From: John Stone (
Date: Tue Jul 13 2010 - 15:13:23 CDT

  The vrpn server binaries should not conflict with each other, but there
are likely dependencies on the particular haptic device driver version
that you're running that may create problems. Which haptic drivers are
you running, and what OS version?

  John Stone

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 04:05:58PM -0400, Jeffrey Sanders wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to set up my Phantom Omni haptic device to use it with VMD and NAMD. I initially installed the vrpn_server from vrpn's website and tried to connect to the device with no avail. I saw on the board earlier that there was a binary already built so I downloaded all of those files into one folder and attempted to run vrpn server with my device. It can read the config file and opens vrpn_phantom.
> It gets hung up, however, when trying to initialize the phantom and nothing happens.
> Is it a problem that I have the original vrpn server still installed or is it just having a hard time initializing the device?
> Thanks,
> Jeff
> Jeffrey Sanders
> Graduate Student
> Structural Biology and
> Molecular Pharmacology

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