[gmx-users] Changing number of processors after a job restart

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Fri Jan 9 13:49:16 CET 2015

On 1/9/15 7:46 AM, Nash, Anthony wrote:
> Hi Justin,
> I thought I would just give it a try at the risk of then being dropped back down on the queue. Turns out I end up with warnings rather than system-halting errors:
> -------------
>    #nodes mismatch,
>      current program: 32
>      checkpoint file: 64
>    #PME-nodes mismatch,
>      current program: -1
>      checkpoint file: 16
> Gromacs binary or parallel settings not identical to previous run.
> Continuation is exact, but is not guaranteed to be binary identical.
> --------------
> I am now weighing up the pros and cons of this simulation.

Any possible differences are unlikely to be more significant than the normal 
chaos of MD, I would think.  See, for instance:





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