how to specify hosts to mpiexec? -machinefile doesn't work

Satish Balay balay at
Wed Sep 3 08:13:01 CDT 2008

On Wed, 3 Sep 2008, Karl Zeilinger wrote:

> (BTW, is there any beginner tutorial which explains the different
> lam/mpich/mpich-2 systems, and why I need to lamboot or mpdboot on
> some of them, but not on others?)

I'm Not sure if there is a document comparing different startup
mechanisms of individual MPI impls.

However each distro might have a doc explaing its supported startup


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