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From: Tim Prins (tprins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-18 09:50:40

Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> Greetings,
> I'm running the Debian package of OpenMPI in a chroot (with /proc
> mounted properly), and orte_init is failing as follows:
> $ uptime
> 12:51:55 up 12 days, 21:30, 0 users, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
> $ orterun -np 1 uptime
> [new-host-3:18250] [0,0,0] ORTE_ERROR_LOG: Error in file runtime/orte_init_stage1.c at line 312
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> It looks like orte_init failed for some reason; your parallel process is
> likely to abort. There are many reasons that a parallel process can
> fail during orte_init; some of which are due to configuration or
> environment problems. This failure appears to be an internal failure;
> here's some additional information (which may only be relevant to an
> Open MPI developer):
> orte_pls_base_select failed
> --> Returned value -1 instead of ORTE_SUCCESS
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [new-host-3:18250] [0,0,0] ORTE_ERROR_LOG: Error in file runtime/orte_system_init.c at line 42
> [new-host-3:18250] [0,0,0] ORTE_ERROR_LOG: Error in file runtime/orte_init.c at line 52
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Open RTE was unable to initialize properly. The error occured while
> attempting to orte_init(). Returned value -1 instead of ORTE_SUCCESS.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Note running with -v produces no more output than this. Running orted
> in the background doesn't seem to help.
> What could be wrong? Does orterun not run in a chroot environment?
> What more can I do to investigate further?
Try running mpirun with the added options:
-mca orte_debug 1 -mca pls_base_verbose 20

Then send the output to the list.



> Thanks,
> -Adam