The latest versions of the Intel MPI Library User's Guides have added an expanded Troubleshooting section. It provides the following information:
Here are direct links to these new sections:
We recommend taking a look there first if you're experiencing issues with the library. PDF versions of the User's Guide are also shipped with the lntel MPI Library install package, under the documentation_2016/ directory.
I am trying to launch an old c program developed for the intel / 860 but I do not know if there could be the MPI equivalent of the following functions:
I'm not familiar with all the functions you list here but I can infer, based on their names, that quite a few of them would have MPI equivalents. Some of the basic MPI functions are:
I would recommend checking out the Lawrence Livermore National Lab MPI tutorial, if you want to get more familiar with programming using MPI.