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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] heterogenous cluster
From: Doug Reeder (dlr1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-02 03:54:37


Jody,

With the gnu compilers the -m32 flag works. With other compilire's the same or other flag should work.

Doug Reeder
On Feb 1, 2011, at 11:46 PM, jody wrote:

> Thanks for your reply.
>
> If i try your suggestion, every process fails with the following message:
>
> *** The MPI_Init() function was called before MPI_INIT was invoked.
> *** This is disallowed by the MPI standard.
> *** Your MPI job will now abort.
> [aim-triops:15460] Abort before MPI_INIT completed successfully; not
> able to guarantee that all other processes were killed!
>
> I think this is caused by the fact that on the 64Bit machine Open MPI
> is also built as a 64 bit application.
> How can i force OpenMPI to be built as a 32Bit application on a 64Bit machine?
>
> Thank You
> Jody
>
> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 9:00 PM, David Mathog <mathog_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>
>>> I have sofar used a homogenous 32-bit cluster.
>>> Now i have added a new machine which is 64 bit
>>>
>>> This means i have to reconfigure open MPI with
>> `--enable-heterogeneous`, right?
>>
>> Not necessarily. If you don't need the 64bit capabilities you could run
>> 32 bit binaries along with a 32 bit version of OpenMPI. At least that
>> approach has worked so far for me.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> David Mathog
>> mathog_at_[hidden]
>> Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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