[Beowulf] installint MPI 1.x on RHEL 5.4

Jon Tegner tegner at renget.se
Sun Apr 27 02:45:00 PDT 2014

Haven't followed this guide


but it certainly looks really good.


On 04/27/2014 07:08 AM, Chris Samuel wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:45:05 AM Bhabani Samantray wrote:
>>         I want to install MPI 1.x on RHEL 5.4.
> One thing to add to Andy's excellent answer, you need to understand that
> "install MPI 1.x" doesn't really make any sense.
> MPI itself is just a standard, it's currently up to version 3 and there are
> many implementations of various versions available.
> I would recommend you follow Andy's suggestion and install Open-MPI 1.8.1,
> though whether you do so by building RPMs or instead install to a central
> location that all nodes mount via NFS or similar is a choice that is up to
> you.
> You may also want to take a look at EasyBuild too:
> http://hpcugent.github.io/easybuild/
> There is no one way to correctly build a Beowulf cluster, it's really down to
> what your needs are.
> Good luck!
> Chris

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