[osg-users] OpenGL error 'out of memory'

J.P. Delport jpdelport at csir.co.za
Tue Nov 10 22:25:03 PST 2009


Hi all,

maybe have a look at the "osgmemorytest" example and compare numbers 
between machines/cards/osg versions/driver versions/...

If you can show the problem using the example it should be easier to 
track it down.

jp

Mourad Boufarguine wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have the same problem as Cory. I am using svn/trunk. My last tests 
> were using rev 10710 approx (i am not sure).
> My config is : Seven 64bits (OSG compiled in 32bits), 4GB of RAM, 2 x 
> GTX280 Nvidia cards. I didn't have this problem before.
> 
> 
> Strangely, I don't have the same problem with another config : XP 64bits 
> (OSG in 32bits), 12GB, Quadro 2700M Nvidia card.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Glenn Waldron  wrote:
> 
>     You can monitor gfx mem usage with this tool:
>     http://www.nuclearplayground.com/NuclearPlayground/
> 
>     Glenn Waldron : Pelican Mapping : http://pelicanmapping.com :
>     +1.703.652.4791
> 
> 
> 
>     On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 9:36 AM, Cory Riddell  wrote:
> 
>         Nope. Running an ATI FireGL V7700 card.
> 
>         What are some of the legitimate reasons that OpenGL may be
>         unable to allocate memory? Is it likely to be video memory or
>         some other type of memory?
> 
>         Cory
> 
> 
>         Kim Bale wrote:
>>         Hi Cory,
>>
>>         Are you using frame buffer objects and an nvidia card?
>>
>>         Try running the osgprerender example and see if you get the same
>>         error. If you do it's a nvidia driver bug. I've come this a number of
>>         times and whilst there are legitimate reasons for getting the error in
>>         my case it's always been a driver bug.
>>
>>         Kim.
>>
>>
>>
>>         2009/11/10 Cory Riddell :
>>           
>>>         When I render my scene, I'm getting this in the log:
>>>
>>>             
>>>>          Warning: detected OpenGL error 'out of memory' after RenderBin::draw(,)
>>>>               
>>>         This is on a Windows XP machine with 4GB of RAM. I suspect it isn't
>>>         complaining about running out of that memory though. Is it video RAM
>>>         that I have run out of?
>>>
>>>         Cory
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