[Sidefx-houdini-list] COP floating point display on WindowsXP

Peter Robbinson probbins at sympatico.ca
Tue May 15 11:58:53 EDT 2007


It kind of sounds like you have a bad card, which is rare these days.

I'm on a laptop with Ubuntu 7.04 and a gforce go5700 card. I've
encountered virtually no problems with the compositor.

PeterR


On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 17:07 +0200, Ben Schrijvers wrote:
> Yes everything fine with the image... just a color ramp. I can connect a 
> Convert COP at the end and display that without problems.
> But as soon as I take a look at the floating point image all images go 
> nuts including the one of the Convert SOP that is actually 8 bit.
> 
> I've tried another driver already... and went back to the current. But 
> now there is more broken in Houdini.. like dragging nodes in the network 
> view.
> I don't get a box when box selecting, wiring one node to another makes 
> the wire invisable.. etc etc..
> So I'm reinstalling Houdini at the moment... pffff..
> 
> Is there anyone with the same GFX card that has no problems? Should I 
> get another GFX card installed? Should I use violence?
> 
> cheers,
> benS
> 
> 
> Peter Robbinson wrote:
> > Hmmmm, will the image render correctly? 
> >
> > PeterR
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 16:19 +0200, Ben Schrijvers wrote:
> >   
> >> Well it's on Windows XP through DirectX 9.0...
> >>
> >> Peter Robbinson wrote:
> >>     
> >>> What OS are you working in?
> >>>
> >>> You should check to see if your card is defaulting to 8bit. It should be
> >>> set to 24bit.
> >>>
> >>> PeterR
> >>>
> >>> On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 15:59 +0200, Ben Schrijvers wrote:
> >>>   
> >>>       
> >>>> Hi there,
> >>>>
> >>>> Anyone got any clues about how to work with COPs in floating point and 
> >>>> still display my images??
> >>>>
> >>>> Obviousy the first thing I've tried is going to Display Options -> Video 
> >>>> Card Options and choose Best Compatibility.
> >>>> But the images are black.. or just overbright blue.. basicly forcing me 
> >>>> to work in 8 bit.
> >>>>
> >>>> Is there something I can change on my GFX card as well??
> >>>> GeForce 7900 GTX
> >>>> bios: 5.71.22.34.41
> >>>> ForceWare: 93.71
> >>>>
> >>>> Houdini 8.2.13
> >>>>
> >>>> cheers,
> >>>> benS
> >>>>
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