The MUMPS solver crashes or hangs during Cluster Simulation

Solution Number: 1263
Title: The MUMPS solver crashes or hangs during Cluster Simulation
Platform: Windows, Linux
Versions: 5.4
Categories: Solver
Keywords: MUMPS, Cluster

Problem Description

When running large models on a cluster with COMSOL Multiphysics 5.4, the MUMPS solver hangs or crashes.

Solution

Please make sure that your COMSOL Multiphysics 5.4 installation is up to date.

Installation Instructions

Windows

Download the file mumps_patch_win64.zip. Open the file in Windows explorer. Extract the file to the COMSOL 5.4 installation directory, for example, C:\Program Files\COMSOL\COMSOL54\Multiphysics. You need administrative privileges to extract. You should get warnings for overwriting two files.

Linux

Download the file mumps_patch_glnxa64.zip. Issue the following commands from a terminal window:

cd /usr/local/comsol54/multiphysics
sudo unzip <download directory>/mumps_patch_glnxa64.zip

You should get two warnings about overwritten files.

Related Files

mumps_patch_glnxa64.zip 4.4 MB
mumps_patch_win64.zip 4.5 MB

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