[gmx-users] size limit in gromacs?
oliver at biop.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jan 19 18:11:01 CET 2004
Look in the mailinglist archive for 'File too big' for a detailed
exploration. In short: access your file through nfs.
I have no idea if 3.2.0 includes O_LARGEFILE in the file open code. (see
On Mon, 19 Jan 2004, Milan Melichercik wrote:
> It is possible, Gromacs 3.1.4 has a file size limit (~ 2 to 2.5 GB)? Cause I
> have 2441589428 B gromacs trajectory and if I want to show it by ngmx, the
> program fails with message, it can't find the file. I've tried trjconv to
> reduce amount of data, but it failed by same way.
> Computer configuration: GNU/Linux (Debian/testing) kernel version 2.4.23
> 1 GB RAM, AMD Athlon processor
> 2 GB of swap space, but I think, it has no efect,
> cause by "openning" this file it doesn't work with disk by same way as it's
> swapping pages between swap space and memory
> Also I think it isn't a Linux bug, cause I can do many thinks with this file
> (e.g. cp, less, cat, mv, ...)
> thanks a lot
> Milan Melichercik
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