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1) Message boards : Cafe CPDN : Search a team with nice people to join (Message 11156)
Posted 20 Mar 2005 by Profile Narwhal
You could always try here! Team Picard
2) Message boards : Number crunching : General preferences reset (Message 7216)
Posted 7 Jan 2005 by Profile Narwhal
Running BOINC 4.13, not running any other preferences. I'm also running Predictor@home and Pirates@Home on one computer with the same preferences.
3) Message boards : Number crunching : General preferences reset (Message 7202)
Posted 6 Jan 2005 by Profile Narwhal
Ok it happen again, my general preferences were reset to defualt, whats going on?
4) Message boards : Number crunching : General preferences reset (Message 7156)
Posted 4 Jan 2005 by Profile Narwhal
> I ocasionally have this happen when I install on a new machine. It usually
> picks up the old preferences very quickly.
>

This changed the preferences on 6 machines, all that had sent in trickles.
5) Message boards : Number crunching : General preferences reset (Message 7147)
Posted 3 Jan 2005 by Profile Narwhal
Anyone else have their general preferences reset to defualt?
6) Questions and Answers : Windows : error - 153 (Message 4566)
Posted 23 Sep 2004 by Profile Narwhal
> > This is the second day I've got this error, it started after starting a
> new
> > unit, hasn't been able to trickle anything in. If I need to reset rather
> do it
> > now before it's to far along.
>
> All 3 of your computers seem to be sending up phase 1 trickles, but computer
> ID 1312 sent 9 of them at 16:10:20 UTC yesterday. Is that the one that's
> generating the error and is it on dialup?
>
> If that's the case the error would tend to indicate that BOINC couldn't
> establish a connection to your ISP. You should be able to upload your trickles
> by establishing a connection yourself and doing a project update.
>
Ended up shutting off the computer and restarting. BOINC didn't see the dialup connection for some reason, from the problems LHC is haveing sound like BOINC 4.09 is somewhat buggy
7) Questions and Answers : Windows : error - 153 (Message 4550)
Posted 23 Sep 2004 by Profile Narwhal
> Looks like the socket open to send a scheduler request has failed, Narwhal. It
> should have retried by now.
>
>
This is the second day I've got this error, it started after starting a new unit, hasn't been able to trickle anything in. If I need to reset rather do it now before it's to far along.
8) Questions and Answers : Windows : error - 153 (Message 4536)
Posted 23 Sep 2004 by Profile Narwhal
2004-09-23 11:49:14 [climateprediction.net] scheduler init_op_project to http://climateapps2.oucs.ox.ac.uk/cpdnboinc_cgi/cgi failed, error -153
2004-09-23 11:49:14 [climateprediction.net] Deferring communication with project for 15 minutes and 5 seconds

What is it and how do I fix it
9) Message boards : Number crunching : Multiprocessor utilisation (Message 3199)
Posted 7 Sep 2004 by Profile Narwhal
> OK, I get it. The very reason I joined cpdn was to put some computers to work
> while waiting for available sah work. Thus, I'm not very eager to crank up the
> resource share beyond 50%. No biggie anyway, this will only affect two p3-500
> and four Xeon-550 processors, certainly not the latest and greatest around.
>
> Thanks guys:-)
>
> BTW Thyme, is your team recruiting? If so, how much of a trekkie does one have
> to be to fit in?
>

All are welcome, to join or just visit.
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10) Message boards : Number crunching : CPDN Boinc memory footprint (Message 2717)
Posted 2 Sep 2004 by Profile Narwhal
&gt; As a recent convert from S@H I have been looking at transferring some
&gt; resources to the CPDN project. In my limited experimentation so far on both
&gt; Win32 and Linux systems, the memory footprint for the CPDN client appears to
&gt; be around 45-50 MB compared to the 16MB or so of the Seti client.
&gt;
&gt; Is this by design for the project as a whole or have I been unfortunate to
&gt; download a particularly heavy chunk of the code. If by design, then this would
&gt; rather preclude, or at least be a negative factor in running CPDN on live
&gt; systems such as web/file servers which are idle and underused a lot of the
&gt; time, and in many ways the most ethical platform to run DC projects on as they
&gt; are powered up 24/7 by necessity. 50MB could be an appreciable proportion of
&gt; the memory on a small webserver, which will benefit from all available
&gt; resources at peak usage.
&gt;
&gt; I shall probably stick with S@H on such platforms and run CPDN on
&gt; workstations, it at least sits quietly on a chair in the corner eating up
&gt; unused CPU cycles rather than occupying half the sofa :-)
&gt;

That's about right, runs around 50 meg on my machines
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11) Message boards : Cafe CPDN : Welcome Tom Fish! Newest Team Picard Member! (Message 1903)
Posted 27 Aug 2004 by Profile Narwhal
Thank you ;)
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12) Message boards : Cafe CPDN : Welcome Tom Fish! Newest Team Picard Member! (Message 1892)
Posted 27 Aug 2004 by Profile Narwhal
And why not?
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13) Message boards : Cafe CPDN : Signature test thread to test siggy with cpdn.. (Message 1563)
Posted 24 Aug 2004 by Profile Narwhal
Test
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14) Message boards : Number crunching : Client performance (Message 1347)
Posted 20 Aug 2004 by Profile Narwhal
P4 3.2E (Prescot)
Win XP SP1
1g mem

1.540 s/TS
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15) Message boards : Number crunching : Client performance (Message 1311)
Posted 20 Aug 2004 by Profile Narwhal
&gt; &gt; Althon 64 3200+
&gt; &gt; Win XP Pro SP1
&gt; &gt;
&gt; &gt; As the projects runs is it normal for it to take longer for each s/TS?
&gt; &gt;
&gt; &gt; 19 Aug 2004 06:36:01 2 140426 926365 2.3200
&gt; &gt; 18 Aug 2004 22:35:52 2 129624 897675 2.3100
&gt; &gt; ... edit...
&gt; &gt; 08 Aug 2004 20:11:46 1 32406 65664 2.0300
&gt; &gt; 08 Aug 2004 13:59:49 1 21604 43735 2.0200
&gt; &gt; 08 Aug 2004 07:54:15 1 10802 21847 2.0200
&gt; &gt;
&gt; &gt;
&gt; A little bit on mine, but nothing like that. Mine's gone from 2.08 to 2.09
&gt; through time.
&gt;
&gt; Do you have "Cool and Quiet" enabled or some kind of thermal throttling option
&gt; in the BIOS? Is the PC now doing something else in background that it wasn't
&gt; before?
&gt;
Temps haven't changed, cleaned fans just to make sure, nothing else running on computer. This computer has run Folding@home, FightingAids@home, and SETI without a problem, I was wondering if maybe there's a memory leak?
&gt;
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16) Message boards : Number crunching : Client performance (Message 1233)
Posted 19 Aug 2004 by Profile Narwhal
Althon 64 3200+
Win XP Pro SP1

As the projects runs is it normal for it to take longer for each s/TS?

19 Aug 2004 06:36:01 2 140426 926365 2.3200
18 Aug 2004 22:35:52 2 129624 897675 2.3100
... edit...
08 Aug 2004 20:11:46 1 32406 65664 2.0300
08 Aug 2004 13:59:49 1 21604 43735 2.0200
08 Aug 2004 07:54:15 1 10802 21847 2.0200

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17) Message boards : Cafe CPDN : Welcome Dan! Newest Team Picard Member (Message 625)
Posted 10 Aug 2004 by Profile Narwhal
Dan, glad to have you aboard, see you found our home base.
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18) Message boards : Number crunching : Client performance (Message 623)
Posted 10 Aug 2004 by Profile Narwhal
Althon 64 3200+
XP Pro
1gb ram

2.03 s/Ts
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