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August 8, 2011, 08:03 
Upgraded from Karmic Koala 9.10 to Lucid Lynx10.04.3

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Hi folks!
I had some help some time ago with installing OpenFoam on Ubuntu Karmic Koala....here.. We got it working and my customer was happy... Unfortunately, his computer was hit by a storm we have built him a new one, but with the old drive and I could fix Ubuntu...Karmic Koala hasn't any support now and I tried the upgrade to Lucid Lynx 10.04.3... The upgrade went well, so I tested OpenFoam and it came up error: Code:
ruben@rubendesktop:~/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM1.6.x/bin$ ./foamInstallationTest Executing ./foamInstallationTest: Checking basic setup...  Shell: bash Host: rubendesktop OS: Linux version 2.6.3233generic  Checking main OpenFOAM env variables...  Environment_variable Set_to_file_or_directory Valid Crit  $WM_PROJECT_INST_DIR /home/ruben/OpenFOAM yes yes $WM_PROJECT_USER_DIR /home/ruben/OpenFOAM/ruben1.6.x yes no $WM_THIRD_PARTY_DIR /home/ruben/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty1.6.x yes yes  Checking the OpenFOAM env variables set on the PATH...  Environment_variable Set_to_file_or_directory Valid Path Crit  $WM_PROJECT_DIR /home/ruben/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM1.6.x yes yes yes $FOAM_APPBIN ...6.x/applications/bin/linux64GccDPOpt yes yes yes $FOAM_SITE_APPBIN ...nFOAM/site/1.6.x/bin/linux64GccDPOpt no no $FOAM_USER_APPBIN ...6.x/applications/bin/linux64GccDPOpt no no $WM_DIR .../ruben/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM1.6.x/wmake yes yes yes  Checking the OpenFOAM env variables set on the LD_LIBRARY_PATH...  Environment_variable Set_to_file_or_directory Valid Path Crit  $FOAM_LIBBIN ...M/OpenFOAM1.6.x/lib/linux64GccDPOpt yes yes yes $FOAM_SITE_LIBBIN ...nFOAM/site/1.6.x/lib/linux64GccDPOpt no no $FOAM_USER_LIBBIN ...FOAM/ruben1.6.x/lib/linux64GccDPOpt no no $MPI_ARCH_PATH ...nmpi1.3.3/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt yes yes yes  Third party software  Software Version Location  WARNING: gcc version does not match gcc supplied with this release of OpenFOAM Supplied version: 4.3.3 User version : 4.4.3 Minimum required: 4.3.1 gcc 4.4.3 WARNING: Conflicting installations: OpenFOAM settings : /bin/gcc current path : /usr/bin/gcc CRITICAL ERROR gzip 1.3.12 /bin/gzip tar 1.22 /bin/tar icoFoam 1.6.x ...penFOAM1.6.x/applications/bin/linux64GccDPOpt/icoFoam  Summary  Base configuration ok. The foam installation contains 1 critical error(s). Review the output for warning messages and consult the installation guide for trouble shooting. done. ruben@rubendesktop:~/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM1.6.x/bin$ My customer doesn't mind if I update to the latest version of Ubuntu and that is an option if support is working OK with OpenFOAM? The one thing I do remember.....is the service here is brilliant! Give me work to do ..... Thanks as always! bookie56 

August 8, 2011, 10:29 

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Hi bookie56!
It has already been this long ago!? OK, as for the error message: Quote:
It will only be necessary to rebuild everything only if your customer needs to build his own solvers/utilities for OpenFOAM. Otherwise, it's ready to run as it is! Or at least it should be... Upgrading the OpenFOAM version will depend on his usage of OpenFOAM itself. Currently he has two upgrade options:
As for the hardwarewise issue, although you didn't request anything suggestions, here are a few that you and/or your customer might want to consider:
And if you think that this much backup can be redundant, some people have now resorted to also having a spare laptop, because wasting 1 work day in the repair shop is not acceptable! Best regards, Bruno
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August 8, 2011, 14:12 

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Hi wyldckat!
Time flies doesn't it.....LOL! Thanks for a great and prompt reply... The backup side of things is something I keep on nagging my customers about.....some listen .....some don't... I don't think my customer was worried about any cases, because he had a go at reinstalling his cumputer after a crash a while back (didn't mention to me) and basically cocked things up....But when he finally had major problems after the storm...he came to me I was pleasantly surprised to find Ubuntu intact, but he had already said to reinstall everything if needed.... I see OpenFOAM has changed a lot....not saying that I have a clue about anything to do with it.......LOL At the moment it might be an idea to stay with the 10.04 LTS until they release a newer version..... I can check with him about the cases....to make sure if there is anything left he is worried about..... If he says go ahead and upgrade to latest version  can you help me with that? Is it easy to remove old version or upgrade...don't mind reinstalling Ubuntu....he is on holiday about another couple of weeks, so I have a little time to fix things... Let me know your opinion... Thanks again! bookie56 

August 8, 2011, 16:44 

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Hi bookie56,
OpenFOAM has indeed evolved and now also comes in a neat "turn key" optional installation mode: http://www.openfoam.com/download/ubuntu.php  it's not a perfect solution, but it's certainly very convenient to simply add the repo and "aptget install" it Installing from git has also become more simple to do manually, simply by following every single step from here: http://www.openfoam.com/download/git.php The previous versions at still conveniently available as well here: http://www.openfoam.com/download/archive.php  1.7.0 and 1.7.1 are also available with .deb packages Ah, something that they only explain partially  for builds to be done faster with multicore, run this before Allwmake: Code:
export WM_NCOMPPROCS=8 And best of all, no need to reinstall things from scratch again, because multiple OpenFOAM versions can easily coexist in the same machine. Simply use something like this in ~/.bashrc: Code:
#. $HOME/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM1.6.x/etc/bashrc #< remove this line! alias of16x='. $HOME/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM1.6.x/etc/bashrc' alias of171='. /opt/openfoam171/etc/bashrc' alias of17x='. $HOME/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM1.7.x/etc/bashrc' alias of20x='. $HOME/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM2.0.x/etc/bashrc' alias of201='. /opt/openfoam201/etc/bashrc' One thing to keep in mind: it's not advisable to run more than one of these aliases in the same terminal, because doing so will make a hybrid environment which may result in strange results. AFAIK this problem no longer occurs with 2.0.0 and above, but it was something that did not work all that well in previous versions. So when in doubt, start a new terminal and activate the desired environment. Last but not least, it's also possible to only use one ParaView version for all OpenFOAM version installations, preferably the latest one. All it's necessary is to do a little hacking to the "etc/apps/paraview3/bashrc" for OpenFOAM versions below 2.0.0 and "etc/config/paraview.sh" for 2.0.0 and above. Such hacking is explained here: http://www.cfdonline.com/Forums/blo...openfoam.html  you can try either the official binary build from www.paraview.org, or use the latest paraview3101 deb package from openfoam.com. If push comes to shove and something is not right with the available prebuilt versions of ParaView, you can also follow these instructions: http://www.cfdonline.com/Forums/blo...qt464.html Any questions/problems, just ask Best regards, Bruno
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August 12, 2011, 06:46 

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Hi wyldckat!
Thought I'd give you an update on the situation.... OK! I reinstalled to the latest version of Ubuntu 11.04 and update things etc... I looked at your last post and followd the first part: Quote:
I couldn't see any fault in the installation...just that a window popped up and asked me to report it..... After following the instructions below: Quote:
If I am not totally gagah  it looks like things are OK? Is there anything else you think I should do to test this installation? Thanks again! bookie56 

August 12, 2011, 06:51 

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Hi again!
Here are the results of the example test in two posts because of character limit...LOL Code:
Courant Number mean: 0.222156 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 9.31424e07, Final residual = 9.31424e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 2.02235e06, Final residual = 2.02235e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.13094e06, Final residual = 5.65573e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 7.17076e09, global = 6.8962e19, cumulative = 6.65405e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 8.47007e07, Final residual = 8.47007e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 9.47514e09, global = 2.45424e19, cumulative = 6.89947e18 ExecutionTime = 0.11 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.36 Courant Number mean: 0.222156 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 8.84855e07, Final residual = 8.84855e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.9229e06, Final residual = 1.9229e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.17969e06, Final residual = 5.35649e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.92573e09, global = 6.15588e19, cumulative = 6.28388e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.87431e07, Final residual = 7.87431e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.98964e09, global = 1.1473e19, cumulative = 6.16915e18 ExecutionTime = 0.11 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.365 Courant Number mean: 0.222156 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 8.34708e07, Final residual = 8.34708e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.81446e06, Final residual = 1.81446e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.07821e06, Final residual = 5.20872e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.80925e09, global = 1.11264e18, cumulative = 7.28179e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.80542e07, Final residual = 7.80542e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.93535e09, global = 1.02173e18, cumulative = 6.26006e18 ExecutionTime = 0.11 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.37 

August 12, 2011, 06:53 

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Hi...yet again....
Code:
Courant Number mean: 0.222156 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 7.91333e07, Final residual = 7.91333e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.72226e06, Final residual = 1.72226e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.08761e06, Final residual = 5.05306e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.68089e09, global = 3.04981e19, cumulative = 5.95508e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.48222e07, Final residual = 7.48222e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.67212e09, global = 4.69673e19, cumulative = 5.48541e18 ExecutionTime = 0.12 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.375 Courant Number mean: 0.222156 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 7.4752e07, Final residual = 7.4752e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.62721e06, Final residual = 1.62721e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.03111e06, Final residual = 4.88915e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.54924e09, global = 7.70932e19, cumulative = 4.71447e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.35215e07, Final residual = 7.35215e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.56552e09, global = 1.3268e19, cumulative = 4.84715e18 ExecutionTime = 0.12 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.38 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 7.07676e07, Final residual = 7.07676e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.54274e06, Final residual = 1.54274e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.02888e06, Final residual = 4.75108e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.43336e09, global = 1.37477e18, cumulative = 3.47238e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.08365e07, Final residual = 7.08365e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.34542e09, global = 3.1499e19, cumulative = 3.15739e18 ExecutionTime = 0.12 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.385 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 6.69018e07, Final residual = 6.69018e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.45835e06, Final residual = 1.45835e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 9.81779e07, Final residual = 9.81779e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 1.05866e08, global = 4.74884e19, cumulative = 2.68251e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.1432e06, Final residual = 4.93949e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.58839e09, global = 2.6172e19, cumulative = 2.94422e18 ExecutionTime = 0.12 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.39 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 6.31245e07, Final residual = 6.31245e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.37881e06, Final residual = 1.37881e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 9.24637e07, Final residual = 9.24637e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 1.01145e08, global = 6.08557e19, cumulative = 3.55278e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.18048e06, Final residual = 4.60788e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.31245e09, global = 1.00254e19, cumulative = 3.45253e18 ExecutionTime = 0.12 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.395 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 5.96779e07, Final residual = 5.96779e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.30363e06, Final residual = 1.30363e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.95499e07, Final residual = 7.95499e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 9.05615e09, global = 3.13667e19, cumulative = 3.13886e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.00779e06, Final residual = 4.51775e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.23859e09, global = 9.77397e19, cumulative = 2.16146e18 ExecutionTime = 0.12 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.4 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 5.634e07, Final residual = 5.634e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.23291e06, Final residual = 1.23291e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.66551e07, Final residual = 7.66551e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.81513e09, global = 1.48975e19, cumulative = 2.01249e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 9.5593e07, Final residual = 9.5593e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 1.03665e08, global = 1.45063e18, cumulative = 5.61862e19 ExecutionTime = 0.12 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.405 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 5.37558e07, Final residual = 5.37558e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.17431e06, Final residual = 1.17431e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.14343e06, Final residual = 4.50372e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.22236e09, global = 2.16721e19, cumulative = 3.45141e19 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.65909e07, Final residual = 7.65909e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.80888e09, global = 1.23639e18, cumulative = 1.58153e18 ExecutionTime = 0.12 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.41 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 5.07667e07, Final residual = 5.07667e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.10923e06, Final residual = 1.10923e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.1347e06, Final residual = 4.22294e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 5.99174e09, global = 3.95227e19, cumulative = 1.97675e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 6.59323e07, Final residual = 6.59323e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 7.93155e09, global = 6.33869e19, cumulative = 2.61062e18 ExecutionTime = 0.12 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.415 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 4.79629e07, Final residual = 4.79629e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 1.04906e06, Final residual = 1.04906e06, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 9.49364e07, Final residual = 9.49364e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 1.0307e08, global = 3.87948e20, cumulative = 2.57183e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.10917e06, Final residual = 4.34872e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.08919e09, global = 3.9167e19, cumulative = 2.18016e18 ExecutionTime = 0.13 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.42 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 4.53177e07, Final residual = 4.53177e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 9.92386e07, Final residual = 9.92386e07, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 8.31737e07, Final residual = 8.31737e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 9.34238e09, global = 3.65366e19, cumulative = 1.81479e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.07088e06, Final residual = 4.03082e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 5.827e09, global = 4.86299e19, cumulative = 2.30109e18 ExecutionTime = 0.13 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.425 Courant Number mean: 0.222157 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 4.27898e07, Final residual = 4.27898e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 9.37652e07, Final residual = 9.37652e07, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.16316e07, Final residual = 7.16316e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.39045e09, global = 2.11593e19, cumulative = 2.51268e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 9.09729e07, Final residual = 9.09729e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 9.97465e09, global = 1.13969e18, cumulative = 1.373e18 ExecutionTime = 0.13 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.43 Courant Number mean: 0.222158 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 4.07759e07, Final residual = 4.07759e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 8.92132e07, Final residual = 8.92132e07, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.09649e06, Final residual = 4.05999e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 5.84432e09, global = 3.19292e19, cumulative = 1.69229e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.03982e07, Final residual = 7.03982e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.28695e09, global = 6.53969e19, cumulative = 2.34626e18 ExecutionTime = 0.13 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.435 Courant Number mean: 0.222158 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 3.84564e07, Final residual = 3.84564e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 8.41763e07, Final residual = 8.41763e07, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.05114e06, Final residual = 3.86792e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 5.68456e09, global = 6.42058e19, cumulative = 2.98831e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 6.07198e07, Final residual = 6.07198e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 7.48808e09, global = 5.92261e19, cumulative = 2.39605e18 ExecutionTime = 0.13 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.44 Courant Number mean: 0.222158 max: 0.852133 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 3.63661e07, Final residual = 3.63661e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 7.96623e07, Final residual = 7.96623e07, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 8.75084e07, Final residual = 8.75084e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 9.68166e09, global = 9.99234e20, cumulative = 2.29613e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.02261e06, Final residual = 3.92873e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 5.72766e09, global = 1.38966e19, cumulative = 2.43509e18 ExecutionTime = 0.13 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.445 Courant Number mean: 0.222158 max: 0.852134 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 3.44093e07, Final residual = 3.44093e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 7.5532e07, Final residual = 7.5532e07, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.60165e07, Final residual = 7.60165e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.73844e09, global = 5.12108e19, cumulative = 1.92299e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 9.83152e07, Final residual = 9.83152e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 1.05663e08, global = 2.84219e19, cumulative = 2.20721e18 ExecutionTime = 0.13 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.45 Courant Number mean: 0.222158 max: 0.852134 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 3.26896e07, Final residual = 3.26896e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 7.14548e07, Final residual = 7.14548e07, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.18427e06, Final residual = 3.81424e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 5.63105e09, global = 5.95735e19, cumulative = 2.80294e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 7.06215e07, Final residual = 7.06215e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 8.2903e09, global = 1.07476e18, cumulative = 3.8777e18 ExecutionTime = 0.13 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.455 Courant Number mean: 0.222158 max: 0.852134 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 3.09425e07, Final residual = 3.09425e07, No 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continuity errors : sum local = 8.06059e09, global = 9.28097e19, cumulative = 9.00754e18 ExecutionTime = 0.15 s ClockTime = 0 s Time = 0.5 Courant Number mean: 0.222158 max: 0.852134 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Ux, Initial residual = 1.89493e07, Final residual = 1.89493e07, No Iterations 0 DILUPBiCG: Solving for Uy, Initial residual = 4.14522e07, Final residual = 4.14522e07, No Iterations 0 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 1.06665e06, Final residual = 3.39604e07, No Iterations 1 time step continuity errors : sum local = 5.25344e09, global = 9.50761e19, cumulative = 8.05678e18 DICPCG: Solving for p, Initial residual = 5.36118e07, Final residual = 5.36118e07, No Iterations 0 time step continuity errors : sum local = 6.86432e09, global = 4.62063e19, cumulative = 8.51884e18 ExecutionTime = 0.16 s ClockTime = 0 s End ruben@rubenSystemProductName:~/OpenFOAM/ruben2.0.1/run/tutorials/incompressible/icoFoam/cavity$ paraFoam Hope you can make sense of this....LOL bookie56 

August 12, 2011, 09:53 

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Hi bookie56,
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But if you do want to do some more tests, then try following the official guide: http://www.openfoam.com/docs/user/tutorials.php But I think this would be better left to your client to do than yourself Best regards, Bruno
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Hi mate!
Thanks for all your help again!! I suppose it will probably be another year before I am in touch again..... Great Service!! I will link this forum to my customer, so that if he has any questions he is in the right place Don't work too hard....... bookie56 

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