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

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 05:11:06 EDT 2006


I use SuSE10.1 on Athlon 64 x2 (32 bit mode) and it works fine...
perhaps a configuration problem? If it's happening on 3 machines then
it's very very unlikely to be hardware...

Cheers,

Peter B

On 01/08/06, Pablo Giménez <pablogipi at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > -caleb
> >
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> Pablo Giménez
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