[mpich-discuss] Problems with mpirun: cannot find executable

Pavan Balaji balaji at mcs.anl.gov
Sun Dec 23 21:16:45 CST 2012

Are you sure you are using mpich?  The below error message about
"mpirun" is not from mpich.

 -- Pavan

On 09/21/2012 03:30 PM US Central Time, Elie M wrote:
> Dear All, I have a problem.  I am doing parallel computing using the QE
> package and while executing an executable ph.x , i get the error:
> "mpirun was unable to launch the specified application as it could not
> access
> or execute an executable:
> Executable: /home/emoujaes/Elie-Packages/espresso-5.0.1-GPU/bin/ph.x
> Node: compute-0-9.local
> while attempting to start process rank 0.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> /var/spool/torque/mom_priv/jobs/5002.jlborges.fisica.ufmg.br.SC: line
> 91: [General]: command not found
> /var/spool/torque/mom_priv/jobs/5002.jlborges.fisica.ufmg.br.SC: line
> 92: Backup.zip: command not found
> /var/spool/torque/mom_priv/jobs/5002.jlborges.fisica.ufmg.br.SC: line
> 130: [CD]: command not found
> /var/spool/torque/mom_priv/jobs/5002.jlborges.fisica.ufmg.br.SC: line
> 132: [Ftp]: command not found
> /var/spool/torque/mom_priv/jobs/5002.jlborges.fisica.ufmg.br.SC: line
> 136: [eMail]: command not found
> find: logs: No such file or directory
> find: of: No such file or directory
> find: the: No such file or directory.."
> What might be the problem.... I am not sure if this might be causing it
> or not as I am not an expert in programming. The executable ph.x is
> found in a Package PHONONS which was a separate one from the Quantum
> espresso Pacakge. I unzipped it and compiled the executables which were
> put in the bin folder where all other executables are but they were
> shaded with different colours...I am not sure if this is causing the
> problem or not. Please help.
> Regards
> EElie Moukaes\
> University of Notts
> NG7 2RD
> UK
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Pavan Balaji

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