[mpich-discuss] Alternative for -nolocal

Madhawa Bandara madawa911 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 25 20:51:06 CST 2013

Thanks a lot for the explanation

Sent from my Windows phone

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From: "Pavan Balaji" <balaji at mcs.anl.gov>
Sent: ‎12/‎25/‎2013 22:25
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Subject: Re: [mpich-discuss] Alternative for -nolocal

On Dec 24, 2013, at 10:40 AM, Madhawa Bandara <madawa911 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there an alternative for the -nolocal option when I execute mpiexec? 

-nolocal is no longer required.  mpiexec takes the list of hosts you want to run the application on.  If you don’t give the local host in that list, it won’t run anything locally.

> What's the difference between mpirun and mpiexec?

None.  Both of them are symbolic links to mpiexec.hydra.

  — Pavan

Pavan Balaji

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