[Sidefx-houdini-list] mantra problem

Gerbrand Nel g at cannonballbunny.com
Thu Jun 25 18:01:06 EDT 2015


Thanks for the reply Peter
Is there a "collect external files" thing in houdini?
Sending this scene to SESI with all its files might take me the whole 
night without something like that?
Thanks
G
On 2015/06/25 11:55 PM, Peter Bowmar wrote:
> I recommend sending this to SESI support, for starters. Also, can you
> render a frame on your machine without going to Hqueue? If so you might get
> a useful crash log you can send to SESI.
>
> Use verbose level 9 on the ROP when you do the local render, you can see
> what bucket it's crashing on. Then you can set your camera crop to only
> render the bits that don't crash, and stitch in Comp.
>
> Try a newer Houdini version, though the one you have is fairly up to date.
> Try an older Houdini version too, if you have one around.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Peter B
>
> On 25 June 2015 at 14:31, Gerbrand Nel <g at cannonballbunny.com> wrote:
>
>> Hey guys
>> I'm in deep shit right now.
>> Tomorrow is deadline and my scene refuses to render.
>> I'm rendering fur on characters animated in maya.
>> All animations gets exported as alembic files for me to fur and render in
>> houdini.
>> I've rendered 9 shots with almost no problems, but the last shot just
>> keeps crashing.
>> Where do I start trouble shooting?
>> Here is what I've done so far
>> I've changed the sampling up and down.
>> Changed the tile size up and down by factors of 8
>> I've changed the tile order
>> I've even rebuilt the scene from scratch based on a scene that renders
>> fine.
>> I've created new cameras and deleted the alembic cameras.
>> This is my first "real" job in houdini, and allot is riding on this. I had
>> to convince allot of people that they can trust me to deliver this job in
>> houdini.
>>
>> Help my dumb-ass  please!!
>>
>> G
>>
>> Here is a error log from one of the crashed frames:
>>
>> .........................
>> PROGRESS: 0.54/1
>> PROGRESS: 0.55/1
>> PROGRESS: 0.56/1
>> PROGRESS: 0.57/1
>> PROGRESS: 0.58/1
>> PROGRESS: 0.59/1
>> PROGRESS: 0.60/1
>> PROGRESS: 0.61/1
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>    File "C:\Program Files\Side Effects Software\Houdini
>> 14.0.361\houdini\scripts\hqueue\hq_render_from_hip.py", line 4, in <module>
>>      hqlib.callFunctionWithHQParms(hqlib.renderFromHip)
>>    File "C:\Program Files\Side Effects Software\Houdini
>> 14.0.361\houdini\scripts\hqueue\hqlib.py", line 1848, in
>> callFunctionWithHQParms
>>      return function(**kwargs)
>>    File "C:\Program Files\Side Effects Software\Houdini
>> 14.0.361\houdini\scripts\hqueue\hqlib.py", line 1011, in renderFromHip
>>      _invokeRopAndCatchErrors(rop, project_name, frame, True)
>>    File "C:\Program Files\Side Effects Software\Houdini
>> 14.0.361\houdini\scripts\hqueue\hqlib.py", line 441, in
>> _invokeRopAndCatchErrors
>>      raise e
>> hou.OperationFailed: The attempted operation failed.
>> Error:       Command Exit Code: -1073741819
>>
>>
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