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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] "Permission denied" during MPI installation
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-29 16:26:49


Alternatively, you can specify to install to a different location with
the --prefix option to configure (possibly somewhere you do have write
access).

On Apr 29, 2008, at 3:17 PM, Linwei Wang wrote:

> Yeah, it works.
> Thank you all for the help.
>
>
> Best,
> Linwei
>
> On Apr 29, 2008, at 4:00 PM, Alberto Giannetti wrote:
>
>> Linwei, are you running the command as root?
>> Try using sudo:
>> # sudo make install
>>
>> It will ask you for an administrator password.
>>
>> On Apr 29, 2008, at 3:54 PM, Linwei Wang wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> I'm new to MPI... I'm trying to install open MPI on my mac
>>> (Leopard)..
>>> But during the installation (with the command "make install")
>>> it keeps generating errors of "Permission denied".... Anyone has an
>>> idea of the reasons?
>>> Part of the output is like:
>>>
>>> "
>>> Making install in etc
>>> test -z "/usr/local/etc" || ../../config/install-sh -c -d "/usr/
>>> local/
>>> etc"
>>> /usr/bin/install -c -m 644 openmpi-mca-params.conf /usr/local/etc/
>>> openmpi-mca-params.conf
>>> install: /usr/local/etc/openmpi-mca-params.conf: Permission denied
>>> make[3]: *** [install-data-local] Error 71
>>> make[2]: *** [install-am] Error 2
>>> make[1]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
>>> make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
>>>
>>> "
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance!
>>>
>>> Linwei
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Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems