[Sidefx-houdini-list] Crazy slowness in VOP SOPs

Alex Lim list at poh-yee.com
Fri May 21 15:44:29 EDT 2010


Aah. Interesting.

As I think about it, writing some kilobytes of text file and compiling 
it shouldn't impose that big of a speed penalty...  I guess SESI might 
just have to look into this.



On 5/21/2010 12:40 PM, craigleehoffman at aol.com wrote:
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>   The installation is across a network.  But does VOPs ping the network (or license) every time you do something?!?  That would seem like a bad idea...
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> -Craig
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Lim<list at poh-yee.com>
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> Sent: Fri, May 21, 2010 12:26 pm
> Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] Crazy slowness in VOP SOPs
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> Huh... interesting that you pointed this out, we've experienced similar
> issue over here, but we kept on thinking it's our network. Is your HFS
> installation local or across the network...?
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> It is pretty bad that I have to set cook mode to manual to work in that
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> Otherwise, running it on my laptop is okay as far as I remembered...
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> On 5/21/2010 12:02 PM, craigleehoffman at aol.com wrote:
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>> Hi all,
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>> We just got our new Houdini licenses up and running here and we noticed that
> the VOP SOP is almost unusable (not sure what else is at this point...)- it
> takes forever (hangs up but eventually comes back) to plop down an operator and
> forever to wire one up, etc.  We are running 64 bit on Windows 7 and with
> different H10 builds, different graphics cards, etc., so it isn't isolated to
> some obvious configuration.
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>> I even tried disabling the Anti-Virus and also set the environment variable
> for OGL to the software emulation to see if either would make any difference,
> but they didn't.
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>> Any ideas?
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>> Thanks,
>> Craig Hoffman
>> FX Lead
>> Microsoft Games
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