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Building a BeagleBone Black Super Cluster by Andreas Josef Reichel

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Installing and configuring ScaLAPACK

To install ScaLAPACK, you can download it from netlib at http://www.netlib.org/scalapack/#_scalapack_version_2_0_2.

Download the source tarball into a folder in your /var/mpishare directory, and extract it into a convenient directory, for example, /var/mpishare/sca. As ScaLAPACK depends on many different libraries, it might not be easy to compile it successfully. To simplify things, there is a handy setup script written in Python. You can download it from http://www.netlib.org/scalapack/scalapack_installer.tgz.

Extract the installer script into the source directory of ScaLAPACK. Then, you can run the script with the following command:

./setup.py --prefix=/var/mpishare/sca 
--mpiincdir=/usr/include/mpi/ --downall ...

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