Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Mar 20 13:12:37 CST 2006

   For sequential runs use -ksp_type preonly -pc_type lu
For parallel runs you need to first config/configure.py PETSc to use
a parallel direct solver. See 
for the choices.


On Mon, 20 Mar 2006, buket at be.itu.edu.tr wrote:

> Hello again,
> I want to compare the iterative methods with direct methods in terms of time.
> What functions can I use for direct solution?
> Best Regards,
> Buket Benek

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