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lordvertigo
05-31-2003, 11:34 PM
does lightwave support parallel/cluster processing in OS X?

Beamtracer
06-01-2003, 05:10 AM
No.

The Screamernet render nodes allocate one frame to each computer on the network.

However... Newtek has stated that they are working on some major changes in the way Lightwave handles network rendering. Newtek will demo Lightwave 8 in July.

Also... I believe that Apple is working on clustering at an OS level. I wouldn't be surprised if it turns up in OS X 10.3 (Panther). There'll be a preview of Panther later this month (at Apple's WWDC) so you'll find out then.

archiea
06-01-2003, 11:09 AM
I'm still waiting for the transmuter cpu card for my Amiga as featured in Amiga times circa 1990.....