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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] "Permission denied" during MPI installation
From: Linwei Wang (lxw4393_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-29 16:30:30


Thank you for the advice, Jeff.

Best,
Linwei

On Apr 29, 2008, at 4:26 PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> 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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