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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Concerning infiniband support
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-20 06:34:13


Haha! +1 on what John says.

But otherwise, you shouldn't need root to install OMPI with ib support. If the ib drivers are installed correctly, you shouldn't need the --with-openib configure switches at all.

Sent from my PDA. No type good.

On Jan 20, 2011, at 4:48 AM, "John Hearns" <hearnsj_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 20 January 2011 06:59, Zhigang Wei <daniel.wei_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>> I want to use infiniband, I am from a University in the US, my University’s
>> high performance center don’t have Gcc compiled openmpi that support
>> infiniband, so I want to compile myself.
>
> That is a surprise - you must have some Infiniband hardware available.
> Is this hardware not managed by your high performance centre?
>
> My advice - bring beer and salty snacks to your high performance
> systems administrators.
> Ask them to help.
>
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