Using 3D visualization with VirtualGL and TurboVNC
- Install and setup on your desktop TurboVNC Viewer
Connect to plafrim :
module load slurm visu/srun
The first time, TurboVNC will ask you for a password to secure the X11 session
Wait for a result like :
Waiting for a slot on a visualization serverUsing 3D visualization with VirtualGL and TurboVNC
Desktop 'TurboVNC: visu01:1 (login)' started on display visu01:1
Starting applications specified in /home/login/.vnc/xstartup.turbovnc
Log file is /home/login/.vnc/visu01:1.log
Launched vncserver: visu01:1
Now, in another terminal, open a new SSH session to plafrim like this: "ssh plafrim -N -L 5901:visu01:5901 &"
and launch TurboVNC viewer (vncviewer command) on your desktop on "localhost:1"
Now open another SSH using the suggested command.
- In the Applications menu, you will find the Visit and Paraview softwares.
- In order to use a 3D (OpenGL) program via the CLI, put vglrun before the command, like: vglrun paraview
Halting srun-visu (via Ctrl-C ou scancel) or closing the first SSH session will stop the post-processing session.
On you desktop :
vncviewer will ask you for the DISPLAY value (from previous command) and the session password.
The default session time is limited to two hours. To specify a different session time, use :
A session time cannot exceed eight hours (--time=08:00:00).