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Re: Question BeamOn won't allow generating more than 3 billion events (John McFee)
Re: None RE: BeamOn won't allow generating more than 3 billion events (Makoto Asai)
Date: 03 Oct, 2011
From: Manuel Castro Avila <Manuel Castro Avila>

Hi,

I have the same problem. I want to simulate 3 billions of events and the
simulation is enabling to simulate only 2 billions. If I take into account the
suggestion below of shooting three primary particles per event, how do it work?

Thanks in advance,

Manuel

On Fri, 30 Jul 2010 17:49:18 GMT, Asai, Makoto wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Does your individual event have to have single primary particle?
> If you shoot three primary particles per event, you need only one
> billion events to loop. Otherwise, please make multiple runs and
> merge their results.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Makoto
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John McFee [mailto:jemcfee@shaw.ca]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2010 8:25 AM
> > To: runmanage-g4hn
> > Subject: BeamOn won't allow generating more than 3 billion events
> >
> >
> > *** Discussion title: Run Management
> >
> > I am running a program which generates a number of primary photons and
> > detects resulting neutrons and gammas. In the main program, after
> > initializing the run manager, there is a line that allows me to execute
> > a macro
> >
> > UI->ApplyCommand("/control/execute Production.mac");
> >
> > (where UI is a pointer of type G4UImanager).
> >
> > In the Production.mac macro, the number of events to be processed is
> > set by a line:
> > /run/beamOn 2000000000
> >
> > This executes the BeamOn(G4int n_event) method, wherein lies my problem.
> > A G4Int goes up to 2^31 or 2,147,483,648. I want to have 3 billion or
> > more events, so I need the argument to be a G4long. Is there a simple
> > way to do this?
> >
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