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Profile gregh
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Message 1077598 - Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 20:32:36 UTC

Finally, I can contact the Seti server to update everything - no WUs to get but that is another story - and all the WUs I had sent in over the downtime are not credited to me and I drop to around 33% of RAC as opposed to what I had before.

Frustrating to say the least. I dont have the machinery most of you had but I had about 89 unreported but uploaded WUs to get credit for and now have lost.

Sheesh.

Sten-Arne
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Message 1077599 - Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 20:33:54 UTC - in response to Message 1077598.

Finally, I can contact the Seti server to update everything - no WUs to get but that is another story - and all the WUs I had sent in over the downtime are not credited to me and I drop to around 33% of RAC as opposed to what I had before.

Frustrating to say the least. I dont have the machinery most of you had but I had about 89 unreported but uploaded WUs to get credit for and now have lost.

Sheesh.


Wait until everything is in sync, and I'm sure you will be credited for your work units.
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Message 1077631 - Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 21:28:26 UTC - in response to Message 1077599.

And don't forget that your wingmen have to report their work to before you get credit.

Cheers.
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Message 1077639 - Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 21:38:21 UTC

And don't forget that the validator has to come across your results. At the moment, there are waiting more than 600,000 workunits for validation. This will need some time ...

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Message 1077642 - Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 21:50:24 UTC - in response to Message 1077598.

In the scheme of things what's forty or fifty work unites. I am hoping to get to my first million soon enough.
celttooth

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Message 1077926 - Posted: 16 Feb 2011, 16:02:59 UTC - in response to Message 1077834.

A single response from a single user just does not matter.


In the long run, to Seti, this is very true.

However, I'm guessing it matters more...to the original poster. If we, as users, stop caring about even a single one of our responses--then it follows that we'd eventually stop caring about the project as a whole.

I didn't see his post as whining, but rather as trying to share and validate his frustration and possibly get answers. He cares...and to me, that's a good thing!
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