[gmx-users] RE: How to install GROMACS in Rocks Cluster 5.4 : ERROR

Mark Abraham Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au
Tue Apr 12 23:35:30 CEST 2011

On 13/04/2011 3:38 AM, Miguel Quiliano Meza wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> I followed the steps in 
> http://www.gromacs.org/Downloads/Installation_Instructions#Prerequisites 
> for my problem, but I obtained problems at the moment to perform "make".
> So, as mention the web page of gromacs...
> If you get errors during GROMACS compilation (the "make" step) that 
> suggest that you "recompile with -fPIC," then you should return to 
> this FFTW stage and configure with |--enable-shared|or |--with-pic|.
> By the way, previously I performed "make" with FFTW version 3.2.2 
> (default version in rocks cluster 5.4)
> I did:
> root at bioinfocluster fftw-3.2.2]# ./configure --enable-threads 
> --prefix=/share/apps/opt/fftw
> Without errors, and then:
> [root at bioinfocluster fftw-3.2.2]# make
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/share/apps/src/fftw-3.2.2/tools'
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/share/apps/src/fftw-3.2.2/tools'
> Making all in m4
> make[2]: Entering directory `/share/apps/src/fftw-3.2.2/m4'
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `all'.
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/share/apps/src/fftw-3.2.2/m4'
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/share/apps/src/fftw-3.2.2'
> What could be the problem? please advices.

The problem is probably that you haven't configured FFTW with 
--enable-shared. Go back to that step, run "make distclean" and try to 
configure again.

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