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Message 943335 - Posted: 28 Oct 2009, 14:02:32 UTC

Why is it that some Mac systems run BOINC as Darwin, others as OSX?
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Message 943375 - Posted: 28 Oct 2009, 16:49:21 UTC - in response to Message 943335.  

Darwin is the kernel that OSX runs on and that is what is reported by BOINC to the servers.

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Message 943415 - Posted: 28 Oct 2009, 19:46:01 UTC - in response to Message 943375.  

Darwin is the kernel that OSX runs on and that is what is reported by BOINC to the servers.


On BoincStats, it lists OSX and Darwin separately, that's what prompted my question... apologies for not clarifying that.
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Message 943433 - Posted: 28 Oct 2009, 21:37:46 UTC

My iMac is listed here as running Darwin 10.0.0, but BOINCStats lists it as OSX.

They probably just change it to make more sense.

Of course Darwin can run without OSX as well.

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Message 943599 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 13:53:10 UTC - in response to Message 943433.  

Thx... makes sense.
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