thank you all for your help.
":" was a typo that I did not see;-). I also neglected to apply the 'make'
command in the example files to convert the **.c files in executable's. mpi
is running fine.
2013/3/20 Reuti <reuti_at_[hidden]>
> Am 20.03.2013 um 18:58 schrieb Ralph Castain:
> > Well, a couple of things come to mind - see below
> > On Mar 20, 2013, at 9:41 AM, Bruno Cramer <bruno.cramer_at_[hidden]>
> >> Hi,
> >> 1) Openmpi in PC1
> >> I installed openmpi-1.4.3 using the OpenSuse 32b v. 12.1 repository
> >> as well as openmpi devel
> >> All mpi executables are present so are the libraries in lib directory.
> >> I set the environment as ( .bashrc)
> >> PATH=$PATH:/usr/lib/mpi/gcc/openmpi/bin
> >> PATH=$PATH:/usr/lib/mpi/gcc/openmpi/lib
> >> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/lib/mpi/gcc/openmpi/lib
> >> export PATH
> > You should reverse the ordering here - always put the OMPI path element
> first, then the existing one, to ensure that you are getting the intended
> version. Lot of operating systems come with an older version pre-installed
> in a standard location.
> >> When I run any of the test examples (eg. mpirun hello_c.c or any
> program that has mpi interface included I get the message
> >> -----------------------------
> >> mpirun was unable to launch the specified application as it could not
> find an executable:
> >> Executable: hello_c.c
> >> Node: linux-curie
> >> while attempting to start process rank 0.
> > Look at the executable - apparently, you tried to run the ".c" source
> code instead of the compiled executable :-)
> >> -----------------------
> >> typing echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH I should get something like
> /usr/lib/mpi/gcc/openmpi/lib. The only output I get is
> /usr/local/atlas3.10/lib (which is the blas/lapack library). Also Intel
> compilers library is not shown.
> > I suspect that your original LD_LIBRARY_PATH was empty, so now the path
> starts with a ":" and makes bash unhappy. Try reversing the order as above
> and it might work.
> AFAIK additional colons don't matter, but nevertheless I prefer indeed for
> cosmetic reasons:
> $ export
> to avoid a superfluous colon too.
> -- Reuti
> >> 1) Openmpi installation in PC2
> >> In OpenSuse v 12.1 64b I installed openmpi-1.4.3 downloading it from
> the openmpi site.
> >> No error occured during ./configure, make, make install process.
> >> The environment settings change a little but are very similar to those
> mentioned under PC1.
> >> The same message as above is occuring.
> >> in this case typing echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH I get the correct output from
> the mpi library as /usr/local/lib64 and the executables are in
> >> Any help is wellcome
> >> Regards
> >> Bruno
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