[mpich-discuss] MPI function to test a machine alive or not.

Pavan Balaji balaji at mcs.anl.gov
Sun Oct 25 16:38:31 CDT 2009

On 10/24/2009 02:52 PM, abhishek pandey wrote:
> Is there any function in MPI to test whether a machine alive or not in
> cluster ?

So far no. There's some discussion in the MPI Forum about some
functionality along these lines (based on processes, not machines,
AFAIK) for MPI-3, but that's still a few years away. See the MPI-2.2
standard for what all MPI provides

 -- Pavan

Pavan Balaji

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