Solver problem

Tim Kroeger tim.kroeger at
Thu Jul 30 04:52:28 CDT 2009

Dear Matt,

On Wed, 29 Jul 2009, Matthew Knepley wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 8:49 AM, Tim Kroeger <tim.kroeger at> wrote:
>> It seems as if I can't use MUMPS since the cluster I am working on doesn't
>> meet some system requirements.  (PETSc otherwise works fine on the cluster.)
>>  However, I understand that PETSc also interfaces a large number of other
>> sparse direct solvers.  Are there any recommendations about which one might
>> be a good choice if MUMPS cannot be used?
> You can try SuperLU_dist.

Thank you very much.  SuperLU_Dist works great!

Best Regards,


Dr. Tim Kroeger
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Fraunhofer MEVIS, Institute for Medical Image Computing
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