[Sidefx-houdini-list] slow cops

Floyd Gillis floyd at afcg.com
Wed Mar 22 12:33:42 EST 2006


Thanks Peter & Louis,

My display cache was set to... uhh... this is embarrassing... 10Mb.  (I didn't know about the 'd' in the COPs viewport).  I take back my previous post... until I've had a chance to play around with the new settings.

Humbly,

Floyd



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Bowmar [mailto:pbowmar at gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 8:52 AM
> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com; floyd at afcg.com
> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] slow cops
> 
> Everyone got their Cache settings up around 512 or so, at minimum? 
> Remember there are two, one for Display (hit 'd' in the COPs viewport) 
> and one for cooking (Settings->Main Prefs).
> 
> I find it pretty fast and reliable in 8.0.545 on Linux, for what 
> that's worth.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Peter B
> 
> On 22/03/06, Floyd Gillis <floyd at afcg.com> wrote:
> > This came up several weeks ago and we were assured it was fixed with
> most recent releases.  I'm running 8.0.495 and it's still extremely 
> sluggish compared to 7... and I'm only comping 8 bit NTSC files.
> >
> > Are there some options I should be disabling?
> >
> > Floyd
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com 
> > > [mailto:sidefx-houdini-
> list-
> > > bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Simon Barrick
> > > Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 7:41 AM
> > > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > > Subject: RE: [Sidefx-houdini-list] slow cops
> > >
> > > Yeah we get this too, even with only half a dozen nodes. Windows
> H8.0.410
> > > I was wondering if it drivers but haven't had time to try it.
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Jed Schwartz [mailto:jed at jedschwartz.com]
> > > Sent: 22 March 2006 15:40
> > > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > > Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] slow cops
> > >
> > >
> > > Is any one else having trouble with the speed of the compositor in 
> > > H8-
> ?
> > >
> > > As soon as my cop net gets even slightly complicated I'm getting 
> > > an intolerable slow-down in overall performance- I've reverted to 
> > > building my composites in H7- It seem s to run MUCH faster-
> > >
> > > I'm getting the same problem on multiple platforms-
> > >
> > > My primary workstation is:
> > >
> > > Running linux RH Ent-4 32 bit-  kernel 2.6.9-5
> > >
> > > Dual Opteron Model 252
> > > 2GB DDR400 ECC (2 DIMMS)
> > > 2GB DDR400 ECC (2 DIMMS)
> > > NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 512MB G-DDR3
> > >
> > > I love to hear that there is a fix for this!
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Jed-_______________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________
> >
> >
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com [mailto:sidefx-houdini-list-
> bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Floyd Gillis
> Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 8:23 AM
> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> Subject: RE: [Sidefx-houdini-list] slow cops
> 
> This came up several weeks ago and we were assured it was fixed with most
> recent releases.  I'm running 8.0.495 and it's still extremely sluggish
> compared to 7... and I'm only comping 8 bit NTSC files.
> 
> Are there some options I should be disabling?
> 
> Floyd
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com [mailto:sidefx-houdini-
> list-
> > bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Simon Barrick
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 7:41 AM
> > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > Subject: RE: [Sidefx-houdini-list] slow cops
> >
> > Yeah we get this too, even with only half a dozen nodes. Windows
> H8.0.410
> > I was wondering if it drivers but haven't had time to try it.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jed Schwartz [mailto:jed at jedschwartz.com]
> > Sent: 22 March 2006 15:40
> > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] slow cops
> >
> >
> > Is any one else having trouble with the speed of the compositor in H8-?
> >
> > As soon as my cop net gets even slightly complicated I'm getting an
> > intolerable slow-down in overall performance- I've reverted to
> > building my composites in H7- It seem s to run MUCH faster-
> >
> > I'm getting the same problem on multiple platforms-
> >
> > My primary workstation is:
> >
> > Running linux RH Ent-4 32 bit-  kernel 2.6.9-5
> >
> > Dual Opteron Model 252
> > 2GB DDR400 ECC (2 DIMMS)
> > 2GB DDR400 ECC (2 DIMMS)
> > NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 512MB G−DDR3
> >
> > I love to hear that there is a fix for this!
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Jed-_______________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________
> 
> 
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