memory problem with superlu_dist

Matthew Knepley knepley at
Wed Jun 17 15:09:13 CDT 2009

It seems clear that MUMPS ran out of memory for the factor. BG is a very


On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 2:53 PM, Yann Tambouret <yannpaul at> wrote:

> Hi,
> While trying to use superlu_dist through the PETSc interface, I received
> the following error:
> Malloc fails for C[]. at line 614 in file pdgssvx.c
> This was for a system with ~16 million unknowns on a Bluegene machine run
> with 512 processors. Has anyone seen this error before?
> Thanks,
> Yann
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