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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] How to get started?
From: Anugraha Sankaranarayanan (atomhouse_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-29 21:58:48


Thank you, everyone.I have successfully installed the openmpi pkg in
my ubuntu hardy heron for gcc( HP Compaq Dual-core notebook) following
the instructions in the FAQ page.I still need to install the
libopenmpi-dev header file pkg.Will come back after doing that.

Anugraha.S

On 8/28/08, Adam C Powell IV <hazelsct_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> With no comments in a week, can this go in? Additional optional text
> regarding an unofficial backport is inline below.
>
> Thanks,
> Adam
>
> On Thu, 2008-08-21 at 00:22 -0400, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
>> Okay, here goes a start:
>>
>> Category: Platform Specific Questions | Debian/Ubuntu
>>
>> $q[] = "Which Debian Open MPI packages do I need?";
>>
>> $anchor[] = "debian-package-contents";
>>
>> $a[] = "That depends on your use of Open MPI. If you are running a
>> pre-compiled MPI binary in one process, you simply need [libopenmpi1].
>> To launch jobs in multiple processes, you need [openmpi-bin], which
>> includes [orted], [orterun] (_a.k.a._ [mpirun]), and [ompi_info]. To
>> compile programs, you need [libopenmpi-dev], or if you need debugging
>> symbols, then [libopenmpi-dbg] with debugging symbols.<p> Note: if you
>> install, or have ever installed, mpich and/or lam packages, please be
>> sure you use [update-alternatives] to make sure that the \"[mpi]\" and
>> \"[mpirun]\" symlinks point to the Open MPI entries.";
>>
>> $q[] = "How do I run Open MPI programs in a Debian chroot environment?";
>>
>> $anchor[] = "debian-chroot-broken";
>>
>> $a[] = "As of version 1.2.7, this does not work; see " .
>> aurchin_click("http://bugs.debian.org/494046") . "Debian bug
>> 494046</a>.";
>>
>> $q[] = "Is Ubuntu Linux a supported platform?";
>>
>> $anchor[] = "ubuntu";
>>
>> $a[] = "Unofficially, there are Open MPI packages in the Ubuntu
>> \"universe\" package section. Unfortunately, the packages in 8.04 LTS
>> Hardy Heron are buggy, so you should either get packages from Debian
>> Lenny or compile Open MPI yourself.<p> In general, Ubuntu gets its
>> \"universe\" packages from Debian unstable at a time set by their
>> release schedules, a time generally not known to the Debian package
>> developers, so the quality of the Ubuntu packages is generally not as
>> good as that of the packages in a Debian release.";
>
> There is an unofficial backport of the 1.2.7-rc1 release for Ubuntu
> Hardy Heron which you can get by following the instructions at:
> http://www.opennovation.org/ubuntu/ .
>
>> Dirk, any comments?
>>
>> -Adam
>>
>> On Fri, 2008-08-15 at 15:43 -0400, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>> > I love it when people submit FAQ text -- please do! :-)
>> >
>> > Check out our guidelines on how to write FAQ entries:
>> >
>> > https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/ompi/wiki/OMPIFAQEntries
>> >
>> >
>> > On Aug 15, 2008, at 12:20 PM, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
>> >
>> > > A number of distributors provide pre-compiled Open-MPI packages, so
>> > > one
>> > > doesn't need to go to the trouble of compiling it. For example, on
>> > > Debian GNU/Linux, Dirk Eddelbuettel has led a packaging effort such
>> > > that
>> > > "apt-get install libopenmpi-dev openmpi-bin" (or the equivalent from
>> > > aptitude or synaptic) gets everything one needs to compile and run an
>> > > Open-MPI program.
>> > >
>> > > Can someone add this to the FAQ? I'd be glad to contribute a
>> > > paragraph,
>> > > and update it as needed. (E.g. Debian Lenny will have a working
>> > > version
>> > > of 1.2.7-rc2, though Ubuntu Hardy universe has AFAIR a buggy version
>> > > of
>> > > 1.2.5...)
>> > >
>> > > -Adam
>> > >
>> > > On Fri, 2008-08-15 at 12:47 +0200, jody wrote:
>> > >> Hi Anughra
>> > >>
>> > >> Why don't you check the FAQ first:
>> > >> http://www.open-mpi.org/faq/
>> > >>
>> > >> It answers may questions and also provides instruction to install
>> > >> Open-MPI and build MPI applications.
>> > >> And, yes, Open-MPI works with gcc.
>> > >>
>> > >> Jody
>> > >>
>> > >> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Anugraha Sankaranarayanan
>> > >> <atomhouse_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> > >>> hi all,
>> > >>> I'm new to MPI.Can I install OpenMPI for my gcc?I'm using
>> > >>> Ubuntu(hardy heron) on a Intel DualCore Notebook.
>> > >>>
>> > >>>
>> > >>> Anugraha.S
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