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[IDV #VBK-229348]: IDV not starting



No problem Chris, I'm glad we could get it going for you!

Cheers,

Sean

> Sean,
> 
> That worked! Thank you again for the help. Greatly appreciated!
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> -Chris
> > Great! So, you will need to edit the runIDV script to point to that
> > instance of java.
> >
> > The runIDV script can be found under:
> >
> > /Applications/IDV_3.1/runIDV
> >
> > Lines 30 through 47 deal with finding java on the system. However,
> > it's picking up
> > java 7, which java 3d will not run under at this point. After all of
> > the java checks,
> > you will need to add a line to point to the java 6 installation.
> >
> > On line 30, you should see something like:
> >
> > java="java"
> >
> > Simply replace that line with this one:
> >
> >
> > java="/System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Commands/java"
> >
> > Let me know if that works.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Sean
> >
> >> Hi Sean,
> >>
> >> The path
> >>
> >> /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Commands/java
> >> does exist on my Mac.
> >>
> >> -Chris
> >> > Hi Chris,
> >> >
> >> > So the issue is that the IDV needs Java 6 to run due to Java 3D.
> >> Can
> >> > you tell
> >> > me if the following exists on your Mac?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Commands/java
> >> >
> >> > Thanks!
> >> >
> >> > Sean
> >> >
> >> >> Hello Sean,
> >> >>
> >> >> I am using java 7. And I have not been able to use IDV before on
> >> my
> >> >> mac.
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks,
> >> >>
> >> >> -Chris
> >> >> > Greetings Chris,
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Have you been able to run the IDV on your mac before? There are
> >> a
> >> >> few
> >> >> > things to
> >> >> > test:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > 1) what version of Java do you have installed (from the command
> >> >> line,
> >> >> > use
> >> >> > java -version). If you have java 7, you will need to install
> >> java
> >> >> 6.
> >> >> > You will also
> >> >> > need to modify the runIDV startup script to use java 6. Let me
> >> >> know
> >> >> > if you have
> >> >> > java 7 and I'll send you more info regarding the changes that
> >> need
> >> >> to
> >> >> > be made.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > 2) If you have been able to use the IDV before, something
> >> inside
> >> >> your
> >> >> > .unidata
> >> >> > directory (~/.unidata) may have become corrupt. Try moving the
> >> >> folder
> >> >> > to another
> >> >> > location to see if this fixes the problem.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Cheers,
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Sean
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> Full Name: Christopher Johnston
> >> >> >> Email Address: address@hidden
> >> >> >> Organization: NCAR
> >> >> >> Package Version: 3.1u1
> >> >> >> Operating System: Mac OS X 10.8.2
> >> >> >> Hardware: 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
> >> >> >> Description of problem: Hello,
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> I am having a problem with IDV not opening fully. The actual
> >> map
> >> >> >> view portion of IDV does not open on my mac. The loading
> >> defaults
> >> >> >> portion stays on the desktop and does not load at all (shown
> >> in
> >> >> >> picture attached). I was just wondering how I could get IDV to
> >> >> load
> >> >> >> correctly on Mountain Lion OS X. I have been using my windows
> >> >> >> parallels instead to use IDV which is not ideal.
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Thanks,
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> -Chris
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Ticket Details
> >> >> > ===================
> >> >> > Ticket ID: VBK-229348
> >> >> > Department: Support IDV
> >> >> > Priority: Normal
> >> >> > Status: Open
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > Ticket Details
> >> > ===================
> >> > Ticket ID: VBK-229348
> >> > Department: Support IDV
> >> > Priority: Normal
> >> > Status: Open
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: VBK-229348
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: VBK-229348
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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