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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] [Open MPI Announce] Open MPI v1.4.5 released
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-15 06:03:09

There are many MPI tutorials available. A very good one that I have referred people to before is:

(you'll have to sign up for a free account)

There's 2 levels to the tutorial: introduction and intermediate.

They should both get you started on MPI / parallel programming.

On Feb 14, 2012, at 9:48 PM, alexalex43210 wrote:

> Hello Benton,
> Thanks for your notice.
> But I am a novice for the parallel computation, I often use Fortran to compile my program, now I want to use the Parallel, can you give me some help how to begin?
> PS: I learned about OPEN MPI is the choice for my question solution. am I right?
> best wishes to you & good luck
> yours alex
> alexalex43210
> From: Brad Benton
> Date: 2012-02-15 09:48
> To: announce
> Subject: [Open MPI Announce] Open MPI v1.4.5 released
> The Open MPI Team, representing a consortium of research, academic, and industry partners, is pleased to announce the release of Open MPI version 1.4.5. This release is mainly a bug fix release over the v1.4.4 release. We strongly recommend that all users upgrade to version 1.4.5 if possible.
> Version 1.4.5 can be downloaded from the main Open MPI web site or any of its mirrors (mirrors will be updating shortly).
> Here is a list of changes in v1.4.5 as compared to v1.4.4
> - Fixed the --disable-memory-manager configure switch.
> (** also to appear in 1.5.5)
> - Fix typos in code and man pages. Thanks to Fujitsu for these fixes.
> (** also to appear in 1.5.5)
> - Improve management of the registration cache; when full, try freeing
> old entries and attempt to re-register.
> - Fixed a data packing pointer alignment issue. Thanks to Fujitsu
> for the patch.
> (** also to appear in 1.5.5)
> - Add ability to turn off warning about having the shared memory backing
> store over a networked filesystem. Thanks to Chris Samuel for this
> suggestion.
> (** also to appear in 1.5.5)
> - Removed an unnecessary memmove() and plugged a couple of small memory leaks
> in the openib OOB connection setup code.
> - Fixed some QLogic bugs. Thanks to Mark Debbage from QLogic for the patches.
> - Fixed problem with MPI_IN_PLACE and other sentinel Fortran constants
> on OS X.
> (** also to appear in 1.5.5)
> - Fix SLURM cpus-per-task allocation.
> (** also to appear in 1.5.5)
> - Fix the datatype engine for when data left over from the previous
> pack was larger than the allowed space in the pack buffer. Thanks to
> Yuki Matsumoto and Takahiro Kawashima for the bug report and the
> patch.
> - Fix Fortran value for MPI_MAX_PORT_NAME. Thanks to Enzo Dari for
> raising the issue.
> - Workaround an Intel compiler v12.1.0 2011.6.233 vector optimization
> bug.
> - Fix issues on Solaris with the openib BTL.
> - Fixes for the Oracle Studio 12.2 Fortran compiler.
> - Update iWARP parameters for the Intel NICs.
> (** also to appear in 1.5.5)
> - Fix obscure cases where MPI_ALLGATHER could crash. Thanks to Andrew
> Senin for reporting the problem.
> (** also to appear in 1.5.5)
> --
> Brad Benton
> Linux Technology Center, IBM
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