From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 14 2020 - 08:58:48 CDT

If you leave VMD rotating the logo at startup, it will be drawing
continuously which drive up your CPU/GPU load. As soon as you load
a molecular structure, it should drop to near-zero (as long as you're
not actively rotating it).

Best regards,
  John Stone

On Wed, Oct 14, 2020 at 02:05:42PM +0330, omid gh wrote:
> excellent.┬ thanks
> but I have a question when I use vmd in windows (any version) , the cpu
> fan works extremely and shows the VMD is using alot of┬ computer
> resources .
> cold you please resolve this problem?┬
> thanks .
> omid
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 11:06 PM John Stone <[1]johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> ┬ After a bit of a struggle with Microsoft compiler version
> incompatibilities,
> I've managed to successfully compile the latest VMD using Visual Studio
> 2019.
>
> My first VS2019 test builds are still 32-bit, and I've posted a win32
> build
> of VMD 1.9.4a47 last night so that people can try it out.
>
> The first builds are still 32-bit due to the very library dependency
> issues
> that Axel has already pointed out.┬ However, I believe I've charted a
> path
> to navigates through the compiler version incompatibility minefield with
> at least the key VMD dependencies that can't be avoided for a functional
> VMD compilation.┬
>
> Here are the next few steps I have planned for Windows VMD 1.9.4 test
> builds,
> depending on how trouble free the next several steps go with x64
> support:
>
> 1) Solidify the contents and structure of the VS2019 project files for
> win32
> ┬ ┬ and add them alongside the past visual studio project files.
>
> 2) The next step will be to enable compilation of the collective
> variables
> ┬ ┬ features in the existing 32-bit VS2019 build
>
> 3) Investigate use of TECLA / linenoise command line editing/history
> ┬ ┬ libraries with the windows console APIs.
>
> 4) Add x64 build targets, and compilation against Tcl/Tk 8.6.10
> ┬ ┬ (required for VS2017 or VS2019 compatibility, prior versions fail
> to
> ┬ ┬ build with the recent revs of Visual Studio, and the documentation
> ┬ ┬ shows that even with VS2017 and 2019, special steps have to be
> taken
> ┬ ┬ to match up with specific Windows SDK component versions supported
> by
> ┬ ┬ these compilers).
>
> 5) Add CUDA support to the x64 targets (NVIDIA has deprecated 32-bit
> CUDA).
>
> 6) Enable the OptiX and OSPRay RT engines for Windows x64 builds.
>
> Best,
> ┬ John Stone
>
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 10:07:27AM -0400, Axel Kohlmeyer wrote:
> >┬ ┬ windows versions of VMD are (still) 32-bit only. there is still
> porting
> >┬ ┬ effort required and it has been plagued with 64-bit+windows
> related bugs
> >┬ ┬ in the libraries it requires.
> >┬ ┬ see─*
> [1][2]https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/mailing_list/vmd-l/31860.html
> >┬ ┬ On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 8:56 AM Raman Preet Singh
> >┬ ┬ <[2][3]ramanpreetsingh_at_hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >┬ ┬ ┬
> [3][4]https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/current/ig/node6.html
> >
> >┬ ┬ ┬ Get [4]Outlook for Android
> >
> >┬ ┬
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >┬ ┬ ┬ From: [5][5]owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> <[6][6]owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu> on behalf
> >┬ ┬ ┬ of omid gh <[7][7]molecular.simulator_at_gmail.com>
> >┬ ┬ ┬ Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:13:36 PM
> >┬ ┬ ┬ To: VMD Mailing LIst <[8][8]vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu>
> >┬ ┬ ┬ Subject: vmd-l: compile vmd for windows 10
> >┬ ┬ ┬ ─*
> >┬ ┬ ┬ hi
> >┬ ┬ ┬ how can compile vmd 1.9.4 for windows 10 64bit.
> >┬ ┬ ┬ thanks
> >
> >┬ ┬ --
> >┬ ┬ Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer ─* [9][9]akohlmey_at_gmail.com ─*
> [10][10]http://goo.gl/1wk0
> >┬ ┬ College of Science & Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia
> PA, USA
> >┬ ┬ International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste. Italy.
> >
> > References
> >
> >┬ ┬ Visible links
> >┬ ┬ 1.
> [11]https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/mailing_list/vmd-l/31860.html
> >┬ ┬ 2. mailto:[12]ramanpreetsingh_at_hotmail.com
> >┬ ┬ 3. [13]https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/current/ig/node6.html
> >┬ ┬ 4. [14]https://aka.ms/ghei36
> >┬ ┬ 5. mailto:[15]owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> >┬ ┬ 6. mailto:[16]owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> >┬ ┬ 7. mailto:[17]molecular.simulator_at_gmail.com
> >┬ ┬ 8. mailto:[18]vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> >┬ ┬ 9. mailto:[19]akohlmey_at_gmail.com
> >┬ ┬ 10. [20]http://goo.gl/1wk0
>
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> Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
> University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
> [21]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/┬ ┬ ┬ ┬ ┬ ┬ Phone: 217-244-3349
> [22]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/┬ ┬ ┬
>
> References
>
> Visible links
> 1. mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 2. https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/mailing_list/vmd-l/31860.html
> 3. mailto:ramanpreetsingh_at_hotmail.com
> 4. https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/current/ig/node6.html
> 5. mailto:owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 6. mailto:owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 7. mailto:molecular.simulator_at_gmail.com
> 8. mailto:vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 9. mailto:akohlmey_at_gmail.com
> 10. http://goo.gl/1wk0
> 11. https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/mailing_list/vmd-l/31860.html
> 12. mailto:ramanpreetsingh_at_hotmail.com
> 13. https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/current/ig/node6.html
> 14. https://aka.ms/ghei36
> 15. mailto:owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 16. mailto:owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 17. mailto:molecular.simulator_at_gmail.com
> 18. mailto:vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 19. mailto:akohlmey_at_gmail.com
> 20. http://goo.gl/1wk0
> 21. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/
> 22. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/

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