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Message 1905033 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 5:39:33 UTC

I had to turn the splitters off, again. I underestimated the rate at which we were creating work (damn moveable decimal points!). I thought we could go without adding more space to the database until we had time (tomorrow morning) to delete the old database spaces.

I was wrong, we really zoomed through the files on disk, and we ran out of space. Deleting database spaces is dangerous, so I really want Jeff to check the command script before it gets run. That won't happen until morning. But once it does we'll be back in operation.

Hopefully most SETIzens won't even notice this short absence of work.
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Message 1905039 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 6:07:43 UTC - in response to Message 1905033.  

Eric,

Thanks for the update and heads up on getting data flowing again.

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Message 1905041 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 6:11:51 UTC - in response to Message 1905033.  

Thanks Eric, Yeap these crunchers get hungry after maintenance :D
I hope all goes well with the space cleaning, after all we have to listen through those spaces :)
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Message 1905055 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 8:41:45 UTC

Don't worry Eric take your time, better to get it right than rush in. The faithful will still be here.
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Message 1905065 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 9:33:37 UTC

Thanks for the update.

My cruncher is already running out of work, but there's other work to do until you get the system is back up :)
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Message 1905077 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 11:52:29 UTC - in response to Message 1905033.  

Thanks Eric for update. I am sure you will do it perfect.
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Message 1905081 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 12:30:05 UTC

Thanks for the info.
I am running out of Seti work, time to make other projects happy !
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Message 1905100 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 15:07:37 UTC - in response to Message 1905033.  

Thanks for the update. I ran out of work. I am running SETI only so my Task board is empty. Any recommendation for other projects?

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Message 1905102 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 15:17:09 UTC - in response to Message 1905100.  
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Einstein is a popular backup project.

EDIT: HINT: Set Einstein project priority to 0 <zero> so it only downloads when your cache is empty or it will download a LOT of tasks.
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Message 1905103 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 15:33:44 UTC - in response to Message 1905102.  
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Thanks Brent.

Umm, where and how do I set project priority (sorry noobie here)

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Message 1905108 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 15:58:06 UTC - in response to Message 1905033.  

No work available to process is showing on my machines....

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Message 1905110 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 16:04:37 UTC

Eric, thanks for the update. Frustrating for you but we will survive it. Grunt work is the essence of progress. Hope you figure it out soon.
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Message 1905111 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 16:13:25 UTC

Thanks for the update.

@Avijit - answer to your question is in your inbox (can be accessed from your account page)
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Message 1905113 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 16:17:09 UTC - in response to Message 1905103.  

Thanks Brent.
Umm, where and how do I set project priority (sorry noobie here)

First check what "Location" your computers are assigned. https://einsteinathome.org/account/computers/all
Then set your Account/Project/Preferences for that location https://einsteinathome.org/account/prefs/project/edit/generic
The Resource Share is on the top, set it to 0 <zero>
I hope those links work for you. You will have to be logged in.
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Message 1905114 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 16:20:35 UTC - in response to Message 1905113.  

Thank you Brent - done.
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Message 1905115 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 16:32:33 UTC

Thanx for the update, I'll stop wasting time looking at the SSP
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Message 1905130 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 17:53:38 UTC

Take your time, my job cache is full anyway :)
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Message 1905174 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 20:38:43 UTC - in response to Message 1905130.  

We are back up and splitting.
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Message 1905176 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 20:48:47 UTC

Fantastic. Thanks. :-)
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Message 1905188 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 21:28:20 UTC

Splitters are not splitting now.
Seti@Home classic workunits:20,676 CPU time:74,226 hours
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