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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] NFS and openmpi through different NICs
From: Gus Correa (gus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-15 11:20:16

Hi Dmitry

Yes, we do it here.

Besides Bill's recommendations
you can also use different host/interface names
for, say, eth0 and eth1, in /etc/hosts.

Moreover, you should set OpenMPI to use only the specific
subnet/ports you want to dedicate to MPI, say, eth1.
See these faq:

Also, add "sm" to the -mca btl parameters.

My $0.02.
Gus Correa
Gustavo Correa
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory - Columbia University
Palisades, NY, 10964-8000 - USA

Bill Rankin wrote:
> On 12/14/2009 11:11 PM, Dmitry Zaletnev wrote:
>> Hi,
>> is it possible to have NFS and openmpi running on different NICs?
> Yes. Just make sure that the two subnets for the NICs don't overlap and
> that your routing tables are correct.
> As for channel bonding, I'll let someone who has actually used it
> address that question. :-)
> -bill
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