This is my first foray into the world of OpenMPI (MPICH 1, 2 and LAM so far), and I'm keen to test checkpointing using the BLCR kernel modules. I get the BLCR components to build just fine (v0.8.1), but the OpenMPI build fails with:
... <lots of stuff deleted> ... --- MCA component crs:blcr (m4 configuration macro) checking for MCA component crs:blcr compile mode... dso checking --with-blcr value... sanity check ok (/opt/blcr) checking --with-blcr-libdir value... sanity check ok (/opt/blcr/lib) configure: WARNING: BLCR support requested but not found. Perhaps you need to specify the location of the BLCR libraries. configure: error: Aborting.
This is strange, as both /opt/blcr and /opt/blcr/lib are sensibly populated: