[Beowulf] Fortran Array size question

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Thu Nov 5 10:33:07 PST 2009

Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> This question is a bit off-topic, but since it involves Fortran minutia,
> I figured this would be the best place to ask. This code may eventually
> run on my cluster, so it's not completely off topic!
> Question: What is the maximum number of elements you can have in a
> double-precision array in Fortran? I have someone creating a
> 4-dimensional double-precision array. When they increase the dimenions
> of the array to ~200 million elements, they get this error:
> compilation aborted (code 1).
> I'm sure they're hitting a Fortran limit, but I need to prove it. I
> haven't been able to find anything using The Google.

Everyone - thanks for all the help. I was inundated with suggestions,
which I've passed along to the researcher I'm helping. I'm sure one of
them will help us get the code to compile and run. Thanks again.


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