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Message 1055686 - Posted: 13 Dec 2010, 18:32:39 UTC
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Over this past weekend we had an disk issue (unrelated to the new servers) which hampered workunit creation. We back to full production at this point, though due to high demand it might be a while until your clients receive new work.
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Message 1055690 - Posted: 13 Dec 2010, 18:41:21 UTC - in response to Message 1055686.

Over this past weekend we had an disk issue (unrelated to the new servers) which hampered workunit creation. We'll be low on workunits to send for the next day or so as this recovers.


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Message 1055726 - Posted: 13 Dec 2010, 22:05:52 UTC

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Message 1055732 - Posted: 13 Dec 2010, 22:23:36 UTC

cheers for the update - these things happen with many systems - we suffer the same thing - one item gets replaced the nesxt starts playing up!

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Message 1055740 - Posted: 13 Dec 2010, 22:39:53 UTC - in response to Message 1055686.

Matt, thanks for the news!

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Message 1055757 - Posted: 13 Dec 2010, 23:26:22 UTC

I guess Worf failed his Right of Ascension ceremony.

Thanks for the update.

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Message 1055864 - Posted: 14 Dec 2010, 7:45:40 UTC - in response to Message 1055757.

Thank you for update

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Message 1055913 - Posted: 14 Dec 2010, 11:32:18 UTC

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Now we have 2 new servers, other parts of the system are getting stressed. This will change again when the 3rd new server arrives, as the next less reliable bit falls over. Not totally unexpected.
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Message 1056119 - Posted: 14 Dec 2010, 22:21:40 UTC
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Hello;

I was just wondering if the servers were down? I have been able to do any computing in the last few days. Says no work is available. From what I've read, it sounds like this is only temporary?

Thanks :)

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Message 1056187 - Posted: 15 Dec 2010, 5:13:34 UTC - in response to Message 1056119.

Hello;

From what I've read, it sounds like this is only temporary?

Thanks :)

I believe this is true. Have no idea how long it will be before MB work will be distributed again.
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Message 1056293 - Posted: 15 Dec 2010, 16:10:28 UTC
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Wednesday and all the splitters are down yet everything else is working; the original problem in this thread was solved days ago. One host is about to run out of work again. Wonder what's causing it...
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Message 1056298 - Posted: 15 Dec 2010, 16:36:28 UTC - in response to Message 1056293.

Wednesday and all the splitters are down yet everything else is working; the original problem in this thread was solved days ago. One host is about to run out of work again. Wonder what's causing it...

Try reading yesterday's technical news (especially the bits about raw data and radar blanking).

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Message 1056311 - Posted: 15 Dec 2010, 17:07:00 UTC - in response to Message 1056298.

Missed that... thank you.
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Message 1056482 - Posted: 16 Dec 2010, 1:59:00 UTC

Please keep feeding my new GeForce GTX 480 rig (with AMD Phenom II X6 1055T and 16GB DDR3-1333 Mushkin RAM).

Cheers from North Bay, ON, Canada Matt! It's only been, oh... 4 years since we met on my sole visit to UCB. :)
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Message 1057628 - Posted: 18 Dec 2010, 21:43:55 UTC - in response to Message 1055686.

Congrats! & Thanks. 73, - Jay VE7OFH

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Message 1057633 - Posted: 18 Dec 2010, 21:57:12 UTC

This is clearly the place to post queries regarding SETI and BOINC.

Anyways, I just made a new LINUX boxen and was doing the usual burn/mischief/benchmarking....lol

and sos I went into Term and logged in as SU.

then typed RM* -R dev0

now only the fans work. What gives.

Hiya Mat.

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Message 1057636 - Posted: 18 Dec 2010, 22:27:24 UTC - in response to Message 1057633.

was something important mounted as dev0?
And no, the news is not the place for serious system questions. Please try number crunching.
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Message 1058174 - Posted: 20 Dec 2010, 20:18:13 UTC

Hi @all,

i got a Virus (Trojan) in my last workunit. Trend Micro shows me: TROJ_GEN.FA2CZLJ in ..\projects\setiathome.berkeley.edu\setiathome_6.03_windows_intelx86.exe

hey guys, whats going up? Please check your systems. I stop further download.

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Message 1058179 - Posted: 20 Dec 2010, 20:37:07 UTC - in response to Message 1058174.

Hi @all,

i got a Virus (Trojan) in my last workunit. Trend Micro shows me: TROJ_GEN.FA2CZLJ in ..\projects\setiathome.berkeley.edu\setiathome_6.03_windows_intelx86.exe

hey guys, whats going up? Please check your systems. I stop further download.

fred

It's highly unlikely that, with a hundred thousand users or more, and applications which have remained on secure servers since they were released in August 2008, that you computer is the first and (so far as I know) only computer to have detected this virus. It's likely to be a false positive: but you are quite right to take all virus warnings seriously.

The usual advice is to submit an program you are unsure about to the multi-vendor testing site at http://www.virustotal.com/. This will independently test the file against multiple antivirus engines, with detailed results from each antivirus engine. If you are still worried after doing this, please post again.

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