Parallel debug tools for Beowulf

Horatio B. Bogbindero wyy at
Sun Dec 10 19:45:47 EST 2000

well, if you use LAM you can debug in parallel. for the details on how to
do it refer to this page.

this may work for other MPI implementation. i have not tried this outside
LAM though.

On Sun, 10 Dec 2000, Greg Lindahl wrote:

> > I'm porting an large code to a Beowulf Pentium 3 cluster running Suse 6.4.
> > Therefor I'm looking for a debug software for parallel MPI programs,
> > written in C++.
> > Is there anyone there which could recommend me one (if there exists
> > anything)?
> I believe that the only *parallel* debugger that's possible is TotalView,
> which is a commercial product. There is a free debugger called P2D2 but I
> don't know any details about it. Of course, it's always possible to use gdb
> on any node if you know which one's going to crash.
> -- g
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