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Message 1721114 - Posted: 2 Sep 2015, 3:35:39 UTC

I am only running two projects, and i just noticed that the boinc client is not switching between tasks. It picked up the beta project and wont let go. I have it set to default of 60 minutes.

Would lunatics app be causing this?
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Message 1721140 - Posted: 2 Sep 2015, 5:04:03 UTC

This particular option has caused much confusion over the years...
It does not mean "switch tasks every xx minutes", but has some effect when processing multiple projects (say SETI & Einstein), where, provided a task from project A is not running in high priority mode it will be replaced by a task from project B when project A tasks have been running for xx minutes. Well that's the theory, but in practice it doesn't work quite as well as it should (in my experience)
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