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From: stephen mulcahy (smulcahy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-30 07:09:55

George Bosilca wrote:
> I used it on a IA64 platform, so I supposed x86_64 is supported, but
> I never use it on an AMD 64. On the mpiP webpage they claim they
> support the Cray XT3, which as far as I know are based on AMD Opteron
> 64 bits. So, there is at least a spark of hope in the dark ...
> I decide to give it a try on my x86_64 AMD box (Debian based system).
> First problem, my box didn't have the libunwind. Not a big deal, it's
> freely available on HP website (
> libunwind/download.php4). Few minutes later, the libunwind was
> installed in /lib64. Now, time to focus on mpiP ... For some obscure
> reason the configure script was unable to detect my g77 compiler
> (whatever!!!) nor the installation of libunwind. Moreover, it keep
> trying to use the clock_gettime call. Fortunately (which make me
> think I'm not the only one having trouble with this), mpiP provide
> configure options for all these. The final configure line was: ./
> configure --prefix=/opt/ --without-f77 --with-wtime --with-include=-I/
> include --with-lib=-L/lib64. Then a quick "make shared" followed by
> "make install", complete the work. So, at least mpiP can compile on a
> x86_64 box.

Hi George,

I'm not onsite with the cluster now but this sounds promising enough
that I'll give it a shot the next time I'm back onsite.

Thanks for your reply,


Stephen Mulcahy, Applepie Solutions Ltd, Innovation in Business Center,
   GMIT, Dublin Rd, Galway, Ireland.