[gmx-users] shorten the .job output

Mark Abraham Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au
Thu Jan 12 16:38:18 CET 2006

herbst at fhi-berlin.mpg.de wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am doing MD simulations with a length of 500 ns and I am getting a .job
> file with a size of ca. 1 GB for every simulation. I would like to change
> the output, so that the .job file is updated only every tenth timestep and
> it does not take up so much memory anymore.
> How can I do this ?

I'm not sure what a .job file is. However, if you read the gromacs 
manual, the cunningly-titled section "7.3.7 Output control" will point 
you in the right direction for changing the frequency of a variety of 


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