[Sidefx-houdini-list] [3D-PRO] OpenGL and RDP

Agent Xray xray at agentxray.com
Wed May 16 03:57:20 EDT 2018

I should add that this experience was on a GTX1080... not Quadro.
I've heard Quadro will work OK.


On 5/15/2018 8:14 AM, Agent Xray wrote:
> Tried... failed.
> While it's true that Houdini will continue to run over RDP if started 
> locally, sometimes Houdini tries to open additional OGL windows, which 
> fail. A good example of this is the "rendering..." dialog for 
> foreground renders.
> -=X
> On 5/15/2018 2:31 AM, Jens Lindgren wrote:
>> We run only Quadros and have been using OpenGL with RDP since it was 
>> added
>> in to the Quadro drivers in 2014:
>> http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/76507/en-us
>> There are some issues right now with Nuke 11 ui, comboboxes and dialogs
>> that are light grey instead of the default dark gray. I'm gussing it's a
>> bug in the Qt version that Nuke uses.
>> It's also true that already started applications continue to run 
>> OpenGL on
>> the host machine. Programs started while in session is rendering the 
>> OpenGL
>> on the client, which only Quadros can do because Nvidia has limited 
>> it to
>> only Quadros in the driver.
>> There is a way to start a program on the host while in RDP. But it 
>> requires
>> a quick disconnect while the program is starting. See this thread for 
>> how
>> to do it:
>> https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/c8295ef8-3711-4576-9293-2c4965280165/opengl-and-remote-desktop?forum=winserverTS 
>> /Jens
>> __
>> 3D-PRO Manual: http://s3.3dpro.org/3d-pro-manual.pdf
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