[FieldTrip] ft_multiplotTFR.m crashing Linux machine

David Groppe dgroppe at cogsci.ucsd.edu
Wed May 25 02:10:02 CEST 2011

Thanks very much for the response Roemer.  By "crashing," I mean the
screen suddenly goes blank and the machine reverts to the login
screen.  I've tried your suggestion and so far it looks like it's
working!  I'll let you know if the problem returns.
     greatly appreciated,

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 3:23 PM, Roemer van der Meij
<r.vandermeij at donders.ru.nl> wrote:
> Hi David,
> Depending on what you mean by crashing, it could be the opengl drivers. I've
> experienced similar issues with complex plotting functions. Try creating the
> figure-window (note, not the plot) using the zbuffer to circumvent it by
> figure('renderer','zbuffer')
> Hope it helps,
> Roemer
> On 24-May-11 14:47, David Groppe wrote:
> Hi there,
>    My lab is running MATLAB 7.8 on a Linux network and when we plot
> spectrograms using ft_multiplotTFR.m the computer we're using will
> often reboot.  It appears to happen most often (if not exclusively),
> when we close the figure window produced by ft_multiplotTFR.m.  The
> problem happens even if we create non-interactive figures (i.e., we
> set cfg.interactive to 'no') or run MATLAB in the -nojvm mode (i.e.,
> Java disabled).  Has anyone else had this problem?   Does anyone have
> an idea as to what a solution might be?  Puzzlingly, we don't have
> this problem when running MATLAB on a Mac.
>           much appreciated,
>                 -David
> --
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David Groppe, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher
Dept. of Cognitive Science
University of California, San Diego

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