[buster-discuss] memory problem

Claus Flensburg claus at globalphasing.com
Thu Mar 30 22:11:13 BST 2006

Hi Huiying,

On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 11:50:04AM -0800, Huiying Li wrote:
> I have a fully refined model with one missing surface loop. I submitted a 
> Buster run for 20 cycles of TNT ML refinement and then ME completion 
> against my data(114405 reflections at 1.65A). It always stopped after the 
> TNT refinement without ME completion, the error message is
> Error- Not enough memory to allocate BUFAUX of size: 611.719 Mb.
> The machine I ran Buster on has memory of 2 Gb.

there are two buffers involved: BUFFER and BUFAUX, so more than
1.2 Gb is needed for those alone. You can try lowering the 
resolution slightly, eg. 1.7.

Does the machine have a swap-partition active?

With best wishes,


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