[Beowulf] Does anyone here mix CISC and RISC within their clusters.
cbergstrom at pathscale.com
Wed Oct 26 22:30:56 PDT 2016
Could this be related some some ENDIAN issue? I've never heard of this
before and quite frankly - no idea about how MPI should behave in this
What's the exact error and have you tried asking the openmpi or mpich
On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 1:00 PM, Darren Wise <darren at wisecorp.co.uk> wrote:
> Heya folks,
> I have a SUN T2000 SPARC64 quadcore (16 HW threads niagra) using ORACLE
> Linux 1.0 (don't ask but SOLARIS 10,11 just was not having it.. At all)
> Along with seven dual socket, quadcore AMD x86-64 CISC nodes running ubuntu
> 16.4LTS, MPICH and OpenMPI are giving me some strange errors but as soon as
> I opt out the SUN box everything runs smoothly.
> I know it's not the best idea since sliced bread came about, but if I have
> the machines around just wanted to add the sun T2k into the mix.
> Tried starting processes from both CISC and RISC sides but only when they
> are seperate do they fully complete.
> Shared NFS and passwordless SSH is all installed fine apart from some
> version number differences and the same with the actual age of the
> distributions, ORACLE linux SPARC64 edition version 1.0 must be a few years
> old now circa 2013 maybe verses ubuntu 16.4LTS which must be early on this
> year and the same with OpenMPI versions differing I gather..
> I will try to down and upgrade the packages from source, compile and try to
> sync all that.
> Just curious really if anyone else has tried doing this at home or where
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