Frequently Asked Questions

See also the FAQs included in the documentation.

Successful Installations



magpar version


various AMD and Intel dual and quad-core processors

CentOS 5 (64 bit)


using automated installation with Makefile.libs, GCC 4.2.1, and self compiled ATLAS 3.7.36 on 64-bit Linux

various AMD and Intel dual and quad-core processors

Rocks 4.5 (64 bit)


Intel compilers version 10.2 and 11.0, Intel Math Kernel Library

AMD Opteron Processor 250 (2 x 2.4 GHz)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (64 bit)


64-bit Linux

Sun UltraSPARC IV+

Sun Solaris 10 (64 bit)


Installation on Solaris/SPARC

magpar on Windows

See the documentation for information on compiling magpar with Cygwin and MinGW compilers and running simulations.

In addition, users have reported successful parallel magpar installations/runs with MPICH in the Cygwin environment:

PETSc installation problems

Links to PETSc troubleshooting guides and FAQs:

MagparWiki: FrequentlyAskedQuestions (last edited 2009-10-01 18:02:00 by StefanTibus)

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