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Subject: [OMPI users] Fwd: R npRmpi
From: Randy Heiland (heiland_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-18 16:08:27


The pkg in question is here: http://www.stats.uwo.ca/faculty/yu/Rmpi/

The question is: has anyone on this list got OpenMPI working for
this pkg? Any suggestions?

thanks, Randy

Begin forwarded message:

>
> Subject: R npRmpi
>
> Been looking into the npRmpi problem
>
> I can get a segfault executing
>> mpi.spawn.Rslaves()
>
> The documentation .html files under npRmpi contains the following:
>
> "mpi.spawn.Rslaves to spawn R slaves on selected hosts. This is
> a LAM-MPI specific function."
>
>> lamhosts()
> sh: lamnodes: command not found
>
> The documentation for nearly all mpi.xxx.xxx calls send you to
> www.lam-mpi.org for more information.
>
> Looks for all the world this package depends on LAM-MPI which
> is not installed on Quarry. I don't think pointing the build
> at an OpenMPI install will help. The .c sources will compile
> just fine but when R goes to use them it refers to LAM-MPI
> dependent functions and behaves badly.
>