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Also posted to Galaxy Biostar: https://biostar.usegalaxy.org/p/7335/#7340

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On 4/27/14 4:25 AM, Scott W. Tighe wrote:

I am megablasting a simple 500,000 line dataset that is certainly in galaxy fasta.

For a week i have been seeing numerous errors. So i have reprocesed the data multiple times.

The error message is  "could not find specified database directory"

Is there an alternative approach? I did try ncbi directly and that failed too. They say they have a database issue

Scott Tighe

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