Bug #3116

regressiontests/freeenergy core dumps on ppc64le

Added by Christoph Junghans over 1 year ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

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44/46 Test #44: regressiontests/freeenergy ..........***Failed    7.53 sec
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sh: line 1:  6566 Aborted                 (core dumped) gmx mdrun -nb cpu -notunepme > mdrun.out 2>&1
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FAILED. Check mdrun.out, md.log file(s) in coulandvdwsequential_coul for coulandvdwsequential_coul
1 out of 10 freeenergy tests FAILED

See here:

build_ppc64.log.txt (6.72 MB) build_ppc64.log.txt build log on ppc64le Christoph Junghans, 10/03/2019 03:54 AM

Related issues

Related to GROMACS - Bug #2734: regressiontests/kernel core dumps on ppc64leIn Progress


#1 Updated by Christoph Junghans over 1 year ago

  • Related to Bug #2734: regressiontests/kernel core dumps on ppc64le added

#2 Updated by Christoph Junghans over 1 year ago

It seems this is only on Fedora 30 and lower, Fedora 31 and 32 seem to be fine, so time will solve this issue.

#3 Updated by Szilárd Páll over 1 year ago

Christoph Junghans wrote:

It seems this is only on Fedora 30 and lower, Fedora 31 and 32 seem to be fine, so time will solve this issue.

IBM has done some work to fix Power8 fusion-related codegen bugs in gcc. These fixes were released in 9.2. We did however disable fusion in cmake, so not sure whether what you observe is related.

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