ERROR: Assertion failed

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asked Apr 24 in AEM3D by behnam.zamani[email protected] (180 points)
Hi Chris,

My simulation just crashed with the following error:

04:46:41 ERROR: A subdirectory or file unffiles already exists.
04:46:41 ERROR: Assertion failed: pxp->bf_offset <= offset && offset < pxp->bf_offset + (off_t) pxp->bf_extent, file posixio.c, line 327

This is the first time I came up with such an error. At the same time, I got an error message from Java installer that cannot proceed and a fatal error occurred. What can be the reason?

Thank you for your help.

Cheers,
Behnam

1 Answer

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answered Apr 24 by dallimor (1,660 points)
Hi Behnam,

This error is usually due to the 2GB limit for NetCDF files under windows.  If something else has failed at the same time it may also be that you've run out of disk space.

Chris
commented Apr 24 by [email protected] (180 points)
Thanks Chris.

Then I guess the only way to bypass this 2GB limit is using restart files and then merge the NetCDF files, or using a interval for GlobalTime.

Cheers
commented Apr 24 by dallimor (1,660 points)
The other option is to put different variables into different files.
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