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Gryphn
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Message 12187 - Posted: 25 Jul 2004, 3:08:44 UTC

My system crashed due to a power supply problem. After geetting the system back up, I tried to run boinc. I get the "Another copy of BOINC is already running" message.

I have no lockfile.
There is no other copy running on my machine!





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Message 12197 - Posted: 25 Jul 2004, 3:43:57 UTC

If you're sure you have no lockfile, look for a defunct instance in the running processes. Type ps -e at a prompt and look through the list for any instance of boinc or setiathome, and if you find one just end it with a kill command.

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