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Message 1234580 - Posted: 21 May 2012, 16:19:34 UTC

After a major power outage last week, it recovered nicely.

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Message 1234633 - Posted: 21 May 2012, 18:31:24 UTC

Upload-wise yes very impressive.
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Message 1235010 - Posted: 22 May 2012, 12:13:26 UTC

uploads are fine but I can't get my work returned. I have 1100 errored WU's to send back and I can't get them off my machine. BOINC can reach the internet so something must be wrong at moonbase alpha


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Message 1235017 - Posted: 22 May 2012, 12:25:27 UTC - in response to Message 1235010.  

uploads are fine but I can't get my work returned. I have 1100 errored WU's to send back and I can't get them off my machine. BOINC can reach the internet so something must be wrong at moonbase alpha

You might have to do the max_tasks_returned mod to your cc config to send them back in small batches.
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Message 1236209 - Posted: 25 May 2012, 0:50:01 UTC

Must not be anything to panic about.. except that there's nothing to panic about.

I was just noticing that even though the pipe is maxed out, APs are downloading at 75KB/sec each. I've been getting 1 and 2 at a time. Usually when the pipe is maxed, it is between 20-35KB/sec each.
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Message 1236496 - Posted: 25 May 2012, 12:25:03 UTC - in response to Message 1236209.  

Must not be anything to panic about.. except that there's nothing to panic about.

I was just noticing that even though the pipe is maxed out, APs are downloading at 75KB/sec each. I've been getting 1 and 2 at a time. Usually when the pipe is maxed, it is between 20-35KB/sec each.

Well no APs coming out again, so panicking a bit.

Anyway, I'm also getting 1 or 2 APs when I get some. In the past I remember sometimes getting more, 10 or more. Is there now a limit on the number you can get on a request?
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Message 1236656 - Posted: 25 May 2012, 18:15:28 UTC - in response to Message 1235017.  
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uploads are fine but I can't get my work returned. I have 1100 errored WU's to send back and I can't get them off my machine. BOINC can reach the internet so something must be wrong at moonbase alpha

You might have to do the max_tasks_returned mod to your cc config to send them back in small batches.

I've noticed an interesting thing since the comeback from the outage. When I do an Update, BOINC only reports about half the number of waiting tasks.

e.g. If (for example) there are 500 tasks waiting to report. On the first update it reports 250, on the next update 125, the next 75 and the remaining tasks on the last one.

I've noticed this on all 4 machines. All are running the standard 6.10.58 client with no "report max tasks line" in the cc_config file.

Has there been any unpublicised server side changes made recently that limit the max reports in one go ?

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Message 1236661 - Posted: 25 May 2012, 18:29:18 UTC - in response to Message 1236656.  


Has there been any unpublicised server side changes made recently that limit the max reports in one go ?

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Well, we've talked about it a little.

Some of us had thousands after the outage and they were stuck. They wouldn't report at all and gave an error.

Several of us edited a cc_config file to make it report fewer and that got them unstuck. Eric then did something server-side. He set the max number of tasks to report below where we had all set it in cc_config (I think) and maybe did something else, too.

Maybe that's why you are seeing what you are seeing.

I'd be interested in knowing if once your tasks waiting to report got below 64 if they all went, or if they continued to go by half.
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Message 1237273 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 9:38:36 UTC - in response to Message 1236661.  


Has there been any unpublicised server side changes made recently that limit the max reports in one go ?

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Well, we've talked about it a little.

Some of us had thousands after the outage and they were stuck. They wouldn't report at all and gave an error.

Several of us edited a cc_config file to make it report fewer and that got them unstuck. Eric then did something server-side. He set the max number of tasks to report below where we had all set it in cc_config (I think) and maybe did something else, too.

Maybe that's why you are seeing what you are seeing.

I'd be interested in knowing if once your tasks waiting to report got below 64 if they all went, or if they continued to go by half.


Reports 64 per Update now.
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Message 1237275 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 10:00:53 UTC

All Seti Web pages became unavailable for a couple of minutes as well as uploads and downloads, the Website and downloads have recovered, uploads have dropped to Zero,

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Message 1237279 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 10:20:13 UTC - in response to Message 1237275.  

All Seti Web pages became unavailable for a couple of minutes as well as uploads and downloads, the Website and downloads have recovered, uploads have dropped to Zero,

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And retrying uploads doesn't help - I'm getting timeouts on every connection attempt.

Looks like whichever hardware is being Bruno today has started the Memorial Day holiday early...
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Message 1237282 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 10:33:18 UTC - in response to Message 1237280.  


Yep, inbound network traffic is non-exisitent, and my uploads continue to accumulate.
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Message 1237306 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 12:11:20 UTC - in response to Message 1237280.  

... when the cleaning crew takes a switch or two and wash them in water.
Wait until they decide to wash the servers. ...

Why not? If this helps to cleanup this yellow feather mess ;-)

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Message 1237321 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 12:30:27 UTC

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Message 1237329 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 12:48:39 UTC

Uploads are not working.
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Message 1237330 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 12:49:55 UTC

I think it is because of that last AP unit.

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Message 1237350 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 14:12:42 UTC - in response to Message 1237329.  

Uploads are not working.


Mmm likewise.
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Message 1237354 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 14:30:55 UTC - in response to Message 1237350.  
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Uploads are not working.


Mmm likewise.

Yep, dead for everyone. Right around 9:30 UTC or 2:30 PDT
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Message 1237356 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 14:33:52 UTC - in response to Message 1237354.  
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Uploads are not working.


Mmm likewise.

Yep, dead for everyone. Right around 9:30 UTC or 2:30 PDT

Yep something barfed all over the place... ;)
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Message 1237360 - Posted: 26 May 2012, 14:41:39 UTC - in response to Message 1237356.  

Uploads are not working.


Mmm likewise.

Yep, dead for everyone. Right around 9:30 UTC or 2:30 PDT

Yep something barfed all over the place... ;)

Yep, Just as Claggy mentioned several hours ago.
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