[Pw_forum] "Wrong atomic coordinates" message

Nicola Marzari marzari at MIT.EDU
Thu Sep 13 05:14:33 CEST 2007

Dear Roberto,

it's *just* been discussed today on the mailing list. Alternatively,
google it, and you'll find

   ! ... Test that atoms do not overlap
   IF ( .NOT. ( lchk_tauxk( nat, tau, bg ) ) ) &
      CALL errore( 'setup', 'Wrong atomic coordinates ', 1 )

We are all happy to help, but it's truly a matter of courtesy trying to
avoid using the bandwidth and attention of everyone. Maybe you have
discovered an important bug, but then say so (i.e. that the atoms do not


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> With this input, I'm getting the following error message:
> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
>      from setup : error #         1
>      Wrong atomic coordinates
>  %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
> What's going on?
> Regards,
> Roberto

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