[Sidefx-houdini-list] Apprentice on the go
jose.fernandez at framestore-cfc.com
Mon Nov 19 11:43:32 EST 2007
Thanks Peter I actually have a relatively high spec laptop that runs
Houdini perfectly, but I just can't resist the idea of that ultrasexy,
ultraportable and cheap laptop for running houdini on my way to work!
Will come up and talk with you soon :-) , and thanks for the advice!
Peter Bowmar wrote:
> Hey Jose,
> Houdini would run, but it would be very painful. You'd be better off
> buying a used laptop. I run one that is a few years old, P4 3.2ghz and
> it runs Houdini no problem. I see lots available on Ebay (US) for
> under $400. I don't neccessarily recommend that model as it has heat
> issues and is very very heavy, but my point is you can get a solid
> Houdini machine for quite cheap.
> Since it appears you work one floor under me, come up to the 5th floor
> sometime and we can chat about it :)
> Peter B
> On 19/11/2007, jose fernandez <jose.fernandez at framestore-cfc.com> wrote:
>> Hi I've been looking at buying at Eeepc, a $400 dollar ultraportable
>> laptop. It's has Xandros linux installed. Of course I know it is not
>> going to run houdini properly, but I would like to use it to study the
>> documentation and learn python scripting on the go. The main limitations
>> according to the minimum Houdini requirements are the memory (it comes
>> with 512mb) and the resolution (only 800x600). What do you think, is
>> there any way to coax houdini to run in this machine?
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