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Running EnergyPlus v8.4 on Debian 8

asked 2016-01-02 12:50:40 -0600

I am trying to run EnergyPlus on Debian 8. I using the "runenergyplus" script and get the following error when the script tries to execute either energyplus or ReadVarsESO: "cannot execute binary file: Exec format error". Is there anything I can do to avoid this error?

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Are you using a 32 bit Debian?

aaron gravatar image aaron  ( 2016-01-04 15:27:58 -0600 )edit

Yes @aaron , that's it.

Jeremy gravatar image Jeremy  ( 2016-01-04 15:43:45 -0600 )edit

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answered 2016-01-06 17:30:35 -0600

@Jeremy, were you able to resolve your problem by using a different operating system? If you must use 32 bit Debian, you can create a custom build of EnergyPlus on your machine. Following the instructions for building on Linux.

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Thanks @Neal Kruis for getting back to me! I usually use EnergyPlus on Windows. I wanted to try it out on a Linux machine. I'll try to create a custom build of EnergyPlus by following the instructions you provided.

Jeremy gravatar image Jeremy  ( 2016-01-06 17:49:59 -0600 )edit

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