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From: einarabelc5
Subject: POVRAY on distributed and/or Parallel Computing
Date: 13 Apr 2007 15:35:02
Message: <web.461fda3fcaece56b5fb7d6ee0@news.povray.org>
Hello everyone:

Do you know any form of parallelizatino for POVRAY. The Mpich patch is for
povray 3.1g and I am looking for a way to run POVRAY on a GRID enviroment.


Thanks in advance.


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From: Christian Froeschlin
Subject: Re: POVRAY on distributed and/or Parallel Computing
Date: 13 Apr 2007 19:01:29
Message: <46200bc9$1@news.povray.org>
einarabelc5 wrote:

> Do you know any form of parallelizatino for POVRAY. The Mpich patch is for
> povray 3.1g and I am looking for a way to run POVRAY on a GRID enviroment.

For distributed rendering, check out http://www.gammaburst.net/xrs/
Didn't use it myself though. Also note that POV-Ray 3.7 seems to have
built-in support for rendering on multiple CPUs (in one system).


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From: einarabelc5
Subject: Re: POVRAY on distributed and/or Parallel Computing
Date: 16 Apr 2007 13:30:02
Message: <web.4623aa23daecf0ffb35ed50f0@news.povray.org>
Christian Froeschlin <chr### [at] chrfrde> wrote:
> einarabelc5 wrote:
>
> > Do you know any form of parallelizatino for POVRAY. The Mpich patch is for
> > povray 3.1g and I am looking for a way to run POVRAY on a GRID enviroment.
>
> For distributed rendering, check out http://www.gammaburst.net/xrs/
> Didn't use it myself though. Also note that POV-Ray 3.7 seems to have
> built-in support for rendering on multiple CPUs (in one system).

Thanks for that tip Chirstian. Yep I knew there was a MegaPOV mod for


Regarding SMP thats not my objective, but thanks anyhow, I knew.


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