Install PSC code on the old CentOS

low version CentOS

Posted by JXLIU on May 27, 2022

Install PSC(Plasma Simulation Code) code on CentOS

Using spack to manage almost all used packages

Go to these two records to see how using spack in an old Linux OS. Install gcc on CentOS without root privilegy/ Using spack in an old version CentOS

hdf5 problem

If there is an error like this. The HDF5 software with hl(high-level library) need to be installed.

CMake Error at /home/jxliu/software/spack/opt/spack/linux-centos7-skylake_avx512/gcc-11.2.0/cmake-3.23.1-bbc6pttbzqq6ahmubfxj7spidrxhhha5/share/cmake-3.23/Modules/FindHDF5.cmake:563 (get_target_property):
  get_target_property() called with non-existent target "hdf5_hl-shared".
Call Stack (most recent call first):
  src/libmrc/CMakeLists.txt:16 (find_package)

Using spack to install it.

spack install -j21 hdf5@1.12.1+hl

If one or more hdf5 have been installed, you can choose to install a different version hdf5.