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emma February 12, 2004 04:55

Help!!!error message from graphics
Hi, all,

I have problem with the residuals monitor---after I read my case and data file, I pressed plot/residuals, but I got the following error messages:

Error message from graphics function Update_Display: Unable to Set OpenGL Rendering Context Error: FLUENT received a fatal signal(SEGMENTATION VIOLATION) Error Object:()

Any suggestion is pretty appreciated.


James Forrest February 14, 2004 05:08

Re: Help!!!error message from graphics
Don't know if this will help, but I was getting similar errors when opening graphics windows (Running Fluent on WinXP). Turning graphics hardware acceleration down worked for me. To do this right click on your desktop then click properties>settings>advanced>troubleshoot then move the slider down until fluent doesn't crash (moving down 3 notches worked for me). Hope this helps!


Stefan February 14, 2004 08:44

Re: Help!!!error message from graphics
i had some problems with a graphic card before (couldnt see any figures and grids) and i could fix it by starting Fluent with the command: /pathtoyourfluent.exe/fluent.exe -driver msw

(which sets the graphics driver to the microsoft driver as far as i know) maybe this helps... Stefan

nico February 15, 2004 06:27

Re: Help!!!error message from graphics
Do u have matlab installed too? Might be the problem if it is, u have to remove the Matlab web server starting when the computer start.


emma February 16, 2004 10:42

Re: Help!!!error message from graphics
Hi, James, Stefan and Nico,

Thanks alot for your quick replies! I will try them to see which works on my computer.



emma February 17, 2004 04:29

Re: Help!!!error message from graphics
hi, Stefan,

I tried to solve the problem in the way you told me, it works now, thanks alot!!!



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