[Sidefx-houdini-list] RE: Other Linux Options

Pablo Giménez pablogipi at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 03:37:02 EDT 2006


I have used Ubuntu, Breeze and Dapper for months with Houdini 32bit
and Nvidia without problems.
Like other people have said CentOS is a very good replacement if you
are looking for a RH like distro.
But I prefer Debian based distros rather than RH based distros.
Hope this helps.

On 8/1/06, Caleb J. Howard <calebh at adelphia.net> wrote:
> I know of large studios which use a distro called CentOS, which is a
> lift of RH4, I believe.  free software, and all.
>
> I like to imagine your wall.  How are you thinking of cooling it?  I say
> put the whole wall behind plexi, and flood it with coolant - so the
> whole motherboard is immersed...  access for maintenance might be a
> trick, though.
>
> I hope you're well.
>
> Doug Struthers wrote:
>
> >Hi
> >
> >AMD 3800 x64 dual and Houdini8.1.673 64bit
> >
> >We are experiencing problems with Suse10.1
> >
> >Things like the clock getting set to other date and times on reboot,
> >disabling a user account on reboot, and others.  The os is installed on 3
> >identical systems.
> >
> >To isolate this as hardware or os we want to load an alternative.  We
> >thought to try a "paid for" release of Redhat.
> >
> >What other options should I consider?  I sure don't want to pay those annual
> >fees!
> >
> >Are there things in the bios that I should be setting to run under Linux?
> >For example power management.
> >
> >Thanks for any help.
> >
> >BTW, I worked yesterday with 4gb ram and a heavy .hip file and the extra
> >memory really helped a lot.
> >
> >Doug
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >Doug Struthers
> >
> >www.dougstruthers.com
> >
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Un saludo
Best Regards
Pablo Giménez



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