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

JUSTIN REEVES jreeves16 at msn.com
Tue Jan 8 22:13:22 EST 2008


sesinetd doesnt exist in this dir.

I am thinking H is not installed correctly.



Justin Reeves





>From: Peter Robbinson <probbins at sympatico.ca>
>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, 08 Jan 2008 13:50:08 -0500
>
>On the command line,
>
>-source houdini_setup_bash     ( Ubuntu uses a bash shell by default)
>
>-hkey  (which will start the license administrator, and if there is
>still a problem the server key button at the bottom will be red)
>
>-sudo /etc/init.d/sesinetd restart
>
>-then in the View menu of the administrator choose Refresh. Hopefully
>the server will be validated.
>
>
>PeterR
>
>Jerry Corda-Stanley wrote:
> > 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
> >>> 416-504-0425                                         477 Richmond St
> >>>
> >> W
> >>
> >>>                                                      Toronto, ON
> >>>
> >> Canada
> >>
> >>> jc at axyzfx.com                                        M5V 3E7
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