[Chimera-users] Chimera Shutting Down

Tom Goddard goddard at sonic.net
Mon Mar 31 14:33:50 PDT 2014


Hi Joshua,

  Glad to hear that the new graphics driver fixed the Chimera side view crash on your Ubuntu 12.04 system.  Maybe this will help some other Chimera users.

	Tom

On Mar 31, 2014, at 12:33 PM, Joshua Broyde wrote:

> Dear Tom,
> I installed a new graphics driver, so now it works. In case anybody else has this same problem, I installed the Gallium Radeon driver and it worked fine. I followed step 2 from this link:
> http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=1137372
> 
> Thanks for the tip.
> Sincerely,
> Joshua Broyde
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tom Goddard" <goddard at sonic.net>
> To: "Joshua Broyde" <jb3401 at c2b2.columbia.edu>
> Cc: chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu
> Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:58:50 AM
> Subject: Re: [Chimera-users] Chimera Shutting Down
> 
> The crash is due to a buggy graphics driver and the only fix is likely to be installing a working graphics driver.  Sometimes some trick like starting the side view before opening models as described in the post you referenced avoids the problem, but usually there is no way to avoid a graphics driver crash other than replace the driver with one that doesn’t have the bug.
> 
> 	Tom
> 
> 
> On Mar 26, 2014, at 6:05 AM, Joshua Broyde  wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> I am using the Chimera Linux 64-bit (chimera-alpha-linux_x86_64.bin), and Chimera shuts down when I try to open the Side View option. I tried the workaround mentioned here: http://plato.cgl.ucsf.edu/pipermail/chimera-users/2013-April/008765.html but it is not working for me.
>> 
>> OS: Ubuntu 12.04
>> Version of Chimera: Linux 64-bit Daily Build (Mar 24, 2014)
>> 
>> 
>> For what it's worth, on another computer where I am running Ubuntu 12.10, with Chimera Linux 64-bit Daily Build (July 10, 2013), I did not have this problem.
>> Is there another workaround that I could do to open the side view?
>> 
>> Thanks!
>> 
>> Sincerely,
>> Joshua Broyde
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