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Message 702159 - Posted: 21 Jan 2008, 0:35:58 UTC

I have a corrupt task and I am not sure who I need to let know about it...or how.

Basically the time to complete and the CPU time keep going up. I am now over 40 hours which is more than i have ever spent on a project..even with the classic.. :)

Any suggestions?

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Task ID: 718851600
Name: 25ja07ab.16371.274130.9.6.254_0
Workunit: 207225025
Created: 17 Jan 2008 22:04:14 UTC
Sent: 18 Jan 2008 16:17:11 UTC

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Message 702170 - Posted: 21 Jan 2008, 0:55:56 UTC

It looks like your wingman was able to complete it, I'd say just abort it and let someone else take a crack at it. You'll lose the credit for the task, but at least you won't waste any more time on it.
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Message 702184 - Posted: 21 Jan 2008, 1:23:37 UTC

Best thing to try first with a 'stuck' workunit that seems to be going nowhere - restart BOINC. This usually clears the problem.
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Message 702457 - Posted: 21 Jan 2008, 18:03:57 UTC

This has been seen before when a batch of work units had malformed headers, I believe. Apparently the splitters messed up. I've got a few like that currently. The plan here is to dump my cache and start over with a new slate. Certainly not good etiquette, but there isn't really a good solution offered by the SETI team. I'm reasonably sure it isn't BOINC or my computer since EINSTEIN is working well.

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