[petsc-users] GMRES error

Mark Adams mfadams at lbl.gov
Fri Mar 28 07:50:43 CDT 2014

I get this error in the middle of a GMRES iteration.  Any ideas?

  0 SNES Function norm 6.067786990073e+17

    Residual norms for fsa_ solve.

    0 KSP Residual norm 6.067786990073e+17

    1 KSP Residual norm 6.037192129591e+17

    2 KSP Residual norm 5.852390318109e+17

    3 KSP Residual norm 5.562063100790e+17

    4 KSP Residual norm 5.284787094948e+17

    5 KSP Residual norm 5.183753281867e+17

    6 KSP Residual norm 4.813052731918e+17

    7 KSP Residual norm 4.571658388437e+17

    8 KSP Residual norm 4.326765203018e+17

    9 KSP Residual norm 4.044786063878e+17

   10 KSP Residual norm 3.852338418686e+17

   11 KSP Residual norm 3.533696733608e+17

   12 KSP Residual norm 3.242503119640e+17

   13 KSP Residual norm 2.946010215248e+17

   14 KSP Residual norm 2.642699328492e+17

   15 KSP Residual norm 2.365537803535e+17

   16 KSP Residual norm 1.841438363878e+17

   17 KSP Residual norm 1.333683638359e+17

   18 KSP Residual norm 7.325375319129e+16

   19 KSP Residual norm 2.964254455676e+16

   20 KSP Residual norm 1.216650547542e+16                    [3]PETSC
ERROR: --------------------- Error Message

[3]PETSC ERROR: Invalid argument!

[3]PETSC ERROR: Scalar value must be same on all processes, argument # 3!


[3]PETSC ERROR: Petsc Development GIT revision:
a9e422f38a085385bc6ffdad704c9d6a22342ac9  GIT Date: 2013-12-31 01:26:24
[3]PETSC ERROR: See docs/changes/index.html for recent updates.

[3]PETSC ERROR: See docs/faq.html for hints about trouble shooting.

[3]PETSC ERROR: See docs/index.html for manual pages.


[3]PETSC ERROR: ../../XGC1_3/xgc2 on a arch-xc30-dbg named nid04306 by
madams Fri Mar 28 05:34:54 2014

[3]PETSC ERROR: Libraries linked from

[3]PETSC ERROR: Configure run at Tue Dec 31 14:53:42 2013

[3]PETSC ERROR: Configure options --COPTFLAGS="-g -no-ipo"
--CXXOPTFLAGS="-g -no-ipo" --FOPTFLAGS="-g -no-ipo" --download-hypre
--download-metis --download-parmetis --with-cc=cc --with-clib-autodetect=0
--with-cxx=CC --with-cxxlib-autodetect=0 --with-debugging=1 --with-fc=ftn
--with-shared-libraries=0 --with-x=0 LIBS=-lstdc++ PETSC_ARCH=arch-xc30-dbg


[3]PETSC ERROR: VecMAXPY() line 1257 in

[3]PETSC ERROR: KSPGMRESBuildSoln() line 353 in

[3]PETSC ERROR: KSPGMRESCycle() line 211 in

[3]PETSC ERROR: KSPSolve_GMRES() line 235 in

[3]PETSC ERROR: KSPSolve() line 432 in

[3]PETSC ERROR: SNESSolve_KSPONLY() line 44 in

[3]PETSC ERROR: SNESSolve() line 3812 in

Rank 3 [Fri Mar 28 05:35:04 2014] [c6-2c1s4n2] application called
MPI_Abort(MPI_COMM_WORLD, 62) - process 3
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