Re: RE: Re: Gadget stalling without apparent reason

From: ISAAC SHLOSMAN <shlosman_at_pa.uky.edu>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 21:08:40 -0400

Hi Raymond,
This because your extreme dynamic range and a finite number of time bins
results in dt going to 0. Find a way to decrease dynamic range

Isaac

On Oct 31, 2016 7:45 PM, "Raymond Carlberg" <raymond.carlberg_at_utoronto.ca>
wrote:

> HI – I am running Gadget2 on a 32 node machine. Works well for more than
> 10,000 steps, then dt goes to zero with no complaints from the program so
> the run continues for some time with no progress. DONOTSTOP is not
> implemented. Softenings are good. TreeAllocFactor boosted, etc, but no go .
> The gravity calculation has extreme density ranges.
>
> --Ray
>
>
>
> Restarting shows a possible problem (Nf=0 below):
>
> Step= 9 t= 1.55115 dt= 0.000128937
>
> Nf= 0000064647 total-Nf= 0001622692 ex-frac= 21.9985 iter= 1
>
> work-load balance: 18.532 max=4.10968 avg=0.221762 PE0=1.98117
>
> particle-load balance: 4.77931
>
> max. nodes: 37131, filled: 0.0066013
>
> part/sec=4554.93 | 245.788 ia/part=5650.51 (0)
>
>
>
> Step= 10 t= 1.55115 dt= 0
>
> Nf= 0000000000 total-Nf= 0001622692 ex-frac= -nan iter= 0
>
> work-load balance: -nan max=0 avg=0 PE0=0
>
> particle-load balance: 4.77931
>
> max. nodes: 37131, filled: 0.0066013
>
> part/sec=0 | -nan ia/part=-nan (-nan)
>
>
>
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^and the output at the time of the problem.
>
>
>
> Begin Step 13838, Time: 1.55121, Systemstep: 0.000152588
>
> domain decomposition...
>
> NTopleaves= 4124
>
> work-load balance=36.5349 memory-balance=4.45177
>
> exchange of 0000288372 particles
>
> domain decomposition done.
>
> begin Peano-Hilbert order...
>
> Peano-Hilbert done.
>
> Start force computation...
>
> Tree construction.
>
> Tree construction done.
>
> Begin tree force.
>
> tree is done.
>
> force computation done.
>
>
>
> Begin Step 13839, Time: 1.55121, Systemstep: 0
>
> Start force computation...
>
> Begin tree force.
>
> tree is done.
>
> force computation done.
>
>
>
>
>
>
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