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From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Fri Feb 13 2015 - 11:26:50 CST
On the new machine, what specific Yosemite version number are you running?
This sounds to me like a Yosemite issue (again) rather than a VMD issue,
but having more system details is helpful either way.
On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 05:48:30PM +0100, Michael Patzschke wrote:
> Hello John,
> Thank you for your fast reply. My apologies for being a bit vague
> in my last mail:
> Both the 2012 and the 2014 Mac run the same MacOS. On the old
> machine the cube files still load perfectly and everything else works
> as expected. On the new machine the OpenGL window freezes.
> This is true for both for 1.9.2. and 1.9.1.
> The cube files were generated with different codes (i.e. MultiWFN,
> nciplot and such) none of them works. The new Mac has 16GB of
> memory and about 6 are free. It uses and Intel Iris Pro card with
> 1,5 GB dedicated RAM.
> I have tried everything now and the only thing that does work on the
> new machine is opening a pdb file over the net. Everything else fails.
> I have been using Macs for a long time and I feel rather stupid now.
> I am grateful for any advice???
> > On 12 Feb 2015, at 17:04, John Stone <johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu> wrote:
> > Michael,
> > It's possibly a MacOS X issue if you have recently upgraded your machines
> > to Yosemite. That said, it's worth asking more details about the cube
> > files also. So, the problem only occurs when loading cube files, but
> > everything else is fine? We haven't changed anything terribly significant
> > in the Gaussian cube file reader recently. Axel taught it to recognize cube
> > files from g09 rev d.01 back in 2013, but that's the only change since 2009.
> > Perhaps your cube files are a particular variant of the format that the
> > VMD plugin doesn't handle yet? What Gaussian rev generated them?
> > Cheers,
> > John Stone
> > vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> > On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 04:08:12PM +0100, Michael Patzschke wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> This is most probably a Mac issue, but I would appreciate any advice.
> >> I have been using VMD for years on my MacBook Air (2012). Now I have
> >> a new MacBook Pro (mid 2014) and to my dismay, loading gaussian cube
> >> files does not work any more.
> >> I can load pdb files and other structural files and manipulate them, but as
> >> soon as I start loading cube files, the OpenGL Display window just freezes.
> >> This happens with both vmd 1.9.2 and 1.9.1
> >> Both Macs have a very similar setup (Quartz and MacPorts installed with quite
> >> a number of graphical routine ports installed, but I highly doubt, that they would
> >> interfere with vmd)
> >> I would very much appreciate any help or hints how to solve this problem!
> >> Regards,
> >> Michael
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