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1) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beer Drinkers Thread part 26 (Message 1819122)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Time for Friday night down the bottom. :-)

Now to see if I can stay out of trouble. :-D

Cheers.
2) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Thor is the Designer Cafe! (Message 1819121)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Thorsday was a bash. :-D

But now it's Good Friday Night and the entertainment starts down the bottom pub in 20mins.

Have fun, if you can. ;-)

Cheers.
3) Message boards : Number crunching : Panic Mode On (103) Server Problems? (Message 1819118)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Is anyone else struggling to get work but have tasks assigned to them in your account? Log is as follows:

23-Sep-16 7:55:50 PM | | (to change preferences, visit a project web site or select Preferences in the Manager)
23-Sep-16 7:57:39 PM | SETI@home | Scheduler request failed: Timeout was reached
23-Sep-16 7:57:39 PM | SETI@home | [sched_op] Deferring communication for 00:11:58
23-Sep-16 7:57:39 PM | SETI@home | [sched_op] Reason: Scheduler request failed
23-Sep-16 7:57:40 PM | | Project communication failed: attempting access to reference site
23-Sep-16 7:57:42 PM | | Internet access OK - project servers may be temporarily down.

Check your ISP or reboot your modem/router/switch as there's no problems at this end. ;-)

Cheers.
4) Message boards : Politics : Athelets and Celebrities anthem protests (Message 1819116)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
My view is that we are the freest nation on Earth,


Good, I salute you. I also request that you check again on
the freedom thingy, Freedom comes in many shapes and flavours.
I could go into the definitions stuff, but I believe we all know
where we stand on such things.


I couldn't have said it better Ian. (Y)

Cheers.
5) Message boards : Politics : Computers & Technolgy 3 (Message 1819113)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Got Yahoo? Don't have privacy!
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yahoo-cyber-idUSKCN11S16P?il=0
Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) said on Thursday information associated with at least 500 million user accounts was stolen from its network in 2014 by what it believed was a "state-sponsored actor."

for those info I use this web page:
https://haveibeenpwned.com/
you can also let them mail you if you have been pawned...
;)

Ever since you were connected to the internet you have never been private. :-p

When will people ever learn this?

Cheers.
6) Message boards : Number crunching : Open Beta test: SoG for NVidia, Lunatics v0.45 - Beta4 update (Message 1819111)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Does raise some interesting thoughts, does it not?


Perhaps about my sanity ...

I restored the old drivers Just 'cause

Ed F

Do you have any left over Steam directories, games, installations that were installed from when you were running that AMD/ATi card?

If you do then that's likely why, but I wouldn't worry about it too much as you get "OpenCL Platform Name: ATI Stream: Number of devices: 0" as SETI knows that there arn't any. ;-)

Cheers.
7) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beer Drinkers Thread part 26 (Message 1818819)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Well I finally dealt with the 15kgs of sugar that's been sitting in the brewroom for the last 2wks and its now well on the way to being converted into alcohol.

Anyhow it's time for Beer O'clock now and I hope that you all enjoy your favourite beverages.

Cheers.

I've extended your conversion processes and come up with this unfortunate result Wiggo.

Sugar -> alcohol -> fat

I havn't noticed the yeast getting fat on the sugar diet yet, but it does fart a lot.

Cheers.
8) Message boards : Number crunching : Open Beta test: SoG for NVidia, Lunatics v0.45 - Beta4 update (Message 1818792)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Removing "Bonjour for Windows" should not interfere with your internet connection and that program is usually installed with iTunes.

Now to the GTS 450, if that is the OEM version then yes I can see how that would be confused with the 9800GT as it's just an overclocked version of the 9800GT with all other spec's being the same.

If it's not the OEM version then something strange is going on.

Cheers.
9) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beer Drinkers Thread part 26 (Message 1818782)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Well I finally dealt with the 15kgs of sugar that's been sitting in the brewroom for the last 2wks and its now well on the way to being converted into alcohol.

Anyhow it's time for Beer O'clock now and I hope that you all enjoy your favourite beverages.

Cheers.
10) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Thor is the Designer Cafe! (Message 1818778)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
It's Thorsday here again, down under, and the party is soon to commence. :-)

All Hail Thor!!!

Cheers.
11) Message boards : Number crunching : GPU Wars 2016:  Pascal vs Polaris (Message 1818777)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Jayztwocents, thinks the GTX 1060 3 GB should have been branded as the 1050. Interesting...

Guess we will have to wait and see

I would go the other way with the 6GB version being called the Ti version. ;-)

Cheers.
12) Message boards : Politics : Donald Trump for President? (Message 1818404)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
I heard a good 1 the other day,

Q: What is the difference between a Trump supporter and a Putin supporter?

A: Absolutely nothing as both come out of the same defective mould. LOL

Cheers.
13) Message boards : Number crunching : Windows 10 - Yea or Nay? (Message 1818401)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
I too would like to know why Microsoft is distributing OpenCL-less drivers. This is something that is not new, it's being going on since Windows 10 made its appearance.

Actually these things been happening since the WinXP days, if you allow the OS to supply driver updates. ;-)

Cheers.
14) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Beer Drinkers Thread part 26 (Message 1815715)
Posted 16 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"

boy I miss my beer. :(

I certainly had a few for you today Grant. ;-)

Cheers.
15) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Thor is the Designer Cafe! (Message 1815714)
Posted 16 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Thor was kind to us down under in the highlands today by not letting the wet stuff fall here (against all expectations) so I was able to get home dry after some serious celebrating. :-D

Now to prepare for the weekend celebrations. ;-)

All Hail Thor!!!

Cheers.
16) Message boards : Number crunching : SETI applications for NVIDIA GPU improvement - how you can help (Message 1815639)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"

I've got 2 gt 240, here on an E8500 core2duo, but the newest driver available from Nvidia is 241.96, I do not believe it is new enough for your open CL apps.

Those GT 240's are using the latest (341.96, I noticed the typo) and very likely the last driver you'll be able to use with them as all pre Fermi GPU's are now regarded by Nvidia as legacy products so they will not be releasing anymore driver updates for them.

Cheers.
17) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Da kitties be back in da Seti shack..... (Message 1815362)
Posted 18 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Think first before posting


Something you may think I would remember more often....
...

Most of us do though. ;-)

Cheers.
18) Message boards : Number crunching : Average Credit Decreasing? (Message 1815360)
Posted 18 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
well, v8.12 doesn't work on "low budget GPUs" still!
it starts loading & the it goes to 0,001% (or similar percentage) & stick there...until the Deadline comes!

every few days I have to clean the BOINC from SoG & sah WUs from that system...
maybe I should delete the apps instead? :/

I'm receiving the same feedback here, highend or later version Nvidia GPU's do fairly well with SoG/OpenCL apps, but a lot of users with older mid to lower range Nvidia GPU's usually just get lock ups, the app just stops working or it just errors out and that is just making a lot of users just want to give it up here (I won't get into all those useless Mac's out there producing nothing but crap). :-(

I'm sorry, but there was no where near enough testing carried on older mid to lower end Nvidia GPU's with these OpenCL based Nvidia apps IMHO (by an extremely long way) in beta before being being dumped on the poor, unenlightened and unsuspecting general users amongst us.

You must remember that there are very few of us advanced users out there (only1% of us here can be regarded as advanced users) and any apps released here must suit the general user (99% of us) that doesn't know where to go for help and just not those who know how to find out how to tune these apps so that they may work properly.

I also still believe that Arecibo GPU apps should be treated as a separated entity from GBT GPU apps so that users could chose the best app to suit those "common users'" computers.

Cheers.
19) Message boards : Number crunching : Monitoring inconclusive GBT validations and harvesting data for testing (Message 1815354)
Posted 18 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Things seem to improve. Look further down and look at my consecutive valid tasks with Petris latest revision.

http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/host_app_versions.php?hostid=8053171

*Thumbs up*

You may give it a thumbs up ATM, but if you have a thorough look, the app still isn't giving a straight out conclusive result against a standard CPU app running on an error free rig, it still needs a 3rd to validate.

It's just something to have a closer look for those interested. ;-)

Cheers.
20) Message boards : Number crunching : SETI@home v8.12 Windows GPU applications support thread (Message 1815298)
Posted 19 days ago by Profile Wiggo "Socialist"
Continuing a thread at http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=80174&postid=1815198; Raistmer asked me to bring it here. Glad to.


I scanned the Event Log. It includes an entry there for downloading the subject task. No later entry looks like a driver restart, unless I don't understand the wording of one of those.


System Event log, not BOINC's one.


Still not sure I have the right log. I found BOINC/stdoutdae.txt. Same thing as I said before: It includes an entry there for downloading the subject task. No later entry looks like a driver restart, unless I don't understand the wording of one of those.

The "Event Log" being eluded too is in the "Windows Event Viewer". Expand "Windows Logs" in the left plain, then highlight 1 at a time both "Applications" and "System" and check each for listed errors. ;-)

Cheers.


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