[gmx-users] When are .trr files essential? (was: Regarding Gromacs output files)
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Fri Oct 12 07:25:31 CEST 2012
Erik Marklund wrote
> On 11 okt 2012, at 16.17, R.Vidya Rajendran (10PHD013) wrote:
>> Hello Friends,
>> I have two very specific queries regarding gromacs output files.
>> 1) Since we can generate .xtc file during mdrun, Is is possible to
>> stop generating .trr files, because it used to be very huge and less
> "Less useful" depends on the application, but in many cases yes.
After generating 17 GB of trajectory data, I too am questioning my need for
.trr files. Can you take a moment to describe those functions for which
.trr files are essential?
I can create the PDB files I need to perform visualizations, using trjconv
and an .xtc file as input. Macroscopic system parameters are stored in .edr
files, and can be extracted using g_energy. If I want to extend a completed
run, the .cpt file that was written when the run finished allows me to do
The only reason that I can see for creating a .trr file is if one might need
to start from an EXACT point somewhere in the MIDDLE of a trajectory.
What other situations might I be missing?
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