[Wannier] memory usage increase with iteration of wannierising
haoweipeng at gmail.com
Sat Jun 22 00:16:03 CEST 2013
# ifort -V
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# INTEL MKL
LIBDIR = /opt/intel/composerxe/mkl/lib/intel64/
LIBS = -L$(LIBDIR) -lmkl_core -lmkl_intel_lp64 -mkl
I am using wannier90 as a program instead of library, and monitor the
memory usage with command top.
On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 3:11 PM, Jonathan Yates <
jonathan.yates at materials.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 21 Jun 2013, at 21:59, Haowei Peng <haoweipeng at gmail.com>
> > Hello,
> > I found that the memory usage increases with the iteration of
> > I already tried the keywork "optimisation = 0", which does not help.
> > If the num_iter is quite large and convergence is not good, this will
> lead to crash in the end.
> > Can this be avoided?
> There is no reason for this to happen - and indeed I spent quite a bit of
> time using various memory profiling tools to get the memory estimate
> accurate and check for any leaks (this is particularly critical when
> wannier90 is called in library mode).
> So I've no idea why you observe this behaviour on your machine. Perhaps
> you can tell us something about the machine/OS/compiler/libraries (the only
> thing that does come to mind is if you are using IBMs xlf90 compiler,
> instead of xlf95. The former is strict f90 and doesn't automatically
> deallocate arrays when they go out of scope)
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