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[NMusers] RE: Error in parallel nonmem - related to file size?

From: Bauer, Robert <Robert.Bauer_at_iconplc.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:40:47 +0000

Mark:
You may want to try adding the following
COMPUTERS=2
In the $GENERAL section of your pnm file (even if you are only using one computer, it won’t hurt).

Alternatively, you may try using the –maxlim=3 option on the nmfe73 command line, to have all buffer/file activity placed in memory.


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From: Mark Sale [mailto:msale_at_nuventra.com]
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 6:26 PM
To: nmusers_at_globomaxnm.com; Bauer, Robert
Subject: Error in parallel nonmem - related to file size?


Dear NMusers (and Bob).

  I'm getting an error running parallel NONMEM, with MPI. It seems that perhaps the file size is limited to ~10,000 lines, the error I'm getting is:

forrtl: severe (24): end-of-file during read, unit 10, file c:\xxxxxxx\WK1_FILE10.



Setting NREC = 10001 works, setting NREC = 10002 gives the above error. Doesn't seem related to the size of the file, just the number of records.​ Perhaps this is related to the 4 digits assigned for the length of the data file in FCON (but then why 10001, not 10000)? Anyone know of a work-around?



thanks

Mark




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