[Sidefx-houdini-list] Render takes a long time in Vista

Stephen Tucker stucker at sidefx.com
Thu Nov 27 11:21:42 EST 2008

I've just "upgraded" to Vista at home, and I haven't noticed a 
difference in render time, but this is not Apprentice, and I am running 
the license server local.


Robert D.M. Smith wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 5:39 PM, Francois Duchesneau <sidefx at trinix.ca>wrote:
>> Hi Rob,
>> it's a Dual Core AMD Opteron Processor 265 1.81Ghz
>> I think I narrowed down the problem. I'm using a remote laptop as my
>> license server. If I use Houdini in Apprentice mode with the "Use
>> Standalone Mode" activated in the License manager, it works fine. If I
>> uncheck that with the Apprentice with the license locally, I've got the
>> same behavior.
>> Did you do your test with the Apprentice and if not do you have a
>> standalone license or remote?
> My box is an Intel Dual Core 2.1GHz. I seem to recall my Apprentice HD being
> a bit sluggish when I was running the license server. Then I changed to
> local licensing and it seems faster.
> Cheers,
>     Rob
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Stephen Tucker
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