From: John Stone (
Date: Mon Nov 28 2005 - 11:16:13 CST

Hi Zee,
  What rendering mode are you using when you experience the
performance problem? Also, you don't say what operating system
or video driver this machine is using. Can you send me the full
VMD startup messages? That will help me diagnose your problem.

  John Stone

On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 03:40:53PM +0000, Jernej Zidar wrote:
> Hi.
> When I run vmd, I get the following error:
> Info) OpenGL shader linkage log:
> Info) Link successful. The GLSL vertex shader will run in software
> - unsupported language element used. The GLSL fragment shader will run
> in hardware.
> Info) Full GLSL rendering mode is available.
> As a consequence VMD is performing poorly when loading molecules with
> more than 10.000 atoms.
> I have X2 4200+ machine with a Radeon X800GTO2 card and the Linux AMD_64
> version of VMD. I use x86_64 Gentoo.
> thanks in advance,
> zee

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