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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Scatter+Group Communicator Issue
From: nadia.derbey_at_[hidden]
Date: 2012-03-06 08:28:02


Isn't it because you're calling MPI_Scatter() even on rank 2 which is not
part of your new_comm?

Regards,
Nadia

users-bounces_at_[hidden] wrote on 03/06/2012 01:52:06 PM:

> De : Timothy Stitt <Timothy.Stitt.9_at_[hidden]>
> A : "users_at_[hidden]" <users_at_[hidden]>
> Date : 03/06/2012 01:52 PM
> Objet : [OMPI users] Scatter+Group Communicator Issue
> Envoyé par : users-bounces_at_[hidden]
>
> Hi all,
>
> I am scratching my head over what I think should be a relatively
> simple group communicator operation. I am hoping some kind person
> can put me out of my misery and figure out what I'm doing wrong.
>
> Basically, I am trying to scatter a set of values to a subset of
> process ranks (hence the need for a group communicator). When I run
> the sample code over 4 processes (and scattering to 3 processes), I
> am getting a group-communicator related error in the scatter operation:
>
> > [stats.crc.nd.edu:29285] *** An error occurred in MPI_Scatter
> > [stats.crc.nd.edu:29285] *** on communicator MPI_COMM_WORLD
> > [stats.crc.nd.edu:29285] *** MPI_ERR_COMM: invalid communicator
> > [stats.crc.nd.edu:29285] *** MPI_ERRORS_ARE_FATAL (your MPI job
> will now abort)
> > Complete - Rank 1
> > Complete - Rank 0
> > Complete - Rank 3
>
> The actual test code is below:
>
> program scatter_bug
>
> use mpi
>
> implicit none
>
> integer :: ierr,my_rank,procValues(3),procRanks(3)
> integer :: in_cnt,orig_group,new_group,new_comm,out
>
> call MPI_INIT(ierr)
> call MPI_COMM_RANK(MPI_COMM_WORLD,my_rank,ierr)
>
> procRanks=(/0,1,3/)
> procValues=(/0,434,268/)
> in_cnt=3
>
> ! Create sub-communicator
> call MPI_COMM_GROUP(MPI_COMM_WORLD, orig_group, ierr)
> call MPI_Group_incl(orig_group, in_cnt, procRanks, new_group, ierr)
> call MPI_COMM_CREATE(MPI_COMM_WORLD, new_group, new_comm, ierr)
>
> call MPI_SCATTER(procValues, 1, MPI_INTEGER, out, 1, MPI_INTEGER,
> 0, new_comm, ierr);
>
> print *,"Complete - Rank", my_rank
>
> end program scatter_bug
>
> Thanks in advance for any advice you can give.
>
> Regards.
>
> Tim.
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