[Rd] Rmpi and OpenMPI ?

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte rdiaz at cnio.es
Wed Mar 28 10:21:43 CEST 2007

Hi Dirk,

On Wednesday 28 March 2007 04:34, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> Has anybody tried to use Rmpi with the OpenMPI library instead of LAM/MPI?

I have not, but I'd be very interested in whatever you find. One thing that 
stopped me as soon as I considered it is that, if I understand correctly, 
there is (still) nothing in OpenMPI like the "lamboot" command of LAM/MPI 
(and that is a crucial part of our set up).



> LAM appears to be somewhat hardcoded in the Rmpi setup. Before I start to
> experiment with changing this, has anybody else tried Rmpi with non-LAM MPI
> implementations?
> Dirk

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