[slurm-users] Configure Slurm 17.11.9 in Ubuntu 18.10 with use of PMI

John Hearns hearnsj at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 20 14:18:13 UTC 2019

Palle, you will get a more up to date version of Slurm by using the GitHub

You do not necessarily have to use the Linux distribution version of
packages, which are often out of date.
However - please tell us a bit more about your environment.
Specifically, are you using some cluster middleware such as OpenHPC or
In such a case you are probably better staying with the version provided by
the middleware.

On Thu, 20 Jun 2019 at 15:04, Pär Lundö <par.lundo at foi.se> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have been following this mailinglist for some time, and as a complete
> newbie using Slurm I have learned some lessons from you.
> I have an issue with building and configuring Slurm to use OpenMPI.
> When running srun for some task I get the error stating that Slurm has not
> been built or configured to use MPI and I am advised to rebuild it
> accordingly.
> i have taken the following steps in order to configure and build Slurm
> with OpenMPI (or PMI2, it really doesnt matter for me right now, I just
> want to have the know how on this such configuration should be made).
>    1. Download source-code via "apt-get source slurm-llnl" (current
>    version for Ubuntu 18.10 is 17.11.9)
>    2. Extracted the source code from the slurm-llnl_17.11.9-1.dsc"
>    3. cd to source dir
>       1. First I ran the following steps:
>          1. "./configure --with-pmi"
>          2. "debuild -i -us -uc -b" -> Fails.
>       2. I then ran the following steps (noting that the
>       "debuild-command" overwrites some configuration, thus I added "--with-pmi"
>       for that case):
>          1. debuild -i -us -uc -b" -> Fails
> I followed the same procedure when configuring OpenMPI to be built with
> Slurm, which worked after some back and forth with clean commands.
> Any suggestions as to why this does not work?
> I must be missing out on something very basic, because Slurm must surely
> be used with Ubuntu and OpenMPI .
> Best regards,
> Palle
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