[petsc-users] dof of DMDA & DMPlex

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Thu Dec 5 10:23:45 CST 2019

I don't understand the question.  There has never been a limit to the
number of dofs per grid point.  Was the email thread referring to
spatial dimension?

Yann Jobic <yann.jobic at univ-amu.fr> writes:

> Hello,
> I read in the email archive (from 2016) that, at that time, the number 
> of synchronized dof (in MPI/ghost cells sense) is 3 or 4.
> Is that still the case ? I would like to use PETSc for solving the 
> Boltzmann equation (via Discreet velocity method, which means a lot of 
> dof per node).
> Is it the same for DMPlex ?
> Thanks,
> best regards,
> Yann

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