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Message 1070899 - Posted: 26 Jan 2011, 20:16:17 UTC

I have a new multi-core machine running
Ubuntu x86_64 10.10 and I am getting
XML parse errors. The tasks finish normally
though (no indication of an abort) and
apparently validate ok.

I'm a little worried about this. My other machines
don't cause such errors.
Have I made a mistake? How do I correct this?


<core_client_version>6.10.58</core_client_version> <![CDATA[ <stderr_txt> Unrecognized XML in parse_init_data_file: hostid Skipping: 5766757 Skipping: /hostid Unrecognized XML in parse_init_data_file: starting_elapsed_time Skipping: 0.000000 Skipping: /starting_elapsed_time Unrecognized XML in parse_init_data_file: computation_deadline Skipping: 1297213921.000000 Skipping: /computation_deadline Unrecognized XML in GLOBAL_PREFS::parse_override ... the rest left off to save space



Workunit 689514093
Created 26 Jan 2011 8:11:48 UTC
Sent 26 Jan 2011 10:19:21 UTC
Received 26 Jan 2011 13:38:59 UTC
Server state Over
Outcome Success
Client state Done
Exit status 0 (0x0)
Computer ID 5766757
Report deadline 9 Feb 2011 4:36:01 UTC
Run time 4,945.88
CPU time 4,930.91
Validate state Valid
Credit 26.85

The executables are:
cd /var/lib/boinc-client/projects/setiathome.berkeley.edu

# file *gnu setiathome-5.28.x86_64-pc-linux-gnu: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1 (SYSV), statically linked, for GNU/Linux 2.6.0, stripped setiathome_6.03_i686-pc-linux-gnu: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (GNU/Linux), statically linked, stripped setigraphics_6.03_i686-pc-linux-gnu: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (GNU/Linux), statically linked, stripped # ldd setiathome-5.28.x86_64-pc-linux-gnu not a dynamic executable

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Message 1070927 - Posted: 26 Jan 2011, 21:36:13 UTC - in response to Message 1070899.

Since your validate state is Valid, you can see these aren't errors.
They're informational messages. What it means is that the science application was built against an API that's younger than your present BOINC version. It now comes across all these new 'commands' that it cannot parse. And thus it skips them and tells you about skipping them. Without affecting the outcome of the task.
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Message 1070933 - Posted: 26 Jan 2011, 21:58:23 UTC

Boinc 6.10.58 (from Ubuntu 10.10 repository).
Glad there is nothing to worry about here. Thanks.
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Message 1071004 - Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 1:44:45 UTC - in response to Message 1070927.

younger

I meant older. Where was I with my head when I wrote that? ;-)
Anyway, all the rest is still correct, it's just that your BOINC version is newer, with newer options built in than the science application can recognize (and use), so it ignores those.
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