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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] topology-solaris-chiptype.c bugs on processortype
From: TERRY DONTJE (terry.dontje_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-18 13:06:31


On 1/18/2012 12:59 PM, TERRY DONTJE wrote:
>
>
> On 1/18/2012 12:51 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
>> Samuel Thibault, le Wed 18 Jan 2012 15:55:18 +0100, a écrit :
>>> I'm getting an issue with the topology-solaris-chiptype.c work on
>>> Solaris 10: in the ProcessorType case, the returned value does not look
>>> like a readable string, I'm getting "¨", which consequently poses
>>> problems in the xml parser. Of course, googling picl_get_propinfo
>>> "ProcessorType" returns... topology-solaris-chiptype.c ...
>>>
>>> Can somebody have a look?
>> using ptrpicl -v, I'm getting
>>
>> :name cpus
>> cpu (cpu, 8900000735)
>> :StateBegin Wed Jan 18 07:18:41 2012
>> :FPUType<ERROR: Argument too big>
>> :ProcessorType \360\275^T^H
>>
>> which matches what I'm getting with hwloc (0xf0 0xbd 0x14 0x8...) (yes,
>> it's different from by previous report because my job request got
>> another but similar hardware machine).
> Weird, my prtpicl on my v20z (which is a Sun system) has readable
> fields FPUType and ProcessorType.
> However, I am using an older S10 Generic_120012-11. I'll see if I can
> find something newer to try.
>
> --td
Just tried an S10 Generic_144489-05 which has the same version of picl
packages as you show below. The system is showing readable fields,
unlike yours.

I can only infer that there must be some issue with compatibility
between Dell platforms and S10's initialization of the picl information.

Sorry can't be much more help,

--td
>> pkginfo reports picl packages as being the following version:
>>
>> VERSION: 11.10.0,REV=2005.01.21.16.34
>> PSTAMP: on10ptchfeatx20080814051153
>>
>> Samuel
>
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