CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > SU2 Installation

Installation issues for parallel computation

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   June 20, 2013, 04:49
Exclamation Installation issues for parallel computation
  #1
Member
 
Akash Chaudhari
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Pune, India
Posts: 31
Rep Power: 4
Akash C is on a distinguished road
Hi,
I work for engineering solutions company and we are in the process of incorporating SU2 in our work. I am currently working on CENT-OS trying to understand the working behind SU2 and evaluating its fitness for our organization.

The first error that I faced was with the Parallel installation, I first tried using open mpi but it didn't seem to work. But after uninstalling openmpi even the serial command for SU2_CFD analysis stopped working. I read a thread in this section which suggested having two executables for parallel and serial configurations. Is this the right method as it also suggested that some scripts might not run by doing so.

Secondly when I used the command for parallel installation
python ./build SU2.py -o redhat -p –with-cgns –cgns-inc-path=-I/usr/local/include –cgns-lib-path=/usr/local/lib/libcgns.a
most of the modules don't get installed as they are not compatible with parallel configuration, so do I have to install them separately using serial option or am I doing something wrong.

Another issue was that of uninstalling the software. Does the software require a separate procedure for uninstalling or just deleting the directory containing compiled files will do the trick.

Currently I am working with the binaries that are to readily available to test this software, but I will need the parallel version with cgns support for our problems.

Help on this is greatly appreciated.
Akash C is offline   Reply With Quote

Old   June 21, 2013, 05:26
Default
  #2
Member
 
Akash Chaudhari
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Pune, India
Posts: 31
Rep Power: 4
Akash C is on a distinguished road
The parallel computation problem was solved using mpich2 for message passing interface. There seems to be some problem with openmpi and SU2.
The key is to compile each module separately instead of compiling each of the modules at once and using the python script to compile makes it really easy.
Asking for the uninstall process was silly on my part, should've looked harder. The clean option does it beautifully.
Akash C is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
makeAxialMesh - installation issues simulator4711 OpenFOAM Mesh Utilities 3 March 21, 2012 08:59
CFX11 + Fortran compiler ? Mohan CFX 20 March 30, 2011 18:56
OpenFOAM 15 and CentOS 52 installation issues remrich OpenFOAM Bugs 9 March 20, 2009 02:48
FOAM installation compiler issues gareth__it_power OpenFOAM Installation 7 February 9, 2009 15:12
64bitrhel5 OF installation instructions mirko OpenFOAM Installation 2 August 12, 2008 18:07


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:43.