Besides all these advices have been given, you may need to use --prefix
in configure script to override default installation directory since you
don't have root account. Also you might want to look at MVAPICH as an
alternative, an variant of MPICH2 that supports infiniband.
On 01/20/2011 01:59 AM,
> Dear all,
> I want to use infiniband, I am from a University in the US, my
> Universitys high performance center dont have Gcc compiled openmpi
> that support infiniband, so I want to compile myself.
> But I have a few questions,
> 1.Is it ok to compile openmpi myself with infiniband support, if I dont
> have the root privilege? Is it going to work?
> 2.If it is ok, how can I find out where is the infiniband installation
> directory, any shell command to show it?
> 3.Which configuration is correct? For example, using
> --with-openib=/usr/include/infiniband as told in openmpi FAQ, or I
> need to use "--with-openib=/usr/include/infiniband
> --with-openib-libdir=/usr/lib64" both?
> Thanks so much.
> Daniel Wei
> University of Notre Dame
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