[Beowulf] Would anyone be willing to lend me a bit of support?

Prentice Bisbal pbisbal at pppl.gov
Fri Aug 12 06:22:06 PDT 2016

On 08/11/2016 07:18 PM, Christopher Samuel wrote:

> On 11/08/16 14:23, Darren Wise wrote:
>> But none the less it's all installed and configured to what I assume is
>> correct, ive even gone as far to disable ufw, even the firewall on the
>> nodes and the router here at home but still I cannot get mpd? Mpich to I
>> assume start handing out even the examples to be compiled for testing.
> Might I suggest trying Open-MPI?  It doesn't need mpd and has some good
> diagnostic messages as well as integration into batch systems like Slurm
> and Torque so you don't need to tell it what nodes to use, it will learn
> that from them instead.
I second this. MPICH and MVAPICH are allegedly faster than Open MPI (but 
I've never confirmed this for myself), but I find OpenMPI easier to 
administer, it has lots of excellent documentation on the website, and 
it's mailing list is very helpful.


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