Third Time's the Charm (Oct 01 2009)


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Message 937193 - Posted: 1 Oct 2009, 19:41:59 UTC

Some random news items as the work week winds down. First, we did finally get some data drives from Arecibo - the last of them until we start observing again in early November (at the earliest). So that'll tide us over for a short while. Second, it seems like the third time's the charm: preliminary results from the third software radar blanked data test are looking good! We might roll this into production as early as next week. This means we can start analyzing a wealth of pre-2008 multibeam data that was otherwise useless.

We're still having some science database throughput issues that's keeping us from running the NTPCkr as much as we'd like. More and more this is becoming my number one priority.

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Message 937201 - Posted: 1 Oct 2009, 20:09:32 UTC

Good news about radar blanking. Fingers crossed that testing continues to produce usable data.

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Message 937202 - Posted: 1 Oct 2009, 20:10:55 UTC - in response to Message 937193.

Thanks for the update Matt.

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Message 937213 - Posted: 1 Oct 2009, 21:08:38 UTC - in response to Message 937202.

good to hear on all fronts..
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Message 937332 - Posted: 2 Oct 2009, 9:22:43 UTC

Good to hear that radar blanker seams to work as expected. But if it don't to avoid run out of data and lose some crunchers you may always do some dirty hack like increase result quorum. But this will cost additional space on storage and database of course so it should be extremity. But I hope that it will be unnecessary. So good luck with radar blanker and science db.
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Message 937433 - Posted: 2 Oct 2009, 17:46:08 UTC

...or maybe we can crunch old workunits twice.
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Message 937440 - Posted: 2 Oct 2009, 18:27:37 UTC - in response to Message 937433.

Or maybe the machines that end up with no work can have a rest + save the owners some electricity...

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Message 937464 - Posted: 2 Oct 2009, 19:48:51 UTC - in response to Message 937433.
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...or maybe we can crunch old workunits twice.

One of the main ideas behind Boinc is that we don't do that.

Boinc let's you do idle work for other projects instead.


Happy crunchin',
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Message 937476 - Posted: 2 Oct 2009, 20:16:17 UTC - in response to Message 937464.

...or maybe we can crunch old workunits twice.

One of the main ideas behind Boinc is that we don't do that.

Boinc let's you do idle work for other projects instead.


Happy crunchin',
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I believe thats been done already. When SAH_Enhanced came out I'm pretty sure the Classic dataset was put back into the pipes for another go.
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Message 937704 - Posted: 4 Oct 2009, 5:10:04 UTC

04/10/2009 12:06:51 SETI@home Sending scheduler request: To fetch work.
04/10/2009 12:06:51 SETI@home Requesting new tasks
04/10/2009 12:07:01 SETI@home Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
04/10/2009 12:07:01 SETI@home Message from server: (Project has no jobs available)

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Message 937788 - Posted: 5 Oct 2009, 20:44:02 UTC

hello everybody.

whats happened with a server? boinc manager can't get any task for seti@home project 3 days.

05.10.2009 21:59:25 SETI@home Scheduler request failed: Couldn't connect to server

is this mean that we have found aliens? :)

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