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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Segfault on any MPI communication on head node
From: Phillip Vassenkov (phillip.vassenkov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-26 17:09:51


Yep, Fedora Core 14 and OpenMPI 1.4.3

On 9/24/11 7:02 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> Are you running the same OS version and Open MPI version between the head node and regular nodes?
>
> On Sep 23, 2011, at 5:27 PM, Vassenkov, Phillip wrote:
>
>> Hey all,
>> I’ve been racking my brains over this for several days and was hoping anyone could enlighten me. I’ll describe only the relevant parts of the network/computer systems. There is one head node and a multitude of regular nodes. The regular nodes are all identical to each other. If I run an mpi program from one of the regular nodes to any other regular nodes, everything works. If I include the head node in the hosts file, I get segfaults which I’ll paste below along with sample code. The machines are all networked via infiniband and Ethernet. The issue only arises when mpi communication occurs. By this I mean, MPi_Init might succeed but the segfault always occurs on MPI_Barrier or MPI_send/recv. I found a work around by disabling the openib btl and enforcing that communications go over infiniband(if I don’t force infiniband, it’ll go over Ethernet). This command works when the head node is included in the hosts file:
>> mpirun --hostfile hostfile --mca btl ^openib --mca btl_tcp_if_include ib0 -np 2 ./b.out
>>
>> Sample Code:
>> #include "mpi.h"
>> #include<stdio.h>
>> int main(int argc, char *argv[])
>> {
>> int rank, nprocs;
>> char* name[20];
>> int maxlen = 20;
>> MPI_Init(&argc,&argv);
>> MPI_Comm_size(MPI_COMM_WORLD,&nprocs);
>> MPI_Comm_rank(MPI_COMM_WORLD,&rank);
>> MPI_Barrier(MPI_COMM_WORLD);
>> gethostname(name,maxlen);
>> printf("Hello, world. I am %d of %d and host %s \n", rank, nprocs,name);
>> fflush(stdout);
>> MPI_Finalize();
>> return 0;
>>
>> }
>>
>> Segfault:
>> [pastec:19917] *** Process received signal ***
>> [pastec:19917] Signal: Segmentation fault (11)
>> [pastec:19917] Signal code: Address not mapped (1)
>> [pastec:19917] Failing at address: 0x8
>> [pastec:19917] [ 0] /lib64/libpthread.so.0() [0x34a880eeb0]
>> [pastec:19917] [ 1] /usr/lib64/libmthca-rdmav2.so(+0x36aa) [0x7eff6430b6aa]
>> [pastec:19917] [ 2] /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/openmpi/mca_btl_openib.so(+0x133c9) [0x7eff66a163c9]
>> [pastec:19917] [ 3] /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/openmpi/mca_btl_openib.so(+0x1eb70) [0x7eff66a21b70]
>> [pastec:19917] [ 4] /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/openmpi/mca_btl_openib.so(+0x1ec89) [0x7eff66a21c89]
>> [pastec:19917] [ 5] /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/openmpi/mca_btl_openib.so(+0x1403d) [0x7eff66a1703d]
>> [pastec:19917] [ 6] /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/openmpi/mca_pml_ob1.so(+0x120e6) [0x7eff676670e6]
>> [pastec:19917] [ 7] /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/openmpi/mca_pml_ob1.so(+0x6273) [0x7eff6765b273]
>> [pastec:19917] [ 8] /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/openmpi/mca_coll_tuned.so(+0x1b2f) [0x7eff65539b2f]
>> [pastec:19917] [ 9] /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/openmpi/mca_coll_tuned.so(+0xa5cf) [0x7eff655425cf]
>> [pastec:19917] [10] /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/libmpi.so.0(MPI_Barrier+0x9e) [0x3a54c4c94e]
>> [pastec:19917] [11] ./b.out(main+0x6e) [0x400a42]
>> [pastec:19917] [12] /lib64/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xfd) [0x34a841ee5d]
>> [pastec:19917] [13] ./b.out() [0x400919]
>> [pastec:19917] *** End of error message ***
>> [pastec.gtri.gatech.edu:19913] [[18526,0],0]-[[18526,1],1] mca_oob_tcp_msg_recv: readv failed: Connection reset by peer (104)
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> mpirun noticed that process rank 1 with PID 19917 on node pastec.gtri.gatech.edu exited on signal 11 (Segmentation fault).
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
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