Houdini Redshift error "Error: 'module' object has no attribute 'qt'"

I can’t figure out why I am getting this FailRenderException:

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Error

FailRenderException : Error: ‘module’ object has no attribute ‘qt’
at Deadline.Plugins.DeadlinePlugin.FailRender(String message) (Python.Runtime.PythonException)
File “C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\plugins\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\Houdini.py”, line 424, in HandleStdoutError
self.FailRender(self.GetRegexMatch(1))
at Python.Runtime.Dispatcher.Dispatch(ArrayList args)
at __FranticX_Processes_ManagedProcess_StdoutHandlerDelegateDispatcher.Invoke()
at FranticX.Processes.ManagedProcess.RegexHandlerCallback.CallFunction()
at FranticX.Processes.ManagedProcess.e(String di, Boolean dj)
at FranticX.Processes.ManagedProcess.Execute(Boolean waitForExit)
at Deadline.Plugins.DeadlinePlugin.DoRenderTasks()
at Deadline.Plugins.PluginWrapper.RenderTasks(Task task, String& outMessage, AbortLevel& abortLevel)
at Deadline.Plugins.PluginWrapper.RenderTasks(Task task, String& outMessage, AbortLevel& abortLevel)

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Type

RenderPluginException

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Stack Trace

at Deadline.Plugins.SandboxedPlugin.d(DeadlineMessage bem, CancellationToken ben)
at Deadline.Plugins.SandboxedPlugin.RenderTask(Task task, CancellationToken cancellationToken)
at Deadline.Slaves.SlaveRenderThread.c(TaskLogWriter ajo, CancellationToken ajp)

The same scene renders without problems locally. It is submitted from the same machine that it is rendered on.

This is the log:

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Log

2021-07-20 18:42:38: 0: Loading Job’s Plugin timeout is Disabled
2021-07-20 18:42:38: 0: WARNING: Python version for ‘Houdini’ plugin is not specified! Defaulting to Py2.
2021-07-20 18:42:38: 0: SandboxedPlugin: Render Job As User disabled, running as current user ‘fab’
2021-07-20 18:42:39: 0: nogui was not added to the CommandLineParser.
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Executing plugin command of type ‘Initialize Plugin’
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Executing plugin script ‘C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\plugins\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\Houdini.py’
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: About: Houdini Plugin for Deadline
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: The job’s environment will be merged with the current environment before rendering
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Done executing plugin command of type ‘Initialize Plugin’
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Start Job timeout is disabled.
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Task timeout is disabled.
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Loaded job: Marinemaster_v06 - Kopie - /out/Redshift_Front9 (60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9)
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Skipping X: because it is already mapped
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Executing plugin command of type ‘Start Job’
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: DEBUG: S3BackedCache Client is not installed.
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Executing global asset transfer preload script ‘C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\plugins\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\GlobalAssetTransferPreLoad.py’
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Looking for legacy (pre-10.0.26) AWS Portal File Transfer…
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Looking for legacy (pre-10.0.26) File Transfer controller in C:/Program Files/Thinkbox/S3BackedCache/bin/task.py…
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Could not find legacy (pre-10.0.26) AWS Portal File Transfer.
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Legacy (pre-10.0.26) AWS Portal File Transfer is not installed on the system.
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Done executing plugin command of type ‘Start Job’
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Plugin rendering frame(s): 1
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: Executing plugin command of type ‘Render Task’
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Set HOUDINI_PATHMAP to {“X:/”:"//TOMBSTONE/Files/"}
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Redshift Path Mapping…
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: source: “X:/” dest: “\TOMBSTONE\Files”
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: [REDSHIFT_PATHOVERRIDE_FILE] now set to: “C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\jobsData\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\RSMapping_tempIW9FS0\RSMapping.txt”
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Starting Houdini Job
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Stdout Redirection Enabled: True
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Stdout Handling Enabled: True
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Popup Handling Enabled: True
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: QT Popup Handling Enabled: False
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.* Popup Handling Enabled: False
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Using Process Tree: True
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Hiding DOS Window: True
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Creating New Console: False
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Running as user: fab
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Executable: “C:\Program Files\Side Effects Software\Houdini 18.5.532\bin\Hython.exe”
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Argument: “C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\plugins\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\hrender_dl.py” -f 1 1 1 -o “$JOB/render/Front/$HIPNAME.MM40_Front_metal_grey.exr” -g -d /out/Redshift_Front9 -tempdir “C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\jobsData\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\0_tempvx7HU0” -arnoldAbortOnLicenseFail 1 “C:/ProgramData/Thinkbox/Deadline10/workers/Mjollnir/jobsData/60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9/Marinemaster_v06 - Kopie.hiplc”
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Full Command: “C:\Program Files\Side Effects Software\Houdini 18.5.532\bin\Hython.exe” “C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\plugins\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\hrender_dl.py” -f 1 1 1 -o “$JOB/render/Front/$HIPNAME.MM40_Front_metal_grey.exr” -g -d /out/Redshift_Front9 -tempdir “C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\jobsData\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\0_tempvx7HU0” -arnoldAbortOnLicenseFail 1 “C:/ProgramData/Thinkbox/Deadline10/workers/Mjollnir/jobsData/60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9/Marinemaster_v06 - Kopie.hiplc”
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Startup Directory: “C:\Program Files\Side Effects Software\Houdini 18.5.532\bin”
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Process Priority: BelowNormal
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Process Affinity: default
2021-07-20 18:42:40: 0: INFO: Process is now running
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: [Redshift] Redshift for Houdini plugin version 3.0.43 (Apr 9 2021 10:11:28)
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: [Redshift] Plugin compile time HDK version: 18.5.532
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: [Redshift] Houdini host version: 18.5.532
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: [Redshift] Plugin dso/dll and config path: C:/ProgramData/Redshift/Plugins/Houdini/18.5.532/dso
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: [Redshift] Core data path: C:\ProgramData\Redshift
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: [Redshift] Local data path: C:\ProgramData\Redshift
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: [Redshift] Procedurals path: C:\ProgramData\Redshift\Procedurals
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: [Redshift] Preferences file path: C:\ProgramData\Redshift\preferences.xml
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: [Redshift] License path: C:\ProgramData\Redshift
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | log started Tue Jul 20 18:42:42 2021
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | Arnold 6.2.0.1 [903992ac] windows clang-10.0.1 oiio-2.2.1 osl-1.11.6 vdb-7.1.1 clm-2.0.0.235 rlm-12.4.2 optix-6.6.0 2021/02/09 10:40:42
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | running on Mjollnir, pid=11908
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | 1 x AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core Processor (12 cores, 24 logical) with 65450MB
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | NVIDIA driver version 461.92 (Optix 60800)
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | GPU 0: GeForce RTX 3090 @ 1695MHz (compute 8.6) with 24576MB (21207MB available) (NVLink:0)
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | Windows 10 (version 10.0, build 19041)
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | soft limit for open files raised from 8192 to 2048
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB |
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | [htoa_op] Begin registration …
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | loading plugins from C:/Users/fab/htoa/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/arnold/plugins …
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | alembic_proc.dll: alembic uses Arnold 6.2.0.1
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | cryptomatte.dll: cryptomatte uses Arnold 6.2.0.1
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | cryptomatte.dll: cryptomatte_filter uses Arnold 6.2.0.1
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | cryptomatte.dll: cryptomatte_manifest_driver uses Arnold 6.2.0.1
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 295MB | htoa_mandelbulb_proc.dll: mandelbulb uses Arnold 6.2.0.1
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 313MB | usd_proc.dll: usd uses Arnold 6.2.0.1
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 313MB | loaded 6 plugins from 4 lib(s) in 0:00.08
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 313MB | [htoa_op] Loading metadata file: C:/Users/fab/htoa/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/arnold/metadata/cameras.mtd
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 314MB | [htoa_op] Loading metadata file: C:/Users/fab/htoa/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/arnold/metadata/imagers.mtd
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 314MB | [htoa_op] Loading metadata file: C:/Users/fab/htoa/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/arnold/metadata/lights.mtd
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 314MB | [htoa_op] Loading metadata file: C:/Users/fab/htoa/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/arnold/metadata/operators.mtd
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 314MB | [htoa_op] Loading metadata file: C:/Users/fab/htoa/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/arnold/metadata/options.mtd
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 314MB | [htoa_op] Loading metadata file: C:/Users/fab/htoa/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/arnold/metadata/shaders.mtd
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 316MB | [htoa_op] Loading metadata file: C:/Users/fab/htoa/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/htoa-5.6.0.2_rbd4662c_houdini-18.5.532/arnold/metadata/shapes.mtd
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 316MB | [rop_operators] Registering operators …
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 317MB | [rop_operators] operator registration done.
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 343MB | [vop_shaders] Registering shaders …
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 346MB | [vop_shaders] shader registration done.
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 346MB | [vop_imagers] Registering imagers …
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 346MB | [vop_imagers] imager registration done.
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 346MB | [htoa_op] End registration.
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 346MB |
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 346MB | releasing resources
2021-07-20 18:42:42: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 344MB | Arnold shutdown
2021-07-20 18:42:43: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 372MB | log started Tue Jul 20 18:42:43 2021
2021-07-20 18:42:43: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 372MB | Arnold 6.2.0.1 [903992ac] windows clang-10.0.1 oiio-2.2.1 osl-1.11.6 vdb-7.1.1 clm-2.0.0.235 rlm-12.4.2 optix-6.6.0 2021/02/09 10:40:42
2021-07-20 18:42:43: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 372MB | running on Mjollnir, pid=11908
2021-07-20 18:42:43: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 372MB | 1 x AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core Processor (12 cores, 24 logical) with 65450MB
2021-07-20 18:42:43: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 372MB | NVIDIA driver version 461.92 (Optix 60800)
2021-07-20 18:42:43: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 372MB | GPU 0: GeForce RTX 3090 @ 1695MHz (compute 8.6) with 24576MB (21207MB available) (NVLink:0)
2021-07-20 18:42:43: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 372MB | Windows 10 (version 10.0, build 19041)
2021-07-20 18:42:43: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 372MB | soft limit for open files is set at 2048
2021-07-20 18:42:43: 0: STDOUT: 00:00:00 372MB |
2021-07-20 18:42:45: 0: STDOUT: Detected Houdini version: (18, 5, 532)
2021-07-20 18:42:45: 0: STDOUT: [‘C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\plugins\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\hrender_dl.py’, ‘-f’, ‘1’, ‘1’, ‘1’, ‘-o’, ‘$JOB/render/Front/$HIPNAME.MM40_Front_metal_grey.exr’, ‘-g’, ‘-d’, ‘/out/Redshift_Front9’, ‘-tempdir’, ‘C:\ProgramData\Thinkbox\Deadline10\workers\Mjollnir\jobsData\60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9\0_tempvx7HU0’, ‘-arnoldAbortOnLicenseFail’, ‘1’, ‘C:/ProgramData/Thinkbox/Deadline10/workers/Mjollnir/jobsData/60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9/Marinemaster_v06 - Kopie.hiplc’]
2021-07-20 18:42:45: 0: STDOUT: Start: 1
2021-07-20 18:42:45: 0: STDOUT: End: 1
2021-07-20 18:42:45: 0: STDOUT: Increment: 1
2021-07-20 18:42:45: 0: STDOUT: Ignore Inputs: True
2021-07-20 18:42:45: 0: STDOUT: Output: $JOB/render/Front/$HIPNAME.MM40_Front_metal_grey.exr
2021-07-20 18:42:45: 0: STDOUT: Driver: /out/Redshift_Front9
2021-07-20 18:42:45: 0: STDOUT: Input File: C:/ProgramData/Thinkbox/Deadline10/workers/Mjollnir/jobsData/60f6fcf7dd2f9f0b28b126e9/Marinemaster_v06 - Kopie.hiplc
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: STDOUT: Error running event handler:
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: STDOUT: Traceback (most recent call last):
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: STDOUT: File “Object/HDRLightStudioConnectionController, PythonModule”, line 99, in
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: STDOUT: File “Object/HDRLightStudioConnectionController, PythonModule”, line 59, in createAndConfigureModules
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: STDOUT: File “C:/PROGRA~1/SIDEEF~1/HOUDIN~1.532/houdini/python2.7libs\toolutils.py”, line 1780, in createModuleFromSection
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: STDOUT: node_type.definition().sections()[section_name].contents())
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: STDOUT: File “C:/PROGRA~1/SIDEEF~1/HOUDIN~1.532/houdini/python2.7libs\toolutils.py”, line 1761, in _createModule
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: STDOUT: eval(code, module_dict)
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: STDOUT: File “gmodHdrlsDialogs”, line 18, in
2021-07-20 18:42:47: 0: Done executing plugin command of type ‘Render Task’

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Details

Date: 07/20/2021 18:42:52
Frames: 1
Elapsed Time: 00:00:00:14
Job Submit Date: 07/20/2021 18:42:33
Job User: fab
Average RAM Usage: 12938577920 (19%)
Peak RAM Usage: 13151526912 (20%)
Average CPU Usage: 4%
Peak CPU Usage: 10%
Used CPU Clocks (x10^6 cycles): 36044
Total CPU Clocks (x10^6 cycles): 901083

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Worker Information

Worker Name: Mjollnir
Version: v10.1.15.2 Release (313fe6482)
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro
Running As Service: No
Machine User: fab
IP Address: fe80::506:34b4:80d2:deb8%7
MAC Address: 34:97:F6:31:88:92
CPU Architecture: x64
CPUs: 24
CPU Usage: 1%
Memory Usage: 12.0 GB / 63.9 GB (18%)
Free Disk Space: 1.857 TB (283.850 GB on C:, 1.580 TB on D:)
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090

Someone else had the same issue, looked like it was with HDRLS while using Deadline

not sure if they every solved it, is HDRLS installed on both machines?

The SOP HDRLightStudioConnectionController seems to be the problem. As soon as it is deleted from the scene, the scene renders on Deadline.

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