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Marius Boruch August 12th, 2009 08:27 AM

Vegas 9.0a keeps crashing
 
I went thru Vegas 7,8 and now bought upgrade to 9 and real problems started. It crashes my system saying " system is low in memory" (Q9450 and 4GB of RAM). I reached the point that it crashes even when I reder SD projects! System is clean - no unnecessary software there - it is clear that it is ver. 9 that is causing the problem. What is going on!

Perrone Ford August 12th, 2009 09:03 AM

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Originally Posted by Marius Boruch (Post 1212983)
bought upgrade to 9 and real problems started.

...It crashes my system saying " system is low in memory"

...4GB of RAM

...it is clear that it is ver. 9 that is causing the problem.

...What is going on!

1. Open Task manager. Click Performance tab. Take screenshot.

2. Open Vegas with NO video on the timeline. Take screenshot.

3. Load a video project that is only a few minutes long. Take screeenshot.

4. Click Processes tab in Task Manager. Take Screenshot


Post those four screenshots here.


The "problem" is that you are running out of RAM. What we can tell from the screenshots is why.

Marius Boruch August 12th, 2009 09:09 AM

I know - that's what error message says - but the sysetem shows plenty of RAM available; there is also tons of virtual memory assigned. I will do screen shots and post them.
Everything was perfect in Vegas 8c

Perrone Ford August 12th, 2009 09:19 AM

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Originally Posted by Marius Boruch (Post 1213096)
Everything was perfect in Vegas 8c

8c does not have the RAM requirements of 9.0. Simple. I'll be VERY curious to see the screenshots.

Marius Boruch August 12th, 2009 09:26 AM

I will post them soon.
the system was reinstalled like 3 weeks ago and it is clean - it is editing machine that runs around the clock;
Another BIG issue I have is that I can't render to mp4 either sony or mainconcept for the simple reason that Architect is crashing.

here is my recent post:
"--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I can't produce BluRay using either SonyAVC or Mainconcept AVC compressions.
I got this message:
File name: STREAM/00001.m2ts
Status: TSWrapper.dll::CTSWrapper::ProcThreadMain::Video buffer underflows. -

I use templates for Sony and same values for Mainconcept. It is possible to burn BD directly from Vegas timeline BUT I need to produce BD with menus.

It works OK when using mpeg2's; what is causing that error with mp4's; how to fix it? "

Perrone Ford August 12th, 2009 09:38 AM

Video buffer underflow?

What are the machine specs? (CPU/RAM)
What video card?

Marius Boruch August 12th, 2009 09:52 AM

it is known bug in sony avchd codec but when it happens also in mainconcept that's strange:
Video Buffer Underflow error during prepare of Blu-ray Disc project

cpu quad Q9450 4GB of RAM Nvidia GTS8800 640MB RAM

btw: how to paste screen shots into message?

Mike Kujbida August 12th, 2009 09:57 AM

Try setting the Dynamic Ram at 512 or 1024 and see if it helps.

Marius Boruch August 12th, 2009 10:03 AM

I set it to 1024 and I am rendering for 30 minutes now - so far it works but it is SD - I am affraid to think about HD

Perrone Ford August 12th, 2009 10:04 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Marius Boruch (Post 1213219)
it is known bug in sony avchd codec but when it happens also in mainconcept that's strange:
Video Buffer Underflow error during prepare of Blu-ray Disc project

cpu quad Q9450 4GB of RAM Nvidia GTS8800 640MB RAM

btw: how to paste screen shots into message?

That doesn't look like a bug to me. Looks like people not knowing hot to calculate bit rates. Big difference.

I am beginning to think that 4GB of RAM is just not enough for doing these HD projects that people are trying to do. Stuff with titles, transitions, etc., and using long-GOP codecs on the timeline. It's just too much.

Save your screenshots as a jpg or bmp. Then attach them as attachments to your post on here.

Marius Boruch August 12th, 2009 10:08 AM

1 Attachment(s)
Perrone,
I rendered it using Vegas templates so it shouldn't be a bitrate issue; strangely there is enough RAM to produce mpeg2 BD with menus but when I import mp4 (either Sony or Mainconcept) then Architect crashes.

Perrone Ford August 12th, 2009 10:11 AM

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Originally Posted by Marius Boruch (Post 1213329)
Perrone,
I rendered it using Vegas templates so it shouldn't be a bitrate issue; strangely there is enough RAM to produce mpeg2 BD with menus but when I import mp4 (either Sony or Mainconcept) then Architect crashes.

Mpeg2 doesn't require NEAR the RAM or horsepower that Mpeg4 does. This is easily seen in people trying to drop native AVCHD (Mpeg4) onto the timeline versus the HDV (mpeg2) that they had been using.

Marius Boruch August 12th, 2009 10:14 AM

Is there any way to assign some additional "virtaul memory" for Vegas on some RAID drive??? I have Win XP and I guess it will not allow me to use more than 4GB of memory...

Marius Boruch August 12th, 2009 10:17 AM

Mike,
Is that Dynamic RAM used also during regular rendering???

Perrone Ford August 12th, 2009 10:29 AM

Not sure if you are running the /3GB switch, but looks like you might be.

32bit OS + HD long-GOP video = problems.


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