VMD-L Mailing List
From: Anoop Krishnan (anoopnm007_at_gmail.com)
Date: Wed Aug 20 2014 - 23:30:37 CDT
The startup messages in the terminal are as follows:
Info) VMD for LINUX, version 1.9.1 (February 1, 2012)
Info) Email questions and bug reports to vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
Info) Please include this reference in published work using VMD:
Info) Humphrey, W., Dalke, A. and Schulten, K., `VMD - Visual
Info) Molecular Dynamics', J. Molec. Graphics 1996, 14.1, 33-38.
Info) Multithreading available, 2 CPUs detected.
Info) Free system memory: 2712MB (67%)
Info) Creating CUDA device pool and initializing hardware...
CUDA error: invalid device symbol, CUDAClearDevice.cu line 62
Info) Detected 1 available CUDA accelerator:
Info)  GeForce GTX 750 Ti 5 SM_5.0 @ 1.11 GHz, 2.0GB RAM, KTO, OIO, ZCP
Warning) Detected X11 'Composite' extension: if incorrect display occurs
Warning) try disabling this optional X server feature.
Info) OpenGL renderer: GeForce GTX 750 Ti/PCIe/SSE2
Info) Features: STENCIL MSAA(16) MDE CVA MTX NPOT PP PS GLSL(OVFGS)
Info) Full GLSL rendering mode is available.
Info) Textures: 2-D (16384x16384), 3-D (2048x2048x2048), Multitexture (4)
Info) Dynamically loaded 2 plugins in directory:
I ignored the CUDA error because, I was using VMD only for visualization
and post processing or creating the input coordinates. Since, I'm not using
VMD for any computation, I thought it is fine to ignore it. I reinstalled
the driver, now. However, the error is still persisting. Can you please
guide me through the steps to install the graphics card and VMD if it is
any different from what is mentioned in:
On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:34 AM, John Stone <johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu> wrote:
> Can you cut/paste the VMD startup messages that are printed in the
> text console and send them in email? That may be informative.
> I have run VMD on a GeForce GTX 750 on Linux without trouble, but
> I used a different minor rev of the video driver than the one you're using.
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:21:35AM +0530, Anoop Krishnan wrote:
> > Thanks for the clarification. Let me try to trouble shoot it then.
> > I'm running the latest NVIDIA driver which I installed with -
> > NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.24.run
> > I followed the instructions ion the VMD mailing list exactly. Still I
> > finding the same trouble.
> > Regards
> > On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 1:56 AM, John Stone <johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu>
> > Hi,
> > A If the whole windowing system crashes, that would be an
> indication of
> > problems with your video driver, not VMD.A Are you running the
> > latest NVIDIA driver, or are you using one fo the open source
> > video drivers such as nouveau?
> > Cheers,
> > A John Stone
> > A vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> > On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 05:19:57PM +0530, Anoop Krishnan wrote:
> > >A A I have been using VMD for past four years in my Pentium
> > CPU
> > >A A (E5300_at_2.6 GHz * 2) with 4 GB RAM and Ubuntu 12.04 - 32 bit.
> > Recently, I
> > >A A added a graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti to the
> > Once, I
> > >A A have installed the graphics card VMD is working smoothly.
> > However, I'm
> > >A A unable to access the Extensions tab in VMD. Once I click on
> > of the
> > >A A options in Extension such as Movie maker or Nanotube builder,
> > system
> > >A A instantly crashes and goes to the login screen.
> > >
> > >A A I have been unable to figure out the problem as the graphics
> > and VMD
> > >A A are otherwise working smooth. It would be great if someone
> > suggest any
> > >A A solution to this issue.
> > >
> > >A A Thank you
> > >A A Regards
> > >A A --
> > >A A Anoop Krishnan N M
> > --
> > NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics
> > Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
> > University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
> > http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/A A A A A A Phone:
> > http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> > --
> > Anoop Krishnan N M
> > Research Student
> > Department of Civil Engineering
> > IISc Bangalore
> > INDIA
> > Ph: 09945191019
> > References
> > Visible links
> > 1. mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> > 2. mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> > 3. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/
> > 4. tel:217-244-3349
> > 5. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics
> Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
> University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
> http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/ Phone: 217-244-3349
-- Anoop Krishnan N M Research Student Department of Civil Engineering IISc Bangalore INDIA Ph: 09945191019