[gmx-users] regarding gen_seed

Justin Lemkul jalemkul at vt.edu
Tue Sep 20 17:56:47 CEST 2016

On 9/20/16 6:48 AM, Sathish Kumar wrote:
> Dear gromacs-users,
>                                      I want to run simulation of system of
> peptide with carbon nanotube. And I want to run multiple simulations for
> the same initial structure using different random initial velocities. For
> that which values I have to use in the case of gen_seed=-1. Instead of -1
> which values Can I use for gen_seed? is there any other way to assign
> different random velocities.

gen_seed takes any integer as a value.  Using -1 is typically fine for just 
about everything, unless you need a record of exactly which seed was used (but 
that's printed to mdout.mdp and md.log, anyway).



Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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