From: John Stone (
Date: Wed Mar 04 2009 - 08:34:37 CST

  What platform are you compiling for, and with which compiler+version?
This may be caused by some difference in the behavior of the compiler
you're using versus the ones we use.

  John Stone

On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 02:00:58PM +0200, Amr Rizq wrote:
> Dear all,
> When I tried to make an IMD Simulation by using a compiled VMD 1.8.6 source (I compiled using OpenGL option for display device), I cannot connect to a running NAMD 2.6 (from VMD Menu: Extensions->Simulation->IMD Connect). I always receive the following error (in VMD log):
> ERROR) Unable to ascertain relative endianness of remote machine
> Investigating the NAMD log I noticed that error:
> Warning: Incompatible Interactive MD, use VMD v1.4b2 or higher
> Warning: IMD connection failed
> But I could be able to connect between the distributed binary version of VMD and binary distributed or compiled version of NAMD. For a version of VMD which I compiled myself and tried to connect to a running NAMD, I failed to connect.
> What's wrong here?And why didn't VMD, which I compiled, connect to NAMD?
> Best regards,
> Amr Rizq

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