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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] 'orte_ess_base_select failed'
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-30 21:17:34

You should not be invoking orted manually -- getting errors when you
invoke orted manually is probably to be expected.

Can you answer the questions from my original mail? Thanks.

On Mar 27, 2009, at 6:29 PM, Russell McQueeney wrote:

> Jeff Squyres wrote:
> > Hmm -- puzzling -- the error file you sent shows the following:
> >
> > bash: /opt/openmpi/orted: No such file or directory
> >
> > But that shouldn't happen; according to your config.log, you
> installed
> > with a prefix of /opt/openmpi, so Open MPI should be looking for
> orted
> > in /opt/openmpi/bin/orted.
> >
> > You said that the command was
> >
> >> command = mpirun --hostfile hostfile -np 2 echo `uname -a`
> >
> > Is there any chance that you ran with mpirun's absolute filename,
> such
> > as:
> >
> > /opt/openmpi/bin/mpirun --hostfile hostfile -np 2 echo `uname -a`
> >
> > Or do you have any aliases involved? I can't imagine how you're
> > getting that error message -- Open MPI should never use a full path
> > name for orted unless you specified --prefix on the mpirun command
> > line (which you didn't), or youused a full path name for mpirun
> (which
> > it looks like you didn't, and even if you did use
> > /opt/openmpi/bin/mpirun, it should use that path to look for
> > /opt/openmpi/bin/orted on the other node). Otherwise, Open MPI
> relies
> > on the PATH set in your shell startup files on remote nodes to find
> > the orted.
> >
> > This is very odd -- can you look at the exact command that is being
> > executed on the remote node?

Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems