Topic Title: ParaView server compositing artifacts
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Created On: 06/26/2014 05:12 AM
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 06/26/2014 05:12 AM
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Graphics Card
- AMD HD5650 mobility

AMD Catalyst Driver Version, and Driver History
- Linux x64 14.6 (beta), 14.4, 14.3

Operating System
- Ubuntu 14.04 x64

Issue Details

There are a lot of visual artifacts in the display.

To reproduce:

1. Start a ParaView server and ParaView

mpirun -np 2 pvserver


2. Configure ParaView to always use remote server render.

Edit > Settings > RenderView

Under server settings, (this moves around a bit from the different versions of ParaView), change Remote Server Rendering data size to 0 MB

3. Configure a remote server for ParaView to connect to.

File > Connect

Choose "Add Server", set ServerType to Client/Server, and use the host/port information starting the pvserver gave (defaults should be fine usually)

4. Add a simple source to visualize

Sources > Wavelet

Click Apply in the left pane

5. Change to a surface representation, and change from drawing a "Solid Color" to "RTData" (both found in the toolbar)

You can use the left mouse button to rotate the scene and notice the aweful compositing in the main ParaView window

(screenshots attached of the correct and bad results)

Artifact image:


Good image:


Motherboard or System Make & Model
- Acer Aspire 5740G

Applications and Games
- ParaView git master (3219db0a12dcd2156dd2bba3ef09ed8c2e604b83), 4.1, and 4.0

- openmpi 1.6

CPU Details
- i5-m430

Additional Details
I suspect it is an issue with the AMD proprietary drivers and not ParaView because the open source xorg ati wrapper driver works as expected.

Edited: 06/26/2014 at 05:21 AM by helloworld922
 06/26/2014 09:33 PM
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You need to submit bugreports here, be at least as detaild as you were in your posts, is's vital that devs have info to reproduce the issue.


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