Re: [AMBER-Developers] Building AMBER 20 on POWER systems

From: David A Case <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 11:26:55 -0400

On Tue, Jul 14, 2020, Jonathan Lefman wrote:
>I think the group in Italy wants to run Amber20 on a Power9 GPU
>system. Do you think we should introduce them to you so you can help them
>meet the person from IBM who made the patch for Amber20? I’m not sure if
>Ruzhu ever connected with you on maintaining their Power9 patch in the
>Amber repo. What do you recommend?
>From: Filippo Spiga <>
>CINECA in Italy deployed a bit Marconi 100. They have users looking at
>building AMBER 20 with XLC and Spectrum MPI. I am aware of a patch that
>makes this possible, who is the best person within the AMBER development
>group to provide such patch to AMBER licensee?
>EMEA HPC Developer Relations

I'm cc-ing your message to the Amber developer's group. I think(?)
people have managed to get all of Amber working on a power9/GPU system
called "Summit" at Oak Ridge, but I don't know anything about the status
of that. I don't recall any patches being posted to our development
platform on this subject. Ruzhu Chen has an account at, but I don't think has made merge requests.

I could be mis-remembering here. Developers: anyone have info to share
about power9?

I'm just an intermediary here, and have no real answers to share.


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