[gmx-developers] Benchmark Results Clarification
joshh at cs.earlham.edu
Thu Aug 7 15:16:13 CEST 2003
Do you know what core the P III's were using?
On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, David wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-08-06 at 23:27, Josh Hursey wrote:
> > I am working with a research group attempting to replicate the
> > (normalized versions) of you results posed on the gromacs site. We are
> > falling short of the ps/day that you have posted.
> > To ensure that we are running a close setup to the environment in which
> > your tests were ran, Could you provide us with some additional information
> > that I could not find on the website.
> > We are running:
> > Cluster 1:
> > Dual Pentium III (Katmai) 497 MHz 512 KB L2 Cache
> > 512 MB S-DRAM
> > 100 MB Switched environment
> > Linux version 2.4.7-10smp
> > gcc version 2.96
> > Red Hat Linux 7.1 2.96-98
> > Cluster 2:
> > Dual PowerPC G4 7455, altivec supported 999MHz 256K L2 cache
> > 2 MB at 4 GBps
> > 1 GB DDR SDRAM
> > 1 GB switched Environment
> > Linux version 2.4.20-8d
> > gcc version 3.2.2
> > Yellow Dog Linux 3.0 3.2.2-2a
> > 1) What FFTW configuration options were used on the install?
> Nothing special, except the i386 tweaks and single precision
> > 2) What Gromacs compiler options were used on the install?
> all default as generated by the configure script
> > 3) What hardware/networking environment were the benchmarks ran under?
> Different ones, but there are results for 100 Mb/s switched system too
> We used LAM 6.x for MPI where a few extra flags were used for compiling
> -tcp-short-message=500000 -shm-short-message=500000 -usysv
> (check for exact syntax).
> > 4) Are the MPI tests ran so that a MPI run with 2 processes are run on one
> > dual processor node or on 2 different nodes?
> > (e.g.
> > 2 processes = 1 node with 2 processors
> > or
> > 2 processes = 2 nodes with 2 processors
> > )
> > Thank you for your help!
> Furthermore check in the output from your jobs whether the SSE routines
> are used on your Pentium 3.
> > Peace,
> > Josh Hursey
> > Earlham College
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> Groeten, David.
> Dr. David van der Spoel, Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology
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