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Old   December 13, 2023, 07:25
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I am getting this error while executing blockMesh for elbow tutorial. For some tutorials this error pops up and i dont know why..

Code:
manoj@manoj-HP-Laptop-15s-fr2xxx:~/OpenFOAM/manoj-10/run/elbow$ blockMesh
/*---------------------------------------------------------------------------*\
| =========                 |                                                 |
| \\      /  F ield         | OpenFOAM: The Open Source CFD Toolbox           |
|  \\    /   O peration     | Version:  2306                                  |
|   \\  /    A nd           | Website:  www.openfoam.com                      |
|    \\/     M anipulation  |                                                 |
\*---------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
Build  : _fbf00d6b-20230626 OPENFOAM=2306 version=2306
Arch   : "LSB;label=32;scalar=64"
Exec   : blockMesh
Date   : Dec 13 2023
Time   : 17:46:57
Host   : manoj-HP-Laptop-15s-fr2xxx
PID    : 6727
I/O    : uncollated
Case   : /home/manoj/OpenFOAM/manoj-10/run/elbow
nProcs : 1
trapFpe: Floating point exception trapping enabled (FOAM_SIGFPE).
fileModificationChecking : Monitoring run-time modified files using timeStampMaster (fileModificationSkew 5, maxFileModificationPolls 20)
allowSystemOperations : Allowing user-supplied system call operations

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

--> FOAM Warning : 
    From bool Foam::IOobject::readHeader(Foam::dictionary&, Foam::Istream&)
    in file db/IOobject/IOobjectReadHeader.C at line 116
    Reading "system/blockMeshDict" at line 1
    First token could not be read or is not 'FoamFile'

Check header is of the form:

/*--------------------------------*- C++ -*----------------------------------*\
| =========                 |                                                 |
| \\      /  F ield         | OpenFOAM: The Open Source CFD Toolbox           |
|  \\    /   O peration     | Version:  2306                                  |
|   \\  /    A nd           | Website:  www.openfoam.com                      |
|    \\/     M anipulation  |                                                 |
\*---------------------------------------------------------------------------*/
FoamFile
{
    version     2.0;
    format      ascii;
    arch        "LSB;label=32;scalar=64";
    class       IOobject;
    location    "system";
    object      blockMeshDict;
}
// * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * //



--> FOAM FATAL ERROR: (openfoam-2306)
"/home/manoj/OpenFOAM/manoj-10/run/elbow/system/blockMeshDict"


    From int main(int, char**)
    in file findBlockMeshDict.H at line 81.

FOAM exiting
I think its a bug.. Can anyone please resolve my issue?

I am attaching the file
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Old   December 19, 2023, 03:12
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I think you might need to check the file permissions (ie, you have read permissions) of the directory and file. Probably not an issue, but also check if you have regular newline line endings (if you've moved the file from an other operating system).
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