[gmx-users] Shutting down in Windows2000

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Mon Jun 12 09:34:15 CEST 2006

raja wrote:
> Thanks Mark for your reply,
> I run MD for 1000000 (2ns) at dt = 0.002. In both occasion, shutdown
> happened during mid night at around 7800 steps. I could not fix the
> problem by looking at log file as it does not contain any information
> regarding this.
> Is it possible that the gromacs could influence the shutting down the
> system because of it struck at some level during the computation?
> One more additional information I would like to add here, I usually
> prepare all necessary files prior to full MD simulation in my system
> (windowsXP) and transform it to some other machine (windows2000) only
> for final production phase of MD run. Can it be the cause?

check system settings, maybe there is an autologout that kicks you out. 
anyway this is not the right forum for this question.

> With thanks!
> B.Nataraj
> On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 16:24:14 +1000, "Mark Abraham"
> <Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au> said:
>> raja wrote:
>>> Dear Gmxions,
>>>       While I run MD (Gromacs 3.3.1) in cygwin under windows2000 for
>>>       2ns, it shuts off automaticaly after 2days . It happened in two
>>>       different machine installed windows2000 professional. Any previous
>>>       experience by any of this sort ?
>> Not that I've heard of... are we talking 48 hours +/- 5 minutes or are 
>> we talking anything between 30 and 60 hours? How many steps run? How big 
>> are the output files?
>>> But it works perfect for windowsXP.
>> So maybe the problem is with Windows 2000, not gromacs.
>> Mark
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