[gmx-users] abnormal stop of job

Justin A. Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Thu Aug 5 19:02:26 CEST 2010

Samrat Pal wrote:
> Hi all,
>           I have been running a simulation of 200 ns length and it 
> suddenly stoped at 67 ns showing the following line -
> Received the TERM signal, stopping at the next step
> I have checked the time steps properly and there is no error. What 
> should I do now? Please suggest.

Restart from the last checkpoint.  Something in your system told mdrun to stop 
running.  If there's nothing in your .log file, then it's not Gromacs' fault 
that the job ended.  We usually get these when a node in the cluster bugs out or 
the interconnect fails for some reason.


> Thanks
> Samrat


Justin A. Lemkul
Ph.D. Candidate
ICTAS Doctoral Scholar
Department of Biochemistry
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
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