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Message 1478534 - Posted: 18 Feb 2014, 3:29:03 UTC

How can a work unit/application which has been crunched by CUDA be validated right after BOINC-Manager update?
Usually all the work units are listed as "Completed, waiting for validation"!

17 Feb 2014, 15:05:45 UTC
18 Feb 2014, 3:20:50 UTC
Completed and validated <-- THIS IS WHAT I MEAN!
42,848.56
63.46
480.00
Period Search Application v101.11 (cuda55)

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Message 1478554 - Posted: 18 Feb 2014, 4:41:22 UTC - in response to Message 1478534.

Validation only requires that at least you and your quorum partner have completed the workunit and strongly agree on the results. Therefore, if your quorum partner has finished their workunit before you finish your copy, as soon as you report the server can run the validation check and grant credit right away.

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Message 1478719 - Posted: 18 Feb 2014, 12:37:50 UTC - in response to Message 1478554.

Hi,

OK, so I'm the "validator" in this case?

Couldn't understand why the unit crunched by CUDA55 didn't need a validation ;)

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Message 1478723 - Posted: 18 Feb 2014, 12:44:02 UTC - in response to Message 1478719.

No, you'd be the second copy. The validator is a process that runs on the server that checks both copies once they're returned.

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Message 1480901 - Posted: 23 Feb 2014, 10:13:11 UTC - in response to Message 1478723.

Hi,

OK, I get it..
Thanks you for setting me straight ;)
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