[Chimera-users] MemoryError restoring session

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed May 7 16:32:42 PDT 2008

Christian Rickert wrote:

> At the university, I saved a huge project of mine containing a  
> density map and multiple (!) rigid-body fitted pdbs.
> Although this system is a 32-bit Kubuntu 8.04 only (4 Gig of RAM  
> installed), I observed the same problems with my 64-bit SUSE 10.3  
> (4 Gig of RAM installed as well) at work.
> Creating this project took me two days in total, so I really would  
> appreciate any suggestions from you ...

Hi Christian,
	It's possible that your shell is imposing a limit on memory use by a  
single process.  Before starting Chimera, remove the memory limit of  
your shell by typing:

csh-type shell:  unlimit

sh-type shell: ulimit -v unlimited

	Let me know if this helps or not.


                         Eric Pettersen
                         UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

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