View Full Version : L-Glass renders black

11 November 2004, 07:04 PM
I've downloaded the MR shader L-Glass here:

When I render the test scenes I get black objects.
I spoke with the author and he said to make sure the MSVCR71.DLL is in the same directory as the l-glass dll. It is... but I still get black objects. Furthermore I get absolutely no errors from XSI...

I've noticed that even though I have XSI installed on my H: drive, it installs shaders on my C: drive. Could this be the root of the problem?

Any ideas?



11 November 2004, 08:03 PM
You need this dll in your system32 directory.

msvcr70.dll: (

More info here;action=display;threadid=15180

11 November 2004, 08:16 PM
I should've explained better. It was in my system32 directory in the .NET folder - the author emailed me and told me to put a copy of it in the same dir as the l-glass dll.

But, still no go.


11 November 2004, 08:29 PM
Oh - I should also say that XSI didn't give any error messages at all when loading the test scenes.


11 November 2004, 02:54 AM
I had that problem too. When I used it with thinner geometry to a model it worked fine or just a sphere. Make sure the scene isn't empty as well.Render the object in a sphere and maybe a three light setup just to make sure the shader is working at all.

Post an example and maybe someone could help you a bit more.

11 November 2004, 10:24 AM
The problem is - these are the demo scenes that he created for you to test the shader. They've already been set up properly and should duplicate what he's posted on the site. When I render it I get black objects and a gray background.

The shader has been applied and shows up in the render tree, but doesn't work.

I think perhaps I should try reinstalling it, as was recommended on XSIBase.


11 November 2004, 06:07 PM
I hope things work out for you. I have been testing the shader on different models and it works great.

If you get it working post some of your stuff. I'll post later when I get home.

11 November 2004, 06:10 PM
I'm very anxious to play around with it - I have to take some time and figure this out.
I too have to wait until I get home (I use LW on a Mac here at the office).



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