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[IDV #ZSQ-305031]: IDV launch error



Greetings Tim,

When you downloaded the IDV, did you download the Linux installer for IDV, or
the Generic installer for IDV for systems with their own Java and Java 3D? Also,
which version of Java are you using? The IDV needs java 1.6, so if you are using
java 1.7, that would explain why the Java Web Start isn't working.

Sean

> Hi Sean,
> 
> glxgears works without a problem. So that cannot be the issues. Do you
> maybe have any other ideas?
> 
> Cheers,
> Tim
> 
> On 02/11/12 15:44, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> > Greetings Tim,
> >
> > This error looks like you do not have opengl enabled on your linux system.
> > You will need to make sure you are running the appropriate video card
> > drivers. You can try running glxgears from the command line to see if
> > you are able to run OpenGL on your system without any modification. If
> > it does not work at all, then you will need to update your video card 
> > driver.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Sean
> >
> >> Just to follow and my previous e-mail. I now get a different error
> >> message after re-installing it. This is what I get, before the program
> >> crashes:
> >>
> >> DefaultRenderingErrorListener.errorOccurred:
> >> CONTEXT_CREATION_ERROR: Renderer: Error creating Canvas3D graphics
> >> context for queryProperties()
> >> graphicsDevice = X11GraphicsDevice[screen=0]
> >> canvas = visad.java3d.VisADCanvasJ3D[canvas0,0,0,0x0,invalid]
> >>
> >> All the best,
> >> Tim
> >>
> >> On 02/11/12 09:45, Tim Tito Rademacher wrote:
> >>> Hey there,
> >>>
> >>> I tried to run IDV for the first time today and I always get the same
> >>> error, when I tried to start the downloaded version after
> >>> installation. I tried to run it online using Java Web Start as well,
> >>> but that does not work either. The error message is as follows:
> >>>
> >>> libj3dcore-ogl.so: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such
> >>> file or directory
> >>>
> >>> the lij3dcore-ogl.so file exists, but I cannot open it. I am running
> >>> OpenSuse by the way.
> >>>
> >>> Any help or pointer would be very much appreciated, because I am
> >>> desperately trying to map some netcdf files and IDV seems the perfect
> >>> program. Otherwise, I will have to write my own program in IDL, which
> >>> would take a while.
> >>>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> Tim
> >>
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: ZSQ-305031
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> 
> 

Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: ZSQ-305031
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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