[Beowulf] Compare and contrast MPI implementations

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Dec 14 14:12:41 PST 2005

On Wednesday 14 December 2005 18:00, Greg Lindahl wrote:

> I see no one else wants to volunteer to answer this one... my
> impression has been that the reason some folks suggest using LAM is
> mainly because LAM has a better tcp driver than MPICH-1 has.

On a more prosaic point different commercial applications can require 
different versions of MPI, leading to multiple installs of MPICH, LAM, 
HP-MPI, etc.. :-(

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