[Beowulf] g77 limits...

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Sat Feb 25 13:19:59 PST 2006

On Sat, 25 Feb 2006, Andrew Shewmaker wrote:

> I tried out Toon's code on an x86_64 system with 16GB of RAM running RHEL4 U2.
> The distro's gfortran 4.0.0 compiled the code, but segfaulted when I
> tried to run it.
> I then downloaded an experimental gfortran 4.2.0 from:
> http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/GFortranBinaries
> This version worked fine.  I tested NSIZE up to "1 300 000 000_8",
> which top reported as 14.5GB.
> --
> Andrew Shewmaker

Great news!  That's exactly what we're planning to get for prototyping
large codes -- a 16 GB x64 system -- and it sounds like it will work
(whether or not it does now in production) by the time we are likely to
get the hardware.

Thanks!  Everybody who replied, actually...


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