Google on hard drive failures
trixter at oldskool.org
Wed Feb 21 23:55:18 CST 2007
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> I seem to recall an article that mentioned that the effects on
> "Titanic" were rendered using a room/closet full of Peecees (Dell, I
> think)... Something about the hardware (running Linux, IIRC) cost
> less than $50K.
Not sure about that, but the first Matrix film "bullet time" effects was
done on FreeBSD and a PC renderfarm.
The third Matrix film used ridiculous amounts of cash with third-party
effects houses, some of which were put out of business by the endeavor
(not sure how that works).
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