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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] ORTE_ERROR: orte_ess_base_open failed
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-24 14:07:48

I suspect your LD_LIBRARY_PATH doesn't include the OMPI lib location

On Aug 24, 2012, at 10:58 AM, Shanthini Kannan <shanthinick_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am running mpptest over Open MPI (v1.5.4).
> I get the following error saying component "env" in Framework "ess" is not found. Am I missing something? I am new to MPI and any help you can offer is appreciated.
> A requested component was not found, or was unable to be opened. This
> means that this component is either not installed or is unable to be
> used on your system (e.g., sometimes this means that shared libraries
> that the component requires are unable to be found/loaded). Note that
> Open MPI stopped checking at the first component that it did not find.
> Host: AV8
> Framework: ess
> Component: env
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [AV8:05354] [[INVALID],INVALID] ORTE_ERROR_LOG: Error in file runtime/orte_init.c at line 120
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> It looks like orte_init failed for some reason; your parallel process is
> likely to abort. There are many reasons that a parallel process can
> fail during orte_init; some of which are due to configuration or
> environment problems. This failure appears to be an internal failure;
> here's some additional information (which may only be relevant to an
> Open MPI developer):
> orte_ess_base_open failed
> --> Returned value Error (-1) instead of ORTE_SUCCESS
> Thanks!
> Shanthini
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