[visit-users] Building 1.11.1 svn 5827 problem

Daniel S Spicer dsspicer1 at comcast.net
Fri Apr 3 16:23:12 EDT 2009


I was just talking to my one and only system guy and he wants to know
how Visit is using ports before he messes with my machine. Can you
enlighten me since he thinks this may be a security problem.

Thanks,

Dan


On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 14:40 -0400, Meredith, Jeremy S. wrote:
> Are you getting any errors printed to the console?  E.g. something about GLX?  (A quick scan through previous error reports shows this as one problem that can cause a hang at 98%.)
> 
> Also, if possible, you might double-check to see if you have ports 5600-5610 not blocked by a firewall, just in case it's a networking issue.
> 
> Ah, yes, I see Brad suggested -noconfig and -nowin.  Those are good things to try, too.
> 
> --
> Jeremy Meredith
> Oak Ridge National Laboratory
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Daniel S Spicer [mailto:dsspicer1 at comcast.net]
> > Sent: Friday, April 03, 2009 2:32 PM
> > To: VisIt software users community
> > Subject: Re: [visit-users] Building 1.11.1 svn 5827 problem
> > 
> > Actually I missed looking into mdserver.1.vlog and found
> > Loaded full database plugin ZipWrapper version 1.0
> >  74 Exception: (LostConnectionException) SocketConnection.C, line 159:
> > <The reason for the exception was not described>
> >  75 catch(LostConnectionException) MDServerApplication.C:288
> >  76 MDSERVER exited.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 13:53 -0400, Sean Ahern wrote:
> > > Daniel S Spicer wrote:
> > > > I have successfully built Visit 1.11.1 svn 5827 on a Intel i7 with
> > 8GB
> > > > of DDR3 memory running Fedora 10. However, when I bring it up for
> > the
> > > > first time it seems to hang during the "Creating plugin
> > Windows".OPening
> > > > window is always at 98% completed. Any suggestions how to resolve
> > this
> > > > problem? The machine builds Visit in about 20minutes so I'm willing
> > to
> > > > try another build.
> > >
> > > Turn on the debug logs and see what they tell you.
> > >
> > > See these two pages:
> > >
> > > http://visitusers.org/index.php?title=UserDebug
> > >
> > > http://visitusers.org/index.php?title=Debug_logs
> > >
> > > -Sean
> > >
> > > __
> > > Sean Ahern
> > > Oak Ridge National Laboratory
> > > 865-241-3748
> > > AIM: ornlsean
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