Major version 4?

Questions and Answers : Windows : Major version 4?
Message board moderation

To post messages, you must log in.

AuthorMessage
Profile Qui-Gon
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 15 May 99
Posts: 2932
Credit: 12,670,460
RAC: 6,592
United States
Message 10915 - Posted: 22 Jul 2004, 0:14:38 UTC

I just got this message while trying to get new WU's:

SETI@home - 2004-07-21 13:59:59 - Message from server: To participate in this project, you must use major version 4 of the BOINC core client. Your core client is major version 3.

I never got a message before (E-mail or otherwise) suggesting I had to get another version. Is this the cause of my problems? If I uninstall this "version" will I lose credits or unprocessed WU's when upgrading? (the WU's are very hard to get!)

ID: 10915 · Report as offensive
Profile Nightowl- i5-750
Volunteer tester

Send message
Joined: 17 Feb 01
Posts: 202
Credit: 4,171,573
RAC: 4,012
Canada
Message 10930 - Posted: 22 Jul 2004, 1:01:08 UTC

thats a good one...
maybe try reinstalling your boinc ??

ttyl
Jeff (Nightowl)
ID: 10930 · Report as offensive
Profile Alexhs
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 25 Sep 02
Posts: 47
Credit: 163,099
RAC: 0
Greece
Message 10943 - Posted: 22 Jul 2004, 1:18:00 UTC

That message appeared to me also, although i have version 3.20 installed. After a while, boinc downloaded some WUs as it should and it kept working normally. i didn't see that message again
ID: 10943 · Report as offensive
Pascal, K G
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 3 Apr 99
Posts: 2343
Credit: 150,491
RAC: 0
United States
Message 10947 - Posted: 22 Jul 2004, 1:26:20 UTC

Do not unistall 3.19 or you will lose all WUWUs that are in the QUE to be crunched, just shut BOINC down and install 3.20 over it. Worked like a charm for me on both machines......


and now a commerical from our sponsor

Owner's manual

Website Owner's Manual
Bah!!! I am in it for the money.

Message from the Head ;o) of the
Horse Head Nebula Branch of Seti@Home,

Check is in the mail
ID: 10947 · Report as offensive
John McLeod VII
Volunteer developer
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 15 Jul 99
Posts: 24806
Credit: 790,712
RAC: 0
United States
Message 10956 - Posted: 22 Jul 2004, 1:38:52 UTC

Version 4 is in Alpha testing. You don't want it, as it is crash city. I wll let the developers know that there may be a problem.

ID: 10956 · Report as offensive

Questions and Answers : Windows : Major version 4?


 
©2017 University of California
 
SETI@home and Astropulse are funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, and donations from SETI@home volunteers. AstroPulse is funded in part by the NSF through grant AST-0307956.