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Error: Grib2 file or date problem, stopping in edition_num.

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I got this error after i did these commands:
ln -s ungrid/Variable_Tables.GFS Vtable
./link_grib.csh /rds/general/user/lz1219/home/WPS/data/fnl
I have 4 grid2 files in /data folder, and when i did 'ls -l', the result is shown in the attachment screenshot. I think each GRIB.AAA is linked to the correct directory.
I'm not sure if the error is due to the date i set? The namelist.wps is also in the attachment. I ran these on my school cloud, so I can only show you the screenshots. Sorry for that.


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At a first look, everything looks okay. Can you see if you're able to read one of your grib2 files. Try using the g2print utility (from WPS):
./util/g2print.exe /rds/general/user/lz1219/home/WPS/data/fnl_20090101_00_00.grib2 >& grib2.txt
and send that grib2.txt file. Thanks!