NAG recommends that users read the following minimum reference material before calling any library routine:
(a) Essential Introduction
(b) Chapter Introduction
(c) Routine Document
(d) Implementation-specific Users' Note
Items (a), (b) and (c) are included in the NAG Parallel Library Manual, which should be available locally in printed and PDF form (see Section 4); item (d) is this document, which is provided in HTML form.
Assuming that a link to libnagmpi.a has been placed in a directory in the search path of the linker, then you may link to the NAG Parallel Library (using the Fujitsu ScaLAPACK library) as follows:
mpifrt -KV9 driver.f -lnagmpi -lscalapackfmawhere driver.f is your application program. Note that the NAG Parallel Library uses 64-bit addressing, therefore the -KV9 flag is necessary to ensure that 64-bit object code is generated for driver.f and that 64-bit system libraries are searched by the linker.
mpiexec -n 4 a.outinstructs the system to execute the executable program a.out in four parallel processes. Consult local documentation for full details of the facilities of mpiexec.
The example programs are most easily accessed by using the script nagmpiexample, which will copy an example program and its data, compile it, link it with the libraries and run it.
For example, give the command
nagmpiexample f04ebfpto run the F04EBFP example program. Almost all the example programs have 4 processes.
See Section 4 for additional documentation.
The values of the machine constants are:
The basic parameters of the model
X02BHF = 2 X02BJF = 53 X02BKF = -1021 X02BLF = 1024 X02DJF = .TRUE.Derived parameters of the floating-point arithmetic
X02AJF = Z'3CA0000000000001' ( 1.11022302462516D-16 ) X02AKF = Z'0010000000000000' ( 2.22507385850721D-308 ) X02ALF = Z'7FEFFFFFFFFFFFFF' ( 1.79769313486231D+308 ) X02AMF = Z'0010000000000000' ( 2.22507385850721D-308 ) X02ANF = Z'0010000000000000' ( 2.22507385850721D-308 )Parameters of other aspects of the computing environment
X02AHF = Z'4320000000000000' ( 2.25179981368524D+15 ) X02BBF = 2147483647 X02BEF = 15 X02DAF = .FALSE.
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