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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Sorry! You were supposed to get help about: But couldn't open help-orterun.txt
From: hi (hiralsmaillist_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-12 02:32:05


- I have downloaded pre-build OpenMPI_v1..5.3-x64 from
- installed it on Window 7
- and then copied OpenMPI_v1..5.3-x64 directory from Windows 7 to
Windows Server 2008 into different directory and also in same

Now on Windows Server 2008, I am observing these errors...

c:\ompi_tests\win64>mpirun mar_f_i_op.exe
[nbld-w08:04820] [[30632,0],0] ORTE_ERROR_LOG: Error in file
..\..\..\openmpi-1.5.3\orte\mca\ras\base\ras_base_allocate.c at line
[nbld-w08:04820] [[30632,0],0] ORTE_ERROR_LOG: Error in file
..\..\..\openmpi-1.5.3\orte\mca\plm\base\plm_base_launch_support.c at
line 99
[nbld-w08:04820] [[30632,0],0] ORTE_ERROR_LOG: Error in file
..\..\..\openmpi-1.5.3\orte\mca\plm\ccp\plm_ccp_module.c at line 186

As suggested, I tried with following but nothing worked...
- copied to the same directory as it was in previous machine
- executed "mpirun -mca orte_headnode_name HEADNODE_NAME" and "mpirun
-mca orte_headnode_name MYHOSTNAME"
- set OPENMPI_HOME and other OPAL_* env variables as follow...

set OPENMPI_HOME=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64
set OPAL_PREFIX=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64
set OPAL_EXEC_PREFIX=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64
set OPAL_BINDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\bin
set OPAL_SBINDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\sbin
set OPAL_LIBEXECDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\libexec
set OPAL_DATAROOTDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\share
set OPAL_DATADIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\share
set OPAL_SYSCONFDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\etc
set OPAL_LOCALSTATEDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\etc
set OPAL_LIBDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\lib
set OPAL_INCLUDEDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\include
set OPAL_INFODIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\share\info
set OPAL_MANDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\share\man
set OPAL_PKGDATADIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\share\openmpi
set OPAL_PKGLIBDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\lib\openmpi
set OPAL_PKGINCLUDEDIR=C:\MPIs\OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64\include\openmpi

Please correct if I missed any other env variable.

Thank you.

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 8:56 PM, Shiqing Fan <hpcfan_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi,
> The error message means that Open MPI couldn't allocate any compute node. It might because the headnode wasn't discovered. You could try with option "-mca orte_headnode_name HEADNODE_NAME" in the mpirun command line (mpirun --help will show how to use it) .
> And Jeff is also right, special care should be taken for the executable paths, and it's better to use UNC path.
> To clarify the path issue, if you just copy the OMPI dir to another computer, there might also be another problem that OMPI couldn't load the registry entries, as the registry entries were set during the installation phase on the specific computer. In 1.5.3, a overall env "OPENMPI_HOME" will do the work.
> Regards,
> Shiqing
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> ÒÑ·¢ËÍÓʼþ: Wed, 11 May 2011 15:21:26 +0200 (CEST)
> Ö÷Ìâ: Re: [OMPI users] Sorry! You were supposed to get help about: But couldn't open help-orterun.txt
> On May 11, 2011, at 5:50 AM, Ralph Castain wrote:
>>> Clarification: I installed pre-built OpenMPI_v1.5.3-x64 on Windows 7
>>> and copied this directory into Windows Server 2008.
> Did you copy OMPI to the same directory tree that you built it?
> OMPI hard-codes some directory names when it builds, and it expects to find that directory structure when it runs. If you build OMPI with a --prefix of /foo, but then move it to /bar, various things may not work (like finding help messages, etc.) unless you set the OMPI/OPAL environment variables that tell OMPI where the files are actually located.
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