linimon at lonesome.com
Thu May 4 18:57:18 UTC 2006
On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 11:39:36AM -0700, Brooks Davis wrote:
> With MPI based parallel code there are times where I think a flavor
> system might scale better, but I haven't done the work to expose the
> non-scaling yet. The problem is that we've got ~5 versions of MPI
> in the tree, but each one of those really should be buildable with
> different C and Fortran compilers so you could easily see 50+ MPIs.
> Multiple each applicaiton by that and things get crazy. :)
Don't forget to buy us another dozen or so machines for each of our
architectures, and a pallet-load of disks, so we can handle all of this.
(Hint: we don't have enough disk either on pointyhat or the ftp machines
as it is.)
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