[gmx-users] log file has converted into.log.swp file

Mark Abraham Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au
Tue Apr 15 16:40:03 CEST 2008

Anamika Awasthi wrote:
> Dear Gromacs Users,
>  Please help me to recover my important log file from swap file, How can 
> I do this?
> I am wondering wheather I can get my original file or not.

> Swap file ".md2.log.swp" already exists!
> [O]pen Read-Only, (E)dit anyway, (R)ecover, (Q)uit:

This is what (R)ecover does. You can protect yourself by copying these 
files somewhere else first. However you won't be able to get access to 
anything other than the contents of .md2.log.swp or .md2.log since 
nothing else exists.

Make backups!


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