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Faculty Doodles

Faculty meetings can be pretty dull.  But I’m always only a few pen strokes away from keeping myself entertained.  Over the years I’ve built up quite a collection of doodles from these meetings.  If I had thought a bit, I should have been drawing them in the same book all along.  As it stands, they […]

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Render Farm Build 41

DISCLAIMER: This is a continuing series detailing the painful story of a DIY render farm build.  It is terribly technics and somewhat frustrating.  Those who are unprepared for such “entertainment” are advised to ignore these posts. These posts are going to get fewer and further between as I get this beast running and maintained. I […]

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Render Farm Build 40

DISCLAIMER: This is a continuing series detailing the painful story of a DIY render farm build.  It is terribly technics and somewhat frustrating.  Those who are unprepared for such “entertainment” are advised to ignore these posts. Imaged four more machines. That means I’ve got five slaves. Each one needs a unique IP, and I have been […]

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Render Farm Build 39

DISCLAIMER: This is a continuing series detailing the painful story of a DIY render farm build.  It is terribly technics and somewhat frustrating.  Those who are unprepared for such “entertainment” are advised to ignore these posts. Having repaired the link between Master and Slave, the Farm was working quite well.  Of course I had to […]

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Render Farm Build 38

DISCLAIMER: This is a continuing series detailing the painful story of a DIY render farm build.  It is terribly technics and somewhat frustrating.  Those who are unprepared for such “entertainment” are advised to ignore these posts. I mounted /Polyphemus to Gog on login. If you recall, /Polyphemus is an external drive, and Gog is the first worker. […]

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Render Farm Build 37

DISCLAIMER: This is a continuing series detailing the painful story of a DIY render farm build.  It is terribly technics and somewhat frustrating.  Those who are unprepared for such “entertainment” are advised to ignore these posts. It’s still a wonder that the job script module pointed to /drqueue/tmp instead of /Volumes/drqueue/tmp – I may yet […]

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Render Farm Build 36

DISCLAIMER: This is a continuing series detailing the painful story of a DIY render farm build.  It is terribly technics and somewhat frustrating.  Those who are unprepared for such “entertainment” are advised to ignore these posts. I began the new testing round with another Lux test, this time named properly and stored on an external […]

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Render Farm Build 35

DISCLAIMER: This is a continuing series detailing the painful story of a DIY render farm build.  It is terribly technics and somewhat frustrating.  Those who are unprepared for such “entertainment” are advised to ignore these posts. Of course I had neglected to check the logs.  The logs showed that all jobs were received, but that […]

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Render Farm Build 34

DISCLAIMER: This is a continuing series detailing the painful story of a DIY render farm build.  It is terribly technics and somewhat frustrating.  Those who are unprepared for such “entertainment” are advised to ignore these posts. I seemed to have the master and one slave talking to each other, but it did not seem as though scripts […]