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by fluetke
Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:06 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Need help setting up mixed Blenderfarm(Win/Lin)
Replies: 14
Views: 14885

Re: Details on Blender as service on Win 7

And I finally found a way to run blender as a service-like-thingy on windows 7 without using old incompatible windows xp trickery, so all is well. Hello fluetke, i was wondering if you could explain this part : running Blender as a service on Windows 7 for the slaves part. From now i have a configu...
by fluetke
Fri Aug 17, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Need help setting up mixed Blenderfarm(Win/Lin)
Replies: 14
Views: 14885

Hi,
I'm still here, unfortunately I've not yet been able to do the video tutorial, since I had other things on my mind(bachelor report).
Surprisingly I never got any notification about PMs, hm strange. Anyhow, how may I help you?
by fluetke
Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Need help setting up mixed Blenderfarm(Win/Lin)
Replies: 14
Views: 14885

Hi, Any reason why you did not opt for a render management, like, DrQueue (another layer?) and netrender takes care of this through CMD. The reason I picked blender netrender, instead of drqueue or any other separate management layer, is that, at our university, the computer pool we use for renderin...
by fluetke
Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Need help setting up mixed Blenderfarm(Win/Lin)
Replies: 14
Views: 14885

Ok, I think I'll do a video tutorial as soon as time allows. In the meantime here the description of my setup: 1x Linux Server as master(I'm using debian here) 6x Windows 7 Workstations(i7 SandyBridge) as Slaves Setting up a renderfarm with blender is amazingly straight forward. Creating the master:...
by fluetke
Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Need help setting up mixed Blenderfarm(Win/Lin)
Replies: 14
Views: 14885

Thanks, after quite some time experiementing with netrender and commandline options I found nearly all options I needed: starting blender on the commandline as either master or slave can be accomplished by using "blender -b slave.blend/master.blend --addons netrender -a -noaudio -nojoystick" where -...
by fluetke
Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Network render option not appearing in the drop down in 2.6
Replies: 1
Views: 1622

You need to enable the network rendering plugin by clicking on File->UserPreferences-> AddOns -> Render and checking the box behind Network Renderer
by fluetke
Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Need help setting up mixed Blenderfarm(Win/Lin)
Replies: 14
Views: 14885

Is there really no one who knows about the ports used for netrender?
Or if the webinterface/server supports htaccess?
by fluetke
Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: Rendering
Topic: Need help setting up mixed Blenderfarm(Win/Lin)
Replies: 14
Views: 14885

Need help setting up mixed Blenderfarm(Win/Lin)

Hi everyone, I need your help in setting up a blenderfarm on one of our pools at the university. The Workstations are Windows 7 Enterprise on i7 Quadcores, the Server will either be runnin a Debian based Linux or Solaris OpenIndiana, depending on Blender compatibility(so most likely linux). While se...