1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

Easy WCG_config

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Mindweaver, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    Yes.
     
  2. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    hey bro go to Start/run and put "%SYSTEMDRIVE%\ProgramData\BOINC\". Make sure that takes you to your config file. Then check to see if it's set to read only.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
  3. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    Am I doing it wrong or something?

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Manually go to c: drive then programData, BOINC. If that's not it your Config file is located somewhere else. Try searching for the file.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
  5. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    BOINC is not installed in my SSD, would that be an issue?
     
  6. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Yepper.. I'll work on a fix bro. Try to have it ready tomorrow.
     
    Chicken Patty says thanks.
    Crunching for Team TPU
  7. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    Is there any downside to installing it on a SSD? I heard that somewhere, maybe it's BS but I didn't do it because of that. If so I can re install it.
     
  8. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    well it constantly writes to the drive is the only down fall. What kind of drive do you have?

    EDIT: Have you tried Ford's exe? It may do the same thing.. but its worth trying.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
  9. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
  10. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Well the Reliability MTBF 1,000,000 hrs... So, I think you would be fine.. I would just try it and see if there is any performance lose... What drive letter do you have it installed on?

    EDIT: I can just modify the current install to point to your drive letter.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
  11. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    That'll be great bro :D

    I have it on Drive D D:
     
  12. blkhogan

    blkhogan New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2007
    Messages:
    2,315 (0.86/day)
    Thanks Received:
    648
    Location:
    If I told u.. I'd have to kill u
    Just tried to load on my crunchers. Getting the OS not optimized thing. Win XP Pro Version 2002 SP3.
     
  13. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Here you go Captain Chicken Patty! This version works for anyone where they have wcg installed on D: drive! Enjoy!
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2010
    Chicken Patty says thanks.
    Crunching for Team TPU
  14. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    HAHAHA, I feel the love man :toast:, but I still get the same error :(

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Do you have WCG installed on your system drive? If so can you give me the path? Thanks

    Try going to start\run then putting in "%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\BOINC\". This shoulc take you to your config file location.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
  16. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Crunching for Team TPU
  17. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    That's where I chose them to be, but I can't find the BOINC folder :(
     
  18. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Do a search for "cc_config.xml". Then tell me the path.

    EDIT:It may not have created the file on install. Try searching for "account_www.worldcommunitygrid.org.xml". This file should have been created. The cc_config.xml will need to be in the same folder.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
  19. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    Ok, now I'm puzzled :confused:
    [​IMG]
     
  20. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Yea I don't think WCG installer creates the file anymore. Do a search for "account_www.worldcommunitygrid.org.xml" and tell me the path to that file.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
  21. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    Here you go brotha :toast:

    [​IMG]
     
  22. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Take a quick pic of the D:\Program Data file. It's odd that BOINC didn't create a BOINC folder inside the program data file.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU
  23. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    All folders are being shown BTW

    [​IMG]
     
    FordGT90Concept says thanks.
  24. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    5,424 (2.62/day)
    Thanks Received:
    3,014
    Location:
    Statesville, NC
    Here you go Brotha! :toast:
     

    Attached Files:

    Crunching for Team TPU
  25. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    28,341 (10.98/day)
    Thanks Received:
    12,227
    Location:
    Miami, Florida
    Heck yeah :rockout:

    [​IMG]
     

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page