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  1. theskyisthelimit

    Ortho4XP for FSX/P3D

    I'm coming to find that often the minimized command windows are still getting "stuck".. have to unminimize and tap space bar on each one a few times to get them going.. anyone else still having this issue? This could also be why mine took 1hr45 for one esp creation one time and 2hr30min the next (no cpu usage when they get stuck like right now, 10 minutes after it started an esp job process)
  2. theskyisthelimit

    Ortho4XP for FSX/P3D

    Now getting this message suddenly.. unsure why (i'm running from the exe.. it was fine earlier, i think).. ESP_build_dir is None inside of resample... something went wrong, so can't run resample Nothing has physically really changed.. the path in the cfg file is valid too.. Has anyone ran into this?
  3. theskyisthelimit

    OrthoXP for P3D tool and questions on grouping bgl files?

    Finding that these tiles are still killing the load time even in 4.4.. strangely i have some tiles that are around 22GB in size while the xp counterpart is only around 5GB.. not sure what it is about the esp conversion that is causing this much of an increase, because i have some other tiles that are esp size of only 7GB matching the xp counterpart.
  4. theskyisthelimit

    Ortho4XP for FSX/P3D

    What is the typical time it takes to do the esp part for most people..Mine 1hr43min total time, 15 of which is everything but the esp (so around 1hr30min for the esp for one tile).. this on a 5.1ghz machine with 1080 ti (is there any way to utilize some gpu processing to speed this up?).. the minimized windows work great now though. Other question is on the bgl file / folder size after wards.. i have some tiles around 20-22GB at zl17 via bing (usa area).. for instance.. +41-72 tile is around 22Gb.. while other nearby tiles might only be 8GB after conversion.. i think this is killing my load time into p3d (another issue).. any idea why some of these tiles are so huge and others are "normal" or perhaps depends on terrain.. however, the xp equivalent tiles folder with full textures for this area at same settings is only 5.5GB in size.. confused.
  5. theskyisthelimit

    Ortho4XP for FSX/P3D

    Should this same exe that has the p3d export in it, now be used as the version 1.30 for doing new tiles for XP11 as well.. or should we (still) use oscars exe/files outside of this branch just for XP11?
  6. theskyisthelimit

    OrthoXP for P3D tool and questions on grouping bgl files?

    I see the CRC's.. i rebooted looking to see if these files get deleted.. they did not.. unless there is some temp files somewhere.. then launched again and the painful first load.. by painful on mine for 65 folders / 933gb its 14minutes 50 second on first load, then second load around 3min ... 15 minutes seems excessive
  7. theskyisthelimit

    OrthoXP for P3D tool and questions on grouping bgl files?

    If thats the case.. it would be nice to know what gets flushed on a reboot.. so this could maybe be preserved to speed things up the next time.. ill take a look in there and see... I went through the trouble of moving everything to an addon xml.. of course this didnt help on load times.. another run after this.. 5 minutes in, still loading only splash screen up so far (i chose to purge the scenery index when i exited the lorby addon manager too).
  8. theskyisthelimit

    OrthoXP for P3D tool and questions on grouping bgl files?

    I thought i was having good results with them in separate folders.. well.. if i reboot and start up again.. 9 minutes later still at 6% loading terrain data.. process monitor shows files being read are still drilling through the ortho folders.. what tends to happen is if i kill it and try a few more times even after 5 or more minutes it loads.. then subsequent loads take around 2min50 to 3min20 with the amount i have going on (933GB).. I'm not sure what to make of this
  9. Is there an easy way to get a bunch of scenery.cfg entries converted to an addon xml document.. and is there a limit to how many you can have in one document.. i potentially could have 1000 at some point.. at least 100-500 for now though.. When using multiselect in the tool the option to send to xml gets grayed out.. perhaps a command line or batch file method exists? Or.. an easy way to import many folders into scenery.cfg in the old way? Thanks in advance
  10. theskyisthelimit

    A way to add scenery entries to scenery.cfg via batch file?

    Actually, backtracking.. after revisiting the tool.. i'm not seeing a way to add multiple folders at once.
  11. theskyisthelimit

    Ortho4XP for FSX/P3D

    Any chance this will be updated to match the master of 1.30 where its currently at.. has a few extra features in the config panel that dont exist in the p3d version. Hoping still there is a way to prevent the command windows from popping up or stalling down the road at least. The one added feature that could have some relevance is ""imprint_masks_to_dds=True/false" which helps with Vram usage apparently (if set to true) at least in the master 1.30 for xp.
  12. theskyisthelimit

    OrthoXP for P3D tool and questions on grouping bgl files?

    Yeah i've decided to go with this structure, no merging of bgls.. I was actually about to do a comparison with scenery.cfg and an addon xml option.. however.. thinking about this.. isnt there a limit to the number of entries for the addon xml method? Ill still give it a go though.. I think the Lorby Tool will make this very easy to import a ton at once which i had forgotten (or convert the scenery entries i've already made).
  13. theskyisthelimit

    A way to add scenery entries to scenery.cfg via batch file?

    Thanks.. i forgot you could mass import folders using the tool.. easy enough.. though i wonder if adding as addon xml entries if there is an overall limit to the number you can have.
  14. theskyisthelimit

    Ortho4XP for FSX/P3D

    I'm also using the .exe window.. not sure what resample setting it would be.. the cfg file has the line pointing to resample.. i didnt think you could configure anything.. it frustrating.. set it to do 6 tiles overnight only to wake to find that it only got part way through (the very long) resample process that needs nudged on every window periodically (but not always). I found that i was missing bgl's and redid things.. this time painstakingly adding each entry for 933GB worth (on 7200 rpm drive) main SSD is p3d and another for the OS.. old load time test was 2min30 for one location and now 3min 20sec with the ortho enabled.. i guess not horrid for 933GB.
  15. theskyisthelimit

    OrthoXP for P3D tool and questions on grouping bgl files?

    Well i think i had some malformed folders.. went through making sure the tiles\terrain folder count matched bgl count for each one, weeding them out.. instead i manually put each entry in for this test.. Still 937gb.. it took 3min 10 sec to load the same area that normally took 2min 15sec with ortho off (this area having ortho tiles) (about 55 seconds longer) trying an area without ortho tiles before/after: with ortho disabled in scenery.cfg: tried kfll as an example: 2min 0 sec Then with ortho back on, same area (but no ortho for this area): 2min 30sec (only 30 sec longer) It appears there is less of a hit if the area you are loading doesnt have tiles already made (and ortho is enabled in scenery).. Not sure how this will pan out with say 4 or more times the data, but i'm going to keep going and find out at least to the 2TB point and maybe group by country/continent. I should mention i have the ortho on a 7200 drive and the OS/main P3D drive are SSDs.