bug in tfs preconditioner

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Oct 7 12:55:08 CDT 2009

On Oct 7, 2009, at 12:50 PM, Jed Brown wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 19:39, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
>> I don't think that it is the TFS solver itself that significantly  
>> improved.
>> I think it is the new/different algorithms they use in Nek that are  
>> better.
> Ah, thanks for the clarification.  Do you know if this new stuff is
> less general,

    I think it has a general part (some algebraic multigrid stuff) and  
a "less general" part that is specific to NEK.

> or has there just never been an effort to make it
> available independent of Nek?

    I am sure there has been no effort, cause after all why would  
anyone not use NEK. :-)


> Jed

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