[FWTools] Blue Screen of Death Using Windows 1.3.8?

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Oct 2 11:32:23 EDT 2007

On 10/2/07, Jeff Ruby <jgr007 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using FWTools 1.3.8 on Windows XP Pro?  When I try to open large
> image files (~15-20GB) I get the Windows "Blue Screen of Death".  The
> images I usually try to open are Imagine .img files created with
> FWTools.  They do have pyramid layers.
> Anything I can do to avoid this problem?


I haven't run into this myself.  I assume it is occuring when
you open the images with OpenEV?

It may be an issue with OpenEV exausting some sort of
video resources since it creates a lot of tiles in video
memory.  But I have worked with substantially larger
images without seeing this problem.

Best regards,
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