AMBER: sander + ew_legal.h

From: Carsten Detering <>
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2004 17:08:07 -0800

Dear Ambers,

I am running a simple gas-phase minimization, using this input

Minimization of dUMP i the gas-phase
        imin=1, maxcyc=1000, ntmin=1, ncyc=500, ntpr=10

and I get the following error message:

  parameter skinnb+cutoffnb: (nonbond list cut) has value 0.70000E+01
  This is outside the legal range
  Lower limit: 0.00000E+00 Upper limit: 0.48712E+01
  Check ew_legal.h

I couldn't find any value 0.48712E+01 in the ew_legal.h file.
I have tried one suggestion that I found in the list, namely adding the
box-size and angles

a=11.4024000, b=10.4264000, c=9.7424000, alpha=90.0000000,

to the input file, but this didn't help.

Does anyone have a suggestion how to solve this (probably fairly simple)

Thanks in advance,


Carsten Detering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
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