[Beowulf] Need Help about HPL...!

Daniel Kidger daniel.kidger at clearspeed.com
Tue Aug 22 06:37:15 PDT 2006


Well before you get too involved in Linpack itself,
can I suggest that you build software from a normal username and not
as-it-seems as the superuser 'root'

Ps. to build Linpack you also need:
  a) a Maths library to provide dgemm, dtrsm, etc. Typically this is MKL on
Intel platforms, ACML on AMD, or there are generic ones like the excellent
libgoto or ATLAS.
  b) an MPI library such as lam, mpich or similar

If you tell us the locations of these two, many people on this list would be
able to mail you a suitable Make.<arch> file 


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-----Original Message-----
From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] On
Behalf Of Kamran Mustafa
Sent: 22 August 2006 08:23
To: beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: [Beowulf] Need Help about HPL...!

Hi all,

I am trying to install HPL on my Cluster having Redhat LinuxAS 4.0.
Can anyone please tell me how to create make.arch file for my specific

There is a make.i686 file. When I use the command make arch=i686, lots
of messages appear and the last couple of lines that give error are as

make -f Make.top build_src       arch=i686
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/hpl'
( cd src/auxil/i686;         make )
make[2]: Entering directory `/root/hpl/src/auxil/i686'
/usr/bin/gcc -o HPL_dlacpy.o -c  -DHPL_CALL_CBLAS -I/root/hpl/include
-I/root/hpl/include/i686  /usr/include -fomit-frame-pointer -O3
-funroll-loops  ../HPL_dlacpy.c
gcc: /usr/include: linker input file unused because linking not done
cc1: /usr/include: No such file or directory
make[2]: *** [HPL_dlacpy.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/root/hpl/src/auxil/i686'
make[1]: *** [build_src] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/hpl'
make: *** [build] Error 2

Please help me out as I have no way out from here.


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