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TPU's WCG/BOINC Team

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

  1. Supreme0verlord

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    I think I've found what was causing the random bsods, it was either HCMD or RICE. I aborted the projects that I had and switched back to HCC and I haven't had one bsod yet. Which is odd because I've never had problems with those projects before :confused:.
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Hmmm observe a few days and keep us posted. Never heard anybody have a problem like that with those projects.
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    That's really weird, I run exclusively RICE with good results.

    BTW, the new PSU arrived (thanks Buck Nasty), so I'm now up and crunching again, and everything appears to be going fine thus far :cool:
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome back aboard ION. What rig was down?
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Q9400 :(
    It's been mostly offline since Sunday due to issues with the PSU (not enough power for 8800GT + Q9400 at load), but the new CX400w arrived today, so the 8800GT and Q9400 are back online. Last night I decided that instead of wasting both the folding and crunching power I would just remove the 8800GT and crunch until the new PSU arrived, so that's what I've done.
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Ok, glad to have ya back online.
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Thanks CP!
    That's the type of support I like in a team captain!
    A captain that cares about the team members and gives helpful comments/suggestions :cool:
     
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    yesterday i wanted to practice with linux for my next quad(i'm running out of money to buy windows) so I installed Linux on an old P3 and then I managed to install boinc wcg (with a lot of difficulty) now the p3 840mhz will crunsh until the other quad reach my house later this week.:toast:

    could you help me with linux (ubuntu) I have 2 or 3 questions related to installing boinc wcg
    I managed to install it but I do not know how:roll::roll:
     
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    What do you need to know?
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    That's what I'm here for, even when I wasn't a captain :toast:

    now that i've been a bit more active today I'd like to mention that I'm sorry for not being online much these past three days or so. Been extremely busy working on cars including my own which is still not fixed. I've been checking threads daily, thanking posts here and there, just haven't been posting much till today that I got back in the groove. Although you might not see me, I'm still watching :pimp:

    Another cruncher :D Woot woot :rockout: I wish I had the slightest idea how to work with linux so I can help.
     
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    I've actually started writing up a guide on how to run WCG in Linux if anyone would be interested in me posting it (running it through a VM mostly).
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    heck yeah! post that s**t! :rockout::rockout::rockout: Sure it'll become helpful to many including me if I ever try to run Linux for a cruncher :)
     
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    Alright, I will get on that. I've found that running Linux through a VM cuts down computation time by 1-2 hours for most projects, but it might be more for the C2Q and I7 users.
     
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    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Interesting...
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Sounds great, if you're willing to write a guide I'll include it in my Essentials thread :toast:
     
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    Hell yes, write it up!
     
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    Where's the update? My i7 rig has a page of crap listed as ready to report that didn't get uploaded yet?


    The updates are like crack for me now.... If I don't get my fix soon I fear someone may die.
     
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    I'm not sure if it will increase PPD or not because I had problems with it freezing. I've dropped my OC down to 3.5Ghz and will try to run it for a couple days and see if it does.
     
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    I just had a run of BSODs with RICE as well, but I figured out it only happens when I have the WCG screensaver enabled. I switched to a black screen saver, and it quit so far.
     
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    I just posted the inbuilt benchmark on the other thread. Results seem to be in favor of win7 over the VM Linux. But it would be nice to see from someone else if that's a C2Q thing or wether I need to tweak something somewhere.

    You can run both at the same time and pretend you have HyperThreading though ;)

    [​IMG]
     
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    The thing is, I have the screen saver completely disabled and it still did it.
     
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    So did I, but the Boinc screensaver still tried to turn on. This is on Win7 Pro x64 with x64 Boinc, btw.
     
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    When I installed Boinc, I unchecked the "Run Screensaver" box or whatever it was called and under the Windows screen saver settings, I have it set to none.
     

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