Has anyone installed OpenFOAM
Has anyone installed OpenFOAM on HP machines yet?
Is it difficult to port the code to an HP machine like HP ES45?
> uname -sr OSF1 V5.1
> uname -sr
Try installing Linux on the ma
Try installing Linux on the machine, you will find porting OpenFOAM to it much easier if you do.
I know porting to linux would
I know porting to linux would be easier, but the thing is I cannot change the OS (I'm not admin). So, I better start with getting gcc running on the machine and then try to compile all the code http://www.cfd-online.com/OpenFOAM_D...lipart/sad.gif . Any special hint on this?
I have ported FOAM to OSF1 for
I have ported FOAM to OSF1 for customers in the past and it was a very disagreeable experience, not quite a bad as the awful HPUX but not nice. Basically there are lots of problems with the OS, not just the C++ compiler which sucks but also make, as, ld etc. and you would have to compile all those first. Expect many problems and to waste a lot of time as I did and even then you may not succeed.
When releasing OpenFOAM I decided not to support OSF1 anymore because it's a dead OS and Linux is available for those machines now and so you should upgrade (or get your admin people to upgrade) to that.
Compaq must have a site/disk s
Compaq must have a site/disk somewhere with lots of precompiled gnu utilities (for hpux I know the HP porting centre). So tar,ld,as,gcc,awk etc. Install all of these and make sure you have them first in your path and LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
All this even before you unpack OpenFOAM.
I guess other than gcc (which
I guess other than gcc (which I should install gcc3.4.3 on it at least), all other commands are there, right? or ...?
% which make
% which gmake
% which gcc
% which tar
% which as
% which awk
% gcc -v
Reading specs from /usr/local/lib/gcc-lib/alphaev67-dec-osf5.1/3.3/specs
Configured with: ../gcc-3.3/configure
Thread model: single
gcc version 3.3
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