[OSM-dev] New version of tiles at home

James R. Glasgow james at jrglasgow.com
Tue Dec 5 18:38:42 GMT 2006

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80n wrote:
> A new version of the tiles at home client is now available.
> The main changes are: - Different rules files are used for each
> zoom level.  Levels 12 and 13 have been modified to make major
> roads more visible and town names are now big enough to read. -
> Multiple instances of tiles at home can now be run simultaneously.
> Those of you with dual processors will now be able to contribute
> twice as much. - The rendering stage is skipped for blank tiles,
> areas with sparse data will be processed much quicker. - A new
> .conf file replaces secret.txt.  Example versions are provided for
> Linux and Windows, so it should be easier to get it going on
> Windows. - If a tile is too large/complex to download from OSM it
> will attempt to downoad the tile in smaller chunks
> When you install this update you will need to discard your old
> secret.txt file and add your download/upload account details to
> tilesAtHome.conf.
> 80n
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
I am having a problem with this new tiles at home script. when I run

$ ./tilesGen.pl

all I get is

Downloading: Request from server done, 23 bytes
OK, got something... (from the "grow" server module)
Doing zoom level 12, location 2116, 1380
Doing area around 50.485396,6.020508
Downloading: Map data to data-4971.osm done, 0 bytes
No data at this location
Trying smaller slices...
Downloading: Map data to data-4971-0.osm done, 0 bytes
No data here either

and then it stops.  Is this because there is just no data for this
area and the other 20 areas it just tried, or is it a problem with the

I also tried

Doing zoom level 12, location 2141, 1396
Doing zoom level 12, location 2018, 1291
Doing zoom level 12, location 2007, 1307
Doing zoom level 12, location 2025, 1382
Doing zoom level 12, location 2108, 1356
Doing zoom level 12, location 2143, 1422


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