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From: Tim Prins (tprins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-10 10:11:18


Hi Laurent,

Unfortunately, as far as I know, none of the current Open MPI developers has
access to a system with POE, so the POE process launcher has fallen into
disrepair. Attached is a patch that should allow you to compile (however, you
may also need to add #include <signal.h> to pls_poe_module.c).

Though this should allow the compile to succeed, launching with POE may not
work (it has not been tested for quite a while). If it doesn't work, you
should use the rsh launcher instead (pass -mca pls rsh on the command line,
or set the parameter using one of the methods here:
http://www.open-mpi.org/faq/?category=tuning#setting-mca-params).

Sorry about this. We have an IBM machine at my institution which I am told
will have POE on it 'soon', but I am not sure when. Once it does, we will be
working on getting POE well supported again.

I should mention that we do use LoadLeveler on one of our machines and Open
MPI seems to work with it quite well. I would be interested in hearing how it
works for you.

Hope this helps, let me know if this works.

Thanks,

Tim

On Thursday 10 May 2007 02:57 am, Laurent Nguyen wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I tried to install OpenMPI 1.2 but I saw there some problems when
> compiling files with POE. When OpenMPI 1.2.1 was released, I saw in the
> bug fixes that this problem was fixed. Then I tried, but it still
> doesn't work. The problem comes from orte/mca/pls/poe/pls_poe_module.c.
> A static function "static int pls_poe_cancel_operation(void);" is
> declared but not defined in the files. I don't know if my configuration
> make it bug.
>
> So, if someone achieved to install OpenMPI 1.2.1 on IBM, I would like to
> have some advices.
>
> Thank you for your help,
>
> PS: I attached some output files of my installation