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Message 1336647 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 15:27:33 UTC - in response to Message 1336562.
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I reset Seti@home. All my tasks went away, and none have downloaded since.

That comment was ment for you do to on the 4th Feb, so your host doesn't waste time doing abandoned work, not almost a week later,

Seems you have reset the project while it is is down, see the Panic thread, until it comes back up you can't contact the scheduler, let alone download any work,

You have completed and reported at least task since last week, strange that it's run time is a lot bigger than it's CPU time, do you run any other computationally intensive tasks on that host?

http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/result.php?resultid=2828856710

Run time 7,879.67 CPU time 4,391.65


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Understood! This computer is used almost exclusively for Seti@home, other than some occasional browsing. Strange that I have reported tasks last week. My stats have been flatlined since Jan.:



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Message 1336663 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 16:11:30 UTC - in response to Message 1336647.

The scheduler is back up, you might want to hit Update and see if you can get your work resent,

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Message 1336672 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 16:36:27 UTC - in response to Message 1336663.

The scheduler is back up, you might want to hit Update and see if you can get your work resent,

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No change after hitting update, but I will keep checking from time to time.
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Message 1336675 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 16:39:06 UTC - in response to Message 1336672.

The scheduler is back up, you might want to hit Update and see if you can get your work resent,

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No change after hitting update, but I will keep checking from time to time.

Did Boinc actually ask for work? What did the Event Log say?

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Message 1336683 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 16:51:46 UTC - in response to Message 1336675.

The scheduler is back up, you might want to hit Update and see if you can get your work resent,

Claggy


No change after hitting update, but I will keep checking from time to time.

Did Boinc actually ask for work? What did the Event Log say?

Claggy



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Message 1336689 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 17:10:32 UTC - in response to Message 1336683.
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The answer was no, Boinc didn't ask for work, because of the scheduler RPC backoff, not sure how to reset that,

What are your Cache Settings in days for 'Maintain enough tasks to keep busy for at least' and '... and up to an additional'?

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Message 1336691 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 17:18:51 UTC - in response to Message 1336689.

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Message 1336697 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 17:27:22 UTC

Should download and upload rates be 0?


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Message 1336699 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 17:30:28 UTC

Yes, that means there is no limit on the rates.

And while at it, untick "disconnect when done", only really of use for folks on very restricted bandwidths who need to carefully control when and how much they transfer.
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Message 1336700 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 17:33:05 UTC - in response to Message 1336691.

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Try setting it to something like 3 + 0.01 for now, and see if you get any work resent,

The first setting fulfills the low water mark for your Cache, it also fulfills the 'how many days offline' you're going to be, so any work with short deadlines will be bumped to the front of the que to be done first, like that shortie you completed yesterday,

The second setting fulfills the High Water mark for your Cache, Boinc will fill to your Low + High Water marks then wait for the Cache to go under the Low Water mark before asking again, this might be why it won't ask for work at the moment,

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Message 1336701 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 17:38:02 UTC

Done. Still getting scheduler rpc backoff, whatever that means.
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Message 1336705 - Posted: 10 Feb 2013, 17:48:54 UTC - in response to Message 1336701.

Done. Still getting scheduler rpc backoff, whatever that means.

Just leave it alone now, and see if Boinc asks for work by itself,

Another thing to try is a later Boinc, Boinc 7.0.34 had some important work fetch changes:

client: when we're making a scheduler RPC for a reason other than work fetch, and we're deciding whether to piggyback a work request, skip the checks for hysteresis (buffer < min) and for per-resource backoff time. These checks are there only to limit the rate of RPCs, which is not relevant since we're doing one any.

This fixes a bug where a project w/ sporadic jobs specifies a next_rpc_delay to ensure regular polling from clients. When these polls occur they should request work regardless of backoff.


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Message 1339120 - Posted: 17 Feb 2013, 10:44:42 UTC

Another week has gone by, and not a single task has been resent, so your Boinc version is still not asking for work,
Try installing the latest version, available from this thread:

BOINC 7 Change Log and news

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