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Message 1220675 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 17:11:41 UTC

Uploads are sticking....
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Message 1220692 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 17:59:32 UTC

Snafu. It's Friday after all. A weekend with a fully working SETI system, is unheard of.

Prepare for empty caches and tears.

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i hope not...for the sake of those who are participating in the SETI Gauntlet AND have minimal work buffers. fortunately i've been able to cache up to 800 tasks recently, and still have ~700 left in the queue, so that'll more than take me through the weekend...
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Message 1220698 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 18:11:21 UTC - in response to Message 1220675.

Uploads are sticking....

So are downloads, someone get the plunger out, we've got a danged clog in the pipe.
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Message 1220710 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 18:33:39 UTC - in response to Message 1220698.

Uploads are sticking....

So are downloads, someone get the plunger out, we've got a danged clog in the pipe.


Downloads for the past 2 weeks for me have been either instant retries or screaming fast speeds.

I can't wait to get PaddyM up and running to solve this mess.
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Message 1220729 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 18:54:51 UTC - in response to Message 1220710.

Uploads are sticking....

So are downloads, someone get the plunger out, we've got a danged clog in the pipe.


Downloads for the past 2 weeks for me have been either instant retries or screaming fast speeds.

I can't wait to get PaddyM up and running to solve this mess.

Sounds like a plan.
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Message 1220730 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 18:56:26 UTC

replica DB's on the slide........
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Message 1220732 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 18:57:51 UTC - in response to Message 1220730.

replica DB's on the slide........

Probably generating the daily stats dump.
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Message 1220735 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 19:05:55 UTC - in response to Message 1220710.
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Downloads for the past 2 weeks for me have been either instant retries or screaming fast speeds.

I can't wait to get PaddyM up and running to solve this mess.

I too am hoping PaddyM will improve things.

I have had very few download retries since switching to 7.0.25 seven days ago and uploads have been more of a problem. I have 208.68.240.13 boinc2.ssl.berkeley.edu in my hosts file.

The current upload issue started at 15:30 UTC and it's getting worse and now several retries is usual on both my systems.

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Message 1220739 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 19:13:54 UTC

Yeh, the upload server needsputting over someone's shoulder and "being burped"...
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Message 1220743 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 19:44:21 UTC - in response to Message 1220710.



I can't wait to get PaddyM up and running to solve this mess.




How long, oh Lab, until you judge us worthy and honor our sacrifices by pouring your work units onto the Earth?


...and the gathered multitudes, believers and doubters, quietly bowed their heads and responded as one in doleful prayer, "Amen."

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Message 1220751 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 20:15:33 UTC - in response to Message 1220743.



I can't wait to get PaddyM up and running to solve this mess.




How long, oh Lab, until you judge us worthy and honor our sacrifices by pouring your work units onto the Earth?


...and the gathered multitudes, believers and doubters, quietly bowed their heads and responded as one in doleful prayer, "Amen."


Matt's back in the office next week so I'd expect to see some progress on the PaddyM front.

We still need to figure out if the SATA card will work and if not we'll need to provide another 3ware card w/ battery backup to get everything hooked up.
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Message 1220757 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 20:42:03 UTC - in response to Message 1220735.

Downloads for the past 2 weeks for me have been either instant retries or screaming fast speeds.

I can't wait to get PaddyM up and running to solve this mess.

I too am hoping PaddyM will improve things.

I have had very few download retries since switching to 7.0.25 seven days ago and uploads have been more of a problem. I have 208.68.240.13 boinc2.ssl.berkeley.edu in my hosts file.

The current upload issue started at 15:30 UTC and it's getting worse and now several retries is usual on both my systems.

I have .18 in my hosts file and downloads seem to be the one problem I don't have. My i7 just downloaded 2 new units about 20 minutes ago, but it's still down to 261 in progress. I'll be home soon and see if I can fiddle with the cache settings.

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Message 1220768 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 21:14:08 UTC - in response to Message 1220757.
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I have had very few download retries since switching to 7.0.25 seven days ago and uploads have been more of a problem. I have 208.68.240.13 boinc2.ssl.berkeley.edu in my hosts file.

The current upload issue started at 15:30 UTC and it's getting worse and now several retries is usual on both my systems.

I have .18 in my hosts file and downloads seem to be the one problem I don't have. My i7 just downloaded 2 new units about 20 minutes ago, but it's still down to 261 in progress. I'll be home soon and see if I can fiddle with the cache settings.

At the moment I am getting Scheduler request failed: Timeout was reached at least 75% of the time. A download of 20 WUs just took 27 seconds but the next 20 all went into backoff after 3 seconds. I hope it's not going to be like this all weekend. I have just got over 100 WUs, all shorties...

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Message 1220769 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 21:17:14 UTC

Well, by the looks of all the timeouts, slow uploads and downloads, I fear a weekend server meltdown is a real possibility. The only question is, if it's going to happen 4, or 8 hours after the staff have left the lab.

I say around 4 hours.....
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Message 1220770 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 21:18:44 UTC - in response to Message 1220751.



We still need to figure out if the SATA card will work and if not we'll need to provide another 3ware card w/ battery backup to get everything hooked up.



I look forward to your telling us if they need something to get the servers working. As advertised.

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Message 1220830 - Posted: 20 Apr 2012, 23:52:45 UTC
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I have just started my daily downloads and something is very wrong. I have had more backoffs in the last 30 minutes than the whole of the previous week. I tend to feel the current servers are Cream Crackerered and look forward to PaddyM coming on-line. Over the past week I started to wonder why I implemented SIV Auto Retry, now I remember!

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Message 1220836 - Posted: 21 Apr 2012, 0:08:54 UTC - in response to Message 1220830.

I have just started my daily downloads and something is very wrong. I have had more backoffs in the last 30 minutes than the whole of the previous week. I tend to feel the current servers are Cream Crackerered and look forward to PaddyM coming on-line. Over the past week I started to wonder why I implemented SIV Auto Retry, now I remember!


With the SETI Gauntlet running, there is approx another 20-30% load on the download servers/bandwidth.

It should calm down a bit in about 10 days.
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Message 1220837 - Posted: 21 Apr 2012, 0:15:05 UTC - in response to Message 1220770.



We still need to figure out if the SATA card will work and if not we'll need to provide another 3ware card w/ battery backup to get everything hooked up.



I look forward to your telling us if they need something to get the servers working. As advertised.


Hopefully we won't need anything, but we'll see.

Once we get the specs, we should have something that'll help downloads and uploads a bit.
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