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Offline yasheng

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stoping ATK job
« on: February 23, 2016, 15:45 »
Hi Everyone,

I wonder if there is anyway to stop ATK DFT geometry optimization job just after the coming Force step finished.   Similar thing can be done by using STOPCAR in VASP. 


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Re: stoping ATK job
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2016, 16:15 »
There is nothing similar to STOPCAR. Since ATK jobs are not uniquely running in a specific directory, it's hard to implement something like that.

You can Ctrl+C it, and if you have a trajectory file, the last geometry is stored there. If not, in theory you can reconstruct the geometry from the log file.