Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 99
Search: Posts Made By: Microns
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
Hi Everyone, Crunching Seti since May 1999;... 1,033 Views / 22 Replies  
Hi Everyone, Crunching Seti since May 1999; crunching Seti and now Einstein for Team MacNN since 2002 with an collection of elderly boxen the newest of which is a Quad G5 (no crunching on the MacBook...
Posted by Microns, on Sep 7, 2008 at 06:26 PM, in Team MacNN
Ausgeseichnet! The stats have returned! Thanks... 1,551 Views / 30 Replies  
Ausgeseichnet! The stats have returned! Thanks reader50!
Posted by Microns, on Aug 20, 2007 at 08:37 PM, in Team MacNN
How am I holding up with the Team MacNN stats... 1,551 Views / 30 Replies  
How am I holding up with the Team MacNN stats gone?
I'm fine, no really. Thanks for asking.
.
.
.
AAARRRGGGGHHHHH!
Oh!
Server pictures! Nice, wonder what's inside the boxen?
Still no stats?...
Posted by Microns, on Jul 28, 2007 at 07:18 PM, in Team MacNN
Hi All, Microns here. Seti participant... 987 Views / 23 Replies  
Hi All,

Microns here. Seti participant since May 1999. MacNN not long thereafter but don't really remember when.

The boxes include an Intel iMac, Dual G5 , Dual G4, the odd G3 still running a...
Posted by Microns, on Dec 10, 2006 at 08:20 PM, in Team MacNN
Hi Reader, Thanks for keeping the riff raff out.... 517 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi Reader, Thanks for keeping the riff raff out. Nicely done clean-up...
Posted by Microns, on Dec 6, 2006 at 11:01 PM, in Team MacNN
:thumbsup: Well done! 617 Views / 2 Replies  
:thumbsup: Well done!
Posted by Microns, on Apr 22, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in Team MacNN
If memory serves the 533 has 1meg of backside L2... 1,304 Views / 16 Replies  
If memory serves the 533 has 1meg of backside L2 cache per processor and I'm guessing that the Giga 1.8's only have 512k. For the optimized Seti cache size matters...
Posted by Microns, on Apr 9, 2006 at 11:14 PM, in Team MacNN
Xserve to remain IBM PowerPC 1,203 Views / 14 Replies  
Interesting note in a recent column by Tom Yager over at InfoWorld (find it here: http://www.infoworld.com/article/05/10/05/41OPcurve_1.html) about an Apple statement that the Xserve will remain IBM...
Posted by Microns, on Oct 16, 2005 at 04:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK, OK, I'll get the Sun SparcServer 20 with the... 1,160 Views / 23 Replies  
OK, OK, I'll get the Sun SparcServer 20 with the dual 150Mhz Hypersparcs (yep, they're hotter than the surface of the sun) BOINCing away on Einstein.
:)
Posted by Microns, on Sep 16, 2005 at 10:55 PM, in Team MacNN
Sticky: Excellent, nothing like a cool new sig toy! ... 16,131 Views / 5 Replies  
Excellent, nothing like a cool new sig toy!
Thanks reader50!
Posted by Microns, on Sep 12, 2005 at 02:32 PM, in Team MacNN
Poll: Wait a minute, perhaps this was all a big... 1,358 Views / 46 Replies  
Wait a minute, perhaps this was all a big mistake.
We have stats, yes, but all they tell me is that Yoshi is going to pass me in Seti BOINC and that Raven is going to pass me in Einstein BOINC.
How...
Posted by Microns, on Sep 6, 2005 at 11:03 PM, in Team MacNN
Poll: Boinc? Boinc? Boinc!! Excellent, most... 1,358 Views / 46 Replies  
Boinc? Boinc? Boinc!!
Excellent, most excellent!
Thanks reader50.
:)
Posted by Microns, on Sep 3, 2005 at 07:43 PM, in Team MacNN
How about someone with one of the Mactel boxes... 769 Views / 7 Replies  
How about someone with one of the Mactel boxes from Apple?
Let me think, how would that work. The client would have to be re-written. I presume there is not a Mactel client yet.
Do the new...
Posted by Microns, on Jun 14, 2005 at 11:46 PM, in Team MacNN
Tiger running on a pair of dual core AMD Opterons... 5,874 Views / 121 Replies  
Tiger running on a pair of dual core AMD Opterons wouldn't be a bad thing.
Sure they are only at 2.2Ghz today...
Posted by Microns, on Jun 3, 2005 at 10:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them... 429 Views / 3 Replies  
"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."

Oscar Wilde; Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet (1854 - 1900)

Members of Team MacNN have forgiven their enemies.
Posted by Microns, on May 30, 2005 at 05:09 PM, in Team MacNN
... it's not our fault and no one can prove it. ... 616 Views / 6 Replies  
... it's not our fault and no one can prove it.

G'day!
Posted by Microns, on May 8, 2005 at 12:21 PM, in Team MacNN
Yes, please. Optimized workers are a good thing! 850 Views / 14 Replies  
Yes, please. Optimized workers are a good thing!
Posted by Microns, on May 8, 2005 at 12:18 PM, in Team MacNN
And you folks with the 3Ghz dual core MP... 769 Views / 7 Replies  
And you folks with the 3Ghz dual core MP prototypes.
Spill the beans on your performance!
:)
Posted by Microns, on May 8, 2005 at 12:15 PM, in Team MacNN
Sharing remapped home directories... 361 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi Everyone,

I've just remapped the home directories for the users on a box running Panther 10.3.5 to a nice fast LVD U2SCSI drive. I used NetInfo to alter the absolute path of each users home...
Posted by Microns, on Sep 19, 2004 at 07:14 PM, in macOS
Testing, Testing. Is my sig working? Yes! ... 790 Views / 25 Replies  
Testing, Testing.
Is my sig working?
Yes!
Thanks reader50...
Posted by Microns, on Sep 5, 2004 at 09:21 PM, in Team MacNN
There baaack! The most excellent stats have... 790 Views / 25 Replies  
There baaack!
The most excellent stats have returned.

All hail the keepers of the stats!

Thanks!
Posted by Microns, on Aug 19, 2004 at 10:12 PM, in Team MacNN
If you look in the directory where the setiathome... 354 Views / 2 Replies  
If you look in the directory where the setiathome application is running there will be a file named "state.sah". Open that file with textedit or a similar tool and look for the line that starts...
Posted by Microns, on May 24, 2004 at 08:23 PM, in Team MacNN
Not so much a farm as an unkempt garden... ... 1,344 Views / 44 Replies  
Not so much a farm as an unkempt garden...

11 CPU's in 8 boxen.

1 - Sun SparcServer 20 running dual 150Mhz HyperSparcs
1 - G3 Blue & White - 500 Mhz
1 - G4 Digital Audio - dual 533Mhz
1 -...
Posted by Microns, on Apr 10, 2004 at 08:33 PM, in Team MacNN
Look! Fast new code toys! Thanks Reader50! 3,385 Views / 16 Replies  
Look! Fast new code toys!
Thanks Reader50!
Posted by Microns, on Mar 16, 2004 at 08:54 PM, in Team MacNN
BOINC version 2.18 for MacOS works happily on my... 571 Views / 9 Replies  
BOINC version 2.18 for MacOS works happily on my 10.2.8 (Darwin 6.8) systems.
Posted by Microns, on Feb 9, 2004 at 08:52 PM, in Team MacNN
Well done MacNN Folders! Keep up the good work! ... 653 Views / 8 Replies  
Well done MacNN Folders! Keep up the good work!


All Set All The Time
Posted by Microns, on Feb 4, 2004 at 08:33 PM, in Team MacNN
Welcome and WOOT WOOT indeed! 5k+ WU's! ... 438 Views / 9 Replies  
Welcome and WOOT WOOT indeed! 5k+ WU's!


All Seti All The TIme!
Posted by Microns, on Feb 4, 2004 at 08:28 PM, in Team MacNN
There is a little more BOINC benchmark... 819 Views / 23 Replies  
There is a little more BOINC benchmark information located here:

http://www.setiatwork.de/boinc-benchmark.htm

It is limited to Intel and AMD (no powerPC) but Linux as well as Micro$oft.
Posted by Microns, on Jan 18, 2004 at 06:20 PM, in Team MacNN
The only BIONC related cross-platform... 819 Views / 23 Replies  
The only BIONC related cross-platform benchmarking thread that I am aware of is here: http://setiboinc.ssl.berkeley.edu/ap/forum/thread.php?id=1019
Posted by Microns, on Jan 12, 2004 at 08:25 PM, in Team MacNN
Fixed. Go here:... 819 Views / 23 Replies  
Fixed.

Go here: http://setiboinc.ssl.berkeley.edu/ap/

Download the 2.17 client. Install will update to 2.18.

Begin crunching. No worries so for on my 10.2.8 system...
Posted by Microns, on Jan 11, 2004 at 05:45 PM, in Team MacNN
If the MacOS X client is like the Linux and... 819 Views / 23 Replies  
If the MacOS X client is like the Linux and Solaris cli versions then you should be able to monitor progress by looking at the "prog=" line in the state.sah file that is located in the directory...
Posted by Microns, on Dec 15, 2003 at 08:06 PM, in Team MacNN
Re: We have some new stats users 750 Views / 6 Replies  
Dang! Talented AND generous. Way to go Gods of the Team MacNN Stats Pages! Did you tell them about the "every third result gets credited to Team MacNN" fee or is that our little secret? ;)
Posted by Microns, on Oct 21, 2003 at 10:40 PM, in Team MacNN
Excellent, most excellent. Thanks! 555 Views / 15 Replies  
Excellent, most excellent. Thanks!
Posted by Microns, on Oct 8, 2003 at 09:59 PM, in Team MacNN
[QUOTE]Originally posted by reader50: ... 415 Views / 4 Replies  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by reader50:
[B]"allowed memory size exceeded", or incomplete page rendering?

On any given day I see both the:

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 78643200 bytes...
Posted by Microns, on Aug 29, 2003 at 09:37 PM, in Team MacNN
Seti Stats Pages Behaving Badly? 415 Views / 4 Replies  
Or is it only me.

Thanks again oh great Maintainers of the Stats Pages!
Posted by Microns, on Aug 28, 2003 at 07:51 PM, in Team MacNN
Ouch! But an interesting idea... Here are... 429 Views / 3 Replies  
Ouch! But an interesting idea...

Here are the details from the site of Christian Vick who wrote SUM.

http://www.crispsofties.com/sum/readme.html#costs
Posted by Microns, on Aug 28, 2003 at 07:40 PM, in Team MacNN
Re: seti 3.03 anyone? 429 Views / 3 Replies  
I cannot find 3.03 for MacOS 9 (Classic) on the Berkeley site anymore. They must be sensitive about the buffer exploit and really want folks to move to version 3.08.

However, I have the OS nine...
Posted by Microns, on Aug 27, 2003 at 10:14 PM, in Team MacNN
Re: [seti] omg we have green!!!! 422 Views / 2 Replies  
Excellent! Good eye gumby5647. I've been seeing the red bar for sooo long that I didn't even notice.

First the good news - our Most Excellent stats pages show that we will pass "bladawce" in 76...
Posted by Microns, on Aug 17, 2003 at 12:32 PM, in Team MacNN
*Large sigh, rises to bait* Please don't... 441 Views / 7 Replies  
*Large sigh, rises to bait*

Please don't take my post as a criticism of projects other than S@H.

As I said in my first post: "Not discounting the importance of other projects. Just advocating...
Posted by Microns, on Jul 12, 2003 at 10:06 PM, in Team MacNN
SETI related news... 441 Views / 7 Replies  
From the New Scientist website -

"Martin Rees, England's Astronomer Royal, says the search for alien life is now more urgent than any other task in astronomy."


Not discounting the importance...
Posted by Microns, on Jul 12, 2003 at 05:18 PM, in Team MacNN
We'd never do that! But we do believe results.... 450 Views / 7 Replies  
We'd never do that! But we do believe results. Great Job Guys!
Posted by Microns, on Jul 8, 2003 at 10:59 PM, in Team MacNN
Re: Will SETI ever be optimized? 468 Views / 9 Replies  
Expect the IBM970 CPU to be altivec hardware.

Expect new Macs to have the IBM970 CPU.

Expect an altivec version of the new BOINC seti client.

Expect to crunch many WUs/day. :D
Posted by Microns, on May 24, 2003 at 07:53 PM, in Team MacNN
New S@H Stats Reveal Power Up By Who? 377 Views / 2 Replies  
Reader50, that's who.

On April 6th reader50 must have applied some magic to that old G4 S@H box.

The new stats code (thanks again reader50!) shows that his production has climbed from less...
Posted by Microns, on Apr 14, 2003 at 10:30 PM, in Team MacNN
No probs, just seamless information. Most... 3,806 Views / 136 Replies  
No probs, just seamless information. Most excellent! Thanks Reader50!
Posted by Microns, on Apr 7, 2003 at 08:21 PM, in Team MacNN
Re: [SETI] Some benchmarks 482 Views / 4 Replies  
Ouch! Thanks, I think.

Another dataset that shows that if we can't have the new IBM CPU we really need to inspire someone to write an altivec version of the new S@H client.

Better yet, let's...
Posted by Microns, on Mar 5, 2003 at 08:07 PM, in Team MacNN
Re: Hello everyone 461 Views / 9 Replies  
Excellent! Welcome, lasvegasgamer.

And what a hardware haul! 3:40/ WU is excellent time for a 2.25. I would have predicted more toward 4:00/WU. What OS?
Posted by Microns, on Feb 6, 2003 at 06:55 PM, in Team MacNN
Re: Hello all! 445 Views / 6 Replies  
Excellent! Welcome, Dapple. The sky view is better over here and there is less radio frequency interference. ;)
Posted by Microns, on Feb 6, 2003 at 06:47 PM, in Team MacNN
The iMac found the printer originally but no... 673 Views / 3 Replies  
The iMac found the printer originally but no longer does. Odd because other computers running 10.2.3 can find and print to this shared printer...
Posted by Microns, on Jan 29, 2003 at 08:13 AM, in macOS
CUPS, IPP error 673 Views / 3 Replies  
Greetings All,

I'd like the iMac in the next room to be able to share the Canoni850
attached to the USB port of the Quicksilver on my desk. Printer sharing
is "on" in both machines, both...
Posted by Microns, on Jan 28, 2003 at 10:33 PM, in macOS
Interesting, sounds similar except for the disk... 517 Views / 4 Replies  
Interesting, sounds similar except for the disk partitions and the part about "Shutdown" working and "Restart" not. On my system neither one works.

Any pref/locked files on my system were erased...
Posted by Microns, on Jan 26, 2003 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Showing results 1 to 50 of 99
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:24 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2015 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.,