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Old   June 26, 2013, 06:34
Default problem running blockMesh in ubuntu terminal (openfoam)
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i am new to ubuntu and openfoam.i was trying to run a compressible simulation . when i tried to run blockMesh of rhoSimplecFoam the follwing errror was shown in terminal window


subh@subh-VirtualBox:~$ cd OpenFOAM/subh-2.2.0/run/rhoSimplecFoam
subh@subh-VirtualBox:~/OpenFOAM/subh-2.2.0/run/rhoSimplecFoam$ blockMesh
/*---------------------------------------------------------------------------*\
| ========= | |
| \\ / F ield | OpenFOAM: The Open Source CFD Toolbox |
| \\ / O peration | Version: 2.2.0 |
| \\ / A nd | Web: www.OpenFOAM.org |
| \\/ M anipulation | |
\*---------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
Build : 2.2.0-b363e8d14789
Exec : blockMesh
Date : Jun 26 2013
Time : 16:02:42
Host : "subh-VirtualBox"
PID : 3615
Case : /home/subh/OpenFOAM/subh-2.2.0/run/rhoSimplecFoam
nProcs : 1
sigFpe : Enabling floating point exception trapping (FOAM_SIGFPE).
fileModificationChecking : Monitoring run-time modified files using timeStampMaster
allowSystemOperations : Disallowing user-supplied system call operations

// * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * //
Create time



--> FOAM FATAL IO ERROR:
cannot find file

file: /home/subh/OpenFOAM/subh-2.2.0/run/rhoSimplecFoam/system/controlDict at line 0.

From function regIOobject::readStream()
in file db/regIOobject/regIOobjectRead.C at line 73.

FOAM exiting

subh@subh-VirtualBox:~/OpenFOAM/subh-2.2.0/run/rhoSimplecFoam$



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--> FOAM FATAL IO ERROR:
cannot find file

file: /home/subh/OpenFOAM/subh-2.2.0/run/rhoSimplecFoam/system/controlDict at line 0.
do you have controlDict File under /system ?
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yes it is in system
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are you running blockMesh in the case directory?
If it is squareBend, then you have to go and run blockMesh in the case directory, ie:
cd squareBend
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thank you it's working....
can you please tell me what should i use to develop a simulation for studying heat properties of a porous medium in a cylndrical tank ..and yes it is compressible

i am working on a project in my college.....so i would be very happy
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i would open a new thread with explicit subject in the right subforum
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