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Flat and almost invisible scene in Lookdev Preview on Mac OS X
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Operating system: Mac OS X 10.12.6
Graphics card: GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 flashed for Mac

Blender v. 2,80 and Blender v. 2.81 Alpha Date: 2019-09-05 22:13

Incorrect displaying in Look Dev Mode. Look Dev Preview white sphere is flat and all the scene is also flat and invisible like in the attached screenshots.



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Demeter Dzadik (Mets) triaged this task as Needs Information from User priority.

I can't reproduce, could you attach a blend file?

On the other (PC) computers this blend file appears to be ok.
I posted a topic here:

Demeter Dzadik (Mets) raised the priority of this task from Needs Information from User to Needs Triage by Developer.Sat, Sep 7, 2:46 PM

I couldn't reproduce, but throwing a screenshot in here just to illustrate what it's supposed to look like.

Best I can recommend is to update graphics drivers, but maybe a dev can be more helpful when they find this.

I updated drivers. It did't help.

I cannot reproduce this on OSX 10.12.6

System Information
Operating system: Darwin-16.7.0-x86_64-i386-64bit 64 Bits
Graphics card: AMD Radeon R9 M370X OpenGL Engine ATI Technologies Inc. 4.1 ATI-1.51.8

Blender Version
version: 2.81 (sub 8), branch: master, commit date: 2019-09-07 16:22, hash: rBabeab4fcad66

Can you start blender with -d --debug-gpu --debug-gpu-shaders and see if there are errors in the output ?

Could you write how to do that?

Jean First (robbott) added a comment.EditedSun, Sep 8, 6:56 PM

Open the Terminal and run the following command - ajust the path if needed:

/Applications/ -d --debug-gpu --debug-gpu-shaders

I did so, this is the result:

Last login: Sun Sep 8 18:32:35 on ttys000
as-mac-pro:~ a$ /Applications/ -d --debug-gpu --debug-gpu-shaders
-bash: /Applications/ No such file or directory
as-mac-pro:~ a$

There was a typo (I fixed it 10 sec after posting, but you were quicker). Asuming your in in /Applications :

/Applications/ -d --debug-gpu --debug-gpu-shaders

Result is the same:

Last login: Sun Sep 8 20:32:08 on ttys001
as-mac-pro:~ a$ /Applications/ -d --debug-gpu --debug-gpu-shaders
-bash: /Applications/ No such file or directory
as-mac-pro:~ a$

This becomes too cumbersome. Can you join and ping me there ?

How to find you? I dont see you in member list.

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