check if your personal environment (login scripts, paths, etc...) is the same on your home machine and the other machines. Looks as if there might be a difference. What does the coot console say, any error messages or hints?
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> From: CCP4 bulletin board [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of
> David Roberts
> Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2008 2:39 PM
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> Subject: [ccp4bb] coot question for any/all?
> So sorry to post this here but I'm at wits end and am just
> hoping that
> somebody here has had a similar problem (and subsequent fix).
> Here goes.
> I have 7 systems, close to identical, all running FC7. For
> all, I used
> the autobuild script on the ccp4 website to generate the entire ccp4
> package (including coot0.3.1). As I don't want to deal with network
> problems, I install the programs on every computer following the same
> build methods. I know I could do this differently, but for
> now I don't
> want to change methods.
> Now, everything appears to be running normally with no
> issues. However,
> I just recently tried building a model from scratch, using the
> baton-mode and then CAatoms - > mainchain button. One one computer,
> this works great, and I can build, combine fragments, renumber, blah
> blah blah and get a structure. For the other 6 machines, I
> can do the
> baton mode (and it seems to work), but when I hit the CA - >
> button, nothing happens (it just spins for a few seconds then
> appears to
> work but there are no new atoms on the screen).
> I tried downloading the newest ccp4 with no luck, and also the newest
> coot (from the coot website). They seem to run fine, but again get
> stalled when I try to do what I state above. It just doesn't work
> (though coot appears to be working normally - I can display
> molecules/maps and move things around and such).
> The problem is, I don't even know where to start here. I
> would gladly
> replace/uninstall/reinstall, but what is it that is broken and needs
> fixing? Like I said, I tried several different reinstalls
> today with no
> luck at all (even the new coot gave the same problem). I went to the
> coot faq and did the soft-link of the reference-libraries
> (which is an
> old fix but you never know) and it had no effect.
> I will say the one machine that is working is my one at home,
> and so I
> can't simply share that directory via nfs and see if it works on the
> other machines (not trivial). All were built the same way, but
> obviously I missed a file/link or something that is not allowing this
> important part of the program to work.
> Any helpful tips?
> Thanks so much.
> Dave Roberts
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