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2. How do I specify use of sm for MPI messages?
Typically, it is unnecessary to do so; OMPI will use the best BTL available for each communication.
Nevertheless, you may use the MCA parameter
btl. You should also specify the
selfBTL for communications between a process and itself. Further, if not all processes in your job will run on the same, single node, then you also need to specify a BTL for internode communications. For example:shell$ mpirun --mca btl self,sm,tcp -np 16 ./a.out