[Pw_forum] Error in Espresso post-installation Test examples

Paolo Giannozzi giannozz at democritos.it
Sun Nov 2 19:33:07 CET 2008

On Oct 31, 2008, at 18:00 , David Tompsett wrote:

>  error #         1
>  reading namelist control
> [...]
> What could cause this?

it is explained in the MIA (Most Ignored Answers: it used to be FAQ,
but since nobody ever reads them, the new name is closer to reality).
Either there is a misspell in namelist control, or there is a DOS ^M
that shouldn't be there, or (if it happens in parallel excution on more
than one processor only) your MPI library does not perform the correct
input redirection. Use "pw.x -in file-name" to read data from 'file- 

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