Contents of the Intel Distribution for LINPACK Benchmark

The Intel Distribution for LINPACK Benchmark includes prebuilt binaries linked with Intel® MPI library. For a customized MPI implementation, tools are also included to build a binary using Intel MKL MPI wrappers. All the files are located in the ./benchmarks/mp_linpack/ subdirectory of the Intel MKL directory.

File in <mkl directory>/benchmarks/mp_linpack/

Contents

COPYRIGHT

Original Netlib HPL copyright document.

readme.txt

Information about the files provided.

Prebuilt executables for performance testing

xhpl_intel64_dynamic

Prebuilt binary for the Intel® 64 architecture dynamically linked against Intel MPI library.

xhpl_intel64_static

Prebuilt binary for the Intel® 64 architecture statically linked against Intel MPI library.

Run scripts and an input file example

runme_intel64_dynamic

Sample run script for the Intel® 64 architecture and binary dynamically linked against Intel MPI library.

runme_intel64_static

Sample run script for the Intel® 64 architecture and binary statically linked against Intel MPI library.

runme_intel64_prv

Script that sets HPL environment variables. It is called by runme_intel64_static and runme_intel64_dynamic.

HPL.dat

Example of an HPL configuration file.

Prebuilt libraries and utilities for building with a customized MPI implementation

libhpl_intel64.a

Library file required to build Intel Distribution for LINPACK Benchmark for the Intel® 64 architecture with a customized MPI implementation.

HPL_main.c

Source code required to build Intel Distribution for LINPACK Benchmark for the Intel® 64 architecture with a customized MPI implementation.

build.sh

Build script for creating Intel Distribution for LINPACK Benchmark for the Intel® 64 architecture with a customized MPI implementation.

For a list of supported versions of the Intel MPI Library, see system requirements in the Intel MKL Release Notes.

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