Disable advanced graphics features in gazebo [closed]

asked 2012-01-08 18:08:39 -0500

chrivo gravatar image

We are trying to run gazebo (the new one) on virtual machines with VirtualBox and VMWare. Since graphics features are limited on the virtual machines, gazebo crashes instantly when starting the gazebo client. The entire virtual machine seems to crash.

However, we were able to run the old gazebo (https://playerstage.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/playerstage/code/gazebo/trunk/) in the latest revision. So, there seem to be some new graphics features.

Is there a way to disable the more advanced graphics features during build?

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by tfoote
close date 2012-05-09 22:33:54


@chrivo Gazebo may not work well with Virtual OS, the hardware (in this case the graphics card) interfacing into a Virtual OS is never 100% effective.
Arkapravo gravatar image Arkapravo  ( 2012-01-09 11:53:10 -0500 )edit
can you pin point the graphics feature causing the crash or please provide more information on the crash (e.g. console outputs and backtrace)? Thanks.
hsu gravatar image hsu  ( 2012-01-17 06:37:50 -0500 )edit