Sunday, July 22, 2012 4:28 PM
Generally impressed with this program, and hope it can become better! good job..
But this is about the 5th pano i've tried to "Publish" and programs shuts down with error:
(I've had about 4 other successful panos so far, and will keep trying with others).
"Microsoft Image Composite Editor has stopped working" - no other information is displayed and the program goes away when you press "close program" - "A problem has caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available." (obviously there is no solution).
Oddly, "Export" button with same set of .jpgs will create the output .jpg file ok. It generates a 22,482KB file that looks ok from the 40 HDR .jpg source files (that total about 135MB) .
But pressing Export (non cropped) it terminates with error at about 29% complete
Reproduced every time with 64-bit ICE 1.4.4 on Windows 7 64-bit Service Pack 1 , Core I7 860 2.8Ghz CPU (8GB ram)
Memory for ICE was at about 3.8GB (I have 8GB physical ram and system was using 6.38GB at time of failure. before I start ICE it's 2.7GB).
I don't know what to look for in sysinternals Process Explorer, but it did show these threads running until they were suspended before I terminate ICE
Not sure if this means anything but, the stack for thread 3476 that has the "0x0" address shows this:
(I was trying to look for any reason for general protection failure)ntoskrnl.exe!KeWaitForMultipleObjects+0xc0a
Let me know if I can provide any other reproduce information for you..
Hope this helps..
Sunday, July 22, 2012 6:56 PM
I thought i had a consistent reproduce, so i could test a workaround
1) click New Panorama (ctrl-n) - select the 40 images clicking in the list and using ^a.
2) load the 40 images (it says reading source images,matching source images,solving,compositing steps)
3) click "publish to web" (Without any adjustments, take defaults) (or Alt-F, P)
it says checking for photosynth updates, compositing for photosynth... and at 29% it crashes pretty consistently (though I feel i might have seen it succeed once).
Using the "adjust projection icon" next to the crop icon and drag it a bit to the left (maybe 30% rotation of orientation), it started to work!
Seems like a pretty consistent workaround for me. so maybe this is a one-off data/image-related problem?