From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Thu Jan 23 2020 - 10:50:49 CST

What compiler versions are you using on it?

Best,
  John Stone

On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 11:41:21AM -0500, Joey Gehring wrote:
> Specifically, I am attempting to install both NAMD and VMD on the newly
> released Pinebook Pro so that I can create a tutorial of sorts on how to
> do so for others to peruse. The Pinebook pro default OS runs Debian 9.9 I
> believe and it has an RK3399 cpu with a Mali t860 gpu. Is this what you
> mean by target? Please let me know if I can give more info!
> Best,
> Joey
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2020, 11:35 AM John Stone <[1]johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> We've had both programs working on ARM platforms for a few years, but
> I think that you'll need to grab the latest version of NAMD and Charm++
> to be successful. I seem to remember we had to use a particular (new)
> version of Charm++ in order for ARMv8 to run properly when it was
> tested last fall. What ARM hardware are you actually planning to run
> on?
> It's not clear from your email what the hardware target is, nor what
> your development toolchain looks like. Its possible that although
> we've
> had success running VMD and NAMD on mainstream Linux releases supporting
> ARMv8, that may not have much impact if you're running an unusual
> software
> stack on your platform.
>
> Best,
> John Stone
> [2]vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
>
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 12:20:58AM -0500, Joey Gehring wrote:
> > Is NAMD 2.13 compatible with armv8 architecture as well or is it just
> > version 2.12? I have failed yet again during my compilation. ???? I
> apologize
> > for all of my questions. I have just yet to compile NAMD and VMD from
> > source and it looks like not many others have for ARM devices so I am
> just
> > a bit lost. Thanks in advance for your guidance.
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Joey
> >
> > On Wed, Jan 22, 2020 at 4:11 PM Joey Gehring
> <[3]gehringjoseph123_at_gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I will send an email with the errors tonight after I try to compile
> again
>
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> References
>
> Visible links
> 1. mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 2. mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 3. mailto:gehringjoseph123_at_gmail.com
> 4. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/
> 5. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/

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