[gmx-users] Problem Running GROMACS as a User

Florian Haberl Florian.Haberl at chemie.uni-erlangen.de
Thu Dec 15 16:56:48 CET 2005


On Thursday 15 December 2005 16:14, Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D. wrote:
> GROMACS 3.3 installed as rmp's compiled from src.rpm on SuSE v9.3 partition.  
> I'm sure that this is a permissions problem, but I don't have a clue as to 
> the solution.  I did not have this problem on the same partition with the 
> pervious version.
> I can run the demo to completion successfully as root, but when I attempt the 
> same demo as a use I start getting error messages.  The user output files are 
> attached.
> The rpm installed demo and cpeptice in /usr/share/gromacs/tutor/gmxdemo
> Any assistace in resolving this problem will be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance. 

Maybe an easy solution:
i think gromacs is trying to write in /usr/share but this is only allowed for root users 
so not for normal users.
So copy the tutor dir to user dir and i hope it will work.



 Florian Haberl                        
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