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Old 05-16-2013, 08:00 AM   #1
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Default TopHat2 Errno 8 Exec format error

Good morning,

I just installed Tophat2 Bowtie2 and Samtools on my Mac. I am trying to run the test file and I get this error.

[2013-05-15 17:35:27] Beginning TopHat run (v2.0.8b)
[2013-05-15 17:35:27] Checking for Bowtie
Bowtie version:
[2013-05-15 17:35:27] Checking for Samtools
Samtools version:
[2013-05-15 17:35:27] Checking for Bowtie index files
[2013-05-15 17:35:27] Checking for reference FASTA file
[2013-05-15 17:35:27] Generating SAM header for test_ref
format: fastq
quality scale: phred33 (default)
[2013-05-15 17:35:27] Preparing reads
[Errno 8] Exec format error

I tried to figure out the origin of the error but I am stuck.

I will appreciate if I can get some help.

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Old 06-07-2013, 11:49 PM   #2
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Hi Jeromer,
Did you fix your problem?
Just met the same problem.
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Old 06-08-2013, 08:26 PM   #3
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Yes I did,
I didn't download the correct version for Tophat. I use mac and downloaded the source but with Mac OS X x86_64 binary it worked! Hope it helps

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