[Sidefx-houdini-list] mantra problem

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 18:02:23 EDT 2015


You can try the Preflight Scene in the Render menu...

On 25 June 2015 at 15:01, Gerbrand Nel <g at cannonballbunny.com> wrote:

> 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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Cheers,

Peter B

--Dinner is ruined!



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