New Solar users should send email to firstname.lastname@example.org asking to be registered as a Solar user. The Solar package requires each user to be registered.
If you expect to run more than 5 simultaneous Solar jobs, please use Solar on Biowulf
Running a Solar jobOnce you have been registered as a Solar user, you can run Solar by typing 'module load solar' (once per session) and then 'solar' at the Helix prompt.
Sample session (user input in bold):
helix% module load solar (will load the latest available version) helix% module list (to show which version has been loaded) Currently Loaded Modulefiles: 1) solar/6.6.2 helix%$ solar SOLAR version 6.6.2 (Official), last updated on December 07, 2012 Copyright (c) 1995-2012 Texas Biomedical Research Institute Enter help for help, exit to exit, doc to browse documentation. solar> load pedigree plains_ped.txt Unloading current pedigree data ... Unloading current marker data ... Loading pedigree data from the file plains_ped.txt ... solar> verbosity min solar> freq mle Marker data have not been loaded. solar> load marker plainschr16_mrk.txt Getting initial estimates of allele freqs from the marker data ... Loading marker data from the file plainschr16_mrk.txt ... solar> load map plainschr16_map.txt solar> mibd prep loki Preparing input files for Loki multipoint IBD computation ... The following files have been created: lkmibd.data - pedigree/genotype data lkmibd.prep - prep parameter file lkmibd.loki - loki parameter file mibdchr16.loc - map file for SOLAR plots Move the file mibdchr16.loc to the directory where the Loki-computed IBDs will be stored. [...etc...] solar> quit helix%
DocumentationSolar 6.6.2 documentation
Solar documentation at the SFBR website.