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Message 1303560 - Posted: 8 Nov 2012, 16:46:41 UTC

My card is an AMD Radeon 6570 and when I run a second instance of Seti on it, it appears to launch the second instance but there isn't ever any progress until the first instance finishes. Then Seti switches over and runs the second instance just fine while launching another instance that never shows any progress.

Any help?

Seti version 7.0.28 (x64)

11/8/2012 9:40:01 AM | | ATI GPU 0: Turks (CAL version 1.4.1720, 1024MB, 991MB available, 1248 GFLOPS peak)
11/8/2012 9:40:01 AM | | OpenCL: ATI GPU 0: Turks (driver version CAL 1.4.1720 (VM), device version OpenCL 1.2 AMD-APP (923.1), 1024MB, 991MB available)

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Message 1303568 - Posted: 8 Nov 2012, 17:02:45 UTC - in response to Message 1303560.

Seeing that you run the anonymous platform, please post the contents of your app_info.xml file, so people who can read that thing can check whether you set it up correctly.
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Message 1303578 - Posted: 8 Nov 2012, 17:19:14 UTC - in response to Message 1303568.

<app_info>
<app>
<name>setiathome_enhanced</name>
</app>
<file_info>
<name>AK_v8b2_win_x64_SSE41.exe</name>
<executable/>
</file_info>
<app_version>
<app_name>setiathome_enhanced</app_name>
<version_num>603</version_num>
<platform>windows_intelx86</platform>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AK_v8b2_win_x64_SSE41.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app_version>
<app_name>setiathome_enhanced</app_name>
<version_num>603</version_num>
<platform>windows_x86_64</platform>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AK_v8b2_win_x64_SSE41.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app>
<name>astropulse_v6</name>
</app>
<file_info>
<name>AP6_win_x86_SSE2_OpenCL_ATI_r555.exe</name>
<executable/>
</file_info>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v6</app_name>
<version_num>601</version_num>
<avg_ncpus>0.04</avg_ncpus>
<max_ncpus>0.2</max_ncpus>
<platform>windows_intelx86</platform>
<plan_class>ati13ati</plan_class>
<cmdline>-instances_per_device 1 -unroll 4 -ffa_block 2048 -ffa_block_fetch 1024 -sbs 128</cmdline>
<coproc>
<type>ATI</type>
<count>0.5</count>
</coproc>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE2_OpenCL_ATI_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v6</app_name>
<version_num>601</version_num>
<avg_ncpus>0.04</avg_ncpus>
<max_ncpus>0.2</max_ncpus>
<platform>windows_x86_64</platform>
<plan_class>ati13ati</plan_class>
<cmdline>-instances_per_device 1 -unroll 4 -ffa_block 2048 -ffa_block_fetch 1024 -sbs 128</cmdline>
<coproc>
<type>ATI</type>
<count>0.5</count>
</coproc>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE2_OpenCL_ATI_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app>
<name>astropulse_v505</name>
</app>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v505</app_name>
<version_num>506</version_num>
<avg_ncpus>0.04</avg_ncpus>
<max_ncpus>0.2</max_ncpus>
<platform>windows_intelx86</platform>
<plan_class>ati13ati</plan_class>
<cmdline>-instances_per_device 1 -unroll 4 -ffa_block 2048 -ffa_block_fetch 1024 -sbs 128 -v505</cmdline>
<coproc>
<type>ATI</type>
<count>0.5</count>
</coproc>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE2_OpenCL_ATI_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v505</app_name>
<version_num>505</version_num>
<avg_ncpus>0.04</avg_ncpus>
<max_ncpus>0.2</max_ncpus>
<platform>windows_intelx86</platform>
<plan_class>ati13ati</plan_class>
<cmdline>-instances_per_device 1 -unroll 4 -ffa_block 2048 -ffa_block_fetch 1024 -sbs 128 -v505</cmdline>
<coproc>
<type>ATI</type>
<count>0.5</count>
</coproc>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE2_OpenCL_ATI_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v505</app_name>
<version_num>506</version_num>
<avg_ncpus>0.04</avg_ncpus>
<max_ncpus>0.2</max_ncpus>
<platform>windows_x86_64</platform>
<plan_class>ati13ati</plan_class>
<cmdline>-instances_per_device 1 -unroll 4 -ffa_block 2048 -ffa_block_fetch 1024 -sbs 128 -v505</cmdline>
<coproc>
<type>ATI</type>
<count>0.5</count>
</coproc>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE2_OpenCL_ATI_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v505</app_name>
<version_num>505</version_num>
<avg_ncpus>0.04</avg_ncpus>
<max_ncpus>0.2</max_ncpus>
<platform>windows_x86_64</platform>
<plan_class>ati13ati</plan_class>
<cmdline>-instances_per_device 1 -unroll 4 -ffa_block 2048 -ffa_block_fetch 1024 -sbs 128 -v505</cmdline>
<coproc>
<type>ATI</type>
<count>0.5</count>
</coproc>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE2_OpenCL_ATI_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app>
<name>astropulse_v6</name>
</app>
<file_info>
<name>AP6_win_x86_SSE_CPU_r555.exe</name>
<executable/>
</file_info>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v6</app_name>
<version_num>601</version_num>
<platform>windows_intelx86</platform>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE_CPU_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v6</app_name>
<version_num>601</version_num>
<platform>windows_x86_64</platform>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE_CPU_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app>
<name>astropulse_v505</name>
</app>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v505</app_name>
<version_num>505</version_num>
<platform>windows_intelx86</platform>
<cmdline>-v505</cmdline>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE_CPU_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app_version>
<app_name>astropulse_v505</app_name>
<version_num>505</version_num>
<platform>windows_x86_64</platform>
<cmdline>-v505</cmdline>
<file_ref>
<file_name>AP6_win_x86_SSE_CPU_r555.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app>
<name>setiathome_enhanced</name>
</app>
<file_info>
<name>MB6_win_x86_SSE3_OpenCL_ATi_HD5_r390.exe</name>
<executable/>
</file_info>
<file_info>
<name>MultiBeam_Kernels_r390.cl</name>
<executable/>
</file_info>
<app_version>
<app_name>setiathome_enhanced</app_name>
<version_num>610</version_num>
<platform>windows_intelx86</platform>
<avg_ncpus>0.05</avg_ncpus>
<max_ncpus>0.05</max_ncpus>
<plan_class>ati13ati</plan_class>
<cmdline>-period_iterations_num 20 -instances_per_device 1</cmdline>
<coproc>
<type>ATI</type>
<count>0.5</count>
</coproc>
<file_ref>
<file_name>MB6_win_x86_SSE3_OpenCL_ATi_HD5_r390.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
<file_ref>
<file_name>MultiBeam_Kernels_r390.cl</file_name>
<copy_file/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
<app_version>
<app_name>setiathome_enhanced</app_name>
<version_num>610</version_num>
<platform>windows_x86_64</platform>
<avg_ncpus>0.05</avg_ncpus>
<max_ncpus>0.05</max_ncpus>
<plan_class>ati13ati</plan_class>
<cmdline>-period_iterations_num 20 -instances_per_device 1</cmdline>
<coproc>
<type>ATI</type>
<count>0.5</count>
</coproc>
<file_ref>
<file_name>MB6_win_x86_SSE3_OpenCL_ATi_HD5_r390.exe</file_name>
<main_program/>
</file_ref>
<file_ref>
<file_name>MultiBeam_Kernels_r390.cl</file_name>
<copy_file/>
</file_ref>
</app_version>
</app_info>

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Message 1303584 - Posted: 8 Nov 2012, 17:24:08 UTC - in response to Message 1303578.

<cmdline>-period_iterations_num 20 -instances_per_device 1</cmdline>
<coproc>
<type>ATI</type>
<count>0.5</count>
</coproc>

I don't know if it's still relevant (interpreted), but "-instances_per_device 1" does contradict "<count>0.5</count>" anyway.

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Message 1303591 - Posted: 8 Nov 2012, 17:34:32 UTC - in response to Message 1303584.

I don't know if it's still relevant (interpreted), but "-instances_per_device 1" does contradict "<count>0.5</count>" anyway.


It does. If someone knows for sure I can easily change it to 2.

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Message 1303635 - Posted: 8 Nov 2012, 18:19:58 UTC - in response to Message 1303591.

Changing it to 2 worked!

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Message 1303742 - Posted: 8 Nov 2012, 22:36:40 UTC

it wasn't exactly a contradiction it only allowed your GPU to use half of its cores to run the WU.
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Message 1320579 - Posted: 27 Dec 2012, 23:44:18 UTC

Would this also work with a geforce gtx 650ti?

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Message 1320649 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 5:07:39 UTC - in response to Message 1320579.

Would this also work with a geforce gtx 650ti?



Only if you are running either:

a)optimized apps and have an app_info.xml

or

b)if you are running the current alpha version of BOINC
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Message 1320659 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 5:49:19 UTC - in response to Message 1320649.

Were can i find the oprimizer or that file? i tryed looking but no luck looking for that file. ty

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Message 1320837 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 17:05:26 UTC - in response to Message 1320659.

it is currently unavailable due to litigation
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Message 1320934 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 19:46:01 UTC - in response to Message 1320837.

How about that one file u named would i still have that?

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Message 1320942 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 20:22:49 UTC - in response to Message 1320934.

the app_info? not unless you created one or already had the apps installed
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Message 1320951 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 20:49:29 UTC - in response to Message 1320942.

Can that file,be created? and if so where should i place it? or is it a hidden file? sorry for all the question.

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Message 1320988 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 22:29:12 UTC - in response to Message 1320951.

Can that file,be created? and if so where should i place it? or is it a hidden file? sorry for all the question.


app_info would do nothing for you without the optimized apps that are temporarily not available.

as to the Alpha BOINC release, it's not recommended for the general public due to the high potential for bugs.
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Message 1321009 - Posted: 28 Dec 2012, 22:51:50 UTC - in response to Message 1320988.

ok tyvm

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