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From: Ralph H Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-05 12:15:17


Hi Katherine

Could you tell us which version of OpenMPI you are using?

Thanks
Ralph

On 12/5/06 10:02 AM, "Katherine Holcomb" <kholcomb_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> We are in the process of converting our clusters from MPICH to OpenMPI
> and have encountered some odd problems. For historical reasons, the
> default shell we install for users is ksh. The --profile option to
> mpirun does not work for our users under ksh. We are unsure why
> although our system administrator believes that OpenMPI may be making
> the ksh on the remote nodes believe that it's a login shell. We've
> tried both rsh and ssh. Has anybody seen anything like this?
>
> There are no problems at all under bash. (I use bash and I had no
> trouble, but then started switching some users who were having MPICH
> problems and they could not get it to work unless they changed to bash.)