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Message 981576 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 9:27:51 UTC - in response to Message 981575.  

It's Saturday, and all systems at the SETI lab are still up and running.

That's unusual, and not normal.

I fear the worst backlash due to this...



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Message 981585 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 10:06:27 UTC

Sarcasm found in thread...
Run DO NOT BITE APP V3.0972
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Stay safe all and keep on Crunching.

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Message 981652 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 14:40:06 UTC

spoke to soon. I'm getting a no new work available message


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Message 981654 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 14:54:55 UTC - in response to Message 981652.  

spoke to soon. I'm getting a no new work available message


Getting the same here, strange thing is that in BOINC manager, I have over 2 screen fulls of work units to crunch and I dunno why it wants to get more?!?!



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Message 981660 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 15:16:02 UTC - in response to Message 981652.  

spoke to soon. I'm getting a no new work available message



Same here; most of the work I've got are 'shorties'. I did say Sssshhhhhhhh! lol



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Message 981682 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 16:27:26 UTC - in response to Message 981654.  

...strange thing is that in BOINC manager, I have over 2 screen fulls of work units to crunch and I dunno why it wants to get more?!?!

Add up the "time to completion" of all those WUs and compare the result to the sum of "Computer is connected to the Internet about every ... days" and "Maintain enough work for an additional ... days" in your preferences.

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Message 981708 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 17:42:23 UTC - in response to Message 981682.  
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just had a count through ......... I have

78 WUs @ 00:24:32 est completion time (around 31 hours of work)
26 WUs @ 01:22:02 est completion time (around 35 hours of work)


My Account is set to maintain enough work for an additional 1 day


This may take some time to get through!
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Message 981715 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 17:52:10 UTC - in response to Message 981708.  

just had a count through ......... I have

78 WUs @ 00:24:32 est completion time (around 31 hours of work)
26 WUs @ 01:22:02 est completion time (around 35 hours of work)


My Account is set to maintain enough work for an additional 1 day


This may take some time to get through!

I make it that you have about 83 shorties, which have been taking about 315 seconds each on your GPU (5 mins), or about 7 hours work.

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Message 981716 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 17:52:11 UTC - in response to Message 981708.  

just had a count through ......... I have

78 WUs @ 00:24:32 est completion time (around 31 hours of work)
26 WUs @ 01:22:02 est completion time (around 35 hours of work)

My Account is set to maintain enough work for an additional 1 day

This may take some time to get through!

Since you have a quad-core 'AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor', your crunching days have 96 hours in them.

I'd say you've got too few tasks....
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Message 981720 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 18:00:26 UTC - in response to Message 981716.  

just had a count through ......... I have

78 WUs @ 00:24:32 est completion time (around 31 hours of work)
26 WUs @ 01:22:02 est completion time (around 35 hours of work)

My Account is set to maintain enough work for an additional 1 day

This may take some time to get through!

Since you have a quad-core 'AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 940 Processor', your crunching days have 96 hours in them.

I'd say you've got too few tasks....


CPDN is happily using all the cores atm and all the seti units are CUDA ... but the actual run time on some units is far shorter than the est runtime .... others take far longer.

Still, on the plus side its been a couple of hours since it last grabbed a load of work units so I'll just let it do its thing.


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Message 981724 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 18:09:12 UTC - in response to Message 981715.  

just had a count through ......... I have

78 WUs @ 00:24:32 est completion time (around 31 hours of work)
26 WUs @ 01:22:02 est completion time (around 35 hours of work)


My Account is set to maintain enough work for an additional 1 day


This may take some time to get through!

I make it that you have about 83 shorties, which have been taking about 315 seconds each on your GPU (5 mins), or about 7 hours work.

Claggy



You could be right, They are all CUDA and on some units the runtime is far shorter, others seem longer. I guess im still used to the units running for hours on the GPU and only getting 10 or 15 each day ........ first time ive had so many. Still, ever onwards :)
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Message 981752 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 19:38:27 UTC - in response to Message 981724.  
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I accidentally left a PC on NNT. it ran empty and still cant get work

/edit I did get a few this morning while I was away


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Message 981767 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 20:30:57 UTC - in response to Message 981752.  

Finally got a WU here, but after it telling me it had no work:

SETI@home Message from server: No work can be sent for the applications you have selected
SETI@home Message from server: No work is available for SETI@home Enhanced
SETI@home Message from server: No work is available for Astropulse v5
SETI@home Message from server: You have selected to receive work from other applications if no work is available for the applications you selected
SETI@home Message from server: Sending work from other applications
SETI@home Started download of astropulse_5.05_windows_intelx86.exe

I got one WU which is estimated to run for over 200 hours...on this dual core laptop. While on my quad core I have 35 CUDA23 jobs.
I am not complaining, just making a comment, personally I just sit and wait and things seem to work out in the end.

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Message 981770 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 20:59:11 UTC - in response to Message 981767.  

Finally got a WU here, but after it telling me it had no work:

SETI@home Message from server: No work can be sent for the applications you have selected
SETI@home Message from server: No work is available for SETI@home Enhanced
SETI@home Message from server: No work is available for Astropulse v5
SETI@home Message from server: You have selected to receive work from other applications if no work is available for the applications you selected
SETI@home Message from server: Sending work from other applications
SETI@home Started download of astropulse_5.05_windows_intelx86.exe

I got one WU which is estimated to run for over 200 hours...on this dual core laptop. While on my quad core I have 35 CUDA23 jobs.
I am not complaining, just making a comment, personally I just sit and wait and things seem to work out in the end.

The scheduler on the server looks in the database for each application you allow in turn. It then checks for any work at all available for any application if you have the allow work from other applications box checked. What happened is that between the check for specific applications and the check for any application the splitter deposited a task into the scheduler for distribution.

While the server may be out of work right now, there is no proof that it will be out of work a millisecond from now.


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Message 981772 - Posted: 20 Mar 2010, 21:06:18 UTC - in response to Message 981770.  


The scheduler on the server looks in the database for each application you allow in turn. It then checks for any work at all available for any application if you have the allow work from other applications box checked. What happened is that between the check for specific applications and the check for any application the splitter deposited a task into the scheduler for distribution.

While the server may be out of work right now, there is no proof that it will be out of work a millisecond from now.


Just have to love computers, they won't let you get away with anything....

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Message 981969 - Posted: 21 Mar 2010, 4:57:29 UTC - in response to Message 981770.  

Finally got a WU here, but after it telling me it had no work:

SETI@home Message from server: No work can be sent for the applications you have selected
SETI@home Message from server: No work is available for SETI@home Enhanced
SETI@home Message from server: No work is available for Astropulse v5
SETI@home Message from server: You have selected to receive work from other applications if no work is available for the applications you selected
SETI@home Message from server: Sending work from other applications
SETI@home Started download of astropulse_5.05_windows_intelx86.exe

I got one WU which is estimated to run for over 200 hours...on this dual core laptop. While on my quad core I have 35 CUDA23 jobs.
I am not complaining, just making a comment, personally I just sit and wait and things seem to work out in the end.

The scheduler on the server looks in the database for each application you allow in turn. It then checks for any work at all available for any application if you have the allow work from other applications box checked. What happened is that between the check for specific applications and the check for any application the splitter deposited a task into the scheduler for distribution.

While the server may be out of work right now, there is no proof that it will be out of work a millisecond from now.

Look again. He got an Astropulse v505 task, which cannot be selected. They are always only in the "other applications" category. Dunno why the project staff have not yet edited the project_specific_prefs.inc file to make the selections match the available applications.
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Message 981983 - Posted: 21 Mar 2010, 7:09:35 UTC - in response to Message 981969.  

Dunno why the project staff have not yet edited the project_specific_prefs.inc file to make the selections match the available applications.
                                                             Joe

Good point, and the selection, IMHO, should be defaulted to OFF.
Looking at the few AP tasks in account, most are in the pending tray and are there because at least 50% have had to be re-sent, due to aborts by the original recipient.

Due to size of the AP tasks, 8MBi, they have a tendency to clog up the Berkeley pipe. So having to send three copies, instead of the normal two, cannot be helping.
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