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15 Jul 2024 19:19:07 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Some frames take forever....  
From: mfeldt
Date: 27 Jul 2014 13:50:01
Message: <web.53d53b377498dfad497bb7e10@news.povray.org>
Stephen <mca### [at] aolcom> wrote:
> On 25/07/2014 20:51, Thorsten Froehlich wrote:
> > There is a simple solution: POV-Ray knows nothing about the content of the scene
> > file. So it is possible to use an empty scene file to continue a trace...
> >
> Intriguing! Could you expand on that, please?
> When I get a scene that takes ages to finish rendering the last block. I
> reduce the block size to the smallest so that I can get more cores
> working on it.
> Won't help if a pixel refuses to render but does speed up some files.
> --
> Regards
>      Stephen

I do the same, but still - if in an animation of 350 frames the 264th hangs, a
lot of CPU power gets wasted.

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