Parallel debug tools for Beowulf

Greg Lindahl glindahl at
Sun Dec 10 14:08:47 PST 2000

> I'm porting an large code to a Beowulf Pentium 3 cluster running Suse 6.4.
> Therefor I'm looking for a debug software for parallel MPI programs,
> written in C++.
> Is there anyone there which could recommend me one (if there exists
> anything)?

I believe that the only *parallel* debugger that's possible is TotalView,
which is a commercial product. There is a free debugger called P2D2 but I
don't know any details about it. Of course, it's always possible to use gdb
on any node if you know which one's going to crash.

-- g

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