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Unregistered guest
Posted on Monday, January 18, 2016 - 3:50 pm:   

After submitting a job with Gamess it failed with message "Cannot execute /opt/gamess/gamess-20120807/: Permission denied"
My Gamess is here:
drwxr-xr-x 14 root gamess 4096 May 24 2013 gamess-20120807
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root gamess 22693 May 24 2013 rungms
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root gamess 48339167 Mar 21 2013 gamess.01.x

Inside Interface Manager:
GAMESS version May 01 2012
GAMESS directory /opt/gamess/gamess-20120807
GAMESS binary name (not path) gamess.01.x

Also if I use "Suggest" button it says:
"No Gamess installation found at specifed location"

Any ideas what is wrong? Thanks a lot!
JR Schmidt
Username: Schmidt

Post Number: 488
Registered: 11-2006
Posted on Monday, January 18, 2016 - 3:58 pm:   

Is there a ddikick.x in that directory too? I presume you are listing just the first few entries.

Also, check the permissions of the /opt/gamess directory as well. Make sure it is also readable.
Unregistered guest
Posted on Monday, January 18, 2016 - 4:06 pm:   

There is no ddikick.x in this version of Gamess. I have left
Ddikick binary name (not path) blank
JR Schmidt
Username: Schmidt

Post Number: 489
Registered: 11-2006
Posted on Monday, January 18, 2016 - 4:09 pm:   

OK, if you have compiled a version of GAMESS without ddickic.x you will need to hand edit the GAMESS/WebMO configuration file (gamess.int) and the run_gamess.cgi script (see comment in the script).
John Bumpus
Unregistered guest
Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016 - 11:45 am:   


I am trying to run GAMESS-2016 using WebMo. However, I get a message (see below)saying that "rungms.gms file not found". Trouble is that the 'rungms.gms' file is present. It follows the 'rungms.bat' file that the program recognizes.

My rungms.gms file contains the following:


Any help will be appreciated.

"Oh no you didn't!"
ERROR :: rungms.gms file not found. Please make one.

Create a new txt file called rungms.gms in this directory.
This file will contain information about your GAMESS setup.

The format of this file is:

The file must contain:

GAMESSDIR is the path to the GAMESS directory. You should know it
since you just executed the 'rungms.bat' file that is contained in
this directory.

RESTARTDIR is the path to the directory where you wish to save
the GAMESS restart files (.dat, .rst, .trj, .efp, .gamma, .ldos)

SCRATCHDIR is the path to the directory GAMESS will use
to store scratch files (which gets deleted at the end of a run).

Additional parameters:
DEBUG=[TRUE,FALSE] Option for extra printing from this script.
HEADER=[TRUE,FALSE] Option to 'show'/'not show' the GAMESS banner.
SUPRESS=[TRUE,FALSE] Option to 'not show'/'show' the job's
environmental variable list.
ERASEOLDFILES=[TRUE,FALSE] Option to allow the script to remove old restart
files if they are found.
CLEANALLLOCAL=[TRUE,FALSE] Option to remove the job's environmental variable
and MPI config file.

Now exiting.
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 - 1:00 pm:   

This link provides a step-by-step solution to bypass your problem.

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2017 - 5:44 am:   

I did the installation step-by-step but I still have this problem.

How can I fix it ?

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