[Pw_forum] parallel compilation on core2duo cluster
akohlmey at cmm.chem.upenn.edu
Wed Apr 15 00:09:21 CEST 2009
On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 23:48 +0200, merlin meheut wrote:
> Dear pwscf users,
> I am trying to run pwscf in parallel on a core2duo cluster. It seems
> to compile fine (I am using mpiifort), and I am able to send a
> parallel calculation on two cores (therefore two processes but only
> one processor). Unfortunately, when I want to use more cores, and
> therefore more than one processor, for example:
> > mpirun -np 4 pw.x -npool 1 < scf.inp
> this runs four processes but only on two cores, with the following
> error at the beginning of the output:
> > You can't run mpdboot on ['compute-0-5'] version of python must be
> > >= 2.4, current ['']
> I have been said that this error could be corrected by adding -r ssh, with:
> > mpirun -r ssh -np 4 pw.x -npool 1 < scf.inp
> but actually, this does not make any difference.
of course not. either have a word with your sysadmins.
it looks as if on the compute-0-5 node is a much
older version of python installed than what was
use to compile MPICH-2 or use a different MPI implementation
that does not depend on python to launch the parallel environment.
> Would you have any idea on the origin of this error and how to correct it?
> Best regards,
> Merlin Meheut, ESS Department at UCLA
> Merlin Méheut
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