I am new in ROS system.
I started to subscribe this mailing list this month,
so my problem might be solved already.
The problem is quite common, and I think it's better ask it to professionals.
The problem I have is already mentioned in "No OpenGL Support" in following URL.
I installed ROS system on a Vmware virtual machine with Ubuntu 9.04 distribution.
The virtual machine is on Windows XP Professional SP3.
My laptop is lenovo X61, which has Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family as a video card.
The version of the virtual machine is...
# uname -a
Linux ubuntu 2.6.28-18-generic #60-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 12 04:40:52 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux
And when I execute "rviz", I got an error.
# rosrun rviz rviz
rviz: OgreGLSupport.cpp:57: virtual void Ogre::GLSupport::initialiseExtensions(): Assertion `pcVer && "Problems getting GL version string using glGetString"' failed.
/opt/ros/boxturtle/ros/bin/rosrun: line 35: 7245 Aborted $exepath "$@"
As the web page suggests, I turned on "3D graphics acceleration" in the virtual machine setting,
(there is a setting for the acceleration in VMware workstation)
and I checked whether 3D acceleration is working.
and I got
# glxinfo | grep render
direct rendering: Yes
in the virtual machine. It seems to be OK, but the rviz still give the same error.
I tried to fing a driver of the video card. (Mobile Intel(R) 965)
However, I couldn't find it for Ubuntu.
Do you know any suggestions? or is there actually a driver for that?
In the virtual machine, the video card is still recognized as following.
# lspci | grep VGA
00:0f.0 VGA compatible controller: VMware Inc Abstract SVGA II Adapter
Is this a problem?
I am also quite wondering if my xorg.conf is OK.
# less /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
Identifier "Configured Monitor"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Monitor "Configured Monitor"
Device "Configured Video Device"
I don't know if this is enough information to solve this problem.
Any advices are welcome, solution for any other video cards is also welcome.
Thanks in advance.
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Hi Keisuke, I don't know if this problem is directly related, but there is a youtube video, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUvtuwkAirk&feature=related, that describes how to get Compiz working in parallels on a mac for ubuntu 10.04. I had to do the instructions in the video's description before rviz would work in my ubuntu 10.04 parallels install.
Like I said I'm not sure it applies to your situation, but it's worth trying.
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