METIS is set of serial programs for partitioning graphs, partitioning finite element meshes, and producing fill reducing orderings for sparse matrices. ParMETIS is an MPI-based parallel library that extends the functionality of METIS.



To see what versions are available type

module avail metis
module avail parmetis

To see what other modules are needed, what commands are available and how to get additional help type

module help metis
module help parmetis

To use METIS or ParMETIS, include a command like this in your batch script or interactive session to load the appropriate module:

module load metis
module load parmetis

Be sure you also load any other modules needed, as listed by the module help metis  or  module help parmetis command.