[molpro-user] Early "ERROR: The problem occurs in writew" message

Kirk Peterson kipeters at wsu.edu
Tue Aug 7 02:34:52 BST 2007

Hi Brian,

it looks from your output that your scratch directory is set to use / 
tmp instead of something with lots of disk.  Have you tried setting  
TMPDIR to point to a large quantity of disk and see if this really is  
an I/O problem?  Of course you could also use the command line option  


On Aug 6, 2007, at 2:52 PM, Brian Prascher wrote:

> Molpro Users,
> I have seen this topic come up several times regarding the parallel  
> compilation and execution of Molpro 2002 and 2006, but there do not  
> seem to be any responses or remedies listed. I have compiled Molpro  
> 2006.1 with the PGI compilers in 64-bit on a dual-core Opteron  
> Myrinet cluster. The parallel tools are MPI on top of GM 2.1.3 and  
> GA 4.0. The math libs linked in are those of ATLAS 3.6.0. Upon  
> running a simple test case, the program errors out immediately  
> after allocating memory citing what appears to be either a memory  
> or disk allocation problem. The box I'm testing this compilation on  
> has 8Gb RAM and >500Gb disk, so what is the problem?
> Attached is a sample output, any help would be greatly appreciated!
> Thanks,
> ~brian
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