From: John Stone (
Date: Thu Nov 29 2001 - 11:26:24 CST

  It sounds to me like there may be a problem with your VMD installation,
or that some of your filesystems are read-only by the userid you're
running the software as. I'd highly recommend that you get VMD 1.7,
as it SHOULD work with IRIX 6.5 32-bit machines with no problem. We
still provide the IRIX6 32-bit versions, and plan to continue to provide
them for some time yet. VMD 1.7 also has a nicer interface for
starting the RMSD routines. Let us know if you have questions or
any problems getting VMD 1.7 installed on your system.

  John Stone

On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 02:28:10AM -0500, wrote:
> Hi,
> I just started using VMD version1.6 today and I find that I can't save a loaded file using the 'save config' button or in the text command line 'save_state filename'. The text command tells me invalid command name "save_state" and nothing happens with the 'save config' button when i click on it. I'm not able to try out the newer versions of VMD since the SGI machine i'm using doesn't support them (mine is IRIX 6.5 32-bit) so that's why I tried with version 1.6. Can anybody suggest what I can do about it? I haven't found the answers in the mailing archive about it.
> Another is the RMSD Calculator/RMS alignment when i source the rmsd.tcl file. Two window pops up but I am not able to click on them to select or write anything. Has this problem happened before?
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions offered.
> Rowyna K.
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