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Mustang
08-17-2004, 03:40 AM
Just a quick questain, i have just set up ScreamerNet and all is fine, i am now looking ant getting some more nodes, my questain is when a node is rendering from Sreamernet does it use the video card at all, eg do i need to buy a good quaility video card for the nodes or will a cheap one do, just trying to save costs the best i can.

Thank you for any help

PS i Know this should be in the screamernet area but well, it is and after 15 views no one answer, just hoping i will get a better reaction from here

thanks

Lightwolf
08-17-2004, 03:46 AM
The video card doesn't matter at all.
On our farm, some of the boxes have 6 year old PCI boards with 2MB installed (that just barely work with W2K), no problems whatsoever.

Also, have a look at RealVNC or UltraVNC for remoter management of the nodes.

Cheers,
Mike

Mustang
08-17-2004, 03:50 AM
thanks for that mate..

what did that take about 10 mins to get a reply here and about 3 days in the screamernet area and nothing...

thanks again

Lightwolf
08-17-2004, 03:55 AM
...just unlucky I guess. I usually look at all new posts once per day, and probably overlooked yours.

..you could have just bumped it too to see what'll happen ;)

Cheers,
Mike