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Message 877498 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 17:12:39 UTC

Since the great AP problem filled up (13), time for a new one.




I have a good cache on all 3 machines so I am fine.
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Message 877503 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 17:28:40 UTC - in response to Message 877498.

It's friday evening here in Europe. Here we go:

Results ready to send 0 (MB) 0 (AP)

20/03/2009 17:34:53|SETI@home|Sending scheduler request: To fetch work. Requesting 1340 seconds of work, reporting 0 completed tasks
20/03/2009 17:34:58|SETI@home|Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
20/03/2009 17:34:58|SETI@home|Message from server: (Project has no jobs available)
20/03/2009 17:35:58|SETI@home|Sending scheduler request: To fetch work. Requesting 1883 seconds of work, reporting 0 completed tasks
20/03/2009 17:36:03|SETI@home|Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
20/03/2009 17:36:03|SETI@home|Message from server: (Project has no jobs available)
20/03/2009 17:37:04|SETI@home|Sending scheduler request: To fetch work. Requesting 2154 seconds of work, reporting 0 completed tasks
20/03/2009 17:37:09|SETI@home|Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
20/03/2009 17:37:09|SETI@home|Message from server: (Project has no jobs available)
20/03/2009 17:38:09|SETI@home|Sending scheduler request: To fetch work. Requesting 2425 seconds of work, reporting 0 completed tasks
20/03/2009 17:38:14|SETI@home|Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
20/03/2009 17:38:14|SETI@home|Message from server: (Project has no jobs available)
20/03/2009 17:39:14|SETI@home|Sending scheduler request: To fetch work. Requesting 2683 seconds of work, reporting 0 completed tasks
20/03/2009 17:39:19|SETI@home|Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
20/03/2009 17:39:19|SETI@home|Message from server: (Project has no jobs available)
20/03/2009 17:40:59|SETI@home|Sending scheduler request: To fetch work. Requesting 3938 seconds of work, reporting 0 completed tasks
20/03/2009 17:41:04|SETI@home|Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
20/03/2009 17:41:04|SETI@home|Message from server: (Project has no jobs available)
20/03/2009 17:44:00|SETI@home|Sending scheduler request: To fetch work. Requesting 4313 seconds of work, reporting 0 completed tasks
20/03/2009 17:44:05|SETI@home|Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
20/03/2009 17:44:05|SETI@home|Message from server: (Project has no jobs available)
20/03/2009 17:55:11|SETI@home|Sending scheduler request: To fetch work. Requesting 5658 seconds of work, reporting 0 completed tasks
20/03/2009 17:55:16|SETI@home|Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
20/03/2009 17:55:16|SETI@home|Message from server: (Project has no jobs available)

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Message 877505 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 17:33:06 UTC

So is this spring break week at Berkeley? Any chance this is being worked on today, or will we be looking at another long weekend outage?
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Message 877507 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 17:35:30 UTC - in response to Message 877505.
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As for the outage, thumper crashed last night - still unsure why (heavy informix load? bad root disk drive? both?). Eric was the only one at the lab and fought with it for a while. Then around midnight I caught wind of the situation and was able to log in remotely via the network kvm and reboot the thing to a state where the OS finally came up, but all the RAIDs had to resync. Jeff wakes up super early and saw all the messages from me/Eric and took it from there. I'm about to head to a gig in Carmel so it'll be all Jeff today (with help from Eric/Bob perhaps) coaching it back into shape.

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They're on it! http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=52633&nowrap=true#877499
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Message 877521 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 17:54:46 UTC - in response to Message 877505.

So is this spring break week at Berkeley? Any chance this is being worked on today, or will we be looking at another long weekend outage?



It really doesn't matter if my PC's can't connect every damned day. I have a good cache to last me through this too.

Even if they all run dry, what does it matter? /me think people take this too seriously really.

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Message 877543 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 18:45:36 UTC - in response to Message 877521.

So is this spring break week at Berkeley? Any chance this is being worked on today, or will we be looking at another long weekend outage?



It really doesn't matter if my PC's can't connect every damned day. I have a good cache to last me through this too.

Even if they all run dry, what does it matter? /me think people take this too seriously really.



I believe the "Panic Mode On" thread has always been viewed a little "tongue in cheek" and a place people can come an have a light hearted moan.

As for me if I run out of work I switch em off!!

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Message 877548 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 18:53:37 UTC - in response to Message 877543.

So is this spring break week at Berkeley? Any chance this is being worked on today, or will we be looking at another long weekend outage?



It really doesn't matter if my PC's can't connect every damned day. I have a good cache to last me through this too.

Even if they all run dry, what does it matter? /me think people take this too seriously really.



I believe the "Panic Mode On" thread has always been viewed a little "tongue in cheek" and a place people can come an have a light hearted moan.

As for me if I run out of work I switch em off!!

Bernie



Well it might have been meant as "tongue in cheek", but the resent outages seems to have made some people complain in more serious ways, almost as if they don't have a life outside of SETI.

As for me, I agree with you, if my computers run dry, and I happen to notice it. I simply shut them down. I may even forget to turn them on again for a week. That's as serious as I am about my "stats" :-)

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Message 877550 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 18:54:58 UTC

I have another day on my mac and no work on the old P4. But thats ok i need to blow the dust out of it anyway.
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Message 877555 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:12:18 UTC - in response to Message 877548.
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Bernie[/quote]
almost as if they don't have a life outside of SETI.
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That's a bit harsh, and patronising isn't it.

Anyway I can't get Boinc do download anything at the moment, I have a quad with GPU, I was unfortunate enough to pick up two AP's so that's it now my scheduler will play silly buggers until they are done. The question is; are these issues with scheduling ever going to be resolved?
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Message 877559 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:20:57 UTC

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almost as if they don't have a life outside of SETI.
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That's a bit harsh, and patronising isn't it.
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We seem to forget We donate spare cpu cycle to SETI to do with as THEY please and they arent running an online game server for our amusement........
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Message 877560 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:23:16 UTC - in response to Message 877559.

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almost as if they don't have a life outside of SETI.
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That's a bit harsh, and patronising isn't it.
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We seem to forget We donate spare cpu cycle to SETI to do with as THEY please and they arent running an online game server for our amusement........[/quote]

Exactly.

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Message 877563 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:29:20 UTC - in response to Message 877560.

I cruch because the machine is on, it's nice if Boinc behaves, if not , then so be it. The point is that I crunch out of good will; so do many others I suspect.
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Message 877564 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:29:52 UTC

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Message 877567 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:37:36 UTC

No need for making judgemental statements here...as for me, I work hard, play hard, and use my spare time (and spare CPU cycles, heh) hard. It's just the way I am. :)
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Message 877570 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:41:16 UTC

If Seti@home runs out of work, then fine no big whoop!! Hopefully this will be sorted before my 10 day cache runs out. Got 8 AP's do to currently + 60 CUDA scans. More than likely it will be fixed before i run dry.

If I do, I don't understand why everyone gets so annoyed. These problems happen. Just turn your PC off or attach another project. Problem solved
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Message 877572 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:50:38 UTC - in response to Message 877559.

We seem to forget We donate spare cpu cycle to SETI to do with as THEY please and they arent running an online game server for our amusement........


I've never heard the staff saying that in this way. It would have sounded pretty arrogant, wouldn't it. Besides, if the staff would have had this opinion, they would't have invented the credit system. The credits, the stats, the optimized apps, it all keeps one involved. I've never understood the guys who install BOINC, attach to Seti and then just never look after it anymore.

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Message 877574 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:55:24 UTC - in response to Message 877572.
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I look at it at times, but I'm not obsessed with the credits and other stats. After all, this is about finding ET isn't it? Not about gaining some digital worthless credit score.

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Message 877576 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 19:59:25 UTC - in response to Message 877574.

I look at it at times, but I'm not obsessed with the credits and other stats. After all, this is about finding ET isn't it? Not about gaining some digital worthless credit score.

The more we get our credit numbers up, the faster we are to the ultimate goal. I don't see how anyone can separate the two. :)
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Message 877577 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 20:00:22 UTC


[teachmode on]


[ quote]

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(delete the space after '[' )


Will work like:






Or:

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Will work like:








[/teachmode off]


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Yes, with bigger WU-cache it's stress less life.. ;-D

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Message 877579 - Posted: 20 Mar 2009, 20:07:03 UTC - in response to Message 877576.

The more we get our credit numbers up, the faster we are to the ultimate goal. I don't see how anyone can separate the two. :)


Hey, they haven't even started analyzing any results returned for a decade yet. I believe that's what the Near Time Persistency Checker (NTPCKR), is supposed to do, when it comes online

So, I can't say I agree with you on what you say there. There's already tons of data to check with NTPCKR.



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