[Sidefx-houdini-list] New to Linux, Install Help

Monika Janek mjanek at sidefx.com
Tue Jan 8 10:16:38 EST 2008


Hi Justin,
Do you have the directory /usr/lib/sesi installed? If so, do you have 
files in this directory (ls -l)?

Monika

JUSTIN REEVES wrote:
> Ok this is what Ive tried
> first I run sudo which I believe lasts 15min.
> then I run "source houdini_setup" in the Houdini9 dir. I installed it in 
> which is(home/justin/Houdini9)
> then I run sesinetd
> then I run hkey and get the "invalid server key".
> SO then I tried running houdini, and choosing the "install non-commercial 
> license"
> and get back the other error.
> 
> Here is the hkey Diag.
> 
> Diagnostic Output:
> ==================
> If you are having licensing problems, please save this information and email 
> it
> to support at sidefx.com.
> 
> License Administrator output:
> =============================
> Generated on:                           Mon Jan  7 21:14:06 2008
> Local host name:                        3Dmachine
> Local server code:                      822b0300
> Local ip address:                       127.0.1.1
> Number of servers:                      1
> License server name:                    3Dmachine (3Dmachine)
>    License server server code:          822b0300
>    Server ip address:                   127.0.1.1
>    License server is running:           Yes
>    May read licenses from server:       Yes
>    Has SERVER license:                  No
>    License server version:              9.0.794
>    May modify server from this machine: No (no license file permissions)
>    Redundant server keys:               0
>         Name                            Code       Redundant  Connected  
> Transmission OK
>         ----                            ----       ---------  ---------  
> ---------------
> License Administrator version:          9.0.794
> Http proxy host:                        (none)
> Can retrieve http://license.sidefx.com/index.php: Yes
> 
> Installed licenses:
>     LicID    Platform   Product                        Ver Avail Expiry
>     -----    --------   -------                        --- ----- ------
> 
> sesictrl -i output:
> ===================
> ----- SERVER 3Dmachine --------
> 
> *** WARNING *** - No valid server lines found
> 
> 
> 
> 
> hserver -l output:
> ==================
> Hostname:       3Dmachine       [Linux (little endian)]
> Uptime:         0:12:49 [Started: Mon Jan  7 21:01:22 2008]
> License Server: 3Dmachine
> Server Version: sesinetd9.0.794
> Version:        Houdini9.0.794
> ReadAccess:     +.+.+.*
> WriteAccess:    +.+.+.*
> 
>     30 of 503 Mb available
>     CPU Usage: 1% load
>     0 active tasks (1 slots)
> 
> 
> 
> licenses file:
> ==============
> * Could not open the licenses file. *
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks Guys.
> Justin Reeves
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
>> From: John Coldrick <jc at axyzfx.com>
>> Reply-To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
>> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] New to Linux, Install Help
>> Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 07:59:02 -0500
>>
>> On Sunday 06 January 2008 18:22, JUSTIN REEVES wrote:
>>> Hi Guys, Sorry for the remedial Linux problems.
>>> Im new to this OS so Im trying to start Using Ubuntu.
>>> I want to run H on it but am not having much luck.
>>>
>>> The only way It seems to get close, I have to open a terminal
>>> run houdini_setup
>>> run sesinetd
>>> then when I check hkey it says invalid server key .
>> 	You're running hkey/sesinetd as root?  I believe that means 'sudo hkey' on
>> Ubuntu since they don't 'allow' you to run as a root account.  Don't get me
>> started on a Monday.  ;)
>>
>> 	Cheers,
>>
>> 	J.C.
>>
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Monika Janek
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