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Message 1518699 - Posted: 20 May 2014, 10:52:27 UTC
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Can you please tell me why not sends astropulse tasks for me?
I participate in distributed computing more than a month. During that time, had never sends astropuls task. Although the status shows that the tasks are available (2 task now, but sometimes more)

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Astropuls is enabled in project settings :

I read that it can not send task because computer weak.
I have a triple-core processor and 8GB of RAM. OS - Linux Kubuntu 14.04 LTS x64. Here are more detailed.
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Message 1519076 - Posted: 21 May 2014, 7:29:20 UTC - in response to Message 1518699.  

You already have one AstroPulse task (Sent 19 May 2014, your post 20 May 2014)

To increase your chances of getting AstroPulse tasks - change settings to:

SETI@home Enhanced: no
SETI@home v7: no
AstroPulse v6: yes
If no work for selected applications is available, accept work from other applications? yes

(the above will not stop you getting 'SETI@home v7')

If you have a capable GPU it will be much faster for AstroPulse, there are Linux apps for AstroPulse OpenCL on ATI and NVIDIA GPUs

BOINC do not detect a capable GPU ("Coprocessors ---") which may mean: old GPU, drivers do not support CUDA or OpenCL, BOINC can't find OpenCL drivers on too new Linux, ...


- ALF - "Find out what you don't do well ..... then don't do it!" :)
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