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irc August 1, 2006 14:54

Hopefully this isn't a Noddy q
 
Hopefully this isn't a Noddy question, but I'm lost where to start looking. I am trying to run the icoDyMFoam tutorial cases on Brook's Cygwin port, but get the following:


$ icoDyMFoam . mixer2D
/*---------------------------------------------------------------------------*\
| ========= | |
| \ / F ield | OpenFOAM: The Open Source CFD Toolbox |
| \ / O peration | Version: 1.3 |
| \ / A nd | Web: http://www.openfoam.org |
| \/ M anipulation | |
\*---------------------------------------------------------------------------*/

Exec : icoDyMFoam . mixer2D
Date : Aug 01 2006
Time : 20:58:45
Host : Dell
PID : 1016
Root : /home/Ian/OpenFOAM/Ian-1.3/run/tutorials/icoDyMFoam
Case : mixer2D
Nprocs : 1
Create time

Create mesh

Selecting dynamicFvMesh mixerFvMesh


--> FOAM FATAL ERROR : could not load No such file or directory

From function dynamicFvMesh::New(const IOobject&)
in file dynamicFvMesh/newDynamicFvMesh.C at line 78.

FOAM exiting


Can anyone give me some pointers as to what's failing? Thanks in advance.

irc August 5, 2006 08:19

Okay - turns out there is a sm
 
Okay - turns out there is a small boo-boo in the tutorial file. In the dynamicMeshDict, the file extension of the library dynamicFvMeshLib needs to be renamed from .so to .dll, to match the world of Windows. After that, all seems well!


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