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Old   February 25, 2024, 10:56
Default "Cannot find patchField entry for allBoundary" - when setting two inlets in interFoam
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Hello there,

I'm currently adapting a multiphase simulation project using interFoam by Jozsef Nagy to have two inlets. Despite changing all relevant files I can see (in the mesh folder: blockMeshDict, surfaceFeatureExtract, snappyHexMesh and then in the case folder: setFields, alpha.water, U and p_rgh) to have not just inlet but instead to have inlet-1 and inlet-2, I can't seem to find my self around the error message "Cannot find patchField entry for allBoundary".

Does anyone have any experience with this sort of error message (allBoundary)? It further explains "file: 0/alpha.water/boundaryField at line 25 to 58." which is essentially all lines within the boundaryFields section of case/0/alpha.water

Any help is much appreciated and thank you very much in advance for your help!

P.s Here's the case folder if it helps:
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Old   February 26, 2024, 03:16
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Originally Posted by oscarkail View Post
"Cannot find patchField entry for allBoundary".
This message means you have a patch named allBoundary in your mesh, but the solver cannot find the boundary condition for this patch.

If you are not supposed to have an allBoundary patch, then something must be wrong with your mesh.
Otherwise, you need to specify boundary conditions for this patch for all variables in the 0 directory.

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Old   March 7, 2024, 04:36
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am facing the same issue
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allboundary, openfoam, patchfield boundaries

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