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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Install OpenMPI on Win 7 machine
From: Alexandru Blidaru (alexsb92_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-12 19:47:45


I am running 32 bit Windows. The actual cluster is 64 bit and the OS is
CentOS

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 7:15 PM, Damien Hocking <damien_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> You don't need to check anything alse in the red window, OpenMPI doesn't
> know it's in a virtual machine. If you're running Windows in a virtual
> cluster, are you running as 32-bit or 64-bit?
>
> Damien
>
>
> On 12/07/2010 5:05 PM, Alexandru Blidaru wrote:
>
> Wow thanks a lot guys. I'll try it tomorrow morning. I'll admit that this
> time when i saw that there are some header files "not found" i didn't even
> bother going through the all process as I did previously. Could have had it
> installed by today. Well i'll give it a try tomorrow and come back to you
> with a confirmation of whether it works or not. For the "virtual cluster",
> should I select check any of the checkboxes in the red window?
>
> Either way, thanks a lot guys, you've been of great help to me. I really
> want to do my project well, as not many almost-18 year olds get to work with
> clusters and I'd like to take full advantage of the experience
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Damien <damien_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
>> Alex,
>>
>> That red window is what you should see after the first Configure step in
>> CMake. You need to do the next few steps in CMake and Visual Studio to get
>> a Windows OpenMPI build done. That's how CMake works. It's complicated
>> because CMake has to be able to build on multiple OSes so what you do on
>> each OS is different. Here's what to do:
>>
>> As part of your original CMake setup, it will have asked you where to put
>> the CMake binaries. That's in "Where to build the binaries" line in the
>> main CMake window, at the top. Note that these binaries aren't the OpenMPI
>> binaries, they're the Visual Studio project files that Visual Studio uses to
>> build the OpenMPI binaries.
>>
>> See the CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE line? It says Debug. Change Debug to Release if
>> you want a Release build (you probably do). Press the Configure button
>> again and let it run. That should be all clean. Now press the Generate
>> button. That will build the Visual Studio project files for you. They'll
>> go to the "Where to build the binaries" directory. From here you're done
>> with CMake.
>>
>> Next you have two options. You can build from a command line, or from
>> within Visual Studio itself. For command-line instructions, read this:
>>
>> https://www.open-mpi.org/community/lists/users/2010/02/12013.php
>>
>> Note that you need to execute the devenv commands in that post from within
>> a Visual Studio command prompt: Start, All Programs, Visual Studio 2008,
>> Visual Studio Tools, Visual Studio 2008 Win64 x64 Command Prompt. I'm
>> assuming you want a 64-bit build. You need to be in that "Where to build
>> the binaries" directory as well.
>>
>> To use Visual Studio directly, start Visual Studio, and open the
>> OpenMPI.sln project file that's in your "Where to build the binaries"
>> directory. In the Solution Explorer you'll see a list of sub-projects.
>> Right-click the top heading: Solution 'Open MPI' and select Configuration
>> Manager. You should get a window that says at the top Active Solution
>> Configuration, with Release below it. If it says Debug, just change that to
>> Release and it will flip all the sub-projects over as well. Note on the the
>> list of projects the INSTALL project will not be checked. Check that now
>> and close the window. Now right-click Solution 'Open MPI' again and hit
>> Build Solution. It takes a while to compile everything. If you get errors
>> about error code -31 and mt.exe at the end of the build, that's your virus
>> scanner locking the new exe/dll files and the install project complains.
>> Keep right-clicking and Build Solution until it goes through. The final
>> Open MPI include files and binaries are in the
>> C:\Users\Alex's\Downloads......\installed directory.
>>
>> HTH
>>
>> Damien
>>
>> PS OpenMPI 1.4.2 doesn't have Fortran support on Windows. You need the
>> dev 1.5 series for that and a Fortran compiler.
>>
>>
>> On 12/07/2010 11:35 AM, Alexandru Blidaru wrote:
>>
>>> Hey,
>>>
>>> I installed a 90 day trial of Visual Studio 2008, and I am pretty sure I
>>> am getting the exact same thing. The log and the picture are attached just
>>> as last time. Any new ideas?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Alex
>>>
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