[Sidefx-houdini-list] MacBook Pro compatibility

jacob fisher jacobfshr at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 15:37:42 EDT 2011


How does Houdini run on the IntelHD3000 gpu (sandy bridge integrated)?
Has anyone tried it?

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 3:23 PM, Mark Alexander <malexander at sidefx.com>wrote:

> H12 will be available on OSX 10.7 and 10.6.
>
> On 10.6, Viewport HQ Lighting is unavailable for Macs with Nvidia graphics.
> Apple fixed the crashing in 10.6.8, but it's exceptionally slow (100x slower
> than Nvidia's Linux/windows drivers) and thus not enabled.
>
> On 10.7, Viewport HQ Lighting has been fixed for Nvidia graphics.
>
> AMD/ATI graphics have HQ Lighting available in both 10.6 and 10.7.
>
> Cheers,
> M.
>
> ps - OSX 10.7.1 is available as of last week, and 10.7.2 is in developer
> preview mode.
>
>
> On 08/22/2011 03:13 PM, Larry Giunta wrote:
>
>> funny, I was thinking the same thing ... especially since we're mid
>> production on a couple of projects and I'd hate to rock the boat with an
>> OS upgrade right now.
>>
>> However, I though I saw that the latest daily builds for Houdini were
>> list for Lion.
>>
>> Does that mean it will run on Lion but will also work fine on Snow
>> Leopard???
>> Or will it only run on Lion??
>>
>>
>> Larry
>>
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