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How to Run GAMESS

Input

You can use any text editor to make the appropriate input files for GAMESS.

How to Run GAMESS in Batch

How to Run GAMESS from the UCLA Grid Portal

See How to Run an Application from the UCLA Grid Portal

How to Run GAMESS from the Cluster Login Node using the Queue Scripts

The easiest way to run GAMESS in batch from the login node is to use the queue scripts. See Running a Batch Job for a discussion of the queue scripts and how they are used.

The following queue scripts are available for GAMESS:

gamess.q
Asks you whether you want to run in parallel or serial
gamess.q.parallel
Runs GAMESS in parallel
gamess.q.serial
Runs GAMESS in serial

To Run GAMESS from the Cluster Login Node Using UGE Commands

See Running a Batch Job for guidelines to follow to create the required UGE command file. Alternatively, you could create an UGE command file with one of the queue scripts listed above. After saving the command file, you can modify it if necessary. See Commonly-Used UGE Commands for a list of the most commonly used UGE commands.

How to Run GAMESS Interactively

GAMESS is not available interactively.

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