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Message 1913578 - Posted: 17 Jan 2018, 20:21:39 UTC - in response to Message 1910615.  

Has any other person been at this longer than I have? I came on board August 8, some thing or other. I cannot remember. I do know that it will soon be 20 years and many home brewed PCs. I am making ready for the 16 core 30 thread ( think ) that is 2 grand and as soon as I can get the "she who must obeyed" on line I will do it.

Mike

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Any day above ground is a great day!
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Message 1913581 - Posted: 17 Jan 2018, 20:25:27 UTC - in response to Message 1913570.  

Hello, the same in Belgium. Of corse it is not Siberian temperature ....
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Message 1913585 - Posted: 17 Jan 2018, 20:27:42 UTC - in response to Message 1913578.  

Has any other person been at this longer than I have?


I have you by a few months!
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Message 1913594 - Posted: 17 Jan 2018, 20:45:21 UTC - in response to Message 1913585.  

Has any other person been at this longer than I have?


I have you by a few months!


Hi Dr. Diesel,

. . Would that be 1999? I was not aware of the project waaaaayyyy back then :)

Stephen

PS: just a newbie, I have only been involved since 2012

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Message 1913603 - Posted: 17 Jan 2018, 21:31:59 UTC - in response to Message 1913594.  
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You can check how long people have been with the project by looking at the joined date under their names IF they are still using the same account and email. Dr. D has me beat by 2 weeks...
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Message 1913612 - Posted: 17 Jan 2018, 21:49:55 UTC

Don't think downloads are working. I have no processing units on any of my servers(8).
What's up?
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Message 1913633 - Posted: 17 Jan 2018, 23:11:10 UTC - in response to Message 1913603.  
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I have a very "memorable" joining date. :(

And as of 23:00 no units d/loading here in the UK.
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Message 1913645 - Posted: 18 Jan 2018, 0:08:18 UTC - in response to Message 1913633.  

I have a very "memorable" joining date. :(

And as of 23:00 no units d/loading here in the UK.



No idea when I ran out of work but as I was reading this trying to find out whats been going onmy pc just got 100 tasks while I wasn't looking. I'm in UK
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Message 1913656 - Posted: 18 Jan 2018, 0:57:17 UTC

Woo Hoo! I have work units on my home win10 Xeon 6 processor PC!
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Message 1913691 - Posted: 18 Jan 2018, 9:12:35 UTC

During the night my servers has received lots of WUs... and the temperature in my house has gone up with 2 deg C. :)
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Message 1913703 - Posted: 18 Jan 2018, 11:23:00 UTC - in response to Message 1913691.  
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I just turned on air cond as it's our summer 109f ( 43 c) today, same for tomorrow after a warm 91f over night ( 32 c)
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Message 1913726 - Posted: 18 Jan 2018, 14:14:49 UTC - in response to Message 1913703.  

I just turned on air cond as it's our summer 109f ( 43 c) today, same for tomorrow after a warm 91f over night ( 32 c)

Just put your rig in the Beer Cooler....... ":>

"Sour Grapes make a bitter Whine." <(0)>
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Message 1913879 - Posted: 19 Jan 2018, 1:49:35 UTC - in response to Message 1913578.  

Has any other person been at this longer than I have? I came on board August 8, some thing or other. I cannot remember. I do know that it will soon be 20 years and many home brewed PCs. I am making ready for the 16 core 30 thread ( think ) that is 2 grand and as soon as I can get the "she who must obeyed" on line I will do it.
Welcome amongst us who live in the long now: the 18 Year Club =:)
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Message 1913936 - Posted: 19 Jan 2018, 5:25:15 UTC - in response to Message 1913578.  

Has any other person been at this longer than I have? I came on board August 8, some thing or other. I cannot remember. I do know that it will soon be 20 years and many home brewed PCs. I am making ready for the 16 core 30 thread ( think ) that is 2 grand and as soon as I can get the "she who must obeyed" on line I will do it.


Yep, there are a few of us old coots still active. It was quite a different computer environment "back in the last century." Looking forward to the 20 year club, not quite there yet but within the reasonable future. ET, please call soon!
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Message 1913950 - Posted: 19 Jan 2018, 7:01:21 UTC

Although I also get WUs again, my point average is still decreasing.
Is this normal after such a time without WU, or is there something wrong?
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Message 1913953 - Posted: 19 Jan 2018, 7:08:07 UTC - in response to Message 1913950.  
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Although I also get WUs again, my point average is still decreasing.
Is this normal after such a time without WU, or is there something wrong?

After an outage, there will always be a drop in RAC (Recent Average Credit). And there have been several longer & unexpected outages over the last month or so.
However, to make things even worse, the way Credit New determines how much Credit to award for processing a WU is also resulting in less Credit being awarded at present, than it did in the past.
End result, everyone is seeing a big drop in their RAC.

As long as there aren't any further unexpected outages or work shortages, RAC should stabilise within the next couple of weeks (hopefully).

Check out the Number Crunching forum, and the "A very steep decline in Average Credits!!!" thread for some of the discussions about the falling value in Credit.
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Message 1914028 - Posted: 19 Jan 2018, 16:36:28 UTC - in response to Message 1913953.  

Hello,

thank's for Your reply and the Info.
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Message 1914058 - Posted: 19 Jan 2018, 19:26:20 UTC - in response to Message 1913953.  

Although I also get WUs again, my point average is still decreasing.
Is this normal after such a time without WU, or is there something wrong?

After an outage, there will always be a drop in RAC (Recent Average Credit). And there have been several longer & unexpected outages over the last month or so.
However, to make things even worse, the way Credit New determines how much Credit to award for processing a WU is also resulting in less Credit being awarded at present, than it did in the past.
End result, everyone is seeing a big drop in their RAC.

As long as there aren't any further unexpected outages or work shortages, RAC should stabilise within the next couple of weeks (hopefully).

Check out the Number Crunching forum, and the "A very steep decline in Average Credits!!!" thread for some of the discussions about the falling value in Credit.


. . FWIIW I am seeing signs of the great depression of RACs bottoming out. I think it will (with no further undue outages) stabilise within the week.

Stephen

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Message 1914214 - Posted: 20 Jan 2018, 14:36:23 UTC - in response to Message 1914058.  

I got 32 threads on a new thread ripper waiting to start.......... Sigh.... Looks like it's down again.
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Message 1914228 - Posted: 20 Jan 2018, 15:44:46 UTC - in response to Message 1914214.  

I got 32 threads on a new thread ripper waiting to start.......... Sigh.... Looks like it's down again.


. . With these shorter running batches of Blc tasks the demand for WUs has increased and the return rate has skyrocketed. The splitters et al are struggling to maintain the RTS store and if the splitter rate drops below about 50/sec then the RTS drops and getting new work becomes a problem.

Stephen

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