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BOINC Config Utility

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How should I lay out these simpler options? Should they all be above Exclusive Applications like they are now, stacked to the left or right of Exclusive Applications, or below Exclusive Applications?
 

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I just went ahead and made the changes that were discussed. Stuff's in the original post. The jury is still out on no_alt_platform and ncpus so I left those out for now.


Edit: I'm not 100% on start_delay default being 120 seconds. If someone finds out that it isn't, let me know and I'll change it.
 
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1.0.2 - Added support for Server 2003 (maybe XP too) and BOINC client 5.10.
Tried it on my WinXP machine. It guessed c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\BOINC\cc_config.xml, which appears to be correct. I'll be testing 4 WUs on 2 threads on that machine. We'll see how it goes.
 
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Why is this all there is in the cconfig file? I wanted to up the <ncpus> on my buddies computer, new BOINC install, and could not find cconfig, until I ran this utility.

Now it's there but, this is it? Do I need to add it into the cconfig manually?
 
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@Arjai Yep. By default, it doesn't exist. Once you create it (in the correct location), BOINC will load settings out of it. Just pop a new line and add <ncpus>9001</ncpus>
(DISCLAIMER: Setting it to run over 9000 WUs at once may or may not set your computer on fire and I take no responsibility if this happens.)

Should end up looking something like my config:
Code:
<cc_config>
  <options>
    <report_results_immediately>1</report_results_immediately>
    <start_delay>60</start_delay>
    <ncpus>4</ncpus>
  </options>
</cc_config>
 
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Thanks, I also posted this in the Challenge thread. Vinska beat you to the punch! :laugh:

Anyways, it is now edited for 9000 cpu's and is running a little hot.:toast:

Seriously, upped it to 3, 1 more, and it is Crunching away!!!:)
 

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BOINC has all of these options with default values. The only ones that need to appear in cc_config are those that are non-default (e.g. report_results_immediately 1). BCU behaves the same way by removing default values from cc_config so it is easier to follow. That's also likely why you may have set a lot of options in BCU (like no_gpus to false) but they do not appear in the cc_config because they are default.


Should I just add ncpus to the program since it is trendy? XD
 
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No. Don't want the enemies to get it!! make them work for it, like we did!! ;)
 

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But, but, but for science!
 
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