[Beowulf] Re: [Dulug] Parallel debuggers (fwd)

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Thu Oct 18 05:43:44 PDT 2007

Dear MPI Mavens,

What is the current state of the art for MPI (or PVM or other parallel
code) debuggers?  I vaguely recall some review articles on this on CWM
and/or CM, and of course there has been list discussion in the past, but
a quick summary would be very useful.


Robert G. Brown
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---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 08:18:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: Bill Allard <wka at math.duke.edu>
Reply-To: The Duke University Linux User's Group <dulug at dulug.duke.edu>
To: The Duke University Linux User's Group <dulug at dulug.duke.edu>
Subject: Re: [Dulug] Parallel debuggers

I accept your offer.

On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, Robert G. Brown wrote:

> On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, Bill Allard wrote:
>> Anybody care to recommend a parallel debugger?
>> This would be for multiple instances of a single executable
>> talking to each other via MPI or the ewquivalent thereof.
> Wrong list.  Ask on the beowulf list.  Or would you like me to ask for
> you?
> (There may be people who no AN answer here, or even two, but the beowulf
> list is likely to get you all possible answers with fairly extensive
> commentary.)
> A nontrivial problem, by the way.  But you know that...;-)
> I can also ask a few of my friends who are certified MPI experts (wrote
> the Cluster World Magazine MPI column, for example) if the beowulf list
> doesn't stimulate a response from them more directly.
>   rgb

William K. Allard
Professor of Mathematics
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Duke University
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