[Pw_forum] Error in routine read_rho_xml

Paolo Giannozzi p.giannozzi at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 12:27:49 CEST 2016

Are you reading files on the same machine they were produced, or on a
different one?


On Mon, Jul 4, 2016 at 5:01 PM, Cristian Degli Esposti Boschi
<degliesposti at bo.imm.cnr.it> wrote:
> Dear all,
> in am writing here for suggestions about a (post) post-processing issue
> with the executable pp.x
> I have some (supposedly complete) outputs from relaxations carried out
> with pw.x in a large parallel machines, now stored as compressed files.
> If I try to decompress the output directory (in which I find *.wfc*
> files and output directory with prefix.save subdirectory) then run pp.x
> (with some specific postprocessing input file) I get the error
> "Error in routine read_rho_xml (1)
>   cannot open ./out/acm15-df2.save/charge-density.dat file for reading"
> because typically the charge-density.dat file or even the file
> vdW_kernel_table cannot be read, despite the fact that
> I can correctly list them using the path specified in the error lines
> and that I set all the r/w permissions on the decompressed directory.
> Any clues?
> Thanks for your time,
> Cristian Degli Esposti Boschi
> CNR-IMM, Sezione di Bologna,
> via Gobetti, 101, 40129, Bologna, Italia
> tel. ++39 051 6399152, fax ++39 051 6399216
> email: degliesposti -AT- bo.imm.cnr.it
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