[Paraview] Crash on vtr file load
Zenker, Dr. Matthias
Matthias.Zenker at erbe-med.com
Tue Feb 7 08:19:07 EST 2012
thank you for the answer.
My Machine has 3.46 GB of RAM. I use the 32 bit versions of WIN XP and Paraview. The statistics inspector (in 3.12.0-RC2) says for a 204 MB file:
5578650 cells, 5680752 points, 244,104 MB memory, 19,184 MB geometry size.
So it doesn't seem to me that memory is the issue here.
I will check if I can upload one of the files, as Utkarsh suggested.
Von: paraview-bounces at paraview.org [mailto:paraview-bounces at paraview.org] Im Auftrag von David E DeMarle
Gesendet: Dienstag, 7. Februar 2012 14:05
An: Zenker, Dr. Matthias
Cc: paraview at paraview.org
Betreff: Re: [Paraview] Crash on vtr file load
The data may just be too large for your machine (especially when Clip produces unstructured grids from your input rectilinear grid data).
Are you using a 32 or 64 bit version of windows XP and how much RAM does your machine have? What does View->Statistics inspector (or alternatively the information tab) say about the memory size, number of cells and number of arrays in this data set?
If you are exceeding memory, the solution is either to:
1) try more memory thrifty filter alternatives such as Slice or Extract Subset rather than Clip (see the Best Practices section of the user guide).
2) connect the client to a parallel paraview server and load the data there.
David E DeMarle
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Clifton Park, NY 12065-8662
On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 7:18 AM, Zenker, Dr. Matthias <Matthias.Zenker at erbe-med.com> wrote:
> I am rather new to Paraview and have used it so far to view binary vtu
> files generated by the Elmer FEM software.
> Now I have received results files generated by SEMCAD. They are in vtr
> format (ASCII) and rather large. The problem is that Paraview crashes
> immediately without error message. I use Paraview 3.12.0 on Win XP.
> When I try it with 3.12.0-RC2, it loads the file, but crashes when I do a "clip"
> and move the section plane. In my despair, I have tried with Visit,
> which seems to load the file, but I cannot view any plot (I must say
> that this was my first attempt to use Visit.
> Is there anything I can do to handle those files and/or fidn the
> reason why Paraview crashes? Are there binaries of newer (development)
> versions of Paraview which I could try, where the vtr reader might be more robust?
> Thanks for a helpful hint,
> P.S.: Unfortunately the vtr files are too large (30 MB to 500 MB) to
> attach one of them here.
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