[Getdp] getdp + petsc in parallel - partitioning ?

Christophe Geuzaine cag32 at case.edu
Thu Apr 20 14:47:42 CEST 2006

Thomas Jung wrote:
> Hello,
> I have built getdp with petsc- and metis support,
> trying to run it in parallel, I get this:
>      Error     : 1 partitions on 2 CPU
> Seems logical, I probably have to partition the mesh (or the matrix ????)
> somehow using metis, but how do I do that ?

The parallel PETSc version currently only works on specific test 
problems, and will give *wrong results* in general. Please don't use it!

You can safely use the single processor PETSc version, though: it has 
been extensively tested both in real and complex arithmetic.


> Again, thanks for any hint !
>  Thomas Jung
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Christophe Geuzaine
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Mathematics

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