AMBER Archive (2009)

Subject: Re: [AMBER] ptraj clustering with sieve- unexpected Bus Error

From: David Watson (
Date: Fri Jun 26 2009 - 06:31:26 CDT

According to the bash man page, ulimit -c unlimited only controls the
limit to the size of core files, not to the number of open file
At least with the current version of macosx.

On Jun 25, 2009, at 10:24 PM, Rachel Rice wrote:

> I'm sorry. My mistake- the command is "ulimit -c unlimited"
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 9:51 PM, David Watson <>
> wrote:
>> On Jun 25, 2009, at 9:36 PM, Rachel Rice wrote:
>> I set ulimit -n unlimited. There are 2 files in my working
>> directory, the
>>> two test data sets had 200 and 941 snapshots in them, respectively.
>> That's strange, when I try to use "ulimit -n unlimited" in bash on
>> macosx I
>> get the message "Invalid argument".
>> Are you using tcsh or some other shell?
>> Perhaps it has something to do with the number of user processes
>> for the
>> shell as well.
>> Take a look with "ulimit -a" to see all of the pertinent settings.

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