[OSGeo-Discuss] Geoserver 2.1.2

carlos sousa springaleek at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 06:51:16 PST 2011

Hi, and thanks,

By the way, i've managed to solve the delay problem by upping the
memory limits in tomcat6. Now it's a breeze, with 20 images anyways.



On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 4:52 AM, Gabriel Roldan <groldan at opengeo.org> wrote:
> 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,
> Gabriel
> 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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