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musahossein June 17, 2008 23:22

When I start up FoamX I get th
When I start up FoamX I get the following message:
nsd: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I checked in the usr/lib and there is no file.
Has anyone faced this problem? Can I soft link it to some other file?

suggestions appreciated.

yousuf June 18, 2008 00:49

(i)search in the w
(i)search in the whole file system. If "libelf" is intalled than u can easily find that then put it in the directory which your error is searching in
(ii) else you need to install "libelf" which comes with installer cd than do (i)

musahossein June 19, 2008 08:50

I checked the system for libel
I checked the system for libelf - no luck which is bizzare.

There is a site where I can get libelf you know whether that is an improvement on

If not, where in the CD should I look for libelf w/o having to untar numerous files. I dont see a file or folder that has "lib" files in it.


yousuf June 20, 2008 00:21

I'm newbie to Linux and OpenFO
I'm newbie to Linux and OpenFOAM too......... In my case to solve the problem i installed "libelf" that came with the package then in usr/lib i found I copied it to required location

musahossein June 20, 2008 16:47

found it. Thanks. Still surpri
found it. Thanks. Still surprising that this lib file did not load when SuSE 10 was installed.

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