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TPU's WCG/BOINC Team

Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chicken Patty, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Arjai

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    My big 10grand + jump today.

    Yep, I was sandbagging. Every so often, the due dates line up with a couple days to turn off Network communication and just go with what's on here. This one was about four(?) days worth? About five days, actually.

    I posted the downloads around 2:30 CST. The WCG page is almost completely validated, around 3 CST, one MCM that was pending. Anyways, Free-DC hasn't updated my points, yet. I sure hope it will by the Pie post!! :twitch:
     
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  2. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    I've got 3 days crunching from one of my 8350's coming in tomorrow :D

    Keep us posted on how the new software runs- if it's the WCG website version it's 32bit only iirc?
     
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    I downloaded the 64bit version. Working nice, so far.( last couple hours ) :laugh:
     
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Looks like Ripple Labs will be phasing out of WCG crunching:

    https://ripple.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=6343
    * courtesy of a post submitted by twilyth on the WCG forums:
    https://secure.worldcommunitygrid.org/forums/wcg/viewthread_thread,36557
     
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    I thought my $50 a month was bad...

    I update boinc when I re install windows, which with how I keep shuffling my rigs keeps being every few months.
     
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    wait a sec, Ripple Labs used to use WCG as a proof-of-work system?
    As in similar way as some friggin buttcoins or something? :wtf:
     
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    I don't think so. They were paying people to crunch for WCG using a cryptocurrency. The work being WCG work not mining. This had negative side effects such as people hacking other accounts to work for them.
     
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    Strange issue this morning, and I wonder if anyone else had downloading issues?

    Woke up this morning and my main rig had no work at 9am and seemed to be stuck attempting to upload some work. Tried manually updating, and after a few minutes and a few updates, I received 1 WU. Internet connection was fine, everything else works.

    Just got home a few minutes ago, and I had zero work, nothing running. Then 2 minutes ago, all of a sudden it downloaded a bunch of WUs and is back to crunching.

    No idea what the dealio was :confused:
     
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    That aside, the few hacking cases we heard about, Ribble Laps members (new and old that was tempted by a pay check) have done a ton of FLOPS. From zero to 4th in points in ½ a year! I'm sure that some WCG techs are re-thinking their next server upgrade now.
     
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    My 2500k is moving to linux once again, but will only be using 3 cores so it should even out. The unused core will be running a game server. Which leads me to my question. If I am running a game server and boinc on the same cpu but want them to not conflict, I would need to set affinity right. Such as have the game server on the 4th core, affinity 3? Then I would just tell boinc to run on 75% of cores and they wouldn't conflict right?
     
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    Yeah, should be right.
     
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    Do any of our Linux guru's know of a free program that will show cpu frequency?

    I'm good on temp monitoring with Psensor but I want to overclock my 2600k and have no idea how to check it in Linux???

    Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS btw
     
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    Freq: htop, conky
    Temp sensors: lm-sensors (you will need a sensor applet for integration into your desktop though, so what OS do you use?)
     
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    conky looks pretty good- I'll give that a try later today

    Thanks! :toast:
     
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    New setup! :)

    Test running in my HAF 932/test bench case:

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    Specs:
    Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4/ i3-2100
    2x4GB Gskill Ripjaws
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    Seasonic M12 II 750w
     
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    Kind of off topic, but does anyone know how to get RealTemp to launch with Windows 8.1? Always forget to reopen it when my PC reboots and miss out on collecting data on how my CPU is faring running WCG with the windows closed and the heat on :eek: :laugh: Thanks!
     
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    You know what.... You got me! :eek:

    I have been fiddling with it for a while now, and I can't figure it out. I tried throwing a shortcut in the startup folder, nothing. Then I read I needed a password for it to work so I added that and nothing. Then I tried doing a scheduled task for real temp to start at startup, with and without password, and again nothing. And I even checked "run as admin."

    I see it in the startup tab of Task Manager, and it says it's enabled, but it refuses I start up. I haz a :wtf:
     
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    The startup folder still exists, bro:

    C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp
     
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    I tried that too, but I couldn't get the program to startup when Windows loads... Strange
     
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    Sorry - this is the right one:

    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp
     
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    Ok thanks, I'll be testing that out, likely tomorrow since I'm in bed already :oops:
     
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    I'll try that location, too. Glad I wasn't the only one having issues with it.
     
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    So I tried this toight and no change or success. Not sure what the deal is, but it's quite annoying. Perhaps it's something on my end...?

    Dub, did you ever get it working?
     
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    I just "PIN" it to the taskbar. On my laptop, which rarely get's fully turned off, it is always there. When I do shut down, for real, when I get back to the desktop, it is there waiting to be clicked on, and opens up, BAM!!

    Issue solved? Yep.:laugh:

    @manofthem IT IS ON YOUR END!! :roll:
     
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