[gmx-users] About the function of "-v' in mdrun
Peter C. Lai
pcl at uab.edu
Fri Mar 30 01:24:24 CEST 2012
It's almost always a good idea to run with -v because it will output basic
state information and time-to-completion estimates as your simulation runs.
It prints to "standard out" so if launching mdrun from a script (like on a
cluster), make sure the script captures the output to a file.
I find the data that -v outputs to be more useful in general than the extra
details found in the .log file.
On 2012-03-29 04:10:03PM -0700, Acoot Brett wrote:
> Dear All,
> There is a tutorial says the function of "-v" in mdrun is to make the md process visible in the screen, which is correct.
> However from the introduction of mdrun in the new version of gromacs, it says the function of "-v" is to make "noisy and loud".
> Will you please tell me what is the meaning of "noisy and loud" here?
> I am looking forward to getting your reply.
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