Posts by Swabbie

1) Message boards : News : SETI@home hibernation (Message 2037298)
Posted 11 Mar 2020 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
... Of course!

This is all just a setup for the largest April Fools joke in S&H history!
2) Message boards : Number crunching : The Server Issues / Outages Thread - Panic Mode On! (117) (Message 2023521)
Posted 18 Dec 2019 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
All I can get tonight is "No work available to process".
I've been working on seti (only) for about 2 years and
have not seen this message for more than a few minutes-
up until now...

Can anyone enlighten me on this? Thanks. Joe
3) Message boards : Number crunching : How to verify GPU is -really- being used by seti@home (Message 1989334)
Posted 8 Apr 2019 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
Thanks for the direction. Below is a similar image from my computer:

https://postimg.cc/YjdXB2f6


I should mention that I must run Boinc in administrator mode.
If I don't do this, Bonic gets stuck with an error (below) I know this
isn't normal, but it's a quick work-a-round and I don't know how
to fix the underlying problem. I wonder if this is a factor in my
GPU performance.

https://postimg.cc/SXZrFDcy
4) Message boards : Number crunching : How to verify GPU is -really- being used by seti@home (Message 1989321)
Posted 8 Apr 2019 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
Time was I could see the GPU usage at 100% on the image below
of CPUID HWmonitor. It shows CPU is 100% but GPU usage is
questionable. Any opinions or suggestions to verify that my 1060
is really being used to it's full capacity? Thanks, Joe
(image and log below)

[https://postimg.cc/xk2R9GVJ]
[https://i.postimg.cc/KYKsrQ9N/Seti-Graphic-usage.jpg]

4/8/2019 1:37:10 PM | SETI@home | Started upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_25930_HIP20901_0100.19701.818.21.44.95.vlar_0_r1381117556_0
4/8/2019 1:37:12 PM | SETI@home | Finished upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_25930_HIP20901_0100.19701.818.21.44.95.vlar_0_r1381117556_0
4/8/2019 1:40:12 PM | | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
4/8/2019 1:40:33 PM | | Resuming computation
4/8/2019 1:40:56 PM | SETI@home | Computation for task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_26617_HIP20917_0102.19094.818.22.45.67.vlar_1 finished
4/8/2019 1:40:56 PM | SETI@home | Starting task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_26617_HIP20917_0102.13816.409.22.45.116.vlar_1
4/8/2019 1:40:58 PM | SETI@home | Started upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_26617_HIP20917_0102.19094.818.22.45.67.vlar_1_r1910062098_0
4/8/2019 1:41:00 PM | SETI@home | Finished upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_26617_HIP20917_0102.19094.818.22.45.67.vlar_1_r1910062098_0
4/8/2019 1:43:29 PM | SETI@home | Computation for task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.19580.818.22.45.150.vlar_1 finished
4/8/2019 1:43:29 PM | SETI@home | Starting task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.13763.409.21.44.233.vlar_0
4/8/2019 1:43:31 PM | SETI@home | Started upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.19580.818.22.45.150.vlar_1_r16748046_0
4/8/2019 1:43:35 PM | SETI@home | Finished upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.19580.818.22.45.150.vlar_1_r16748046_0
4/8/2019 1:48:34 PM | | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
4/8/2019 1:48:44 PM | | Resuming computation
4/8/2019 1:59:13 PM | SETI@home | Computation for task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_26949_HIP20491_0103.21371.0.21.44.200.vlar_0 finished
4/8/2019 1:59:13 PM | SETI@home | Starting task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_27943_HIP20917_0106.21383.0.22.45.22.vlar_0
4/8/2019 1:59:15 PM | SETI@home | Started upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_26949_HIP20491_0103.21371.0.21.44.200.vlar_0_r848817680_0
4/8/2019 1:59:19 PM | SETI@home | Finished upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_26949_HIP20491_0103.21371.0.21.44.200.vlar_0_r848817680_0
4/8/2019 2:01:25 PM | | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
4/8/2019 2:01:45 PM | | Resuming computation
4/8/2019 2:08:06 PM | | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
4/8/2019 2:08:46 PM | | Resuming computation
4/8/2019 2:13:03 PM | SETI@home | Computation for task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_25930_HIP20901_0100.19701.818.21.44.93.vlar_1 finished
4/8/2019 2:13:03 PM | SETI@home | Starting task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_27612_HIP20531_0105.13806.409.21.44.47.vlar_0
4/8/2019 2:13:05 PM | SETI@home | Started upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_25930_HIP20901_0100.19701.818.21.44.93.vlar_1_r1945097066_0
4/8/2019 2:13:09 PM | SETI@home | Finished upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_25930_HIP20901_0100.19701.818.21.44.93.vlar_1_r1945097066_0
4/8/2019 2:14:11 PM | SETI@home | Sending scheduler request: To report completed tasks.
4/8/2019 2:14:11 PM | SETI@home | Reporting 9 completed tasks
4/8/2019 2:14:11 PM | SETI@home | Requesting new tasks for CPU and NVIDIA GPU
4/8/2019 2:14:13 PM | SETI@home | Scheduler request completed: got 5 new tasks
4/8/2019 2:14:15 PM | SETI@home | Started download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.2534.0.22.45.126.vlar
4/8/2019 2:14:15 PM | SETI@home | Started download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.2534.0.22.45.137.vlar
4/8/2019 2:14:18 PM | SETI@home | Finished download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.2534.0.22.45.126.vlar
4/8/2019 2:14:18 PM | SETI@home | Finished download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.2534.0.22.45.137.vlar
4/8/2019 2:14:18 PM | SETI@home | Started download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_31368_HIP21036_0116.1327.818.22.45.11.vlar
4/8/2019 2:14:18 PM | SETI@home | Started download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_31368_HIP21036_0116.1327.818.22.45.72.vlar
4/8/2019 2:14:21 PM | SETI@home | Finished download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_31368_HIP21036_0116.1327.818.22.45.11.vlar
4/8/2019 2:14:21 PM | SETI@home | Finished download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_31368_HIP21036_0116.1327.818.22.45.72.vlar
4/8/2019 2:14:21 PM | SETI@home | Started download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.2534.0.22.45.119.vlar
4/8/2019 2:14:24 PM | SETI@home | Finished download of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_28625_HIP21029_0108.2534.0.22.45.119.vlar
4/8/2019 2:28:53 PM | SETI@home | Computation for task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_27943_HIP20917_0106.21383.0.22.45.22.vlar_0 finished
4/8/2019 2:28:53 PM | SETI@home | Starting task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_25930_HIP20901_0100.31354.409.22.45.80.vlar_0
4/8/2019 2:28:55 PM | SETI@home | Started upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_27943_HIP20917_0106.21383.0.22.45.22.vlar_0_r1629718021_0
4/8/2019 2:28:58 PM | SETI@home | Finished upload of blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_27943_HIP20917_0106.21383.0.22.45.22.vlar_0_r1629718021_0
4/8/2019 2:51:11 PM | SETI@home | Computation for task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_25930_HIP20901_0100.31354.409.22.45.80.vlar_0 finished
4/8/2019 2:51:11 PM | SETI@home | Starting task blc22_2bit_guppi_58406_25930_HIP20901_0100.31423.0.22.45.110.vlar_1
5) Message boards : Number crunching : stuck in: Gamma-ray pulsar search #5 (Message 1935919)
Posted 16 May 2018 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
Bingo! That was it.
Thanks for the help.

Now if I can figure out why my profile photo won't show...
6) Message boards : Number crunching : stuck in: Gamma-ray pulsar search #5 (Message 1935837)
Posted 16 May 2018 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
This may be a newbie question but somehow, I've unable to get out
of Gamma-ray pulsar search #5 in Boinc, and back to Seti@home.

The Einstein and Seti selections show up in Projects at the bottom of
the screen, but selecting Seti@home has no effect in the Task selections
at the top of the app, and only two selections appear both Gamma-ray.

Any ideas on what's happening with this and how this happened?
Thanks, J.
7) Message boards : Number crunching : Seti mysteriously switches to AstroPulse from time to time (Message 1933178)
Posted 2 May 2018 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
Ever since I started 'crunching for Seti' in February, I've
noticed that at random times the project I'm crunching
switches to "AstroPulse' for no apparent reason at all.

There must be an explanation for this, or maybe it's an
Extra Terrestrial being that is responding to our efforts.

Any Ideas?
8) Message boards : Number crunching : New thread to post "My Hardware" used for crunching on BOINC. (Message 1931316)
Posted 22 Apr 2018 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
Perhaps this has been done before, but I thought it'd be interesting
to post a list of the hardware you use for crunching work units.
I'm sorta a noob at this (Feb 2018), but I'll start with my list:

Dell Latitude E6510 With Intel i7 CPU Q 720 @ 1.60GHz. Graphics: Nvidia NVS 3100M, 512 MBytes.
9) Message boards : Number crunching : Do ASIC 'miners' work on BOINC projects (Message 1929504)
Posted 12 Apr 2018 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
This may have been asked before, but without the specifics.

Will ASIC Crypto Currency miners work on, say, Seti@home?
Inexpensive miners currently listed on eBay include:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/253271572863
https://www.ebay.com/itm/152877376855

Or, what seems to be the current industry standard:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/273147871128
https://www.ebay.com/itm/362263257576
($200. and change - plus power supply)

If anyone has any experience with implementing any
ASIC miner, please let me/us know of your experience !
-- Thanks!
10) Message boards : Number crunching : The best 'off the shelf' laptop for seti@home (Message 1929245)
Posted 10 Apr 2018 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
Just to 'tie the ribbons' on this thread, I bought a MSI gaming laptop,
(MS-1785 - GT72VR). It seems to do a good job at Boinc - SETI@home.

Thanks for the direction and all the comments.
11) Message boards : Number crunching : The best 'off the shelf' laptop for seti@home (Message 1925450)
Posted 20 Mar 2018 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
Primarily, I'm interested in crunching for credits here,
but it'd be a plus to be able to use it on bitcoin, etc.
12) Message boards : Number crunching : The best 'off the shelf' laptop for seti@home (Message 1925425)
Posted 19 Mar 2018 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
Can anyone suggest a specific make/model of computer system
that 'hits the sweet spot' in terms of mining units per dollar?


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13) Message boards : Number crunching : The best 'off the shelf' laptop for seti@home (Message 1924626)
Posted 14 Mar 2018 by Profile Swabbie
Post:
I'm about to acquire a laptop primarily for use on boinc/seti@home.
I'm wondering if anyone here knows a make/model of laptop that
will do a good job at crunching numbers.

I know that naming a specific laptop is a long shot, in an effort to
'shop' for the best machine, what are the top 3-4 features that I
should look for? Things like CPUs graphics boards, memory, etc.

Thanks for the benefit of sharing your seasoned experience.
Joe





 
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