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Old   January 28, 2007, 06:33
Default Hello, I just installed ope
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Hello,

I just installed openFoam on FreeBSD 6.1
The process was lengthy, but sucessful. Paraview works fine and the foam installationtest was successful.
However, when trying to run the first tutorial, I get the following error running paraFoam:

# Error or warning: ERROR: In /work/a/ports/science/paraview/work/paraview-2.4.2/Utilities/VTKClientServer/vtk ClientServerInterpreter.cxx, line 866
vtkClientServerInterpreter (0x8074d80): Cannot find module "libPVFoamReader.so". The following paths were searched:
/usr/local/lib/paraview-2.4
/usr/local/OpenFOAM/lib/FreeBSDOpt/mpich-1.2.6
/usr/local/mpich/lib
/home/berkelaiv/OpenFOAM/berkelaiv-1.2/lib/FreeBSDOpt
/usr/local/OpenFOAM/lib/FreeBSDOpt
/usr/local/mpich/bin
/usr/local/bin
/usr/local/jdk1.4.2/bin
/home/berkelaiv/OpenFOAM/berkelaiv-1.2/applications/bin/FreeBSDOpt
/usr/local/OpenFOAM/applications/bin/FreeBSDOpt
/usr/local/OpenFOAM/wmake
/usr/local/OpenFOAM/bin
/sbin
/bin
/usr/sbin
/usr/bin
/usr/games
/usr/local/sbin
/usr/X11R6/bin
/usr/lib
/usr/lib/vtk
/usr/local/lib
/usr/local/lib/vtk



ERROR: In /work/a/ports/science/paraview/work/paraview-2.4.2/GUI/Client/vtkPVXMLPackagePar ser.cxx, line 677
vtkPVXMLPackageParser (0x8bcca80): Error loading Library component PVFoamReader



ErrorMessage end
ErrorMessage
# Error or warning: There was a VTK Error in file: /work/a/ports/science/paraview/work/paraview-2.4.2/GUI/Client/vtkPVWindow.cxx (2364)
vtkPVWindow (0x82a8c00): Cannot read file information when no reader is specified. This probably means that the reader for the file with name: /usr/home/berkelaiv/OpenFOAM/berkelaiv-1.2/run/tutorials/icoFoam/cavity/cavity.f oam cannot be found
ErrorMessage end
ErrorMessage
# Error or warning: There was a VTK Error in file: /work/a/ports/science/paraview/work/paraview-2.4.2/GUI/Widgets/vtkKWApplication. cxx (1335)
vtkPVApplication (0x804ff00):
Script:
paraFoam.pvs
Returned Error on line 11:
invalid command name ""
ErrorMessage end


The root cause seems to be a missing shared library. The library is indeed nowhere to be found.
Does anyone have a hint where to look for the library or how to compile the missing library?

Thanks.

Arij van Berkel
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Old   January 29, 2007, 04:35
Default The library is in: OpenFOAM/O
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The library is in:
OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-1.3/lib/linuxAMD64Gcc4DPOpt/libPVFoamReader.so
and should appear after you compile the source of OpenFOAM.

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