From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Fri Jul 21 2017 - 14:20:07 CDT

Were you able to run VMD 1.9.3 without trouble on that same machine?

Cheers,
  John Stone

On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 03:17:35PM -0400, Janakiraman Balachandran wrote:
> The graphics card in my machine is Intel HD Graphics 5000 1536 MB. I'm
> trying to install and use it locally,
> Best Regards
> Ram Balachandran
> [1][IMG] [2][IMG]
> On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 3:11 PM, John Stone <[3]johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu> wrote:
>
> Thanks, that is very helpful. Next question: What kind of graphics
> hardware
> is in your Mac? Is it AMD or Intel hardware? I ask because I notice
> that
> you're getting a very strange "Apple Software Renderer" shown as the
> OpenGL
> Renderer when you're running VMD. Are you running VMD locally, or via
> some
> sort of remote desktop?
>
> Cheers,
> John Stone
> [4]vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 03:06:02PM -0400, Janakiraman Balachandran
> wrote:
> > Hi John,
> >
> > I removed the experimental plugin, but I still get an error
> except that
> > this time it describes 2 Dynamically loaded plugins in directory.
> The full
> > error message is below
> > ```
> > Info) Multithreading available, 4 CPUs detected.
> > Info) OpenGL renderer: Apple Software Renderer
> > Info)* * Features: STENCIL MDE MTX NPOT PP PS GLSL(OVF)
> > Info)* * Full GLSL rendering mode is available.
> > Info)* * Textures: 2-D (16384x16384), 3-D
> (16384x16384x16384),
> > Multitexture (8)
> > Info) Dynamically loaded 2 plugins in directory:
> > Info) /Applications/VMD
> 1.9.4.app/Contents/vmd/plugins/MACOSXX86/molfile
> > VMD(11830,0xa2fe3000) malloc: *** error for object 0x78e769d4:
> incorrect
> > checksum for freed object - object was probably modified after
> being
> > freed.
> > *** set a breakpoint in malloc_error_break to debug
> > /Applications/VMD 1.9.4.app/Contents/MacOS/startup.command: line
> 7: 11830
> > Abort trap: 6* * * * * * * * * *
> > "$p/../Resources/VMD.app/Contents/MacOS/VMD" $*
> > logout
> > Saving session...
> > ...copying shared history...
> > ...saving history...truncating history files...
> > ...completed.
> > ```
> > Best Regards
> > Ram Balachandran
> > [1][IMG]* [2][IMG]
> > On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 2:58 PM, John Stone
> <[3][5]johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> > * Thanks for your note.* I am wondering if this is
> caused
> > by an experimental plugin that we added to the VMD 1.9.4a7
> test build.
> > Try removing this experimental plugin and see if the problem
> goes away
> > Using a terminal shell, cd to the directory that contains your
> VMD .app
> > bundle,
> > and then run this command:
> > * mv VMD\
> > 1.9.4.app/Contents/vmd/plugins/MACOSXX86/molfile/orcaplugin.so
> /tmp
> >
> > Once you've done that, try restarting VMD and let me know if
> you still
> > have
> > the same problem or not.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > * John Stone
> > * [4][6]vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> >
> > On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:14:22PM -0400, Janakiraman
> Balachandran
> > wrote:
> > >* * Hi,
> > >
> > >* * I installed VMD 1.9.4 in Mac OSX (10.11.6). BUt
> when I try to
> > open, the
> > >* * application fails to open with the following error
> > >
> > >* * Info) Multithreading available, 4 CPUs detected.
> > >* * Info) OpenGL renderer: Apple Software Renderer
> > >* * Info)** *** Features: STENCIL MDE MTX NPOT PP
> PS GLSL(OVF)
> > >* * Info)** *** Full GLSL rendering mode is
> available.
> > >* * Info)** *** Textures: 2-D (16384x16384), 3-D
> > (16384x16384x16384),
> > >* * Multitexture (8)
> > >* * Info) Dynamically loaded 3 plugins in directory:
> > >* * Info) /Applications/VMD
> > 1.9.4.app/Contents/vmd/plugins/MACOSXX86/molfile
> > >* * VMD(10946,0xa2fe3000) malloc: *** error for object
> 0x7d0263a4:
> > incorrect
> > >* * checksum for freed object - object was probably
> modified after
> > being
> > >* * freed.
> > >* * *** set a breakpoint in malloc_error_break to debug
> > >* * /Applications/VMD
> 1.9.4.app/Contents/MacOS/startup.command: line
> > 7: 10946
> > >* * Abort trap: 6** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
> **
> > >* * "$p/../Resources/VMD.app/Contents/MacOS/VMD" $*
> > >* * logout
> > >* * Saving session...
> > >* * ...copying shared history...
> > >* * ...saving history...truncating history files...
> > >* * ...completed.
> > >
> > >* * Best Regards
> > >* * Ram Balachandran
> > >* * [1][IMG]** [2][IMG]
> > >
> > > References
> > >
> > >* * Visible links
> > >* * 1. [5][7]http://www.linkedin.com/in/rambalachandran
> > >* * 2. [6][8]https://twitter.com/RamBalachandran
> > --
> > NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics
> > Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
> > University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
> > [7][9]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/* * * * *
> * Phone: [8]217-244-3349
> > [9][10]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> >
> > References
> >
> > Visible links
> > 1. [11]http://www.linkedin.com/in/rambalachandran
> > 2. [12]https://twitter.com/RamBalachandran
> > 3. mailto:[13]johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> > 4. mailto:[14]vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> > 5. [15]http://www.linkedin.com/in/rambalachandran
> > 6. [16]https://twitter.com/RamBalachandran
> > 7. [17]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/
> > 8. file:///tmp/tel:[18]217-244-3349
> > 9. [19]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> --
> NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics
> Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
> University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
> [20]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/ Phone:
> [21]217-244-3349
> [22]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
>
> References
>
> Visible links
> 1. http://www.linkedin.com/in/rambalachandran
> 2. https://twitter.com/RamBalachandran
> 3. mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 4. mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 5. mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 6. mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 7. http://www.linkedin.com/in/rambalachandran
> 8. https://twitter.com/RamBalachandran
> 9. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/%C3%82
> 10. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> 11. http://www.linkedin.com/in/rambalachandran
> 12. https://twitter.com/RamBalachandran
> 13. mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 14. mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 15. http://www.linkedin.com/in/rambalachandran
> 16. https://twitter.com/RamBalachandran
> 17. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/
> 18. file:///tmp/tel:217-244-3349
> 19. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> 20. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/
> 21. file:///tmp/tel:217-244-3349
> 22. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/

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University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
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