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Old   November 8, 2022, 04:32
Question OpenMpi error while running OpenFOAM in parallel
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My processor consists of 24 cores and 48 threads and I am able to run OpenFOAM simulation in parallel using the command
mpirun -np 24 icoFoam -parallel
upto 24 logical processors above which (for example 42) it is showing the following error. I am rookie in openFOAM.

Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key--------------------------------------------------------------------------
There are not enough slots available in the system to satisfy the 42
slots that were requested by the application:


Either request fewer slots for your application, or make more slots
available for use.

A "slot" is the Open MPI term for an allocatable unit where we can
launch a process. The number of slots available are defined by the
environment in which Open MPI processes are run:

1. Hostfile, via "slots=N" clauses (N defaults to number of
processor cores if not provided)
2. The --host command line parameter, via a ":N" suffix on the
hostname (N defaults to 1 if not provided)
3. Resource manager (e.g., SLURM, PBS/Torque, LSF, etc.)
4. If none of a hostfile, the --host command line parameter, or an
RM is present, Open MPI defaults to the number of processor cores

In all the above cases, if you want Open MPI to default to the number
of hardware threads instead of the number of processor cores, use the
--use-hwthread-cpus option.

Alternatively, you can use the --oversubscribe option to ignore the
number of available slots when deciding the number of processes to
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