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Dark screen using ALS

Postby Madbyte70 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:58 pm


Flightgear V2018.2.2
System: Ubuntu 18.04
GPU: nVidia GTS250
Driver: nVidia 340.107
Location: TNCM

I was using few days ago FG with the following settings without any problem:

I don't know what happened (maybe some update?) but now with the same settings I'm getting a dark screen:

ALS disabled:

ALS enabled (Transition set to low):

What happened??
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Re: Dark screen using ALS

Postby Parnikkapore » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:06 pm

Could you open the weather dialog? I think I saw a similar bug before...
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Re: Dark screen using ALS

Postby PINTO » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:16 pm

This for sure happens when there is a '///' in the METAR string.
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Re: Dark screen using ALS

Postby Thorsten » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:23 pm

Ah, we might not have any atmosphere pressure then...
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Re: Dark screen using ALS

Postby wkitty42 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:31 pm

PINTO wrote in Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:16 pm:This for sure happens when there is a '///' in the METAR string.

i thought there was already a fix in "next" for this... i know that CAVOK was recently discussed and worked on...
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Re: Dark screen using ALS

Postby Madbyte70 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:25 pm

After almost a year I'm still having this issue. In the METAR data there is a ///


How to paste METAR data on Manual Weather Conditions option?

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