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Message 1121479 - Posted: 25 Jun 2011, 16:04:40 UTC

Hello, i install boinc soft on FreeBSD 8 (from ports), run -

%boinc_cmd --project_attach <NNNNNNNNN...N>
such result:
connect: Connection refused can't connect to local host

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Message 1121520 - Posted: 25 Jun 2011, 18:27:38 UTC - in response to Message 1121479.
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As posted in other forums here, It appears that some users are unable to connect to seti@home. This is due to a problem with S@H's internet provider. It is being looked into

Try attaching to another project or 2 to make sure that this is the problem.
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Message 1121522 - Posted: 25 Jun 2011, 18:39:16 UTC - in response to Message 1121479.

Did you start the BOINC client first? Otherwise boinc_cmd can't connect to it. ;-)

If the client (boinc) is running, you need to allow it through your firewall on port 31416 (pi:-).

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Message 1147356 - Posted: 31 Aug 2011, 4:13:30 UTC - in response to Message 1121522.

I was facing the same problem before (freeBSD 8.2 with gnome),
but after add following line to the /etc/rc.conf
and re-start FreeBSD
everything work perfectly well

to start boinc (graphical window)

cd /var/db/boinc

More detail installation guide

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