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Message 2030470 - Posted: 2 Feb 2020, 5:16:02 UTC

First time I've seen this in my Validation Inconclusive web page. Only 2 tasks in work unit and only one task completed (mine). Several like this in my list. Why isn't this still in the Validation Pending list??

See sample WU 3859455095.
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Message 2030472 - Posted: 2 Feb 2020, 5:21:58 UTC

There was a glitch with a system configuration, since fixed. But there will still be some WUs out there for some time affected by it.
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Message 2030475 - Posted: 2 Feb 2020, 5:28:14 UTC

We have all got task reports like that. It is just one of the things that they are trying to sort out, which probably started because of a couple of things. Nvidia's latest drivers have caused problems and the ATI/AMD 5700 series GPU's also have problems. In trying to get round these problems the temporary solutions have increased the size of the working database and it can no longer fit inside the RAM limits causing a massive slow down as the remainder of the database is still on the HDD which is 1000's of times slower than RAM.

Also any data you read in your account is read from the replica which as I write is over 3 hours behind, see the server status screen for more info.
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Message 2030994 - Posted: 6 Feb 2020, 6:56:00 UTC

Still having issue re: pending WUs showing in "Valid Tasks" list. Shows my task valid, but other host still working on task. Not as many as previous when I started this thread, however.
See WU 3859741847.

In "Validation Inconclusive" list, still find only my task completed but wingman still pending. Should be in regular pending list. However, much improved since my last post. See WU 3862746416

Indeed good to see process slowing getting back to "normal."
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Message 2030996 - Posted: 6 Feb 2020, 7:17:53 UTC - in response to Message 2030994.  

Still having issue re: pending WUs showing in "Valid Tasks" list. Shows my task valid, but other host still working on task. Not as many as previous when I started this thread, however.
See WU 3859741847.

In "Validation Inconclusive" list, still find only my task completed but wingman still pending. Should be in regular pending list. However, much improved since my last post. See WU 3862746416

Indeed good to see process slowing getting back to "normal."
This was a management error as it should normally require 2 matching results to get a validation in the first place and until your wing persons have returned their results those tasks will stay there.

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Message 2031004 - Posted: 6 Feb 2020, 8:26:49 UTC

The WU you link to was generated on 30 Jan, and has a quorum of 1.
As Grant says, this was a bit of a management oopsie and it will take some time for such WU to get through the system.
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