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YuriB June 2, 2013 07:03

Adaptive Mesh Refinement. Paraview is impossible?
I get error

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "./", line 387, in <module>
File "./", line 59, in main
options.save_all )
File "./", line 150, in mesh_adaptation
parallel_computation( Config_CFD_filename, partitions )
File "/home/ec2-user/SU2_bin/bin/", line 95, in parallel_computation
info =
File "/home/ec2-user/SU2_bin/bin/SU2/run/", line 71, in merge
File "/home/ec2-user/SU2_bin/bin/SU2/run/", line 124, in merge_surface
assert output_format == 'TECPLOT' , 'can only merge tecplot surfaces'

YuriB June 2, 2013 09:05

What does it mean? I launched tutorial 13 files.I can not find solution file flow.plt :confused:
------------------------------ Begin solver -----------------------------
SU2 process was terminated by signal '11'
[ec2-user@ip-10-112-119-30 bin]$

copeland June 13, 2013 18:12

Hi Yuri,

We're moving away from Paraview outputs in favor of the universal CGNS format. I would avoid Paraview in the future, compile with the CGNS libraries and try again with the CGNS-specified output. This filetype is still readable by Paraview, as well as other open-source visualization tools.

It's difficult to say what your error is in your second post, can you provide more information?


granbycools January 14, 2014 10:33

what other software could you recommend?

economon February 12, 2014 13:34


After updating/improving the output routines, we have reintroduced the Paraview output for the flow solver. Other output formats available for SU2_CFD are Tecplot ascii, Tecplot binary and CGNS.

Paraview, Tecplot, and EnSight have all been used by the Dev team, but anything that can accept the formats above as input should work.


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