[gmx-users] dividing too large trajectory into smaller fragments

Mark Abraham Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au
Fri Feb 10 03:57:17 CET 2006

Daniela S. Mueller wrote:
> Mark Abraham wrote:
>> Daniela S. Mueller wrote:
>>> or does it depend on the file system type?
>>> when i try to use/read an xtc-file (2.1G) i get the fatal error: file 
>>> file.xtc not found.
>> There are file systems & non-gromacs software that have problems with 
>> files over 2GB. We can't help more without more details.
>> Mark
> that's all there is: a very big file and the same fatal error every time 
> with different gromacs tools. i probably have to move it to another able 
> file system and read it there.
> unless someone knows something else...

Do some diagnosis... you could find out the file system type, whether 
other large files work normally, etc. Is it a "this file" problem, 
"these tools" problem, "large files" problem, "this file system" 
problem, or "this user" problem? :-)


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