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Message 1271294 - Posted: 13 Aug 2012, 22:13:55 UTC


I have exactly the same problem submitted here :

I have about about 20 work units from SETI and LHC waiting to be uploaded since two days...without success.

I tried to create my own cc_config.xml, force HTTP/1.0, don't contact ref sites, changed my DNS (to openDNS rather than my ISPs) and flushed my cache.
It only upload 16kb of data and these wu are about to expire in 4 days...

Here is a good example of what happens (event log)

14/08/2012 00:00:52 | SETI@home | Started upload of 09dc10ac.16478.92617.12.10.104_2_0
14/08/2012 00:06:02 | SETI@home | Temporarily failed upload of 09dc10ac.16478.92617.12.10.104_2_0: transient HTTP error
14/08/2012 00:06:02 | SETI@home | Backing off 1 hr 31 min 53 sec on upload of 09dc10ac.16478.92617.12.10.104_2_0

If someone could help me.

PS : I'm sorry to open another thread in another section, but for some reason I don't have enough credits to post in "number crunching".

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Message 1271794 - Posted: 17 Aug 2012, 0:47:44 UTC

Where did you create the cc_config file? It needs to be in the BOINC data directory, not the BOINC executable directory. In Windows 7, the default location for this directory is c:\programdata\BOINC. Note that programdata is a hidden directory. If you have not found client_state.xml, you have not found the BOINC data directory.

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Message 1271911 - Posted: 17 Aug 2012, 8:38:09 UTC - in response to Message 1271294.

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