# [petsc-users] MATMPIBAIJ

Reza Yaghmaie reza.yaghmaie2 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 19 14:01:00 CDT 2013

```Thanks Matthew for the reply.
It would be time consuming for me to implement an other way for creating a
matrix and doing matmult and I am not concerned with how much time this
will take.
So is there any way which you could possibly guide me through using
matmpibaij?

Thanks alot,
-Reza

On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 2:44 PM, Reza Yaghmaie <reza.yaghmaie2 at gmail.com>wrote:

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> I am very new to PETSC and I have some issues running my code.
> I want to create a global M*1 matrix (not a vector since I want to
> multiply this matrix with an other 1*M matrix and get a M*M matrix and I
> know that transpose function on vectors does not work so this is why I need
> to have a M*1 matrix)
>
> I have used the below function and it works well for a M*M matrix
> call MatCreateMPIBAIJ  (PETSC_COMM_WORLD,6,6*numpn,6*numpn,
>      &          PETSC_DETERMINE, PETSC_DETERMINE,
>      &          PETSC_NULL_INTEGER, mr(np(246)),
>      &          PETSC_NULL_INTEGER, mr(np(247)),
>      &          matdummy2, ierr)
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> I am trying to change it accordingly for the M*1 matrix
>
> So I use the following function
>
> call MatCreateMPIBAIJ  (PETSC_COMM_WORLD,alpha,m,n,
>      &          PETSC_DETERMINE, PETSC_DETERMINE,
>      &          PETSC_NULL_INTEGER, mr(np(246)),
>      &          PETSC_NULL_INTEGER, mr(np(247)),
>      &          mvecdummy1, ierr)
>
> defining the following parameters respectively:
> alpha=number of degrees of freedom per node=1
> m=each processor number of rows=6*numpn
> n=local number of columns=1
> I think PETSC_DETERMINE represents the global number of rows and columns
> respectively.
> I think PETSC_NULL_INTEGER represents the number of nonzero terms in rows
> in the diagonal matrix and off diagonal matrix respectively and mr(np(246),
> mr(np(247) show the nnz terms in columns of diagonal and off diagonal
> matrices.
> mvecdummy1=the name of the matrix
> ierr is just an error compliment in the subroutine.
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> The errors that I am getting are
> d_nnz can not be less than 0
> o_nnz can not be less than -1
>
> Please guide me through this issue.
>
> Thanks alot,
> -Reza
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