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From: Michael Edwards (miedward_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-17 13:27:11

If you are having difficulty getting openmpi set up yourself, you
might look into OSCAR or Rocks, they make setting up your cluster much
easier and include various mpi packages as well as other utilities for
reducing your management overhead.

I can help you (off list) get set up with OSCAR if you like, and there
are very helpful mailing lists for both projects.

On 7/17/07, Bill Johnstone <beejstone3_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hello all.
> I could really use help trying to figure out why mpirun is hanging as
> detailed in my previous message yesterday, 16 July. Since there's been
> no response, please allow me to give a short summary.
> -Open MPI 1.2.3 on GNU/Linux, 2.6.21 kernel, gcc 4.1.2, bash 3.2.15 is
> default shell
> -Open MPI installed to /usr/local, which is in non-interactive session
> path
> -Systems are AMD64, using ethernet as interconnect, on private IP
> network
> mpirun hangs whenever I invoke any process running on a remote node.
> It runs a job fine if I invoke it so that it only runs on the local
> node. Ctrl+C never successfully cancels an mpirun job -- I have to use
> kill -9.
> I'm asking for help trying to figure what steps have been taken by
> mpirun, and how I can figure out where things are getting stuck /
> crashing. What could be happening on the remote nodes? What debugging
> steps can I take?
> Without MPI running, the cluster is of no use, so I would really
> appreciate some help here.
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