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From: Manal Helal (manalorama_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-03 23:40:25


Hi Eric

Thank you very much for your reply.

I am a PhD student, and I do need this comparison for academic purposes;
a fairly generic one will do, and I guess after running on both, I might
have my own application/hardware specific points to add,

Thanks again, I appreciate it,

Manal

On Mon, 2006-07-03 at 23:17 -0400, Eric Thibodeau wrote:
> See comments below:
>
> Le lundi 3 juillet 2006 23:01, Manal Helal a écrit :
> > Hi
> >
> > I am having problems running a multi-threaded applications using MPICH
> > 2, and considering moving to OpenMPI. I already have mpich2 installed,
> > and don't want to uninstall as yet. Can I have both installed and works
> > fine on the same machine?
> Yes, simply run the configure script with something like:
>
> ./configure --prefix=$HOME/openmpi-`uname -m`
>
> You will then be able to compile applications with:
>
> ~/openmpi-i686/bin/mpicc app.c -o app
>
> And run them with:
>
> ~/openmpi-i686/bin/mpirun -np 3 app
>
> > Also, I searched for a comparison of features of mpich vs lammpi vs
> > openmpi and didn't find any so far. Will you please help me find one?
>
> Comparison is only relevant on your hardware with you application. Any other comparison are mostly for academic purposes and grand assignments ;)
>
> > Thank you for your help in advance,
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Manal
>