AMBER Archive (2009)

Subject: Re: [AMBER] Amber10 Parallel Installation

From: case (
Date: Sat Jun 20 2009 - 17:04:14 CDT

On Sat, Jun 20, 2009, Hopkins, Robert wrote:
> 1.) Is it reasonable to try to install Amber 10 in parallel in a
> Cygwin environment on a machine with dual processors?


> 2.) If anyone has done this, could you offer any suggestions as
> to how one might install LAM under Cygwin

Use the -lamsource option to configure, then run the configure_lam script that
is created. The point of shipping the lam sources with Amber was that lam
was the only popular MPI that seemed to build nicely under cygwin.

Having said that, it could be that the machine I tested this on had cygIPC
installed in a useful fashion that might be hard to replicate. But if you
haven't tried using the sources we provide, that is certainly a good thing to


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