[Chimera-users] chimera on linux ia64 (sgi prism)

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Jul 13 15:06:32 PDT 2006

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On Thu, 13 Jul 2006, Sabuj Pattanayek wrote:

> Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 16:56:33 -0500
> From: Sabuj Pattanayek <sabuj.pattanayek at vanderbilt.edu>
> To: chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu
> Subject: Re: [Chimera-users] chimera on linux ia64 (sgi prism)
> Hi,
> Unfortunately that didn't work. It doesn't like the python2.4 executable.
> Thanks,
> Sabuj Pattanayek
> Greg Couch wrote:
>> On Thu, 13 Jul 2006, Sabuj Pattanayek wrote:
>>> I was wondering if there is a port for chimera to run on Linux IA64 (sgi
>>> prism)? The x86 version runs in emulation mode on the system, thus the
>>> graphics defaults to Mesa indirect glx (really slow). Would a dev be
>>> willing to port it for this system if given access to the system?
>>> I'm also working on getting pymol compiled for it. vmd already has a
>>> native port with good performance.
>> Try the SGI IRIX version of chimera on the SGI Prism, I'm told that the
>> IRIX emulator does a much better job than the x86 emulator.  And please
>> report back how well it works.  Since all of the Linux Itanium systems
>> with graphics are SGI Prisms, if the IRIX version works well, there
>> would be little incentive to do a separate port.
>> Our 64-bit desktop plan is to eventually do x86-64 (Opteron/Xeon) ports
>> for both Windows and Linux as those systems should be more common.
>> If there are others who would use chimera port that is not currently
>> available, please speak up.  It's a fair amount of work, so if there's
>> no demand, it won't happen.
>>     Greg Couch
>>     UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
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