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Old   February 19, 2008, 17:15
Default How to kill OF job gracefully?
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Old   February 19, 2008, 17:26
Default Hi, Use "foamEndJob
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Use "foamEndJob <root> <case> <pid>"

This kills a running case at the next write to disk operation (as specified by the "writeControl" and "writeInterval" options).

To kill a simulation immediately, you need to go to the "<case>/system/controlDict" file, and change the "stopAt" option from whatever it is to "writeNow".

This causes OpenFOAM to write to disk immediately after the current iteration, and stops the simulation.


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