[gmx-users] Background run

Milan Melichercik melicher at cray.dbp.fmph.uniba.sk
Thu Sep 1 13:54:06 CEST 2005

On Thursday 01 September 2005 01:22, Jeffrey Chua wrote:
> dear friends,
>  Another problem im having are doing background runs for gromacs. When we
> run other programs in our cluster (11 nodes), we usually just put "&" and
> it runs in the background. But in gromacs, although we placed the "&" at
> the end, once you close the terminal you were using, the run also exits.
> How can i do a background run for gromacs? we are using mpich for the
> cluster. thanks.
>  and thanks to Dr. David van der Spoel. ill try all your suggestions later.
>   jeffchua

And what about using "screen" program? It has advantage, you can reconnect 
later and monitor the progress of simulation (mdrun output).

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