would it help ... my .02 cents


log in

Advanced search

Message boards : Number crunching : would it help ... my .02 cents

Author Message
Profile Peter M. Ferrie
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 28 Mar 03
Posts: 85
Credit: 9,399,114
RAC: 222
United States
Message 1321823 - Posted: 29 Dec 2012, 23:38:10 UTC

if they stopped sending out work till Results out in the field were almost zero. then analyze whats left and if the computers doing that work will ever return it. all the time build up a huge reserve of Results ready to send... in other words kinda start over with whatever changes the have planned ie:
(longer wu's, less load on the database and so on.. )

id rather a go month or so without any work if in the end it results in a much more stable and smoother running project overall
____________

Profile dancer42
Volunteer tester
Send message
Joined: 2 Jun 02
Posts: 341
Credit: 1,078,912
RAC: 2
United States
Message 1321866 - Posted: 30 Dec 2012, 0:40:46 UTC - in response to Message 1321823.

me to brother:)
____________

Grant (SSSF)
Send message
Joined: 19 Aug 99
Posts: 5566
Credit: 51,367,520
RAC: 40,941
Australia
Message 1321890 - Posted: 30 Dec 2012, 1:39:45 UTC - in response to Message 1321823.
Last modified: 30 Dec 2012, 1:40:04 UTC

if they stopped sending out work till Results out in the field were almost zero. then analyze whats left and if the computers doing that work will ever return it. all the time build up a huge reserve of Results ready to send...

Nope because then people won't be able to get any work due to the traffic jam of all those machines without any trying to get some.

They need to track down the underlying cause of the present problems & resolve it/them, and it's easier to find out what's wrong with something when it's broken than when it's working OK.
____________
Grant
Darwin NT.

msattler
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 9 Jul 00
Posts: 37311
Credit: 499,471,925
RAC: 510,830
United States
Message 1321902 - Posted: 30 Dec 2012, 2:18:51 UTC
Last modified: 30 Dec 2012, 2:19:13 UTC

There is some end point coming, I think.
Kinda like the choice between life and death.

I choose life, and what comes next.
The Seti project may choose the other route.

I have been processing Seti data for over 13 years.
Have returned more valid results than only 6 or 7 others on the planet.

I, too, would like to see more relevant info returned to me for the 13 years of effort. Even if it is to say, sorry, we have sorted everything, and have still not found anything.

I KNOW how and why JFK was killed, even if none of you believe me.

What I do not know, and truly wish to, is..........

ARE WE ALONE.

I do not believe that we are. I only wish to prove it so that the rest of you can no longer call me names.

I choose to believe.
____________
******************
Crunching Seti, loving all of God's kitties.

I have met a few friends in my life.
Most were cats.

tbret
Volunteer tester
Avatar
Send message
Joined: 28 May 99
Posts: 2390
Credit: 164,247,553
RAC: 68,888
United States
Message 1321994 - Posted: 30 Dec 2012, 8:36:15 UTC - in response to Message 1321902.


I do not believe that we are. I only wish to prove it so that the rest of you can no longer call me names.


Oh, Mark... friend...fellow-cruncher... that isn't why we call you names!

<grinning, running, ducking, wearing body armor, with only with a scratching post for self-defense>

I think the rest of "us" are probably with you on that. Everyone here's singing from the same hymnal and we're even turned to the same page.

Speaking of kitties and stuff. You know, it's gotten to where I can't sneak a midnight snack. Everyone in the house knows when I go to the kitchen because of the begging, almost desperate meows, trying to get me to share. Sometimes it's stuff I can't share; some things just ain't good for cats. Other times it's stuff they wouldn't want me to share. But all the time it sounds like someone's torturing an innocent four-pawed critter, or three, or more accurately, five. (others can't get to the kitchen)

I share when I can.

Often, quickly.


____________

Filipe
Send message
Joined: 12 Aug 00
Posts: 109
Credit: 3,307,012
RAC: 4,182
Portugal
Message 1322315 - Posted: 30 Dec 2012, 18:43:09 UTC

It would be nice to hear something about the progress on the NTPCkr, and the rfi rejection on the candidates...

I know about the lack of proper funding, but still...
____________

Message boards : Number crunching : would it help ... my .02 cents

Copyright © 2014 University of California