[Chimera-users] Both chimera (x86) and chimera (x86-64) fail to run on Windows 8
dek at konerding.com
Thu Jun 27 04:19:51 PDT 2013
I updated- from Nvidia 310 to 320.something- and that fixed the problem.
I'm surprised because the graphics card is ~3+ years old at this point,
and it doesn't really make me confident in nvidia.
On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 4:11 PM, Greg Couch <gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Your Chimera is dying too early for it to be a normal bug. Since it is
> right after the "initializing graphics" message, please try updating the
> graphics driver to the latest from NVIDIA, and double check that your are
> using a 24/32 bit framebuffer instead of a 16 bit one (if you don't have a
> choice, then you're fine). If that doesn't fix it, then please file a bug
> at http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/cgi-**bin/chimera_bug_report_2.py<http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/cgi-bin/chimera_bug_report_2.py>and we'll go from there.
> On 06/24/2013 08:19 PM, David Konerding wrote:
>> I have a Windows 8 pro machine, 64-bit 8 GB RAM Core i3 and Quadro FX 570.
>> When I start Chimera (x86 and x86-64), I see the splash screen then it
>> says "pythonw.exe has stopped working". When I add --debug:
>> Cannot execute 'gzip': no automatic decompression of .Z files
>> initializing general preferences
>> loading Tix
>> initializing graphics
>> I managed to cause windows to try to send an error report, which captured
>> these files:
>> if those are useful for debugging, I can provide them.
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