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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] OpenIB error messages: reporting the default or telling you what's happening?
From: Kevin.Buckley_at_[hidden]
Date: 2011-09-14 19:40:55


> That text message is hard-coded (and apparently out of date); it
> does not show the current value.
>
> I agree that that is misleading. This error message needs to be
> improved.

OK, good to have that clarified Jeff, cheers.

> This might suggest a hardware issue; let us know what you find.

Very likley to be hardware on the node end.

Have a hardware support call open and have just been and swapped
everything over - ports, cable, even my socks - but a visible
problem (one link operating at 1x width and not 4x persists).

Probably not a problem with the OpenMPI stack though it has
highlighted the error message issue (My external MSc supervisor
said the project raised more questions than it answered, so I
guess I am continuing the trend, many years on, in a new field!)

Thanks to all who commented,
Kevin

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