[gmx-users] gromacs+CHARMM36+GPUs induces protein-membrane system collapse?
jalemkul at vt.edu
Wed Oct 31 13:52:17 CET 2018
On 10/31/18 8:36 AM, Ramon Guixà wrote:
> Hi again,
> Just confirmed that when I run the same tpr file for 500 ns using only
> CPUs, no problems arise, please check it out here:
> I mean, is this a bug? Most of my computer resources are GPU-based, is
> there anything I can change in the set-up or compilation so I can simulate
> using gromacs, CHARMM36, and GPUs?
Do you have access to a GPU with ECC? I wonder if this is a software bug
or something going wrong with the GPU, like a bit flip. I've experienced
this very rarely with consumer-grade cards like GTX 980, certainly not
with the regularity you're seeing, though. There's clearly something
wrong in your system to trigger such a sudden change. I pulled all the
energy terms from your .edr file but it's hard to determine cause/effect
in any of them.
Justin A. Lemkul, Ph.D.
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