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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Problems with memchecker in version 1.4.2
From: Michele De Stefano (micdestefano_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-22 05:14:02


valgrind is installed, and worked with Open MPI 1.4.1.

2010/6/22 Eloi Gaudry <eg_at_[hidden]>:
> Hi Michele,
>
> You may actually need to have gdb/valgrind installed before configuring and building OpenMPI with the --enable-memchecker option.
>
> Regards,
> Eloi
>
>
> On Tuesday 22 June 2010 10:44:16 Michele De Stefano wrote:
>> Good morning.
>>
>> I'm experiencing some problems with Open MPI 1.4.2, built on a CentOS
>> 5.5, on a 32 bit machine.
>>
>> I've configured it with
>>
>> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/openmpi --enable-debug
>> --enable-memchecker --enable-heterogeneous
>>
>> When I run "/usr/local/openmpi/bin/mpiexec -np 3 ls", Open MPI crashes
>> with this error message:
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> It looks like opal_init failed for some reason; your parallel process is
>> likely to abort.  There are many reasons that a parallel process can
>> fail during opal_init; some of which are due to configuration or
>> environment problems.  This failure appears to be an internal failure;
>> here's some additional information (which may only be relevant to an
>> Open MPI developer):
>>
>>   opal_memchecker_base_select failed
>>   --> Returned value -13 instead of OPAL_SUCCESS
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> [ccdestefanolinux:06037] [[INVALID],INVALID] ORTE_ERROR_LOG: Not found
>> in file ../../orte/runtime/orte_init.c at line 77
>> [ccdestefanolinux:06037] [[INVALID],INVALID] ORTE_ERROR_LOG: Not found
>> in file ../../../../orte/tools/orterun/orterun.c at line 543
>>
>>
>> It seems that the memchecker does not work, because after
>> reconfiguring without "--enable-memchecker" and rebuilding, I don't
>> receive the same error anymore.
>>
>> May any of the Open MPI developers verify this problem, please ?
>>
>> Thank you very much.
>> Best regards.
>
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