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Message 1374992 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 22:18:59 UTC

My GPU is
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | CAL: ATI GPU 0: ATI Radeon HD 2300/2400/3200/4200 (RV610) (CAL version 1.4.1734, 256MB, 224MB available, 80 GFLOPS peak)
My event file says that it is requesting work, but I never receive any.
What can I do to fix this?

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Message 1375009 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 22:41:02 UTC - in response to Message 1374992.

Please post your full messages from the event log, first 20-30 lines will do.
The application used here isn't a CAL app, but an OpenCL app. So we'll need to see if your AMD GPU is recognized as being OpenCL capable, and if so, with what drivers and APP SDK. That info is in the rest of the lines, so please post those.
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Message 1375028 - Posted: 1 Jun 2013, 23:11:34 UTC - in response to Message 1375009.

5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | No config file found - using defaults
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Starting BOINC client version 7.0.64 for windows_x86_64
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Libraries: libcurl/7.25.0 OpenSSL/1.0.1 zlib/1.2.6
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Data directory: C:\ProgramData\BOINC
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Running under account Jim Bryan
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Processor: 2 AuthenticAMD AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 240 Processor [Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2]
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 htt pni cx16 popcnt syscall nx lm svm sse4a osvw ibs skinit wdt page1gb rdtscp 3dnowext 3dnow
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | OS: Microsoft Windows 7: Home Premium x64 Edition, Service Pack 1, (06.01.7601.00)
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Memory: 2.75 GB physical, 5.50 GB virtual
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Disk: 283.40 GB total, 223.62 GB free
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Local time is UTC -7 hours
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | CAL: ATI GPU 0: ATI Radeon HD 2300/2400/3200/4200 (RV610) (CAL version 1.4.1734, 256MB, 224MB available, 80 GFLOPS peak)
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | SETI@home | URL http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/; Computer ID 6798641; resource share 100
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | SETI@home | General prefs: from SETI@home (last modified 19-May-2013 09:20:49)
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | SETI@home | Host location: none
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | SETI@home | General prefs: using your defaults
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Reading preferences override file
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Preferences:
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | max memory usage when active: 1407.56MB
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | max memory usage when idle: 2533.61MB
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | max disk usage: 100.00GB
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | suspend work if non-BOINC CPU load exceeds 75 %
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | (to change preferences, visit a project web site or select Preferences in the Manager)
5/25/2013 10:22:49 AM | | Not using a proxy
5/25/2013 10:22:57 AM | SETI@home | Restarting task ap_01oc12aa_B0_P1_00165_20130517_20154.wu_1 using astropulse_v6 version 601 in slot 0
5/25/2013 10:22:57 AM | SETI@home | Restarting task 28se11aa.28365.19350.6.11.107_1 using setiathome_enhanced version 603 in slot 1
5/25/2013 10:22:57 AM | SETI@home | Sending scheduler request: To fetch work.
5/25/2013 10:22:57 AM | SETI@home | Requesting new tasks for ATI

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Message 1375270 - Posted: 2 Jun 2013, 9:31:59 UTC - in response to Message 1375028.

Ah, sorry, I wasn't completely awake last night... The AMD that you have doesn't do OpenCL, hence why it isn't being recognized as OpenCL capable. The lowest version supported here at Seti is, if I am not mistaken, the Radeon HD4350 and above. It needs to be capable of OpenCL1.0, something your graphics chip isn't.

That BOINC is asking for work for the ATI/AMD, is because it recognizes it as a CAL capable card, and the project might have CAL applications. CAL was ATI's version of Nvidia's CUDA. They're no longer having any support for it, having moved over to OpenCL. Seti does not have CAL capable applications, only OpenCL.
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Message 1375405 - Posted: 2 Jun 2013, 15:07:10 UTC - in response to Message 1375270.

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Message 1375618 - Posted: 2 Jun 2013, 21:53:50 UTC

I'm not getting GPU units on 2 of my 3 machines. I was running Lunatics but have deleted app_info on all machines. I have updated to v7.0.64 of Boinc and 314 of nvidia gpu drivers on all machines.

The one pc that is getting gpu units has has an app_config added to run 2 units on the GTX450. It's running fine. The other machines get CPU units. The event log shows only requests for CPU units. I have just reset project on this machine. Nothing but CPU units.

Any suggestions would be most welcome.

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Message 1376304 - Posted: 4 Jun 2013, 2:40:51 UTC

Update.

After trying many different things with no success I deleted the seti project and deleted the boinc dir.

After reinstalling boinc and reloading seti the system is now using the GPU for processing. I tried just using the Windows uninstall for boinc first but that did not solve the problem. Only deleting the boinc dir made any difference.

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Message 1380498 - Posted: 13 Jun 2013, 2:26:24 UTC

I have been running seti@home for about since January 2001.
About a year or more again I added CUDA computing to my system with a tremendous increase in workunits.
About 2 or 3 weeks ago I stopped getting workunits under the 6.x.x version of BOINC. I updated to 7.0.65, I took a bit of work to get going but finally after re-installing it for the 3rd time, it worked.
The problem is it does not download any CUDA workunits anymore.
My start up messages say it detects the CUDA and the OpenCL but no workunits.
my messages, about twice a day only, show it checking for NVIDIA workunits but never downloading them.
The FAQ says the app and workunits will automatically download if you have the CUDA and OpenCL detected, but my system is not doing it.
I run OpenSUSE 12.2 and am using the boinc downloaded from Setiathome and not the SUSE version (old version).
What do I need to do to return to running CUDA apps?
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Message 1380499 - Posted: 13 Jun 2013, 2:33:36 UTC - in response to Message 1380498.

A week ago, Seti released its new applications, version 7
If you do not have this version selected in your project preferences, you won't get work for it. So check that first!
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Message 1380503 - Posted: 13 Jun 2013, 3:04:01 UTC - in response to Message 1380498.

I have been running seti@home for about since January 2001.
About a year or more again I added CUDA computing to my system with a tremendous increase in workunits.
About 2 or 3 weeks ago I stopped getting workunits under the 6.x.x version of BOINC. I updated to 7.0.65, I took a bit of work to get going but finally after re-installing it for the 3rd time, it worked.
The problem is it does not download any CUDA workunits anymore.
My start up messages say it detects the CUDA and the OpenCL but no workunits.
my messages, about twice a day only, show it checking for NVIDIA workunits but never downloading them.
The FAQ says the app and workunits will automatically download if you have the CUDA and OpenCL detected, but my system is not doing it.
I run OpenSUSE 12.2 and am using the boinc downloaded from Setiathome and not the SUSE version (old version).
What do I need to do to return to running CUDA apps?
Thank You
John Price


At this moment, there is no v7 Linux CUDA app. It is being worked on, though, as you can see in this thread
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Message 1380576 - Posted: 13 Jun 2013, 7:29:25 UTC - in response to Message 1380499.

Thanks but I do receive the CPU WU's just no GPU WU's....

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