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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] OpenMPI-ROMIO-OrangeFS
From: Dave Love (d.love_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-27 10:44:29


Edgar Gabriel <gabriel_at_[hidden]> writes:

> so we had ROMIO working with PVFS2 (not OrangeFS, which is however
> registered as PVFS2 internally). We have one cluster which uses
> OrangeFS, on that machine however we used OMPIO, not ROMIO.

[What's OMPIO, and should we want it?]

This is another vote for working 1.6.5 romio with orangefs -- or pvfs2
if the re-branded version won't work. It seems particularly attractive
for use on a system that was mistakenly bought with just NFS, especially
if it can be spun up in user space practically.

I got OMPI built for 1.6.5 with the two obvious patches from the repo,
but it sounds as though that's not good enough.

1.6 is required for compatibility with RHEL6, by the way.