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11.10 Ubuntu Debian 6.0 64bit could work

Posted by Joni-Pekka Kurronen at November 03. 2011

 

hi,

 

Unfortunately not done to clean installation.Whit 11.10 I had

least problems whit Debian 6.0 64 bit version ( salome  version 6.3.1).

 

At moment I get SIGSEV errors after useing Netgen Mesh module,...

... this can be realted that 6G ram is not enogh memory for meshing.

 

joni

 

Re: 11.10 Ubuntu Debian 6.0 64bit could work

Posted by BrendaEM at November 05. 2011

Hi,

 

Are you using 64-bit?

 

You can monitor your memory and watch what it's doing. While meshing, memory goes quickly. I just built a machine with 16GB, but I would feel more comfortable with 24GB. Of course, you should have a Linux swap partition, but once you use starting using VM, it will be slow going if if meshes at all. Fortunately, most solvers don't seem to need much memory.

 

~

 

JMB, gave me some instructions that work with 11.10 64 bit, but they appear to need the logname fix also posted at the end of:

http://www.salome-platform.org/forum/forum_9/322811199

 

The link seems to be the thing that gets it going, so the apparently complete instructions go like this, whereas MyFiles is your user name:

sudo aptitude install mencoder mjpegtools transcode ffmpeg

# The above are more for animations, etc. not really for core functionality.

cp ~/MyFiles/Download/CodeAster-Salome/Salome_6.3.1_64bit.tar.gz /tmp
cd /tmp
gunzip -cd Salome_6.3.1_64bit.tar.gz | tar -xvf -
cd Salome-V6_3_1_public_64bit

sudo ln -s /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 /lib/libc.so.6

and then you need to:

To avoid to modification of your ~/.bashrc file, you can also add the following lines into the file [SALOMEDIR]/SALOME6/V6_3_1/prerequis_v6_3_1.sh:

if [ "x${LOGNAME}" = "x" ]; then

  echo "LOGNAME is empty: set value to `logname`"

  export LOGNAME=`logname`

fi


Then you can:


./runSalome

There an icon in Salome, but presently, it need to be ran in a terminal window if ran from Gnome, or sadly Unity.  I had tried to get them to put the standard output in another widow in the same way that the phython console is, but that's another thread.

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