From: Windle,Stephen (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2018 - 14:44:04 CST


From: John Stone <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 7:06:57 PM
To: Windle,Stephen
Cc: Vermaas, Joshua;
Subject: Re: vmd-l: Molecule limit

  Yes, you can often increase file descriptor limits, but most systems max
out at about 1024 descriptors, so you're already there. Yes, you should use
the command:
  mol new $pdb waitfor all

  John Stone

On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 08:21:17PM +0000, Windle,Stephen wrote:
> Hey,
> So the error is: "Unable to load file '2ado.pdb' using file type 'pdb'."
> It originally was doing it with 2yjb.pdb, so I went in an removed that
> file from the folder, then it did it again with the 2ado.pdb file. In both
> cases, it loaded 1011 molecules into VMD. The code I'm using is:
> set pdblist [glob *.pdb]
> foreach pdb $pdblist {
> mol new $pdb
> }
> ...should this be "mol new $pdb waitfor all"? I can see in the command
> terminal that it is definitely loading the file info in the background--_000_CY4PR01MB3256DD97260C54B7C5A2A656CEFA0CY4PR01MB3256prod_--