From: EPF \(Esben Peter Friis\) <EPF@novozymes.com> - 2006-04-27 07:21:10
If the Mac version has the option "hash_max", try to decrease it. The
rendering will take longer, but the memory usage will be lower. For
set hash_max, 50
Try with different values. I think the default is 100.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pymol-users-admin@...=20
> [mailto:pymol-users-admin@...] On Behalf Of=20
> Sent: 27. april 2006 03:03
> To: XIE, DONGLU
> Cc: pymol-users@...
> Subject: Re: [PyMOL] run out of memory problem
> pymol-users-admin@... wrote on 04/26/2006=20
> 08:03:40 PM:
> > Hi all,
> > The binary distribution (macpymol-0_99rc6.tar.gz) of PyMol 0.99 was=20
> > installed in Mac 10.4.6. This Mac has 1.5G memory. When=20
> doing ray, it=20
> > was using about 1.2G memory, it stopped in the middle and
> > at last it died. The error message is about running out of memory.
> > Did anybody meet the same problem? Thanks.
> > -Donglu
> Hi Donglu -
> We need more information to figure out what happened. How=20
> much memory was Pymol using when you first launched it? What=20
> about right before you started the raytracing? Are you=20
> rendering an unusually large or complex image?
> You can try adjusting the memory settings for raytracing: in=20
> the "Setting" menu, go to "Rendering" then "Memory". Try the=20
> various options and see if you still run out of memory.
> If your image is complex, try reducing the quality. In the=20
> "Display" menu, go to "Quality". You may be able to reduce=20
> the quality a bit without noticeably affecting the image and=20
> it should reduce memory usage. Reducing the size of the=20
> raytraced image will also reduce memory usage, but of course=20
> your image will be smaller...
> Hope these suggestions help,
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