[Sidefx-houdini-list] houdini crashes...

Ben Schrijvers Ben.Schrijvers at framestore-cfc.com
Thu Jan 5 13:16:22 EST 2006


maybe it's Louis?

:-!
benS


Paul Simpson wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Hope you have all recovered from the xmas/new year onslaught.
> Quick straw poll:
>
> - How many times does Houdini crash per day/week/month?
> - Does anyone suspect mplay is causing instability?
>
> I've found that we've been experiancing more stability problems in the 
> last year than in the previous five years put together.  I'm currently 
> at a loss why this could be as we're using the same hardware.  Things 
> that have changed are:
> - moved from redhat 9 (rock solid) to Suse 9 (the two new opensuse10 
> machines seem much better - but maybe thats because they're new).
> - new Houdini - is this less stable?
> - thats all!
>
> The only other factor that has been suggested is the video cards.  
> We're using geforce 4200 to geforce 6800 cards.  However, I know that 
> other studios also use the lower-end non quadro cards and have been 
> fine in the past.
>
> Any ideas/suggestions/rants most welcome.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Paul
>
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