Re: No. of processors in the namd command.

From: Priyan Amaras (
Date: Tue Mar 23 2010 - 10:04:52 CDT

Thanks Zhu. So, what that means is, 2 stands for the two processors in the computer. Not anything related to the processors in the GPU unit?

From: uu zhu <>
To: Priyan Amaras <>
Sent: Tue, March 23, 2010 1:39:29 AM
Subject: Re: namd-l: No. of processors in the namd command.

./charmrun namd2 ++local +p2 xyz-namd.inp
for 2cpus if the configfile is xyz-namd.inp

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 10:13 AM, Priyan Amaras <> wrote:

Dear All
>I have installed Tesla C1060 which has 30 processors (8 cores in each processor) in my computer.
>I am running simulations on CUDA accelerated NAMD using the following command.
>./charmrun ++local +p<procs> ./namd2 +idlepoll <configfile>
>Does anyone know what exactly +p<procs> means? Does +p<procs> stand for number of processors
>you want include in the GPU?
>Thanks a lot,

Nanyang Technological University 

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