[Sidefx-houdini-list] render-memory problem

Jed Schwartz jed at jedschwartz.com
Fri Aug 4 13:25:14 EDT 2006


On Aug 4, 2006, at 11:46 AM, Mark A. Bolstad wrote:

>
> Are you running 32 or 64-bits?

32- Originally (jan 06) I set this box up as a 64, but had way too  
many linux sys problems, so we went back to 32-
>
> If 32-bits, see if running 64-bit Houdini on a 64-bit box works.
>

Hmm- I thought there was a 2 gig limit with linux 32- (RH E4), a 3  
gig limit with 64- ??-
> 4 GB is the limit for a 32-bit system, and given the size of your  
> core file, that's my suspicion. A lot of memory allocators grow the  
> amount of memory allocated each call to try to reduce overhead. You  
> may have hit a magic threshold where one more allocation send you  
> over the 4GB barrier.
>
> Depending on the platform, an out-of-memory error may be in a  
> system log.

I'll check the log fie-

Thanks,

Jed-
>
> Mark
>
> Jed Schwartz wrote:
>> I am getting a 3 gig core file-
>> Specifically which cache setting?-
>> 10 years at this and still so much to learn!
>>
>> Jed-
>>
>> On Aug 4, 2006, at 10:26 AM, Peter Robbinson wrote:
>>
>>> Morning,
>>>
>>> Have you possibly missed a cache setting and it is dumping to a
>>> harddrive?
>>>
>>> PeterR
>>>
>>> On Fri, 2006-04-08 at 10:09 -0400, Jed Schwartz wrote:
>>>> I'm getting a total freeze up in the middle of a render on frame  
>>>> 741
>>>> on one of several systems in the studio-
>>>> All other systems render the frame without problem- All running the
>>>> latest H-build- 8.1.681
>>>>
>>>> Am I correct to assume that we have some flakey memory on this  
>>>> newest
>>>> and fastes system-?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!!
>>>>
>>>> Jed-
>>>>
>>>>
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