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Hair & Fur Crashes in MAX 9? THoughts?
show user profile  Dr. Jim
MAX9 32-bit....quadcore, 6gb ram

I have a simple scene with hair/fur on a sphere, is 23000 count, with default otherwise....
Using Vray (tried scanline too).....
It gets a few frames in then crashes.

I have tried scanline,...Vray,..turned off all lights...etc..etc....trying to find cause.

Any ideas?
Any chance this is a known issue and there is some simple setting?

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3/12/2009 12:56:53 PM (last edit: 3/12/2009 12:56:53 PM)
show user profile  Hua*MuLan~
...I remeber that I may have seen it , before . Actually I don't know clearly what happened internally . Largerly , this may be due to your memery limits . What I mean is your memery may run out.
Every day is a new day

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3/12/2009 1:07:35 PM (last edit: 3/12/2009 1:07:35 PM)
show user profile  Dr. Jim
Yup....I was actually at 90000 hair count...
I dropeed it down some and it is going fine.


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3/12/2009 1:22:53 PM (last edit: 3/12/2009 1:22:53 PM)
show user profile  bustedshell
yeah i have seen max do this ALOT when it comes to memory, set something wrong or try to do something that exceeds your memory and boom! ... i guess max doesnt have much for internal memory management .. this has happend to me with hair , fluids . and just about anything dynamic ..

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3/12/2009 1:59:05 PM (last edit: 3/12/2009 1:59:05 PM)
show user profile  Hua*MuLan~
The same thing may happen when someone render complex scene.
Every day is a new day

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3/12/2009 2:04:05 PM (last edit: 3/12/2009 2:04:05 PM)
show user profile  Dejitarujin
Or when trying to render at a very high resolution, such as for a poster.

Seriously, why can't they fix that? I think once it popped up a warning, to the effect of, "Pushing that button will make things so complicated, the software will crash, so the operation has been cancelled." Normally, it keeps going until everything just stops.
Specialty: Non-organic modelling and effects.
Setup: 3D Studio 2010 with finalRender.
Rig: No, no I can't.
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3/12/2009 7:39:25 PM (last edit: 3/12/2009 7:39:25 PM)
show user profile  bustedshell
Yup it drives me crazy ... and what happens when you forget to save ... the autoback dont work every time you know ... specially when its memory related!

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3/13/2009 1:01:35 AM (last edit: 3/13/2009 1:01:35 AM)
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