> To clarify a bit, the color shading and even three-dimensional surfaces work > fine. It is only when a line is drawn, either in the countour plan display or > the label of said display, where there is a problem. Also, it goes away when > I zoom in close enough, which makes me think there is a world -> display > coordinate conversion problem with the 3D graphics driver. I found some vauge > forum discussions on problems with GLX on a virtual machine running RedHat > Linux, but don't know where to go from there. > > Brian > Brain, The only thing I can think of is to update your graphic card driver to see if this help. Is it possible to install and run the IDV outside the VM? Yuan > ________________________________________ > From: Unidata IDV Support address@hidden > Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 11:06 AM > To: Billings, Brian J. > Cc: address@hidden > Subject: [IDV #ZLV-456042]: line drawing on VMPlayer using Fedora Core 16 > > > Full Name: Brian BIllings > > Email Address: address@hidden > > Organization: Saint Cloud State University > > Package Version: 3.0b1 build date:2011-07-01 17:24 UTC > > Operating System: Windows 7 > > Hardware: Java: home: C:\Users\bjbillings\Desktop\IDV_3.0b1\jre version: > > 1.6.0_20 j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4) > > Description of problem: I'm attempting to run the WRF EMS in a computer lab > > which uses Windows machines. To do this, I'm using VMPlayer to virtualize a > > Fedora Core 16 operating system. The WRF runs okay, but I hit a snag when > > trying to view the netCDF files using IDV. > > > > Attached are three files illustrating the problem with the default > > background maps. The first shows the startup fiew, while the second two are > > zooms into southern California. This issue also occurs when display > > countours are plotted and even is in the data labels. I assume this is > > related to running IDV on a virtual machine, but don't know where to go > > from here. Thanks for your assistance. > > > > > Brain, > There are always some kind of issues associated with the Virtual OS, most > likely due to missing some system library in the virtual OS. There is not any > label display in the background map, so probably not an issue. If you did see > the labeling problem, you can try to change the display font in the contour > display control. > Two things you can try to see if any one can help: one is to uncheck the > geometry by reference, it is under Edit > User Preference > System. And the > other is in display control of the background map, check the "Fast rendering" > check box. > > Let me know what you see after these changes. > > > Yuan > > > Ticket Details > =================== > Ticket ID: ZLV-456042 > Department: Support IDV > Priority: Normal > Status: Open > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: ZLV-456042 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Open
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