[Sidefx-houdini-list] Rendering blues

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 17:04:01 EST 2007


Hey,

Is your render farm Windows or LInux? Basically to render from the
command line, save the .ifd file then do:

mantra -V 4 < theIFDfile.ifd

that's it!

Cheers,

Peter B

On 04/12/2007, gravatar at gravatonia.com <gravatar at gravatonia.com> wrote:
> Well guys,
>     After trying all sort of memory and firewall fixes, it has looks like
> the render crash is related to the multi-threading bug.  I have run tests
> with the home system (HD) and several school machines (standard licenses),
> and the common denominator seems to be whether or not the machine is
> multicore.  Any eta's on when that bug is going to be fixed?
>
> In the mean time, I can compensate for the lack of power by rendering on
> more nodes.  The school has 2 full licenses and 20 rendering node licenses.
> However, just to add insult to injury, the farm software is being buggy
> right now as well.  Can one of y'all direct me to a thorough instructional
> page for starting renders through a command prompt.  I read through several
> hits from a search in the help files, but I think I missed something,
> because nothing I tried worked. I appreciate the help.
>
> Grav
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