[Beowulf] more automatic building

Bill Broadley bill at cse.ucdavis.edu
Thu Oct 6 00:24:09 PDT 2016

On 10/02/2016 06:11 PM, Christopher Samuel wrote:
> On 30/09/16 23:43, Mikhail Kuzminsky wrote:
>> Are there, by your opinions, some clear OpenHPC minuses ?
> Last I heard their Open-MPI builds don't include Slurm support for
> perceived licensing issues (odd to me, but that's lawyers for you), so
> they instead provide another mechanism (prun) for running MPI jobs.
> This might change when they get around to using PMIx/PMIx2 which is
> apparently BSD licensed.

It's exactly this kind of thing that results in me picking a popular OS
and building the cluster specific bits myself.  Older slurm + PMI2 and
newer slurms with PMIX are pretty slick.

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