From: David Hardy (dhardy_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Tue Feb 03 2015 - 15:54:49 CST
You might want to look more closely at the NAMD output. There should be a line "Info: Working in the current directory" that will tell you what NAMD sees as the current working directory. That way you can check to make sure that your file can be seen relative to that directory.
On Feb 3, 2015, at 3:39 PM, Akshata Rudrapatna <akshata.rudrapatna_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Oh, I apologize. That space does not exist in the file name and the three dots exist to show that there was a file path before that.
> Thank you for the information.
> Akshata Rudrapatna
> On Feb 3, 2015 2:33 PM, "David Hardy" <dhardy_at_ks.uiuc.edu> wrote:
> Dear Akshata,
> It looks like either you did specify the filename incorrectly or that NAMD is not able to find the file relative to whatever it considers to be the current working directory. Your (retyped) error message shows the path incorrectly starting with three dots and the filename with a space in the middle.
> Another possibility is that the parameter file was somehow corrupted.
> Best regards,
> David J. Hardy, Ph.D.
> Theoretical and Computational Biophysics
> Beckman Institute, University of Illinois
> On Feb 3, 2015, at 2:43 PM, Akshata Rudrapatna <akshata.rudrapatna_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello NAMD Community,
>> I am new to the NAMD software, and have been working through the tutorials on the website. Unfortunately, I cannot seem to run the tutorial simulation.
>> When I run it in a Terminal window, I get the following message:
>> Processor 0 Exiting: Called CmiAbort
>> Reason: Fatal Error: Unable To Open CHARMM Parameter File ../common/par_all27 _prot_lipid.inp
>> I have tried editing the path in Environment Variables and downloading the file again from the website. I have also checked to make sure the path name is correct and the file is placed in the correct location. The configuration file is properly set-up, as well. I am using the software on a Windows 7 PC.
>> Does anyone have any suggestions or tips as to how to resolve this problem?
>> I appreciate your time and consideration.
>> Akshata Rudrapatna
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