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1) Message boards : News : New WUs Generation will be paused (Message 754)
Posted 4 Jan 2016 by _
Posting while still have credit to do so. Missing denis work a lot! Hope it won't be long before we're busy here again. :-)

Happy New Year to everyone in the meantime!
2) Message boards : News : Delay in the launch of new version (Message 736)
Posted 9 Dec 2015 by _
Get well soon guys! :)

Yes do :)
3) Message boards : Number crunching : Can't change resource share! (Message 323)
Posted 26 Jun 2015 by _
Just to update you - a restart of boinc cured the weird priority issue I was experiencing last night. Everything is now back to the way I like it. :) Sorry for troubling you.
4) Message boards : Number crunching : Can't change resource share! (Message 322)
Posted 25 Jun 2015 by _
Hi. Might need to ask this elsewhere, but am wondering if anyone knows whether something has changed in the way boinc might be prioritizing Denis tasks?

My preferences have been set to 300 for denis, and 100 for seti since I joined denis (0 for my other projects) and seti used to "play nice" with that. But I've been away from my computer for about a week and have just started crunching again, and now the only way I can get a denis task to start is to suspend all "ready to start" seti tasks, even though their reporting deadlines are 22nd August, and denis's are early July. I'm curious as to whether it's just me experiencing the weirdness?

Thanks :)

edit: In case anyone's wondering, I have 9 seti cpu wu's (with estimated runtimes of around 4 hours each) and 4 cores, so there's no danger of them running out of time, and 40 of my favourite project's tasks - ie: denis :)
5) Message boards : Number crunching : Credit New ? (Message 257)
Posted 30 May 2015 by _
If the problem persists, we will be forced to stop the work generation.

Best regards, Joel.

I do hope you don't have to. :( A lot of us are here for the science, and really do appreciate: not just the interest you're taking in our experiences crunching for the project; but also all the hard work you are putting in to it for us.

So thank you :)
6) Message boards : Number crunching : Credit New ? (Message 255)
Posted 30 May 2015 by _
Yep. The ONLY wingmen - bar one - that I've been getting today.

Now I am most definitely here for the science. Points really don't matter to me and my milestone is when the project tells us they now know everything there is to know about the heart and don't need us anymore :)

I do run a slow computer however, so keep a small cache in the hope that does not slow down the science for the project. But now the issue about points has been raised, I'm curious :)

Am I wrong, or are those racing just for the points, with their fast machines, being gifted many of their points from their slower wingpeople?

When these two fast hosts (host 1389 and 2617) validate against each other, their points are around 4. When they validate against a slower host, they get much more.

Here's another example of one slower host than those above - runtime 37 min 37 sec...
and one much slower host - me - runtime 1 hours 44 min 50 sec (so more than 2 and half times slower) but both of us awarded 22.09 points for the same work unit. Is that calculated on our averaged times, my time, or their time? As I said - just curious :) particularly as today, I am taking 1560 times longer to complete my wu's - given who I'm presently paired with - and am single-handedly slowing science to a snail's pace - indeed :)

edit: Also, for host 1389, if I click on their task list, this is what I get:
Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 79 bytes) in /home/boincadm/projects/denisathome/html/inc/db_conn.inc on line 119
7) Message boards : Cafe : Computation error (Message 216)
Posted 23 May 2015 by _
Using Boinc on various projects and, for the 1st time ever, I've got a computation error. Work unit name is AF201505220000_1000_0191_1


I have search the WU and as ChertseyAl said, It seems to be the bug that is solved in version 1.03. Please, reload your WUs to use the new version and if it still crash say it in the forum.

Thanks for your attention, Joel.

Only been getting version 1.02 units so far. Not sure how to reload wu's in order to test the later version. Anyone know how? Thanks :) Running windows.
8) Message boards : Number crunching : max number of task in progress (Message 151)
Posted 28 Apr 2015 by _
Thank you very much :) Looking forward to the longer work units.

No rush though. :) I'm enjoying the short ones.
9) Message boards : News : New group of task is coming (Message 94)
Posted 10 Apr 2015 by _
It's so nice being able to join a new project. Thank you for all the hard work you're putting in to get it running as smoothly as possible. I don't mind if it takes time - it's just great being part of it all :) Have a good weekend!
10) Message boards : Cafe : The inevitable ATA thread (Message 91)
Posted 10 Apr 2015 by _
It's the inevitability. It stopped me sleeping. Thank you. Everyone. I will find out you know. Then I'll talk :)
11) Message boards : Number crunching : failed downloads (Message 57)
Posted 9 Apr 2015 by _

If you can confirm that there isn't any problem, we will delete this post.

Thank you!

Yes please delete. Thank you, and again sorry for the inconvenience.
12) Message boards : Number crunching : failed downloads (Message 55)
Posted 9 Apr 2015 by _
Been a member for a whole minute and messed up already. Sorry. Two tasks failed to download. Will they go away by themselves or do I have to do something to them?

edit: they're okay now.