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From: Tim S. Woodall (twoodall_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-18 09:48:45

> Hi Jeff,
> I installed two versions of open mpi slightly different. One on
> /opt/openmpi or I would get the gfortran error and the other in
> /home/allan/openmpi
> However I do not think that is the problem as the path names are
> specified in the bahrc and bash_profile files of the /home/allan directory.
> I also log into user allan who is not a superuser.On running the open
> mpi with HPL I use the following command line:
> a1> mpirun -mca pls_rsh_orted /home/allan/openmpi/bin/orted -hostfile aa
> -np 16 ./xhpl
> from the directory where xhpl resides such as /homer/open/bench and I
> use the -mca command pls_rsh_orted as it otherwise comes up with an
> error that it cannot find the ORTED daemon on machines a1, a2 etc. That
> is probaly aconfiguration error. However the commands above and the
> setup described works fine and there are no errors in the HPL.out file,
> except that it is slow.
> I use an atlas BLAS library for creating xhpl from hpl.tar.gz. The make
> file for hpl uses the atlas libs and the open mpi mpicc compiler for
> both compilation and linking. and I have zeroed out the MPI macro paths
> in's what I reanmed the hpl makefile) for make arch=open
> in hpl directory. Please find attached the ompi_info -all file as
> requested. Thank you very much:
> Allan

We've done linpack runs recently w/ Infiniband, which result in performance
comparable to mvapich, but not w/ the tcp port. Can you try running w/ an
earlier version, specify on the command line:

-mca pml teg

I'm interested in seeing if there is any performance difference.