From: John Stone (
Date: Tue Feb 14 2012 - 11:52:24 CST

  I've found similar issues between CUDA driver/runtime versions
for the MacOS X versions of VMD. This is the very reason I also released
a plain non-CUDA version for MacOS X. I'm not sure what is causing this
incompatibility yet, but I am talking to the NVIDIA folks and I hope to
have a solution or at least a workaround shortly. In the worst case, I
may build a new VMD 1.9.1 MacOS X binary for CUDA 4.1.x just so that
people using the latest drivers don't have this problem.

  John Stone

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 12:02:54PM +0100, Christian Mücksch wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to run the CUDA-version of VMD 1.9.1 on a MacBookPro6,2
> with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M using MacOS-X 10.6.8 and the latest
> CUDA Version 4.1.29.
> When using the 64-bit version I get the following error:
> /Applications/VMD line 7:
> 3806 Abort trap "$p/../Resources/" $*
> When using the 32-bit version I get the following error:
> /Applications/VMD line 7:
> 3889 Bus error "$p/../Resources/" $*
> The CUDA-Version of VMD 1.9 was working alright, although I received
> the usual error (std::bad_alloc) when wanting to load large trajectory
> files.
> Thank you,
> Christian Mücksch

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