Intel® MPI Library 5.0 Update 1 Readme

The Intel® MPI Library is a high-performance interconnect-independent multi-fabric library implementation of the industry-standard Message Passing Interface, v3.0 (MPI-3.0) specification. This package is for MPI users who develop on and build for Intel® 64 architectures on Linux* and Windows*, as well as customers running on the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor on Linux*. You must have a valid license to download, install, and use this product.

The Intel® MPI Library 5.0 Update 1 for Linux* and Windows* packages are now ready for download. The Intel® MPI Library is available as a stand-alone product and as part of the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition. Please visit the Intel® Software Evaluation Center to evaluate this product.

New in this release:

  • Several install-level changes:
    • Directory structure update. New links have been added to always point to the most recently installed version of the Intel® MPI Library.
    • Changed settings for non-default installation path. If you choose to install the Intel® MPI Library to a non-default path, impi/<version>.<package> will be appended to the selected installation path. Use symbolic links to this path if you need a specific pathname. (Linux* only)
  • Various bug fixes to improve stability and functionality:
    • Avoid conflict with TMI ADI messages, resolving hangs for LS-Dyna* (Linux* only)
    • Resolving problem where Hydra with -localroot causes pmi_proxy to only spawn on local host (Windows* only)
  • Collective performance improvements
  • Added several sections to Intel MPI Library User's Guide (Linux* only)
  • Added support for the new -fopenmp option in the mpiicc, mpiicpc, and mpiifort scripts
  • Improved pinning under job schedulers

Refer to the Intel® MPI Library 5.0 Release Notes for more details.

Contents:

  • Intel® MPI Library 5.0 Update 1 for Linux*
    • File: l_mpi_p_5.0.1.035.tgz

      A File containing the complete product installation for Linux (x86-64bit/Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor development)

    • File: l_mpi-rt_p_5.0.1.035.tgz

      A File containing the free runtime environment installation for Linux (x86-64bit/Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor development)

  • Intel® MPI Library 5.0 Update 1 for Windows*
    • File: w_mpi_p_5.0.1.037.exe

      A File containing the complete product installation for Windows (x86-64bit development)

    • File: w_mpi-rt_p_5.0.1.037.exe

      A file containing the free runtime environment installation for Windows (x86-64bit development)

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