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Message 2033284 - Posted: 21 Feb 2020, 9:11:40 UTC

When i installed boinc on windows 10 and select Set@home there come an info file that there no tasks available?

Is this a error or is realy nothing to to for the seti project?

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Message 2033285 - Posted: 21 Feb 2020, 9:16:01 UTC - in response to Message 2033284.  

I have the same problem.
No work available ??
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Message 2033290 - Posted: 21 Feb 2020, 10:24:26 UTC

There are presently problems with the database so work availability is rather sporadic. Sometimes it's available, sometimes not.
Now is one of the not times.
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Message 2044129 - Posted: 10 Apr 2020, 23:44:37 UTC - in response to Message 2033290.  

I have the same problem - no tasks - but it's 6 weeks since your post about intermittent problems with the data base. Is this still the case?

Thanks!
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Message 2044136 - Posted: 11 Apr 2020, 0:23:28 UTC - in response to Message 2044129.  

Seti is in hibernation, there is no work other than a handful of resends.

SETI@home hibernation
On March 31, the volunteer computing part of SETI@home will stop distributing work and will go into hibernation.

We're doing this for two reasons:

1) Scientifically, we're at the point of diminishing returns; basically, we've analyzed all the data we need for now.

2) It's a lot of work for us to manage the distributed processing of data. We need to focus on completing the back-end analysis of the results we already have, and writing this up in a scientific journal paper.

However, SETI@home is not disappearing. The web site and the message boards will continue to operate. We hope that other UC Berkeley astronomers will find uses for the huge computing capabilities of SETI@home for SETI or related areas like cosmology and pulsar research. If this happens, SETI@home will start distributing work again. We'll keep you posted about this.

If you're currently running SETI@home on your computer, we encourage you to attach to other BOINC-based projects as well. Or use Science United and sign up to do astronomy. You can stay attached to SETI@home, of course, but you won't get any jobs until we find new applications.

We're extremely grateful to all of our volunteers for supporting us in many ways during the past 20 years. Without you there would be no SETI@home. We're excited to finish up our original science project, and we look forward to what comes next.
https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=85267
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Message 2044631 - Posted: 13 Apr 2020, 20:21:02 UTC

I have been getting a no work to process message for about 6 weeks now. Wgat is going on with this?
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Message 2044652 - Posted: 13 Apr 2020, 22:34:25 UTC - in response to Message 2044631.  

I have been getting a no work to process message for about 6 weeks now. Wgat is going on with this?
Read the message Jord posted just before yours.
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Message 2045967 - Posted: 20 Apr 2020, 8:54:17 UTC
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I'm having the same issue. For about 4-5 days now I've had to no tasks to process. However, when I look at tasks that SETI@home's site says I have, it list 4 tasks that are in progress. So, I don't know if it's some kind of weird glitch or data mishap, or what.

Ok, just read the above post and went to the corresponding post about SETI@home being in hibernation. Wish it had been sent out as a notice, though.
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Message 2048831 - Posted: 11 May 2020, 11:31:43 UTC

Ever since I installed boinc_7.16.5_windows_x86_64 there are no tasks running on my system.
I have NEVER had a problem since installing Seti or Bonic back in the 90s. Is this a problem with the update?
I removed the install and installed 1.14.2 with the same results so I removed 7.14.2 and reinstalled 7.16.5 but nothing has changed. Windows 8.1 64 system. Before sending I checked my other systems running Bonic that I never updated to 7.16.5 and discovered that non of the other 4 systems are running Bonic at all. Every system was running fine till about the 5th of May 2020. I am not sure I can find this post again so I would like to get an e-mail update if at all possible.
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they succeed by finding solutions to those problems!
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Message 2048836 - Posted: 11 May 2020, 12:27:31 UTC - in response to Message 2048831.  

I have sent you a PM as your e-mail address is not available

SETI@Home went into "hibernation" on the 31st March

Here is the forum post:

https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=85267
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Message 2049211 - Posted: 14 May 2020, 23:19:14 UTC - in response to Message 2044136.  

Thank you for the update, was getting worried. I will keep my unit running (dedicated only for SETI) and hopefully soon I will see it running tasks.
Or if possible please send out an email when tasks are again available.

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Message 2050350 - Posted: 26 May 2020, 4:20:33 UTC - in response to Message 2044136.  

Then why let people download if there is nothing going to happen. So I guess we have given up the search huh? Take the download off line then.
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Message 2050354 - Posted: 26 May 2020, 7:34:41 UTC - in response to Message 2050350.  

Then why let people download if there is nothing going to happen. So I guess we have given up the search huh? Take the download off line then.
They probably thought most people would actually read the information on the main page.
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Message 2051449 - Posted: 9 Jun 2020, 0:08:29 UTC

I don't even see SETI@HOME listed in BOINC. Is this correct or did I do something wrong?
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Message 2051450 - Posted: 9 Jun 2020, 0:11:00 UTC - in response to Message 2051449.  
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It's been removed as there is no more work. You can manually type or paste the URL:

https://setiathome.berkeley.edu

But, don't expect any work. :^)
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Message 2051526 - Posted: 11 Jun 2020, 0:50:36 UTC
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Hi everyone, it has been some time since I have received any tasks from SETI. Now I see they are no longer sending tasks. Too bad. Does anyone know if and or when we will start getting work? I am working MilkyWay and Rosetta but would like to get back to finding ET. Be safe and have fun.
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Message 2051537 - Posted: 11 Jun 2020, 4:36:21 UTC

Does anyone know if and or when we will start getting work?


Simple answer is, no.

From reading the original announcements it will not be soon, if ever.
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Message 2052581 - Posted: 23 Jun 2020, 14:42:43 UTC - in response to Message 2051537.  
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Does anyone know if and or when we will start getting work?

Simple answer is, no.

From reading the original announcements it will not be soon, if ever.

I agree we won't be seeing any new work soon.

As to what next? Who knows?!

Dr A and team have a lot of work yet for themselves in working through the 20 or so years of WUs that we've processed. There is a lot of research to do for that collection.

Note that the project in the past has done reanalysis of the WUs as technology and research ideas have advanced. We might get to see some new tests from new insights and new inspiration...

And there have been various galactic hydrogen gas mapping projects (and other projects?) that have used the s@h data...


Who knows what comes next or what new funding can bring? Or when?

Note that recently there is renewed interest at such as the NSF and NASA for searching for (extraterrestrial) 'technosignatures'...



Regardless, we have a large community with some fantastic compute power ready for anything new.

My random guess is that there is going to be a long pause for thought, and then a new revamp.

Watch this site!

(And/or leave your Boinc client attached to s@h but doing other useful work from other projects and await the call to reactivate :-) )


Keep searchin',
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Message 2072912 - Posted: 9 Apr 2021, 4:22:08 UTC - in response to Message 2052581.  

Hello to all.
Todays date is 09April2021. I just got one of my older machines up and running with Ubuntu 20.04. The first thing i did was to go grab the BOINC stuff and install it, went to find the SETI stuff and guess what i found,.....Its gone!
With a little further research i find that you all have gone into Hibernation?,...WHAT?,...REALLY?
Disappointment on me. So from what ive seen of this thread, the most of the posts are from last year, can someone tell me if SETI is going to restart? Honestly im not interested in doing anything else. Looking for that little grey bug eyes moon maiden, wow now theres a thought huh,......
Hey SETI,....how about doing this. since there is such a large following, how about transforming some of these old satalite dishes into recievers >of course people will need to buy the LNAs< and have one big antenna the size of the earth, adn then youll need to figure out the networking stuff, all volenteer of course. Ide down for that.....just a thought.
welp, ive said Hi to everyone, Everyone take care.
~T~
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