mesa-users] parallel usage of MESA...

Falk Herwig fherwig at
Mon Sep 21 09:06:10 EDT 2009

Mesa is shared memory OpenMP parallel.

During compile time the parallel option is switched on by default. See  
for example

FCopenmp = -openmp -threads

in utils/makefile_header.

At runtime the environment variable OMP_NUM_THREADS is providing the  
number of threads that the OpenMP application can use. For example, add

  export OMP_NUM_THREADS=4

to you .bashrc if you run on a quad-core machine and want to use all  

On Sep 21, 2009, at 7:35 AM, Ehsan Moravveji wrote:

> I remember to read somewhere either in the manual, or the webpage  
> that it
> supports parallel computing.

Falk Herwig
Dept of Physics & Astronomy, U of Victoria
fherwig at, tel: +1 (250) 721-7743

I support

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