After my attemps to use the cilk-enabled gcc were not successfull (http://software.intel.com/en-us/forums/topic/500669 and
I try using Intel C++ Studio XE now (non-commercial student license)
After a ("Successfull") install I rebooted the system. My reward for downloading gigs of data and installing for about 1 day was now a messages "vtts_cpuevents_init[cpu1]: all fixed counters are broken".
cilk really starts to annoy me. is it actually so hard to get this to work? Or do I have bad luck?!
What more can I do?!