[petsc-users] SNES failed with reason -3

Peter Brune prbrune at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 10:05:00 CDT 2014

-3 is a linear solver failure.  You can see the whole list of
convergence/divergence reasons under SNESConvergedReason in

Anyhow, what kind of output do you get when running with -ksp_monitor and

- Peter

On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 9:57 AM, Que Cat <quecat001 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Petsc-Users,
> I call the nonliner solver snes in my code and it said that "SNES Failed!
> Reason -3". I testes with "-pc_type lu" and it passed. I have checked the
> hand-coded Jacobian, ant it looks fine. Could you suggest any possible
> sources of the errors? THank you.
> Que
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