[SciPy-user] Problems with ACML

George Nurser gnurser@googlemail....
Tue Aug 28 15:14:19 CDT 2007


On 28/08/07, Ryan May <rmay@ou.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Does anyone here use the AMD Core Math Libraries (ACML) as their
> underlying libraries for BLAS/LAPACK/etc. in SciPy?  I have problems
> with (at least) scipy.linalg.eigvals (Fernando discovered this at SciPy
> on my laptop).  For instance, the following crashes reliably with ACML,
> but works fine with ATLAS versions of BLAS/LAPACK:
>
> >>>from scipy.linalg import eigvals
> >>>from numpy.random import rand
> >>>a = rand(100,100)
> >>>eigvals(a)
>
> Anyone else have this problem?  Is ACML known to be a bad thing to use
> with SciPy?

Works for me, no problems.
I use the gnu 64 bit version of acml; I think it's v 3.6.0
If you wish i can give a description of how I installed it.

-George.


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