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Building a BeagleBone Black Super Cluster

By : Andreas J Reichel
Book Image

Building a BeagleBone Black Super Cluster

By: Andreas J Reichel

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Building a BeagleBone Black Super Cluster
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Installing and configuring ScaLAPACK

To install ScaLAPACK, you can download it from netlib at

Download the source tarball into a folder in your /var/mpishare directory, and extract it into a convenient directory, for example, /var/mpishare/sca. As ScaLAPACK depends on many different libraries, it might not be easy to compile it successfully. To simplify things, there is a handy setup script written in Python. You can download it from

Extract the installer script into the source directory of ScaLAPACK. Then, you can run the script with the following command:

./ --prefix=/var/mpishare/sca 
--mpiincdir=/usr/include/mpi/ --downall

The prefix option tells the setup script where to install the ScaLAPACK libraries, which will be a subdirectory called lib below this folder. The mpiincdir command specifies the location of the OpenMPI include files, and the downall option tells...