Re: AMBER: Amber8 compilation error

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 11:31:57 -0700

On Fri, Apr 30, 2004, Arvind wrote:
> As per the amber8 manual, i gave the commands
> ./configure -mpi

I'm not sure what this will do; if you didn't type
          ./configure -mpi sgi_altix
then you should do that.

> ../lib/sys.a: could not read symbols: Memory exhausted
> make[1]: *** [sander] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/global/utemp/mbumravi/amber8/src/sander'
> make: *** [parallel] Error 2
> Did somebody have the same experience? Is this some sort of system memory
> problem? Or do i have to modify one of the Makefiles? Or something else?
> The system is SGI Itanium-2 based Altix 3700 server system with 28
> processors and 224 GB main memory. The compiler is ifort version 8. Thanx
> in advance.

We have not seen this in either small memory or large memory alitx systems.
Use the "limits" command to check your shell limits, and increase anything
that looks small. Are other (big memory) jobs running on your altix when
this compilation is attempted?

(I'm assuming that "make serial" worked that correct?)


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