Question: Running bowtie2-2.2.3 to create an index
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5.5 years ago by
United States
sumona880 wrote:

I installed bowtie2 following the instructions given on

When running the example though, I get the following error

  Output files: "lambda_virus.*.bt2"
  Line rate: 6 (line is 64 bytes)
  Lines per side: 1 (side is 64 bytes)
  Offset rate: 4 (one in 16)
  FTable chars: 10
  Strings: unpacked
  Max bucket size: default
  Max bucket size, sqrt multiplier: default
  Max bucket size, len divisor: 4
  Difference-cover sample period: 1024
  Endianness: little
  Actual local endianness: little
  Sanity checking: disabled
  Assertions: disabled
  Random seed: 0
  Sizeofs: void*:8, int:4, long:8, size_t:8
Input files DNA, FASTA:
Error: could not open /root/bowtie2-
Total time for call to driver() for forward index: 00:00:00
Error: Encountered internal Bowtie 2 exception (#1)
Command: bowtie2-build --wrapper basic-0 /root/bowtie2- lambda_virus

What is a Bowtie exception?

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 5.5 years ago by Sam3.0k • written 5.5 years ago by sumona880
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5.5 years ago by
New York
Sam3.0k wrote:

The error is basically:

Error: could not open /root/bowtie2-

Which means it cannot find the file:   /root/bowtie2-

You should check if you have that file in the path stated.


ADD COMMENTlink written 5.5 years ago by Sam3.0k
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