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Yup, that works too :) Easiest method, not the... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Yup, that works too :)
Easiest method, not the only method (easiest in terms of serving the command line challenged as well as the "vi-forever" contingent). ;)
Posted by jedimstr, on Nov 5, 2007 at 11:33 AM, in Team MacNN
The user should be boinc_master and the group... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
The user should be boinc_master and the group should be boinc_project.

The easiest way to make sure all the permissions are set correctly in the Boinc Data folder is to reinstall Boinc Manager...
Posted by jedimstr, on Nov 5, 2007 at 08:29 AM, in Team MacNN
From your description, I'm seeing the same... 1,713 Views / 13 Replies  
From your description, I'm seeing the same behavior on my Quad 3Ghz MacPro on Leopard. Percentages for the four cores vary on each tick rather than a steady 100% (monitored via Menu Meters and...
Posted by jedimstr, on Nov 1, 2007 at 04:55 PM, in Team MacNN
Lythande, try the current beta version 5.10.27... 1,713 Views / 13 Replies  
Lythande, try the current beta version 5.10.27 from the Download page: Download BOINC client software (http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download_all.php)
and tell us if that helps.
Posted by jedimstr, on Oct 31, 2007 at 08:39 AM, in Team MacNN
ugh... here's mine: Pending credit: 27,919.34 3,507 Views / 33 Replies  
ugh... here's mine:
Pending credit: 27,919.34
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 27, 2007 at 06:32 PM, in Team MacNN
You may also want to "Reset the Project" as the... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
You may also want to "Reset the Project" as the error message suggests. This will flush out the current hanging WUs and get a whole fresh set. If it still acts the same, or if it's fixed, let us...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 23, 2007 at 03:36 PM, in Team MacNN
I'm not Alex, but I think I know what's going on... 3,507 Views / 33 Replies  
I'm not Alex, but I think I know what's going on here.

Alex's new clients state it as v. 5.27 in the app_info.xml.
The current stock for Mac's use v. 5.23 (and Windows uses 5.27) so the Mac Stock...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 22, 2007 at 06:51 PM, in Team MacNN
Speaking of the MB WUs and Alex' app... now that... 3,507 Views / 33 Replies  
Speaking of the MB WUs and Alex' app... now that the MB WUs are in the wild any word from the man himself on when we can expect the new v8 release? :stick: Ballpark figure? Anything other than...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 15, 2007 at 01:53 PM, in Team MacNN
Pants? I don't even want to know... BTW -... 3,507 Views / 33 Replies  
Pants? I don't even want to know...

BTW - since we last talked on this forum, you've like doubled your output and I have no chance of catching you? What'd you do? Commandeer a few IBM Blue Gene...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 13, 2007 at 05:26 PM, in Team MacNN
Didn't you get your answer from Alex in the other... 3,507 Views / 33 Replies  
Didn't you get your answer from Alex in the other thread:
http://forums.macnn.com/72/team-macnn/344590/optimized-seti-multibeam-worker/
He said he preferred us going back to the standard MB app...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 13, 2007 at 04:35 PM, in Team MacNN
Jedi_Mstr checking in... Current Projects: ... 1,152 Views / 20 Replies  
Jedi_Mstr checking in...

Current Projects:
[email protected] 70%
[email protected] 10%
climateprediction.net 10%
[email protected] 10%

Current Crunchers:
Unholy mix of Intel and PPC Macs with a dash of ye...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 11, 2007 at 08:57 AM, in Team MacNN
Speaking of Alexkan's pre-release versions...... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Speaking of Alexkan's pre-release versions... anyone hear from Alex lately? My Quad-core MacPro is itching to get some of that action (nope, didn't contact him about joining in the Beta festivities,...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 24, 2007 at 04:38 PM, in Team MacNN
I've posted a screengrab of my Activity Monitor... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I've posted a screengrab of my Activity Monitor here:
http://homepage.mac.com/jedimstr_/files/activitymonitorSETI.png
As you can see, the behavior is closer to what your Mac Book Pro and iMac is...
Posted by jedimstr, on Oct 14, 2006 at 04:38 AM, in Team MacNN
Check his Activity Monitor and sort by %CPU. ... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Check his Activity Monitor and sort by %CPU. Watch it for awhile, especially when the 5-10 minute desktop change occurs. A repeating (or always running) service with higher cpu priority could...
Posted by jedimstr, on Oct 10, 2006 at 01:13 PM, in Team MacNN
I bet the Logic Express or Logic Pro that was... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I bet the Logic Express or Logic Pro that was installed on the MacPro at the Apple store you tested on wasn't the latest update.

Check this link: Apple - Support - Downloads - Logic Express Update...
Posted by jedimstr, on Oct 9, 2006 at 06:03 PM, in Team MacNN
Odd, I'm not having cpu scheduling problems on my... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Odd, I'm not having cpu scheduling problems on my 3Ghz 4GB FDIMM MacPro. I have SETI running all the time (set to run even when active) and I compress and edit videos (HD and SD clips) in Final Cut...
Posted by jedimstr, on Oct 8, 2006 at 01:14 PM, in Team MacNN
mmm... spam... In other news... Good... 1,176 Views / 16 Replies  
mmm... spam...

In other news...

Good News: I finally have my Mac Pro (mentioned above) fully setup and crunching away.
Bad News (at least for Rosetta): I was getting nasty nasty power per...
Posted by jedimstr, on Oct 2, 2006 at 05:00 PM, in Team MacNN
Just spent the whole day trying. You'll get tons... 1,905 Views / 2 Replies  
Just spent the whole day trying. You'll get tons of blue-screens of death, but if you keep trying it will eventually fully install. Took about 12 full tries before the Vista install finally...
Posted by jedimstr, on Sep 23, 2006 at 10:46 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
3-4 weeks from time of order. Check the 1900XT... 1,176 Views / 16 Replies  
3-4 weeks from time of order. Check the 1900XT and Mac Pro delay threads in the PowerMac and MacPro forum for details. They recently dropped the price by $100 for the 1900XT video card and updated...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 29, 2006 at 10:28 PM, in Team MacNN
Here's the config I went with: 3.00 GHz Quad... 1,176 Views / 16 Replies  
Here's the config I went with:
3.00 GHz Quad Xeon
4GB 667 DDR2 FB DIMM ECC-4x1GB
ATI Radeon X1900 XT 512MB (the cause of the delay...ugh):brick:
500GB Serial ATA 3Gb/s drive (will add a RAID 0...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 29, 2006 at 09:35 PM, in Team MacNN
I just switched my clients to a 50/50 scheme from... 1,176 Views / 16 Replies  
I just switched my clients to a 50/50 scheme from the previous 90-Rosetta/10-SETI. So you should be able to trounce me soundly in the Rosetta Stats. Of course the overall BOINC stats is another...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 29, 2006 at 07:29 PM, in Team MacNN
Sorry, been using that sig for so long in the... 2,823 Views / 38 Replies  
Sorry, been using that sig for so long in the Team MacNN section. Didn't notice the revised rules posted earlier this month as a sticky.

BTW- received an official email telling me that the price...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 29, 2006 at 02:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm wondering if this means our long delayed... 2,823 Views / 38 Replies  
I'm wondering if this means our long delayed orders are about to be fulfillled/built/shipped.

Or is this something to make us more amiable to an added delay that will soon surface, "We're sorry...
Posted by jedimstr, on Aug 29, 2006 at 01:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.boincstats.com/stats/boinc_user_stats.p... 642 Views / 5 Replies  
http://www.boincstats.com/stats/boinc_user_stats.php?pr=bo&st=0&teamid=78

Here ya go... you're 49 and I'm currently 13. This is a Team MacNN list for the combined BOINC score from all the...
Posted by jedimstr, on Jul 18, 2006 at 03:44 PM, in Team MacNN
Well, I just jumped on Rosetta recently as my... 642 Views / 5 Replies  
Well, I just jumped on Rosetta recently as my primary project, so that can account for some of the jump....

Zombie... you just passed me in the Rosetta stats, but don't get too comfortable ;)...
Posted by jedimstr, on Jul 18, 2006 at 11:46 AM, in Team MacNN
The Pentium 4 and the Pentium D are not as... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
The Pentium 4 and the Pentium D are not as efficient with SSE2/SSE3 instructions as the Core Duo. Also the memory bandwidth and L1/L2 Cache efficiency for the Core Duo is much greater than the...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 23, 2006 at 11:33 PM, in Team MacNN
Naah, I wish... I just read these forums and the... 1,359 Views / 16 Replies  
Naah, I wish... I just read these forums and the [email protected] forums religiously... I want to make sure my Crunching is as efficient as possible. Unfortunately, my Daily output has gone down from...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 19, 2006 at 07:18 PM, in Team MacNN
Best place to see what the current versions are... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Best place to see what the current versions are for the Seti apps:
http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/apps.php
Posted by jedimstr, on May 19, 2006 at 05:49 PM, in Team MacNN
5.15 was released to the wild for Window's... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
5.15 was released to the wild for Window's only... the beta versions 5.14 and 5.15 were all Windows only betas.... the only difference was trying to get the Win98 timer problem fixed. So for now...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 19, 2006 at 05:33 PM, in Team MacNN
Will try it out on my Quad G5, Powerbook G4 1.5,... 139,848 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Will try it out on my Quad G5, Powerbook G4 1.5, G4 Mini, and eMac over the weekend.\

Crossing fingers...

Of course it "would" be nice to actually have Altivec optimizations included as...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 19, 2006 at 06:32 AM, in Team MacNN
All the workunits will vary greatly across the... 1,359 Views / 16 Replies  
All the workunits will vary greatly across the board. The time it takes to process is mostly based on the AR of each work unit and so there will be short wu's with relatively little work to do, and...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 19, 2006 at 06:18 AM, in Team MacNN
Not to be nitpicky but the actual terminology... 1,053 Views / 11 Replies  
Not to be nitpicky but the actual terminology from Berkeley is:

BOINC Client: the general Distributed Computing software that connects to DC servers. BOINC stands for Berkeley Open Infrastructure...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 16, 2006 at 07:32 AM, in Team MacNN
On my G5 Quad and Powerbook G4 1.5 I'm starting... 4,374 Views / 96 Replies  
On my G5 Quad and Powerbook G4 1.5 I'm starting to see the same errors that Booq noted previously for his apps.

-9 result_overflow

In the interest of tracking down the issue and perhaps...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 15, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in Team MacNN
Gecko, if you downloaded the new 5.13 client with... 4,374 Views / 96 Replies  
Gecko, if you downloaded the new 5.13 client with 5.4.9 and want it to work with the A5.3, make sure you check the spelling of the 513 entry's filename in the app_info.xml. I had a problem recently...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 14, 2006 at 09:16 AM, in Team MacNN
I've been successfully running the a53 optimized... 4,374 Views / 96 Replies  
I've been successfully running the a53 optimized and the enhanced clients. First 5.12, and as of today 5.13 (fixes some computational errors on the Mac version because it was originally compiled the...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 13, 2006 at 12:37 AM, in Team MacNN
As the transition to fully Seti Enhanced WUs... 4,374 Views / 96 Replies  
As the transition to fully Seti Enhanced WUs continues... my spot on the charts for Top Computer has been dropping quickly. I made it all the way up to #2 under a53 but now I'm at #14 with mostly...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 12, 2006 at 03:51 PM, in Team MacNN
Don't think that one is gonna work for him...... 1,359 Views / 16 Replies  
Don't think that one is gonna work for him... he's look for Universal binaries and that's PPC.

The 5.4.9 Standard GUI from this page should work... and the file downloads fine from this page...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 10, 2006 at 04:22 AM, in Team MacNN
That's because the current standard Boinc/Seti... 1,359 Views / 16 Replies  
That's because the current standard Boinc/Seti client is PPC based...therefore it runs under Rosetta emulation on your new Dual Core mini.

Try the beta Universal version of the Boinc/Seti client...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 9, 2006 at 01:52 AM, in Team MacNN
Universal version of Boinc Client is available... 640 Views / 2 Replies  
Universal version of Boinc Client is available here:
http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php?platform=mac&version=5.4.9&type=mac_advanced

Then follow the directions here to setup [email protected]:...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 8, 2006 at 07:09 PM, in Team MacNN
I've got one in this thread: ... 109,240 Views / 970 Replies  
I've got one in this thread:
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?t=294782
Posted by jedimstr, on May 8, 2006 at 07:02 PM, in Team MacNN
Hmmm... no hangs here (yet) on a G4 1.5... 4,374 Views / 96 Replies  
Hmmm... no hangs here (yet) on a G4 1.5 Powerbook, a G5 Quad, and a G4 mini. I'll let you know if anything happens though.
Posted by jedimstr, on May 8, 2006 at 06:59 PM, in Team MacNN
Also make sure you have downloaded the 5.12... 4,374 Views / 96 Replies  
Also make sure you have downloaded the 5.12 Enhanced files before you have the app_info.xml. Either let your work run down or since you errored them out, run Boinc without the app_info.xml until you...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 8, 2006 at 08:37 AM, in Team MacNN
I see a few problems: 1. The parsing error... 4,374 Views / 96 Replies  
I see a few problems:
1. The parsing error comes from incomplete xml tags (in this case missing the opening "<" for the name tag... and possibly everything before it). Make sure your app_info.xml...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 8, 2006 at 07:07 AM, in Team MacNN
Here's the app_info.xml I'm using to support both... 4,374 Views / 96 Replies  
Here's the app_info.xml I'm using to support both a53 and Seti Enhanced (official-non Optimized):


Unlike in Windows and in Linux, I actually got executable errors when I just deleted the...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 8, 2006 at 05:55 AM, in Team MacNN
Is it too early to hope for an Altivec optimized... 109,240 Views / 970 Replies  
Is it too early to hope for an Altivec optimized SETI Enhanced (SETI II) worker based on the official release (does the official release for the Mac have Altivec enhancements already just like the...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 5, 2006 at 05:27 AM, in Team MacNN
I didn't have to chmod the files in 5.3 to have... 109,240 Views / 970 Replies  
I didn't have to chmod the files in 5.3 to have them work correctly.

If you just downloaded the originally posted seti worker file and just edited your app_info.xml by hand, then Safari doesn't...
Posted by jedimstr, on May 2, 2006 at 05:33 AM, in Team MacNN
Click here for my list of crunchers on... 771 Views / 8 Replies  
Click here for my list of crunchers on BOINCstats.com (http://www.boincstats.com/stats/host_stats.php?pr=sah&userid=11770&st=0&to=100&or=12)

All crunching for Team MacNN on SETIBoinc (of course)....
Posted by jedimstr, on May 1, 2006 at 03:52 PM, in Team MacNN
I've just started using it on my Quad G5 this... 109,240 Views / 970 Replies  
I've just started using it on my Quad G5 this morning (currently in the #5 spot in the [email protected] Top Computers Stats list).

I'll let you know how it goes... and if you want to monitor it...
Posted by jedimstr, on Apr 26, 2006 at 09:43 AM, in Team MacNN
Another thing to remember... since the PPC... 5,951 Views / 121 Replies  
Another thing to remember... since the PPC architecture was developed by the AIM partnership between Apple, IBM, and Motorola (Freescale)... and so far only Motorola and IBM have made chips based on...
Posted by jedimstr, on Jun 3, 2005 at 11:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Switching to Intel for fabrication from IBM and... 5,951 Views / 121 Replies  
Switching to Intel for fabrication from IBM and Motorola doesn't necessarily mean switching to the current x86 architecture.

still... I doubt this article is correct. CNet has been known for...
Posted by jedimstr, on Jun 3, 2005 at 08:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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