We love to run NX on Linux and Mac (in fact, it's one of the reasons we chose NX) but since NX 11 and 11.0.1 we cannot do machine simulation anymore. Just loading a machine tool produces a nasty "MOM can not parse definition file" error both in Linux and Mac.
I attached the log and screenshot hoping that some has already figured this out and is willing to share his solution.
All the best,
I am strongly assume that is due to comments starting with # inside the def file.
Fast Solution / Workaround is to remove all these lines.
All OOTB Example we are delivering with posts created by Post Configurator should have that problem fixed. For the sim09 Sinumerik we do plan deliver a Post Configurator post will the next NX version update.
Thanks Thomas, that did the trick! I missed deleting the comments from the cdl-file also. It now works in NX 11 in both Mac and Linux.
Now the bad news: NX 11.0.1 is behaving even worse. When switching to the manufacturing environment, it fails even when trying to create a new tool. The log file gives this error:
Error code 1740002: MOM can not parse definition file; PARSE ERROR: <parse error>. File /Applications/Siemens/NX11.0/mach/updates/library/tool/ascii/dbc_tool_ascii.def, In or Near Line Number 1, Line .
I tried to remove the comments in all the def files inside /Applications/Siemens/NX11.0/mach/updates/library/tool/ascii/ without any success.
What do you think?
Have you tried installing NX 11.0.1 MP1?
Check the read-me of it if the issue has been fixed.
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i have to check what is going wrong with the updates folder here. Please uncheck in the customer defaults the use latest updated librarys. Then the content of the folder is not used. It contains mainly things for new content in minor releases. So if that not needed you can uncheck.
Did this work?
I try to reproduce your error with the NX11.0.1 and will check this, maybe a PR.
Thanks Thomas, it worked partially. It now allows me to create tools but clicking the Simulate Machine silently crashes NX.
I'll need to rollback to NX 11.0
Thanks for your suggestion Stefan. Yes I tried to install 11.0.1, but unleashes a lot of new problems rendering CAM unusable.