CFD Online Discussion Forums

CFD Online Discussion Forums (
-   OpenFOAM (
-   -   Event counter in OpenFOAM (

adhiraj September 22, 2011 10:25

Event counter in OpenFOAM
I am simulating a laminar diffusion flame in OpenFOAM using a solver based on reactingFOAM. From time to time I get this warning.

FOAM Warning :
    From function objectRegistry::getEvent() const
    in file db/objectRegistry/objectRegistry.C at line 152
    Event counter has overflowed. Resetting counter on all dependent objects

Anyone knows what this is?

skabilan September 22, 2011 18:45

Even I get the same error message. Not sure what is wrong.


linch February 10, 2012 05:56

same warning

skabilan February 10, 2012 12:56

Found out that the warning does not corrupt the simulation in no way. Some times OpenFOAM does output that error message if the number of boundary patches is large. So, you can ignore the warning message safely.


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:09.