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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] OpenMPI on a LAN
From: Gus Correa (gus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-28 15:15:19

Hi Heitor and list

For most problems FAQs page is very helpful:

Also, follow Ray's suggestion, and try to run the examples/hello_c.c (on
OMPI source directory)
program on the two machines.

Gus Correa

Gustavo J. Ponce Correa, PhD - Email: gus_at_[hidden]
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory - Columbia University
P.O. Box 1000 [61 Route 9W] - Palisades, NY, 10964-8000 - USA
Raymond Wan wrote:
> Hi Heitor,
> Heitor Florido wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have built an application using opemmpi 1.2.8 that is a client/server
>> application that uses MPI_publish_name and MPI_Lookup_name to start the
>> communication.
>> This application works fine on a single computer.
>> However, i'd like to run it on 2 pcs using linux (ubuntu) connected by a
>> LAN.
>> If I start the server on a computer, my cliente can't find the name
>> published by the server and crashes.
>> What should I do make this work?
>> I believe that my application is correct, so I think I need to 
>> install some
>> other service to make MPI see the other computer.
>> []s
> Have you installed Open MPI on both computers?  And can you run your 
> application as a single computer on both computers?  (i.e., each one 
> working independently)
> If you are concerned about your Open MPI installation, you can try 
> some simple code from the web that has been shown to work to confirm 
> that the problem is not with your application (I'm not saying it is 
> :-), just suggesting that you should remove it from the equation, if 
> you can).
> Ray
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