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coompressor November 5, 2008 18:24

Dear Foamer, I downloaded t
Dear Foamer,
I downloaded the software from the website. And followed the readme file to decompress all the files in the folder OpenFOAM and add the line . $HOME/OpenFoam/OpenFoam-1.5/etc/bashrc at the end of the file in the directory of my folder. At first, I just wanted to try the binary version without compilation. So I excute "fomaInstallationTest" to check my installation. And then it said "Base sysmte is ok", "critical system is ok". Then I copy the tutorial and run the three commands to run the cavity example see what happens.
1.first type blockMesh, fine. Mesh generated;
2.Type Icofoma, but with error of convergence times;
3. Then I type paraFoam, wa, a GUI interface appeared, however, it then gave me a warning that " A reader for cavity.openfoam couldn't be found" Then I've to close the window.

I don't what's going and the same problems occur on an Opensuse 11.0.

I'm quite a newbie, can any kind person help me?

ep4 November 6, 2008 02:43

Hi, For the reader problem,

For the reader problem, a solution proposed in other posts is to convert the data in VTK format with the instruction foamToVTK and then run paraview in th VTK directory.

fra76 November 6, 2008 09:48

You can simply recompile the r
You can simply recompile the reader, if you are lucky enough!
Try to go in the OpenFOAM installation directory:

then, call ./Allwmake

and cross your fingers...


daydayuper November 7, 2008 01:57

hi shixiong ,^-^, well, nice t
hi shixiong ,^-^, well, nice to c u here

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