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manuel May 23, 2006 23:02

Hi, Please help me. i use
 
Hi,
Please help me.

i use the foamInstalltest and i didn't have problems, but i can't use the FoamX because the libelf* no found.

somthing more, when i try to run runFoamX, command no found


before anything, thanks you

fra76 May 24, 2006 01:56

It depends on the linux distri
 
It depends on the linux distribution you are using (if you're using linux, of course).
On Fedora Core 4 and 5, the file /usr/lib/libelf-0.108.so and /usr/lib/libelf.so.1 are owned by the package elfutils-libelf, so you should install it with "yum install elfutils-libelf", if you don't have that library installed.
Moreover, FoamX looks for libelf.so.0. The solution is making a symbolic link to libelf.so.1, i.e. "ln -s /usr/lib/libelf.so.1 /usr/lib/libelf.so.0"
This works with FC4 and FC5 32bit. And with 64bit too.
If you are using another distribution, the solution could be different.
Francesco

manuel May 25, 2006 23:01

Hi Francesco Thanks for you
 
Hi Francesco

Thanks for your help, everything without problems.

Now, i need only learn the program.

jajaj


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