[petsc-dev] PETSc BILU in parallel

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Fri Dec 9 10:52:38 CST 2016

Paolo Orsini <paolo.orsini at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi Jed,
> In PETSc a parallel implement implementation of the BILU(k) pre-conditioner
> is not available.
> Something seems to be available through HYPREE (Euclide in particular),
> which we know is interfaced with PETSc. However, we can't find a way to set
> this up: there seem to be no options in the database pertaining to Euclid.
> http://www.mcs.anl.gov/petsc/petsc-current/docs/manualpages/PC/PCHYPRE.html
> We are just wondered what's the status of the interface between  PETSc and
> HYPREE-EUCLIDE,... Or if you could point us out towards to the right
> direction. Do you know any other library interfaced with PETSc that makes a
> parallel BILU(0) available?


Barry removed the Euclid interface due to bugs and its apparent lack of
maintenance.  I suppose you could test by using an old PETSc (3.5).
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