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OCC6.2 and VMWare with windows xp host

Aleix's picture
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Hi, we have been working since quite a lot of time ago on an application with OCC5.2. We finally decided to move to the new OCC6.2 version. We've found that it works on both gnu/linux and windows machines, but that if we run the windows version over vmware it crashes

We have also tried to run the examples and QtOpenCascade on these vmware and they crash as well.

Is there any solution for us?

Regards,
Aleix Pol

P Dolbey's picture

Can you elaborate? What errors are you getting? For WMware, what is the host OS and what is the guest OS?

Pete

Aleix's picture

Host: windows or gnu/linux, doesn't matter
Guest: WinXP

the error appears when:
device = new Graphic3d_WNTGraphicDevice();

Thanks,
Aleix

Stephane Routelous's picture

it works fine for me with XPPro SP2 on XPPro SP2.
did you install the WMWare tools ?
it speeds up the display (and maybe do something better for OpenGL too... )

Stephane

marco's picture

This sound strange to me.
I worked a lot with OCC 6.1 on WindowsXP running under VMWare Server.

P Dolbey's picture

Sounds like the old environment variable problem with CSF_GraphicsShr not pointing to your TKOpenGl.dll properly. Can you list your environment variables?

Pete

Aleix's picture

Yes, thanks! This was the problem.

Removing this variable solved the problem!

Thank you very much.
Aleix

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