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Old   December 23, 2008, 06:42
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I thought getting started with OpenFOAM over the Christmas holidays would be a good idea... anyways, I just started and here is what I get:
--> FOAM FATAL ERROR : Wrong number of arguments, expected 2 found 0

Whats behind it? What is an argument, where/how
do I change it?

Thanks a lot
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Old   December 23, 2008, 08:41
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Which version are you using?
I guess 1.4.1, if so, you have to provide root and case directory. For example:

Usage: simpleFoam <root> <case> [-parallel]

Usually you put your case in a directory (let's call it "casedir") and from the top dir you use:

simpleFoam . casedir

Have a look to the user guide of the version you are using, you can find solutions to this kind of problems.

I suggest, however, to use version 1.5. Why starting with something old?
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Old   December 23, 2008, 09:26
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Tried to install 1.5, but on running . $HOME/.bashrc , I get an error claiming that my bashrc in the OpenFoam-1.5.x directory does not exist, and one error TMOUT: readonly variable

So I seem to be stuck with 1.4.

Have you encountered such a problem before? What about the "update" from 1.4.1 to 1.5., do I have to run through the complete installation process? The Info they provide for on the homepage does not really help...
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