[OSGeo-Discuss] Geoserver 2.1.2

Gabriel Roldan groldan at opengeo.org
Sat Nov 26 20:52:51 PST 2011

Hi Carlos,

please drive your question to the geoserver users list [1], as it's
more probably that the geoserver raster experts catch it up in there.

[1] <https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/geoserver-users>

Best regards,

On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 7:11 AM, carlos sousa <springaleek at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello list,
> I'm having trouble creating a ImageMosaic of a list of 612 files, in
> tif format. I've read all the documentation on geoserver forum,
> nabble, geosolutions, etc and i've come to a standstill.
> The only way I can insert it into Geoserver is if the file directory
> containing the images, are in png, with the respective prj (projcs
> epsg:20790 - from geoserver) files and the pgw (created from the
> original gfw) files.
> With tif's, gif's, jpg's or any other the message is always the same:
>    * Could not list layers for this store, an error occurred
> retrieving them: Unable to acquire a reader for this coverage with
> format: ImageMosaic
> With the files in .png format, geoserver successfully publishes the
> sequence (I tried with a subset of 2 and then of 20). The problem is
> that from what I read, png's are compressed formats and when geoserver
> has to serve the mosaic with a WMS request (on qgis, for exemple)
> geoserver runs into the ground.
> The 2 image subset took about 4 minutes to load and the the 20 image
> subset, after 5 hours, didn't load, and I gave up. So I assume the
> problem is with the .tif file that somehow does not comply with what
> the plugin expects as an image, or that the .prj file has to have some
> special value, or even a .properties file that must exist prior to
> trying to create the mosaic.
> I'm nowhere near an expert but I dont want to give up on geoserver
> since it's worked well on me since 2.0.0 with every other type of my
> geographic information needs.
> Thank you!
> Carlos
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Gabriel Roldan
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