Help needed please !!!

Rocky McGaugh rmcgaugh at
Thu Jan 4 14:09:15 PST 2001

The MPICH package comes with some example programs, one of which
appoximates PI. It is called 'cpi'. I believe there is both a C and a
fortan version, and it is a small program. It also shows how to time it.

Good Luck,

Rocky McGaugh
rmcgaugh at

On Thu, 4 Jan 2001, Krishna Prasad wrote:

> Hello anyone,
>           I am doing my Btech Final year project in clustering.
> I have gone through various projects given in beowulf site and Still I 
> coudn't make out the basic idea of how to split a job into parallely 
> executably form.  I plan to do my project on linux.
>            What I plan to do is to split a process involving lot of 
> iterations into parallelly executable form and execute in the different 
> nodes of the cluster.  Please someone guide in simple terms as to how to 
> split the process or where to find the information about it.  Can it be 
> completed within 2 months time as it is my limit. Which language is suitable 
> for this?  What program or job can be used as input for this?
>           Also tell me how could I show the time taken for execution when a 
> process is executed serially and in a cluster.
>           What we have is 3 nodes with lan connection in our college lab 
> each of having a  pentium processor with linux loaded in them.
> Please reply soon as my time is limited.
> Thanks in advance.
> My email addresses are: sita_krish at and 
> sita_krish at
> krishna prasad

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