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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Debian MPI -- mpirun missing
From: Terry Frankcombe (terry_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-17 11:32:13

Er, shouldn't this be in the Debian support list? A correctly installed
OpenMPI will give you mpirun. If their openmpi-bin package doesn't,
then surely it's broken? (Or is there a straight openmpi package?)

On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 00:16 +0900, Raymond Wan wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm very new to MPI and am trying to install it on to a Debian Etch
> system. I did have mpich installed and I believe that is causing me
> problems. I completely uninstalled it and then ran:
> update-alternatives --remove-all mpicc
> Then, I installed the following packages:
> libibverbs1 openmpi-bin openmpi-common openmpi-libs0 openmpi-dbg openmpi-dev
> And it now says:
> >> update-alternatives --display mpicc
> mpicc - status is auto.
> link currently points to /usr/bin/mpicc.openmpi
> /usr/bin/mpicc.openmpi - priority 40
> slave mpif90: /usr/bin/mpif90.openmpi
> slave mpiCC: /usr/bin/mpic++.openmpi
> slave mpic++: /usr/bin/mpic++.openmpi
> slave mpif77: /usr/bin/mpif77.openmpi
> slave mpicxx: /usr/bin/mpic++.openmpi
> Current `best' version is /usr/bin/mpicc.openmpi.
> which seems ok to me... So, I tried to compile something (I had sample
> code from a book I purchased a while back, but for mpich), however, I
> can run the program as-is, but I think I should be running it with
> mpirun -- the FAQ suggests there is one? But, there is no mpirun
> anywhere. It's not in /usr/bin. I updated the filename database
> (updatedb) and tried a "locate mpirun", and I get only one hit:
> /usr/include/openmpi/ompi/runtime/mpiruntime.h
> Is there a package that I neglected to install? I did an "aptitude
> search openmpi" and installed everything listed... :-) Or perhaps I
> haven't removed all trace of mpich?
> Thank you in advance!
> Ray
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