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nigelgrant

To cache or not to cache - that is the question?

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Reading the 'Project Canarias XConverter documentation it states:"We strongly suggest you to enable the option

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AFAIK, "caching" only benefits those who've not installed all the scenery on their hard drive. IOW, they've chosen to perform a "lite" installation.

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Do we even support not installing all the scenery data on the HDD in Setup anymore (I don't generally run setup, I build from source :-> )? The caching for CDROM data was added back in FS5 days, didn't realize any of it was still in there (although I imagine its been rewritten a time or two since then).

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I've installed scenery to networked drives (FS9 not X) and it gets cached. scott s..

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>Do we even support not installing all the scenery data on the>HDD in Setup anymore (I don't generally run setup, I build>from source :-> )? The caching for CDROM data was added back>in FS5 days, didn't realize any of it was still in there>(although I imagine its been rewritten a time or two since>then).To be honest, it's been over two years since I installed FSX so I frankly don't remember myself!It is an option in FS9, that I remember clearly... ;)

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All your responses concur with what was my own understanding. However, this does not explain why the authors of the Project Canarias XConverter specifically recommend "caching this scenery" to avoid blurries.Could either the authors of Project Canarias or someone from ACES please clarify this point once and for all.Cheers,Stuart

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Not related to the caching, but I imorted the Project Canarias to FSX and the mountains are magnificent. La Palma looks pretty good too but I had a couple of problems with it. When starting up there I always had a CTD and found the culprit file was

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