Message Passing Toolkit: Release Notes


Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. MPT components
1.2. MPT software
1.3. Product description
1.4. Distribution of these release notes
1.5. Reader comments
2. New Features
2.1. Changes to Cray T3E systems
2.1.1. Latency optimizations
2.1.2. Improved MPI barrier performance
2.1.3. MPI-2 one-sided communication
2.1.4. Improved default internal buffering
2.2. Changes to Cray SV1 systems
2.2.1. Latency optimizations
2.2.2. More MPI processes
3. Compatibilities and Differences
3.1. Internal buffering change
4. Documentation
4.1. Online information access
4.2. Documentation included with the release
5. Customer Services
5.1. Cray support policy
5.1.1. Problem resolution
5.2. MPT web site
5.3. Training support
5.4. Software problem reporting and resolution process
5.5. CRInform
5.6. Cray Service Bulletin
5.7. Additional resources
5.7.1. MPI standard
5.7.2. News groups
5.7.3. Web servers
5.7.4. MPI user group meetings
5.7.5. PVM user group meetings
5.7.6. PVM email support
5.7.7. netlib source
6. Release Package
6.1. Hardware and software requirements
6.2. Licensing information
6.2.1. Licensing contacts for customers in the U.S. and Canada
6.2.2. Licensing contacts for customers outside of the U.S. and Canada
6.3. Release package contents
6.4. Ordering the MPT 1.4 release package
6.4.1. Obtaining publications