[Sidefx-houdini-list] stability of mantra on multi core machines?

Abdelkareem Abonamous anamous at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 10:55:56 EDT 2008


At least when using PBR, the only way too reduce memory usage is by  
using less threads, which is kind of counterproductive. But overall  
Mantra stability has definitely gone up since 9.5 in my experience.

BTW, vm_texcachesize and vm_geocachesize didn't help?

cheers,
Abdelkareem

On Jul 28, 2008, at 4:50 PM, Guillaume Laforge wrote:

> We've got the memory limit problem here when rendering fur  
> procedurals !
> If the memory is closed to the limit, frames randomly crash.
> As a workaround we set a time bomb on our rendermanager to re-render
> those bad frames. The same frames can crash twice or more and then
> render fine.
> I don't know if there is a way to set a memory limit in Mantra as in
> Mental Ray ?
>
> Cheers
>
> Guillaume Laforge | la maison <http://www.alamaison.fr>
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>
> Guillaume Laforge a écrit :
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