[mpich-discuss] MPICH2 installation for windows

Guo, Yanfei yguo at anl.gov
Wed Mar 2 09:59:20 CST 2016


The latest version is MPICH 3.2. The instruction on LAMMPS site (http://rpm.lammps.org/windows.html) is referring to an old version (MPICH2). You probably should follow the guide on the LAMMPS website.

The latest version do not support Windows anymore. For more information, refer to https://wiki.mpich.org/mpich/index.php/Frequently_Asked_Questions#Q:_Why_can.27t_I_build_MPICH_on_Windows_anymore.3F

Yanfei Guo

On 3/2/16, 8:16 AM, "Ali Radhi" <ali.radhi at mail.utoronto.ca> wrote:

>I have been trying to install MPICH2 for LAMMPS mpi for two days now. I am
> in need of help please. First, they said be careful of choosing 32 bit or 64 bit in the download page, which I do not see anywhere. Also, when I attempt to run it with windows version, it says that mpich2mpi.dll is not found. Last bu not least, when I try
> to use a linux interface on windows to do the configure option, it said no c compiler found. I have MinGW installed too. I am at my wits here. Please let me know if you can assist me.
>Ali Radhi
>Advanced Research Lab for Multifunctional Lightweight Structures (ARL-MLS)
>Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
>Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | University of Toronto
>Room: MB110, Lassonde Mining Building,
>170 College Street, Toronto, ON, Canada. M5S 3E3
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