Re: restarting and continuing - difference

From: Giacomo Fiorin (
Date: Mon Aug 14 2017 - 09:16:24 CDT

The differences (practically none) are described in the manual:

Please read it. If you did already, and something seems ambiguous or
inconsistent, please specify what by quoting it.


On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 10:05 AM, <> wrote:

> Dear namd users
> It might be a very trivial concept, but being a novice, i want to ask that
> what is the difference between restarting and continuing a simulation? i
> know that .coor and .vel files contains the coordinates and velocities at
> the last time step, then what are .restart files for, why do we need them?
> or where do we need them? i have asked this question before, but i didn't
> got any response.
> regards
> shivam

Giacomo Fiorin
Associate Professor of Research, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Contractor, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

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