Re: [AMBER] MMPBSA Job Parallel Running

From: Jason Swails <>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2016 22:57:39 -0500

On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 11:47 AM, Guqin Shi <> wrote:

> Hi Jason,
> thanks for the help and file. The only problem is...the whole package is
> installed on a Super Computer Center and I have no access to either
> installation or update... I will contact them to see what I could do...

‚ÄčOK. Well I'm fairly confident that the change that I made will resolve
these problems. It really *should* have been calling MPI_Finalize, but
wasn't. Now that it is, there's no excuse for a working MPI implementation
to hang at the end of a job. (That doesn't mean it *won't*, it
just means that if it does, I will blame the MPI implementation instead of

As this is more of an annoyance than a critical issue, I think we'll just
wait for AmberTools 16 to come out in a few months rather than trying to
push through an update to AmberTools 15. (By the way, the patch I sent
earlier was problematic -- it used MPI.Finalize() instead of

All the best,

Jason M. Swails
Rutgers University
Postdoctoral Researcher
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