[gmx-users] File not found error

Oliver Beckstein oliver at biop.ox.ac.uk
Tue Aug 12 12:15:01 CEST 2003

On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Anton Feenstra wrote:

> Sunita Patel wrote:
> > Dear gmx-users,
> >
> > I got 'file not found error' while trying to use 2.5 Gb .xtc file for
> > calculating g_dist. How Can I solve this problem?
> Fix your OS, or maybe your Gromacs compile. Somewhere, 2Gb support is
> not enabled.

Not sure if it is a simple 'user error'. The last time I checked (2 months


the consensus seemed to be that it required adding the O_LARGEFILE flag to
open() calls in gromacs. (Have to admit that I didn't find the time to
tinker with the source myself, mainly because the workaround (accessing
files through nfs) works for me.)


Oliver Beckstein * oliver at bioch.ox.ac.uk

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