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

JUSTIN REEVES jreeves16 at msn.com
Tue Jan 8 22:06:12 EST 2008


Actually Im so new to Ubuntu/Linux I dont see any fire wall like you would 
on WIN.



Justin Reeves





>From: Jerry Corda-Stanley <jerry at intelligentcreatures.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: Tue, 8 Jan 2008 13:08:00 -0500 (EST)
>
>If you have a firewall running you could try turning that off until the 
>licence
>server manages to get a key. This is the problem I had on Windows. Even 
>though
>my firewall was supposed to allow the licence server through I guess it 
>wasn't.
>So I dropped my drawers for 5 mins and fired Houdini up, and all was good.
>
>
>----- "JUSTIN REEVES" <jreeves16 at msn.com> 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.
> > >
> > >--
> > >John Coldrick                  www.axyzfx.com        Axyz Animation
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> > W
> > >                                                      Toronto, ON
> > Canada
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