Upgrading to 64 bit version of licensed Pymol 1.3 fixed all rendering issues.

On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Jason Vertrees <jason.vertrees@schrodinger.com> wrote:
Hi Ian & Tsjerk,

> You can try to set hash_max (set hash_max,200) to put a limit on memory
> usage. Then again, an immediate crash can also mean the scene just isn't
> going to fit in memory. Complex scenes I usually write in parts to povray
> format, which I then combine and raytrace with povray.

Please also type "help faster" for some more information on the
hash_max setting.

> I am trying to Render out a very large scene in pymol, on a 64-bit windows 7
> computer, and as soon as I try and raytrace, pymol crashes with no useful
> error message. I tried creating a pov file, and rendering with pov-ray, but
> pymol still crashed.  What are my options for rendering out my scene, if
> any? Thank you.

Last, are you using 32-bit PyMOL or 64-bit PyMOL?  I know your OS is
64-bit, but what about the PyMOL binary?

Cheers,

-- Jason

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Jason Vertrees, PhD
PyMOL Product Manager
Schrodinger, LLC

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