things, like relay stdout/stderr back up to the HNP (more below), etc.
> 2.what is orted? Should the orted exists in every node and functions as a node process launch proxy ?
HNP = head node process, meaning mpirun (or actually, orterun -- mpirun is a symlink to orterun). The HNP functions as an orted as well, so it can use the ODLS to launch processes locally, etc.
> 3,what is hnp ? Is every job has only one hnp ,and when I use mpirun , the mpirun process is hnp ??
Ralph can provide more detail on all of the above, but these are the basics.
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