[petsc-users] using external direct linear solvers

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 17:14:16 CST 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 4:50 PM, Jack Lee <jack.lee at sjc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi there,
> Apologies if this is an obvious question, but is there an example showing
> how to call an external solver? I am trying to get the snes solver to use
> MUMPS. As the calls are made from a fortran application, I cannot use the
> commandline options.

1) MUMPS is a linear solver


3) There is a manual section on this

4) You can use command line options in Fortran


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is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their experiments
-- Norbert Wiener
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