[aspect-devel] Aspect stops running after several time steps
lev.karatun at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 14:10:36 PDT 2015
It works with less MPI processes. Maybe aspect was struggling to find a way
to split a small problem (~800k DOF) with varied cell size between 32
Anyway, thanks for your help.
2015-06-16 3:14 GMT-04:00 Timo Heister <heister at clemson.edu>:
> Hey Lev,
> I assume other setups/examples are running fine for you?
> I don't know where the code is hanging and there is no easy way to
> find out. A couple of ideas:
> ./ Try to disable the free surface and see if that fixes it. This
> feature is tested a lot less than other parts of the code.
> ./ Try to make a smaller testcase: for example, do you need 32 MPI
> jobs to see the problem?
> ./ Is it possible to run your setup (maybe on a coarser mesh) in debug
> mode to see if you trigger any exceptions?
> ./ Does the same problem happen at the same timestep with a smaller CFL
> ./ Can you try the latest development version of ASPECT?
> If everything else fails we need to run in a debugger to see where it
> is hanging. For that it would be great to have a somewhat smaller
> testcase that fails (I know that you tried already). If that doesn't
> work you can always do "printf"-debugging (inserting print statements
> to see which part of the code is the problem).
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 1:22 AM, Lev Karatun <lev.karatun at gmail.com>
> > Hi,
> > one of the models that I'm running gets stuck after 2 time steps. The
> > message I see in the log file is: "*** Timestep 3: t=236212 years".
> > Aspect's processes are still running and taking up resources, but nothing
> > happens. Similar model, but with 1.5 lower resolution and 1.5 smaller
> > size in x direction runs just fine. I checked the memory usage - only
> 1/3 is
> > being used, so this doesn't seem to be a problem. There is enough free
> > on hard drive, too.
> > Could anyone please give me an advice on how I can find the cause of such
> > stalling?
> > Thanks in advance. (I attached the log file just in case)
> > Best regards,
> > Lev Karatun.
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