[Sidefx-houdini-list] Max Processors on a ROP node

Daniel Jenkins thedj28 at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 27 10:33:46 EST 2011


I found the parameters ok but when I added them to the node, set the
thread number to 1 and deselected "use max processors" it still ate up
all my processing power. Launching Houdini with the -j flag worked
though.

Cheers,

Dan

On 27 January 2011 13:16, Marc Schmitt <houdini at defshot.de> wrote:
> Out of curiosity,
>
> did you in fact add these parameters and they had just no effect,
> or did you encounter a problem while adding them?
>
> You can find them on the left side under the tab "For Rendering" if you
> follow this path: "root/Mantra 11.0/Render"
> If you enter "thread" in the search-box called "filter" and hit enter, you
> don't have to search for this params manually.
>
> Cheers
> Marc
>
>
>
>
> Am 27.01.2011 11:42, schrieb Daniel Jenkins:
>>
>> Thanks for the tips guys. I tried adding the hidden parameters via the
>> gear menu but that didn't seem to work. Launching Houdini with the -j
>> flag did though, which has sorted it.
>>
>> Cheers!
>>
>> Dan
>>
>> On 26 January 2011 20:24, Marc Schmitt<houdini at defshot.de>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Dan,
>>>
>>> can't you just add "Use Max Processors" and "Thread count" from the
>>> hidden
>>> rendering paramters via the gear-menu?
>>> They should be there under the tab "For rendering".
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Marc
>>>
>>>
>>> Am 26.01.2011 18:32, schrieb Daniel Jenkins:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Is there any way to set or limit the amount of processors used by a
>>>> ROP node? I'm caching out some volumes in SOPs and its currently using
>>>> all my processors - which is great - but it means I cant do much else
>>>> when its caching. Is there a way to control the number of
>>>> processors/threads it uses?
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
>>>> Dan
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