FW: MPI cases and PVM

Bogdan Costescu bogdan.costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri Mar 22 09:46:16 EST 2002

On Fri, 22 Mar 2002, Daniel Kidger wrote:

> I do not know of a cluster interconnect that supports PVM any other way than
> on top of TCPIP.

The S-Core environment offers PVM over PM (their low communication libs), 
which in turn can use FastEthernet, GigabitEthernet and Myrinet. However, 
the release notes for their recent version 5.0 say:

" 2. PVM is not fully tested.
  3. PVM does not work in an SMP cluster."

You can get it from:


Bogdan Costescu

IWR - Interdisziplinaeres Zentrum fuer Wissenschaftliches Rechnen
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