[gmx-users] Gromacs job locks up computer (reproducibly)
Peter C. Lai
sirmoo at cowbert.2y.net
Thu Aug 21 22:42:01 CEST 2003
check that you're not running out of ram and/or swap.
On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 11:34:22AM +0200, Marc Baaden wrote:
> I am currently onto a very strange behaviour of a Gromacs run
> on a dual athlon box. The job only used a single processor and
> for the second time it locks up the computer without any
> error message or distinct sign of what went wrong.
> It is a long job, and for the second time it locked the machine
> after about 10 days on exactly the same timestep.
> As I said, no error message, the machine remains pingable, but
> no possibility to login neither via the network nor on the console.
> Keyboard is dead.
> The gromacs log/data files just stop at that given point.
> Has anybody ever experienced something similar ?
> Some details:
> Gromacs version 3.1.4
> Dual Athlon MP2600+, 1GB RAM
> kernel 2.4.20-smp (Debian)
> Dr. Marc Baaden - Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique, Paris
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Peter C. Lai
University of Connecticut
Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology
Yale University School of Medicine
SenseLab | Research Assistant
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