[petsc-users] Matrix is missing diagonal entry
Matthew Knepley
knepley at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 17:35:26 CST 2015
On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 5:06 PM, Orxan Shibliyev <orxan.shibli at gmail.com>
wrote:
> I am solving Ax=b with KSP. I set the matrix (A) so that from first row to
> a certain row (row N) I used negative indices (see below). I got an error
> indicating that the matrix is
>
What do you mean by this? Matrix rows are always refered to by
non-negative, contiguous integers.
Thanks,
Matt
> missing diagonal entry at 0 (zero). Does this mean that negative indexing
> is not working so that the row zero points to the actual first row which
> has negative index? Should not the rows with negative indices be ignored?
> In case, I checked the first row without negative index (row N) and its
> diagonal entry is not zero anyway.
>
> A =
> | negative index |
> | " |
> | " |
> | " |
> | non-zero value | --> row N
> | non-zero value |
> | " |
> | ... |
>
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experiments lead.
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