[gmx-users] Req for computer config for windows to run gromacs

raja raja_28 at fastmail.us
Tue Aug 29 12:42:56 CEST 2006

Thanks Mark for your suggestions.

On Tue, 29 Aug 2006 18:46:30 +1000, "Mark Abraham"
<Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au> said:
> raja wrote:
> > Dear David,
> > Thanks, but Linux is not possible because of other users not aware of
> > that OS. Well, can you make details for some best hardware
> > configuration.
> Split your budget, buy some low-end machines for non-linux-aware users 
> on which you do not plan to run calculations, and the rest on linux 
> machines that can be used for some users and also for calculations.
> I can scarcely imagine the full extent of the headaches that would be 
> caused by setting up an MPI environment for gromacs on a set of Windows 
> boxes also used as desktops. Users would cause machine reboots that 
> break calculations, change configurations to break things... This is 
> also true of Linux boxes used similarly, but it is not as horrible.
> Mark
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