A beowulf for parallel instruction.

Horatio B. Bogbindero wyy at cersa.admu.edu.ph
Fri Nov 3 04:15:27 EST 2000


gee thanks for the information. i am trying them out right now. however, i
am still downloading that "fake" f90 compiler mentioned a while ago.
thanks guys. i hope it works.

On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Greg Lindahl wrote:

> > where can we get some nice-to-show-students sample code?
> 
> Good question. People ask a lot, but the answers aren't the greatest. Some
> of my personal favorites:
> 
> 1) sPPM
> 2) NAS Parallel Benchmarks (but some don't build with g77)
> 3) POP, a climate code. I think the LANL version might be best.
> 
> However, I must admit I use more time running these as benchmarks than
> looking at the code.
> 
> > is there are freely available fortran 90 compiler? or a fortran compiler
> > with cray-pointer support that is freely available too?
> 
> On Alphas, I think the Compaq compiler allows you to use it for free for
> your educational purpose.
> 
> On Intels, the F F90 subset compiler is free with some limits, which might
> be too severe to link to MPI. All of the compilers which handle either F90
> or cray pointers cost $$. However, you may be able to convince one of the
> vendors to give you some free licenses. Personally I've dealt with the
> Portland Group people a few times, and they've been very nice.
> 
> The g90 project is underway but is at an early stage, not usable for real
> work for a few years.
> 
> On IA64 you can always use the SGI compiler ;-) ;-)
> 
> -- greg
> 
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