SETI@home Version 8 for Android and GPU to be released January, 21st

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Message 1757878 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 17:16:22 UTC - in response to Message 1757844.  

My old machine is an i7 Mac with an ATI 4850 (512 megs video memory) and 16 gigs of system memory. Would this be suitable?


Yes. Mine works well
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Message 1757919 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 19:21:51 UTC - in response to Message 1757773.  

I'm also interested in a Raspberry PI (2 B particularly) version of SETI@home. It would be great if that version use neon or other processor features to accelerate computation. And still waiting GPU version for NVIDIA (GT 640) since my processor is less strong than GPU
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Message 1757943 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 21:11:15 UTC - in response to Message 1757764.  

AMD raedon HD 6970M 1024 in my 2011 iMac

is that as good?
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Message 1757959 - Posted: 21 Jan 2016, 22:43:59 UTC - in response to Message 1757919.  
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I'm also interested in a Raspberry PI (2 B particularly) version of SETI@home. It would be great if that version use neon or other processor features to accelerate computation. And still waiting GPU version for NVIDIA (GT 640) since my processor is less strong than GPU


I'm also interested in a Raspberry Pi version of SETI@home.
Any infos about the Android version?
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Message 1757994 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 1:13:12 UTC - in response to Message 1757959.  

Versions have been released. The main one that is missing is the OpenCL NVIDIA x86_64 linux version which has some problems.

Android versions for ARM and x86 have been released.

I'll see if I can get a cross compile environment for Raspberry PI set up...
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Message 1757995 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 1:15:42 UTC

And if you are wondering which versions are available, this link works. https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/apps.php
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Message 1757997 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 1:18:38 UTC

Finally my first V8 GPU task just arrived <3333
I am so happy, even my tears are celebrating this day. A big THANK YOU to all the beta testers, to all the developers, to Eric and his team, as well to everyone involved with SETI.

The big crunching is rollin' again, the GPU is piercing my heart with its gleaming. The search continues until we have found EVERY signal that's lurking in the dark and awaits to be listened to!!!

Happy crunching to everyone! :))

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Message 1758004 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 1:52:18 UTC

Lunatics should have it's installer up sometime in the morning England time.

I will follow when I get up at 5AM Mountain Standard Time.

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Message 1758005 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 1:56:27 UTC - in response to Message 1757810.  

Will there be instructions on how to run the new stock GPU apps under "Anonymous Platform"?

Won't be needed, we will be releasing an installer. (v 0.44)
Timeline for that is day (GMT) after Eric releases, since Richard and I are Europe based and need to check several files for consistency with what is released before we can finalise the installer and publish. Also it's good to give stock a head start, the APR system is flawed enough without us introducing extra chaos straight away.

Of course, now I have jinxed it.

If we've been using Lunatics, can we just let it get stock apps without any intervention, or will it require a section to be added like the CPU apps did?

(I'm betting this has already been answered in NC, so I will look there in a few minutes.)
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Message 1758014 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 2:35:53 UTC

i bought 3 gtx 690 ;)
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Message 1758028 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 4:04:00 UTC - in response to Message 1757994.  

Versions have been released. The main one that is missing is the OpenCL NVIDIA x86_64 linux version which has some problems.



Fudge!! Is there an estimate on when the Nvidia apps will be available for 64 bit Linux??
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Message 1758066 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 5:46:15 UTC - in response to Message 1757994.  

Versions have been released. The main one that is missing is the OpenCL NVIDIA x86_64 linux version which has some problems.

Android versions for ARM and x86 have been released.

I'll see if I can get a cross compile environment for Raspberry PI set up...


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Message 1758120 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 8:38:10 UTC - in response to Message 1757994.  

Versions have been released. The main one that is missing is the OpenCL NVIDIA x86_64 linux version which has some problems.

Android versions for ARM and x86 have been released.

I'll see if I can get a cross compile environment for Raspberry PI set up...



Thank you Eric! Great job! Thanks to all the Beta-Tester out there!
Pretty good job!
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Message 1758203 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 14:12:26 UTC - in response to Message 1757994.  

Versions have been released. The main one that is missing is the OpenCL NVIDIA x86_64 linux version which has some problems.

Android versions for ARM and x86 have been released.



Hello Eric, thankyou for your work. I missed the intel_gpu version for linux_64.

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Message 1758250 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 17:42:45 UTC - in response to Message 1757764.  

Hi,

Just saw the post in the app. My iMac has got a ATI Radeon HD 4670, can it be of interest? Is an old iMac 27" running latest OSX version. But it is my work machine, hope there are no big crashes involved :-D
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Message 1758285 - Posted: 22 Jan 2016, 19:16:12 UTC - in response to Message 1758250.  

Yes, that would be of interest. It shouldn't crash the machine, but it might generate invalid results (which is why we need the beta testing.)
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Message 1758438 - Posted: 23 Jan 2016, 0:47:44 UTC

Thanks all - it seems to be working well on my current machine. I'll test it on the backup machine (now my wife's) a bit later.
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Message 1758460 - Posted: 23 Jan 2016, 1:53:50 UTC
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Would *now* be the time to begin requesting Android work?

I have at least two devices that could begin processing at any time now...however, both are Android 6.0

Is that still a limitation?

Thanks!
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Message 1758469 - Posted: 23 Jan 2016, 2:55:45 UTC - in response to Message 1758460.  

I see that at least some devices with Android 6 are able to get and return work successfully. The only way to find out is to try it.
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Message 1758513 - Posted: 23 Jan 2016, 5:57:32 UTC - in response to Message 1757876.  

Once I added "-no_caching" to mb_cmdline-8.04-opencl_ati_mac.txt, the opencl_ati_mac app has worked well. So far it has worked through 15 WUs and they all have been validated. The only problem is that I keep getting opencl_ati5_mac work units that won't run on my Mac so they just error out.
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