partitioning 40 million nodes with ParMetis


I am new to ParMetis.

Can someone please tell me how it works. How to submit a job with ParMetis. I have to partitiona a mesh having 40 million nodes in 64 partitions.

what is the meaning of these parameters




RE: ParMetis can only be used as

ParMetis can only be used as a library. The way to proceed is for you to write your own program to load up the mesh and then call the library to do the partitioning. In doing so, you can use the Programs/parmetis.c as a guide. However, that program does not write the partitioning vector (even though there are some routines to do so in Programs/io.c.