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Need help : alternating between 2 scenery.cfg files result in black ground- and object textures

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Hi all,

 

I made 2 different scenery.cfg files : one for Daytime flying with all Night Environment packages disabled and the other for Nighttime flying with all NE packages enabled.

Also I made 2 batch files : Daytime and Nighttime.

 

Those batch files copy the appropriate scenery.cfg file into  C;\ProgramData\Microsoft\FSX

However after switching the ground- and object textures are black . Only water looks ok.

 

After switching and starting up FSX I do not get the message about new scenery file indexes.

 

Where did I go wrong here ? What did I forget ?

 

 

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Gerard

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i think when you do this externaly; you also need to purge scenery indexs

in the same folder where scenery.cfg is locted

add delete instructions in your batch and delete the folowing folders to purge senery indexes with each switch

 

SceneryIndexes, and SceneryCache (last one is not a must, try without and with)

 

if you setup a profile with SimStarter; you wont have this issue when you switch profiles

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Thanks Chris !

Will try it.


Gerard

7940x ( 14 cores ) : 8 cores @ 4.8 - 6 cores @ 4.0 Ghz - Gigabyte X299 Gaming 7 - 32 Gb G.Skill Trident Z 3200Mhz Cl 14 - Gigabyte GTX 2080 TI Windforce OC @1920 Mhz - 1x SSD M2 1800/1800 2TB - 2x  Sata 600 SSD 500 Mb - Thermaltake Level 10 GT case - EKWB Extreme 240 liquid cooling set push/pull - 2x 43” Sony 4K tv's in NVSurround

8700K : all 6 cores @ 5.0 GHz - Asus ROG 370 - 16 Gb 4000 MHz @ 3600 Mhz - Gigabyte GTX 2080 Windforce OC @ 1900 Mhz - 1x SSD M2 1800/1800 2TB - 2x  Sata 600 SSD 500 Mb - 1x 55” Sony 4K tv

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