[Bf-cycles] Enabling hair rendering on GPU?
tobias.oelgarte at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 16 18:33:55 CET 2013
It was already quite a lot faster on GPU as on CPU. And of course not
anything inside a scene is made of hair/fur. In that case it is still a
lot faster to render as with the CPU, even if the hair/fur would
actually render slower on GPU.
Am 16.02.2013 17:41, schrieb Matthew Heimlich:
> Stuart (as far as I know) isn't too familiar with coding for GPU, so
> it won't happen until Brecht can take a look at it most likely, and
> probably isn't a high priority in any case. Hair is one of those cases
> where GPU probably won't be dramatically faster than the CPU (and may
> even be slower). Compounded with the high memory requirements of hair
> it will probably be a while before hair optimizations for the GPU are
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Tobias Oelgarte
> <tobias.oelgarte at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> i was using an older build with the first patches of the hair rendering
>> feature together with my GPU. But currently it is only available for
>> CPU, despite the fact that it was working just fine. Could we (re)enable
>> the hair rendering again for the GPU inside the experimental feature
>> set? I would really like to test it out, even if it would be unstable.
>> It would also help to file bug reports to make it work, if it not
>> already does.
>> Greetings from
>> Tobias Oelgarte
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