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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] regarding the problem occurred while running an mpi programs
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-25 11:12:44


On Apr 25, 2012, at 11:06 AM, seshendra seshu wrote:

> so should i need to create an user and run the mpi program. or how can i run in cluster

It is a "best practice" to not run real applications as root (e.g., MPI applications). Create a non-privlidged user to run your applications.

Then be sure to set your LD_LIBRARY_PATH if you installed Open MPI into a non-system-default location. See this FAQ item:

    http://www.open-mpi.org/faq/?category=running#adding-ompi-to-path

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Jeff Squyres
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