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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] hwloc-1.4 assertion failures on Linux/POWER7
From: Brice Goglin (Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-02 04:53:14

Le 01/02/2012 04:12, Paul H. Hargrove a écrit :
> The problem I reported below also exists in hwloc-1.4.1.
> Additionally, I can reproduce the SEGVs with xlc which Chris Samuel
> reported in
> -Paul
> On 1/31/2012 5:56 PM, Paul H. Hargrove wrote:
>> When running "make check" in hwloc-1.3.1 on a Linux/POWER7 system I see:
>>> lt-linux-libnuma:
>>> /users/phh1/OMPI/hwloc-1.3.1-linux-ppc64-gcc//hwloc-1.3.1/tests/linux-libnuma.c:53:
>>> main: Assertion `hwloc_bitmap_isequal(set, set2)' failed.
>>> /bin/sh: line 5: 21415 Aborted ${dir}$tst
>>> FAIL: linux-libnuma

I don't think I will be able to reproduce this one here unfortunately.
This machine has three NUMA nodes: #0 has many CPUs. #1 doesn't exist.
#2 and #3 have memory with CPUs. I can't emulate libnuma in such an
environment. So debugging the linux-libnuma tests is hard.

Can you the following code just above this assert in
tests/linux-libnuma.c:53 and report what it says ?

{ char *a, *b;
  hwloc_bitmap_asprintf(&a, set);
  hwloc_bitmap_asprintf(&b, set2);
  printf("got %s instead of %s\n", b, a);

>> The xlc-built hwloc-1.3.1 also fails an additional test:
>>> lt-glibc-sched:
>>> /users/phh1/OMPI/hwloc-1.3.1-linux-ppc64-xlc-11.1//hwloc-1.3.1/tests/glibc-sched.c:43:
>>> main: Assertion `!err' failed.
>>> /bin/sh: line 5: 7077 Aborted ${dir}$tst
>>> FAIL: glibc-sched

This one should go away once sched_setaffinity vs XLC problems are fixed.