Re: parameter file name

From: Jim Phillips (
Date: Sun Sep 10 2006 - 14:53:20 CDT

Hi all,

Here's what was happening. With VDW:

Info: CUTOFF 6.1896e+223

Without VDW:

Info: CUTOFF 2.13032e-313

It turns out that if you have switching off and don't specify a cutoff
distance you can end up with a garbage value that is sensitive to the
state of the memory subsystem.


On Fri, 8 Sep 2006, E. Prabhu Raman wrote:

> I observed that when the parameter file name supplied to NAMD has a name comprising of less than 9 characters(excluding the dot and extension), the Vdw potential is not computed i.e the value of that is zero.
> This seems weird as it is difficult to imagine any connection, but I surely observed this.
> Thanks
> Prabhu
> E.Prabhu Raman
> Ph.D Student,Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
> George Mason University

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