Joined: 12 Feb 00
A few days ago I found that SETI was not pulling any CPU time. I checked and found I had completed all available units. When I attempted a manual update I found that the server was busy. Is there some way to download more tasks? I have a quid processor and disk space is not an issue. Seems a pity to not have a few tasks available at any time.
John McLeod VII
Joined: 15 Jul 99
You can control the amount of work on your computer with both of "connect every X days" and "additional work". Set "Connect every X days" to the expected time between connections. If this is always connected, set it to 0. Use Additional work to keep a small amount of extra work on hand.
You can also join other BOINC projects and use these to tide you over any outage. Pick 2 or 3 reliable projects and you should be set for a long time.
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