ICEPAK FAQ: Post processing crashes Icepak for large models (Dr. Watson error)
User gets Dr. Watson error that crashes Icepak. This is due to memory overflow.
When the model size is so large that the post processing memory requirement exceeds available memory, you may get a Dr.
Watson error that crashes icepak. In order to post process the available data you may have to set an environment variable. This
variable saves packets of data in files, thus reducing memory requirement. Following is the setting ....
Name of environment variable is ...
Its value should be set to ...
Please consult your system admin if you need help with how to set environment variables.
Please note that this is an inefficient setting if you are not post processing large models. So try to set it off after post processing
the big model.