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Message 1374548 - Posted: 31 May 2013, 21:46:09 UTC

I obviously shouldn't have asked. Ok, ducks back where I came from :-(

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Message 1374558 - Posted: 31 May 2013, 22:33:31 UTC - in response to Message 1374548.
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From BOINC Manager window click button 'Project web pages' then 'Your Account' then browser opens and look for blue link under 'Preferences' then click 'SETI@home preferences' scroll to bottom of page and click 'Edit SETI@home preferences'. Then under 'Run only the selected applications' you may tick 'SETI@home v7' I left 'SETI@home enhanced' checked. C'mon geeks, yall should have a post here with instructions like mine. "dammit! I am the great cornholio!"...
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Message 1374564 - Posted: 31 May 2013, 22:44:20 UTC - in response to Message 1374558.
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Answer: I rebooted with both SETI programs ticked and after boot-up the SETI@home Enhanced (which was the only program I have ever run) was auto-unchecked.... and the only program checked (after reboot) was 'SETI v7'.. like Bob said (good on ya Bob) "just sit back and watch the show".. well maybe .. unless yer really dumber than a bag of rocks like me LOL!

In other words- Any of you newbies out there in never-never-land (like me) follow my previous posts instructions and you should have no problems getting V7 to run. God bless America and raise yer glass to the geeks!
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Message 1374744 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 13:07:02 UTC
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Just noticed, that
1. with the DL of new set of WU, there was a .dll among the files (?)
2. An AP DL failed for unknown reasons. Was OK before the Version 7 thing happened.

Anyone seen this happen before?

EDIT: I renamed the app_info.xml as posted here:
http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=71773&postid=1373766

Is this the reason why the AP DL failed?

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Message 1374746 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 13:13:41 UTC

Download failed here also, (slik) :(
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Message 1374762 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 14:30:03 UTC - in response to Message 1374746.

When i checked last night i couldnt get to this site, now i cant get any work units,only units running are on my gpu.

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Message 1374763 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 14:30:50 UTC - in response to Message 1374499.
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Remove your app_info, Restart Boinc and reset the project, the project will send you the new applications.

I've done it and I've received only Astropulse_V6 6.01 for CPU and 04 for CUDA (standard apps).
I don't see any new app_info
Questions:
1) lunatics apps are dead? Forever?
2) When I will receive V7?
3) For config file in order to run multiple CUDA, have I to write it by hand?

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Message 1374766 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 14:40:47 UTC - in response to Message 1374763.

Remove your app_info, Restart Boinc and reset the project, the project will send you the new applications.

I've done it and I've received only Astropulse_V6 6.01 for CPU and 04 for CUDA (standard apps).
I don't see any new app_info
Questions:
1) lunatics apps are dead? Forever?
2) When I will receive V7?
3) For config file in order tu run multiple CUDA, have I to write it by hand?

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1) All the Stock v7 GPU apps are Lunatics apps now!
2) You did go and enable 'SETI@home v7: yes' in your project preferences didn't you?
3) No, you copy and paste it from one of the posts in Number Crunching, and edit it to your requirements.

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Message 1374800 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 15:35:34 UTC - in response to Message 1374766.

1) All the Stock v7 GPU apps are Lunatics apps now!
2) You did go and enable 'SETI@home v7: yes' in your project preferences didn't you?
3) No, you copy and paste it from one of the posts in Number Crunching, and edit it to your requirements.

1: great! But Only GPU? Why not CPU Too? Sooner or Later?
2: NO, I didn't. Now I've done it on project page and I'v done "update" on the host 25 min ago. Nothing, untill now. Have I to reset again or have I only to wait?
3: What do you mean with (mine) requirements?

I have found this:

Make a new text file named app_config.xml and have this in the contents <app_config> <app> <name>setiathome_v7</name> <gpu_versions> <gpu_usage>0.5</gpu_usage> <cpu_usage>.04</cpu_usage> </gpu_versions> </app> </app_config>


and this

<app_config> <app> <name>setiathome_enhanced</name> <max_concurrent>6</max_concurrent> <gpu_versions> <gpu_usage>0.5</gpu_usage> <cpu_usage>0.04</cpu_usage> </gpu_versions> </app> </app_config>


As I understand I will have V6 and V7, both GPU and CPU.
On some Hosts I run only one GPU task, on three ones I run two.


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Message 1374804 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 15:40:22 UTC

1) 'reset the project' will empty the whole 'setiathome.berkeley.edu' folder including all files.

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Message 1374812 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 15:50:13 UTC - in response to Message 1374766.


1) All the Stock v7 GPU apps are Lunatics apps now!


now everybody runs optimized apps, and the credit calculation still based on the old standard 'SETI@home Enhanced' app runtimes / performance.
credits/h go down 75%
lol, im not sure to waste more energy and money with this project. plan was to reach 10,000,000. credits, but not with this conditions.
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Message 1374841 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 16:32:36 UTC - in response to Message 1374812.
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1) All the Stock v7 GPU apps are Lunatics apps now!


now everybody runs optimized apps, and the credit calculation still based on the old standard 'SETI@home Enhanced' app runtimes / performance.
credits/h go down 75%
lol, im not sure to waste more energy and money with this project. plan was to reach 10,000,000. credits, but not with this conditions.


What is the point in reaching 10 million credits? Do you expect to get a free car then?
Why not just doing it for the sake of science (like most people here do)?

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Message 1374844 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 16:36:24 UTC

Eric said he'd post some details on the differences with the new app back on Thursday. I guess he didn't get around to doing it
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Message 1374849 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 16:45:00 UTC - in response to Message 1374841.


1) All the Stock v7 GPU apps are Lunatics apps now!


now everybody runs optimized apps, and the credit calculation still based on the old standard 'SETI@home Enhanced' app runtimes / performance.
credits/h go down 75%
lol, im not sure to waste more energy and money with this project. plan was to reach 10,000,000. credits, but not with this conditions.


What is the point in reaching 10 million credits? Do you expect to get a free car then?
Why not just doing it for the sake of science (like most people here do)?


Well... I reached 10,000,000! Where is my car?

The science is now getting better with V7. Here's to Science - not numbers!
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Message 1374853 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 16:50:51 UTC - in response to Message 1374852.

Car???
Seti is giving away cars???

They're auctioning off a moon buggy. Problem is... it's on the moon. ;-)
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Message 1374855 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 16:52:07 UTC - in response to Message 1374841.


1) All the Stock v7 GPU apps are Lunatics apps now!


now everybody runs optimized apps, and the credit calculation still based on the old standard 'SETI@home Enhanced' app runtimes / performance.
credits/h go down 75%
lol, im not sure to waste more energy and money with this project. plan was to reach 10,000,000. credits, but not with this conditions.


What is the point in reaching 10 million credits? Do you expect to get a free car then?
Why not just doing it for the sake of science (like most people here do)?


expect a free car... funny guy
10 million was just my target.
i waste 120€/month for the science, so i can expect at least correct credits
electricity becomes more and more expensive, so stop computing, save resources, and use the money for nice holidays
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Message 1374861 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 16:59:05 UTC - in response to Message 1374857.



Kwitherbitchen........
My last electric bill was $620.00 US.
That's for ONE month, kiddo.

You won't get any sympathy for me on THAT one.




you earn enough money to pay such a bill?
i have not so much, and now the bill starts to hurt
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