Re: running namd faster

From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Tue Jul 20 2010 - 05:52:40 CDT

On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 1:55 AM, ipsita basu <> wrote:
> Hi all,
>        I am running namd in parallel cpu by the command:
> ./charmrun ++local +p2 ./namd2 <filename>.
> But if there are other jobs in the machine, my job gets slower.
> Can anyone help me to know if there was any special command by which
> my job is running fast even there are other jobs too. Thank you very
> much.

the command that you are looking for is called "kill".
but unless you have system administrator privileges,
it won't be of much use. ;-)

outside of that your only option is to discuss usage
policies with the other users.


> --
> Ipsita Basu
> Research Fellow
> c/o : Dr. Chaitali Mukhopadhyay
> Rajabazar Science College
> 92 APC Road
> Kolkata - 700009

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
Institute for Computational Molecular Science
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.

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