[ros-users] Is the Gazebo simulation GPU bound?

Ibrahim Awwal ibrahim.awwal at berkeley.edu
Tue Oct 12 21:58:09 UTC 2010

  On 10/12/2010 6:19 AM, Patrick Doyle wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 3:19 AM, Steven Martin<steven.martin at qut.edu.au>  wrote:
>> I haven't worked with Gazebo for a while now I have been using Openrave. Gazebo should run in approximately real time although this greatly depends on the complexity of the world.
>> As far as I know ODE does not use any GPU acceleration. (It has been a while since I looked at the source code) So the only load on the GPU is from visualisation.
>> I would suggest running Gazebo headless and using rviz for visualisation if this is suitable.
> Just be aware that the camera sensors are disabled when running
> headless, if that is an issue for you.
> --wpd

Hmm, I probably need the camera sensors eventually/soon, but I should be 
able to sort that out when I need it. Thanks guys!


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