[Sidefx-houdini-list] fbx memory allocation erro

Pablo Giménez pablogipi at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 14:48:08 EST 2008


Or maybe is cos the viewport in Houdini is not the best ....
In Maya if you load geomety and torn the display of any kind of object to
None is much faster.
So maybe is just a matter of the viewport ....

2008/12/21 James Rutherford <JRutherford at stclaircollege.ca>

> fbx file came from Maya 2009....it will load very quickly into Houdini if I
> turn off the view first and then go in and turn off the display on all the
> objects...loads much faster than Maya .... however if I turn on my view and
> put it in shaded mode and then start displaying objects, it will get up to
> about 1.6 gig and then cack...either Houdini doesn't use the ram properly or
> my ram isn't very good...or it's Windoze or .....
> Jim
>
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> hi James,
>
> Are you using the most recent version of fbx (2009)?  Also are you using
> the
> option for memory over speed?
> I found that this helped me when I was having problems but I wasn't using
> windows
>
> I dont know much about the memory allocation unfortunately
>
> all the best
>
> Ed
>
> 2008/12/20 James Rutherford <JRutherford at stclaircollege.ca>
>
> >
> > _Hey
> > I'm loading a fairly large fbx file into Houdini 9.5 with windows 32 bit
> XP
> > on a Dell dual core laptop....I get memory alllocation errors at 1.7 gig
> of
> > memory...I've got 3.5 gig on this machine...any ideas why it cacks at
> > 1.7...does the memory get split in half with these dual cores??   Maya
> will
> > load it and it takes around 2.1 gigs...
> > Jim Rutherford
> >
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Pablo Giménez



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