From: John Stone (
Date: Mon Feb 15 2010 - 16:18:27 CST

  I don't get these errors on our machines. The existing linux VMD binaries
were compiled with FLTK 1.1.4 on RHEL 4.7. You could try different FLTK
versions and see if it makes a difference, but it could also be the
result of issues with the X server itself (I've certainly seen plenty
of them over the years). There's no real harm in doing your own VMD build
based on a different version of FLTK, though FLTK 2.x may be difficult
due to large API changes they've been making there.

  John Stone

On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 12:50:27PM -0800, Bennion, Brian wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have experienced the following annoying but fairly harmless message while using the last three binary versions of VMD whether from my workstation or "remotely". All are 64-bit machines.
> The error is this and it runs and runs and runs until I quit the vmd session.
> X_ChangeProperty: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation) 0x40
> Some recent emails suggest that it is an error in the fltk version 1.1 and 1.3 and not 2.0
> What is vmd currently built against and is there anyone else that experiences this?
> Brian Bennion
> Biosciences and Biotechnology Division
> Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
> 7000 East Ave Livermore California 94550
> phone:925-422-5722
> fax:925-424-4224

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