I am unable to render
I tried hard to toggle my BSP settings and mesh splitting (0.8), I still encounter system hangs…When I add another fish.
I think my system config is pretty high with P4 2.6 MHz with 3 GB Ram.
May be my scene is quite demanding with lots of hair instance objects, even my fish is full with hair guides to simulate the water splash. (I like the effect about what I achieved but when I attempt to add a second fish, it is just can’t render)
I’ve read some threads in CGTalk that Mental Ray in XSI is weak at hair and displacement
Do you think raise up the memory to 4 GB will help? But I think it is more about the Mental Ray issue, or the hair module issue (It is very hard for me to change object instance in Hair Operator as it shows no effect, or hang).
And about the island, do XSi have bugs that cannot deal with good displacement?