[gmx-users] version 3.3 - Range checking error

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Fri Nov 25 11:05:07 CET 2005

Joanne Hanna wrote:

>I have recently tried to re run a simualtion with gromacs v3.3 in double precision that I have managed to run in v3.2.1 single prescision and v3.3 single precision. This simulations is failing with the following error:
Is this run with the same tpr file that works in single precision?

What kind of hardware do you run on?

>           Step           Time         Lambda
>         104000      208.00000        0.00000
>   Energies (kJ/mol)
>       G96Angle    Proper Dih.  Improper Dih.          LJ-14     Coulomb-14
>    8.43377e+03    3.79108e+03    2.53005e+03    3.13091e+02    5.79138e+04
>        LJ (SR)   Coulomb (SR)   Coul. recip.      Potential    Kinetic En.
>    1.38869e+05   -1.05323e+06   -1.68330e+05   -1.00971e+06    1.91922e+05
>   Total Energy    Temperature Pressure (bar)
>   -8.17790e+05    3.11754e+02    4.49698e+01
>Program mdrun_d, VERSION 3.3
>Source code file: nsgrid.c, line: 226
>Range checking error:
>Explanation: During neighborsearching, we assign each particle to a grid
>based on its coordinates. If your system contains collisions or parameter
>errors that give particles very high velocities you might end up with some
>coordinates being +-Infinity or NaN (not-a-number). Obviously, we cannot
>put these on a grid, so this is usually where we detect those errors.
>Make sure your system is properly energy-minimized and that the potential
>energy seems reasonable before trying again.
>Variable ci has value 5926. It should have been within [ 0 .. 5760 ]
>Please report this to the mailing list (gmx-users at gromacs.org)
>"Clickety Clickety Click" (System Manager From Hell)
>Could anyone please explain to me what I have done wrong? Should I have re-do the entire process with the double preision? i.e. from starting structure, solvate minimise, md with posres on protein to equilib water and then run my simualtion?
>Many thanks
>Joanne Hanna
>Department of Chemistry
>University of Warwick
>CV4 7AL
>J.F.Hanna at warwick.ac.uk
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David van der Spoel, PhD, Assoc. Prof., Molecular Biophysics group,
Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University.
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