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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] ofed installation
From: Elken, Tom (tom.elken_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-30 17:24:37

Just to give a quick pointer... RHEL 6.4 is pretty new, and OFED is pretty old, so that is likely the root of your issue.

I believe the first OFED that supported RHEL 6.4 , which is roughly = CentOS 6.4, is OFED 3.5-1:

What also might work for you (with newer packages and more bug fixes is 3.5-2 RC2 from


From: users [mailto:users-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Robo Beans
Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 1:30 PM
To: Open MPI Users
Subject: Re: [OMPI users] ofed installation

I did try ofed forum:

but was wondering if group members faced similar issue as well while installing ofed and what steps they followed to resolve it? Thanks!


On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 1:22 PM, Ralph Castain <rhc_at_[hidden]<mailto:rhc_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
Looks to me like that's an error from the OFED installer, not something from OMPI. Have you tried their mailing list?

On Oct 30, 2013, at 1:05 PM, Robo Beans <robobeans_at_[hidden]<mailto:robobeans_at_[hidden]>> wrote:

Hello everyone,

I am trying to install ofed- on centos 6.4 using<> provided but getting following error:

/lib/modules/2.6.32-358.el6.x86_64/build/scripts is required to build kernel-ib RPM.

// info. about current kernel

$ uname -a

Linux<> 2.6.32-358.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Feb 22 00:31:26 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

If possible, could someone from the group please direct me what needs to be done to resolve this issue? Thanks!


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