[petsc-users] command line option for superlu_dist

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 10:48:59 CST 2010

On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 10:45 AM, <hxie at umn.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
> My code works when I use mumps option like
> -ksp_type preonly -pc_type lu -pc_factor_mat_solver_package mumps .
> But it does not work with -ksp_type preonly -pc_type lu
> -pc_factor_mat_solver_package superlu_dist
> It runs but cannot get anything. Are the options correct? Or the
> superlu_dist solver does not work with my matrix.

Without any output, we have no idea what "cannot get anything" means. Run
with -ksp_monitor -ksp_view -ksp_converged_reason
and send the output.


> Bests,
> Hui
What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their experiments
is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their experiments
-- Norbert Wiener
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