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Offline WASasquatch

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TG4 and Windows Server 2008
« on: April 27, 2019, 05:08:21 PM »
Is there anything specific that TG needs on Windows server? I tried doing a render of one of my complex scenes that take forever on my PC but when I go to render it, TG just locks up?

Offline Oshyan

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Re: TG4 and Windows Server 2008
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2019, 03:30:24 AM »
Windows Server 2008 is more or less equivalent to Vista-era Windows, which means it's not supported for Terragen 4. That doesn't mean it won't work, it just means we use some features with an OS older than Windows 7 might not have.

The first thing I'd look at in a server environment is the graphics card and drivers though, since they often have minimal/no GPU. Were you rendering with the commandline version? I guess not because if I remember correctly you use only the free version?

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Re: TG4 and Windows Server 2008
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2019, 05:03:03 PM »
Windows Server 2008 is more or less equivalent to Vista-era Windows, which means it's not supported for Terragen 4. That doesn't mean it won't work, it just means we use some features with an OS older than Windows 7 might not have.

The first thing I'd look at in a server environment is the graphics card and drivers though, since they often have minimal/no GPU. Were you rendering with the commandline version? I guess not because if I remember correctly you use only the free version?

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Yeah I just slapped the freeware on it from the website over WRD. I'm not sure why they are using such an old OS on such a powerhouse.

 

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