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ztdep March 25, 2008 03:20

Dear frieds: I tried to le
Dear frieds:
I tried to learn the first tutorial cavity, but after i started the paraview, and after i click the "accept', the paraview dispear. and it gives me the following error. so what should i do/

fidap run #paraFoam icoFoam/cavity

--> FOAM FATAL ERROR : Cannot find file "points" in directory "constant/polyMesh"

From function Time::findInstance(const word& dir, const word& name)
in file db/Time/findInstance.C at line 133.

FOAM exiting


cedric_duprat March 25, 2008 05:15

Hi ztdep .... strange name :o)
Hi ztdep .... strange name :o)

did you check by yourself if there is the points file in constant/polymesh ?

if not, are you sure you created your mesh correctly (blockMesh command) ?

note that if you follow the userguide step by step, it should work correctly.



graser March 25, 2008 06:20

you first need to set up the m
you first need to set up the mesh using blockMesh; e.g.:
blockMesh <root> <case>
There should also a possibility doig this directly in FoamX.


ztdep March 25, 2008 22:23

thank you very much! i have re
thank you very much! i have resolve the problem, i just log in as root. then everything is ok

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