[Sidefx-houdini-list] MacBook Pro compatibility
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Tue Aug 23 05:39:07 EDT 2011
2011/8/22 Mark Alexander <malexander at sidefx.com>
> 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.
I am curious to know if the opengl performance has been improved with 10.7.
I guess SESI has been done some testing on this side so will be great to
know their opinion.
> 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
>> Or will it only run on Lion??
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