From: Drew buschhorn (
Date: Mon Feb 15 2010 - 22:56:16 CST


Thanks for making NAMD and VMD avalible to the public. I'm not using NAMD
for actual research, so please feel free to drop this into your low priority

Iíve been attempting to complete the nanotubes tutorial:

However, in step 3.1: Submitting sim_short.conf, I'm unable to submit my
processing request. When I execute the command, it begins processing, then
the Tcl interpreter dies with the error:
TCL: can't read "coorList(577)": no such element in array.

I know a little bit of Tcl and have tried to investigate the error myself,
but with little success. The wiki and previous digests also don't seem to
have any similar reports.

I'm not quite sure how to proceed, so if you have any time to give advice, I
would appreciate it. I have included my debug information below, and
attached a log of my attempt to run the command sequence described in 3.1.

Former Inorganic Chemist

Debug info
OS: Windows Vista
NAMD version: Version 2.7b2 (2009-11-12) Win32
VMD version: Version 1.8.7 (2009-08-01) Win32 OpenGL
Nanotubes files version:

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