problem with running MPICH

Gary Stiehr gary at
Tue Oct 2 08:02:33 PDT 2001

    Have you been able to run <MPIHOME>/sbin/tstmachines -v LINUX ?  Can 
you rsh to your hosts without a password (from your "front-end" node)?

Gary Stiehr
gary at

Rongguang Jia wrote:

> Hi,
> Recently, I installed MPICH on a Mandrake Linux 8.0 cluster, which
> includes 4 nodes with dual processors on each node. I can run mpi program on
> any one node, but it will stall there when I try to run on more than one
> node. I can know that the program is started on the first node, but not the
> other nodes. If I using
> ../../bin/mpirun -v -np 2 -nolocal cpi
> The info is:
> running /users/mpich/mpich- on 2 LINUX ch_p4
> processors
> Created /users/mpich/mpich-
> What do you think might be the problem?
> Best regards!
> Rongguang
> Rongguang.Jia at
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