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From: Andrew J Caird (acaird_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-11 21:58:59


I looked into this a few months back, although we have had OK
luck using LAM with R/MPI. I emailed the author of R/MPI, Dr.
Hao Yu and his answer was:

> Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 21:57:40 -0500
> From: Hao Yu <hyu_at_[hidden]>
> To: "Caird, Andrew J" <acaird_at_[hidden]>
> Subject: Re: Rmpi and OpenMPI?
> Hi Andy,
> Sorry for my slow response to your message. So far I did not
> have a chance to look at OpenMPI yet. Will MPICH also move to
> OpenMPI? If OpenMPI is the way to go, I will find time to
> investigate it and port Rmpi to work with OpenMPI.
> Hao

Perhaps if you mentioned it to him another vote from the
community would justify him spending his time on it.

I hope this helps; good luck.


On Mon, 11 Dec 2006, A Lenzo wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am a user of R and have been having trouble with LAM/MPI. I
> am curious as to whether OpenMPI would be a good option for me
> to try instead. However, I am unsure as to whether OpenMPI and
> R can be used together. Can someone tell me whether OpenMPI
> can be used with R or not? If so, could someone please direct
> me to the place where I could download the corresponding R
> package?
> Thank you,
> A Lenzo