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Render crashing when using SSS and a vray photometric light?
show user profile  xcloudx
I'm trying to render a scene that contains an object with a SSS material applied to it, and i have a vray photometric light with an ies profile on it.
Max crashes on rendering it every time, it flashes up an error box when it crashes but it only shows up for a split second before max closes itself so i can't read it.
Does anyone have any idea how i can stop it from crashing when using these two together?

Here is the scene file if you want to look at it. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12153532/crashing%20scene.rar

Thank you.
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11/3/2011 2:08:56 AM (last edit: 11/3/2011 2:09:26 AM)
show user profile  beezy

Can you screenshot the error before it closes?


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11/3/2011 2:25:18 AM (last edit: 11/3/2011 2:34:40 AM)
show user profile  xcloudx

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11/3/2011 11:36:51 AM (last edit: 11/3/2011 11:36:51 AM)
show user profile  nm8r
It's your light. It's not a VrayIES light.
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11/3/2011 12:54:20 PM (last edit: 11/3/2011 12:55:34 PM)
show user profile  xcloudx
ah thank you. Changing my lights to vrayIES solved the issue. Though i've lost some detail in my lights by swapping over to it, how can i get it back?

I got this stripey pattern of light appearing on the cieling the light was next to with the old photometric light. but with vrayies it just looks like a solid chunk of white. How can i get back that effect that i got from the photmetric light? I'm using the same ies file on both lights.
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11/3/2011 8:51:53 PM (last edit: 11/3/2011 8:51:53 PM)
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