Hi Paul- Thanks for the debug output. I googled the Java 3D error and it looks like Java 3D needs a 24-bit display. Sorry I mispoke before about 8-bit working. Here's the thread I found: http://forums.java.net/jive/thread.jspa?messageID=214360 which has some info on checking the visual support on your system. Don Murray > On Sat, 15 Aug 2009 06:08:16 MDT, "Unidata IDV Support" wrote: > >Hi Paul- > > > >> I get the "Could not create a graphics configuration" message at startup > >> usi > >ng > >> IDV_2.7u1. My video card is restricted to 8-bit color. Would this be the > >> reason for the error? > >> > >> Solaris 8/9 > >> Sparc > >> > >> According the test routines, my OpenGL installation is working. > > > >Are you on the console, or ssh'ing in from another system? If you are > >ssh'ing > > in, be sure to use the -Y option. I don't think the 8-bit color should be a > >problem except that satellite images will be washed out. > > console > > Below is the output from "idv.jar" using the "-debug" and "-trace" > options. All of it is displayed before the "Could not create ..." > window appears. Are there any other options that might allow me to > zero in on the problem spot? > > The window appearance sequence is: > Splash Screen > Main(?) window > Window w/"Could not create ..." > > The Splash Screen is still displayed and the only thing I can do is > click on the OK in the "Could not create ..." window which, of course, > kills the session. > > FWIW - I don't know if it's used at all but the java that's installed on > this workstation is the same version that exists in the supplied jre/bin > directory. > > -- Paul > > #852 address@hidden = /opt/idv/jre/bin/java -Xmx512m -Didv.enableStereo=false > -jar /opt/idv/idv.jar -debug -trace > ****** START ****** > Thread:Thread-5 > S D T>XmlUtil.getDocument > 20 112 <XmlUtil.getDocument ms: 11 > 24563 10857 >NamedStationTable.makeStations > 257 -1464 <NamedStationTable.makeStations ms: 252 > 7418 3968 >NamedStationTable.makeStations > 13 79 <NamedStationTable.makeStations ms: 11 > 6590 2989 >VMManager calling ViewManager.init > 3 0 >ViewManager.init > 13 34 >ViewManager.init getMaster() > 5 0 >MapViewManager.doMakeDisplayMaster projection > 9 0 >MapViewManager.new MPD > Java 3D ERROR: unable to get VisualID > Java 3D ERROR: unable to get VisualID > #853 address@hidden = > > >Ticket Details > >=================== > >Ticket ID: ORQ-489869 > >Department: Support IDV > >Priority: Normal > >Status: Open > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: ORQ-489869 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Open
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