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Description

The CentOS 7 SR-IOV MVAPICH2-Virt appliance is built based on CC-CentOS7-KVM SRIOV appliance and additionally disables CPU frequency scaling to make all cores running at full speed. In this appliance, it also contains a CentOS 7 Virtual Machine image and a VM startup script, so that users can launch VMs with SR-IOV and IVSHMEM in order to run high performance MPI library MVAPICH2-Virt, across these VMs on SR-IOV enabled InfiniBand clusters.

  • Image name: CC-CentOS7-SRIOV-MVAPICH2-Virt
  • Default user account: cc
  • Remote access: Key-Based SSH
  • Root access: passwordless sudo from the cc account
  • Chameleon admin access: enabled on the ccadmin account
  • Cloud-init enabled on boot: yes
  • Repositories (Yum): EPEL, RDO (OpenStack)
  • Installed packages:
    • Rebuilt kernel to enable IOMMU and disable CPU frequency scaling
    • Mellanox SR-IOV drivers for InfiniBand
    • KVM hypervisor
    • Standard development tools such as make, gcc, gfortran, etc.
    • Config management tools: Puppet, Ansible, Salt
    • OpenStack command-line clients
  • Included VM image name: chameleon-mvapich2-virt-appliance.qcow2
  • Included VM startup script: start-vm.sh
  • Default VM root password: nowlab

Keywords

IVSHMEM MVAPICH2-Virt SR-IOV

Image IDs

CHI@TACC:  4445e15c-a760-456d-998a-a4470a30b681

Author

Name: Xiaoyi Lu, Network Based Computing Lab, The Ohio State University
Contact:  lu.932@osu.edu

Support

Name: Xiaoyi Lu, Network Based Computing Lab, The Ohio State University
Contact:  lu.932@osu.edu

Version: 1.0.0
Created By:  luxi on Feb. 24, 2016, 4:06 p.m.
Updated By:  ntimkovi on Nov. 10, 2017, 3:34 p.m.