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Message 1222094 - Posted: 23 Apr 2012, 8:12:23 UTC
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Sometimes the program really made me angry, and complete the upload wait time is too long.
Recommendation: The "improvement" task bar "waiting for report" pending problems, the computer to complete immediately after the upload, without waiting.

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Message 1222136 - Posted: 23 Apr 2012, 11:50:08 UTC - in response to Message 1222094.

Combining "Reporting" with "Uploading" causes too much strain on the SETI@Home database. SETI@Home are not going to change this.


Also, I'd suggest that if the way software works makes you angry, try not micro-managing BOINC and simply let it do its thing.

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Message 1222376 - Posted: 23 Apr 2012, 21:38:12 UTC - in response to Message 1222094.

Sometimes the program really made me angry, and complete the upload wait time is too long.
Recommendation: The "improvement" task bar "waiting for report" pending problems, the computer to complete immediately after the upload, without waiting.

Also, if you are on dialup or have some other normally disconnected connection, do the following:

1) Set "maintain enough work for" to be slightly longer than the duration between connections. (do this once)

2a) Set up a schedule for the network connections.

2b) When you disconnect from the internet, do the following: Tell BOINC that it cannot use the internet. Disconnect from the internet. On connecting, do the reverse (connect, then tell BOINC that it can connect).
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Message 1223409 - Posted: 26 Apr 2012, 2:32:05 UTC - in response to Message 1222136.

I have the patience, thank you, I just want it to quickly upload the finished file.

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Message 1223422 - Posted: 26 Apr 2012, 3:19:21 UTC - in response to Message 1223409.

Why? There's no rush to quickly upload the finished file. The data comes from light-years away, I think a day isn't going to hurt one bit.

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Message 1223471 - Posted: 26 Apr 2012, 5:28:10 UTC - in response to Message 1223410.
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I have the patience, thank you, I just want it to quickly upload the finished file.

The first rule of seti@home is you do not talk about the slow servers
The second rule of seti@home is the servers are overworked and slow
The third rule of seti@home is you do not complain about:
-slow uploads/slow downloads
-slow or no work availability

If you are unhappy with how busy your machine is (or isn't), you can always contribute to a second project. This will make sure your machine wont run out of work.
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Message 1223740 - Posted: 26 Apr 2012, 22:34:07 UTC - in response to Message 1223471.
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I have the patience, thank you, I just want it to quickly upload the finished file.

The first rule of seti@home is you do not talk about the slow servers
The second rule of seti@home is the servers are overworked and slow
The third rule of seti@home is you do not complain about:
-slow uploads/slow downloads
-slow or no work availability

If you are unhappy with how busy your machine is (or isn't), you can always contribute to a second project. This will make sure your machine wont run out of work.

Or a 72nd...
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