Windows Vista 64-bit / MPICH2

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Windows Vista 64-bit / MPICH2

Postby macarojaime » Thu Dec 11, 2008 7:52 pm

Could anyone please tell me if it is possible to run OpenSeesSP in Vista 64-bit plattform, by installing the MPICH2 version for 64-bit? I would like to take advantage of 8 processors in a 64-bit system.

I tried downloading the binary from, corresponding to Win64 EM64T/AMD6, but it seems that it doesn't have the complete set of files necessary.

After I intall the .msi, the smpd service never initiates (even if I double click the icon with the UAC off), but more strangely, there are no wmpiregister, wmpiexec, wmpiconfig executables in the bin folder, so I can't do the registry part.

Also, the MPICH2 folder in Programs is never created.

Can someone help me please?


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