[aspect-devel] Aspect stops running after several time steps
heister at clemson.edu
Sat Jun 20 00:24:14 PDT 2015
that shouldn't be a problem (and doesn't explain you don't see it on
coarser meshes). You might be hitting a bug somewhere in ASPECT,
though. Of course we are interested in finding/fixing this.
On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 5:10 PM, Lev Karatun <lev.karatun at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Timo,
> 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.
> Best regards,
> Lev Karatun.
> 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
>> > last
>> > 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
>> > domain
>> > 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
>> > space
>> > 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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