[gmx-users] How to recover the .xtc from wrong operation 'dos2unix'

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Thu Feb 5 03:01:13 CET 2015

On 2/4/15 8:09 PM, Xia, Xiaole wrote:
> Hi,
> I just use dos2unix to change the .xtc, and system will say 'floating point exception' when I want to analysis it. Is there any method to recover it or how to solve this problem? I use the same version of gromacs and analysis on odessay. And the old one still works which was not changed by dos2unix. Some my .trr were deleted. Thanks!

You've probably trashed the files by using dos2unix, which is only intended for 
fixing line endings in text files.  Don't run your binary files through it.



Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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