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Wow! Sorry to hear that. You get to it when you... 1,996 Views / 11 Replies  
Wow! Sorry to hear that. You get to it when you get to it.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 7, 2011 at 05:45 PM, in Team MacNN
I have a new 2011 27" iMac with an i5 at 2.7 GHZ.... 1,250 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a new 2011 27" iMac with an i5 at 2.7 GHZ. I would just have to see info on running the benchmarks to try that out.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 7, 2011 at 05:40 PM, in Team MacNN
Thanks Reader! 2,615 Views / 37 Replies  
Thanks Reader!
Posted by BTBlomberg, on May 20, 2011 at 11:44 AM, in Team MacNN
I notice the two days or more that the SETI@HOME... 2,615 Views / 37 Replies  
I notice the two days or more that the SETI@HOME stats have not updated. Just wondered if something got stuck over there.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on May 18, 2011 at 02:47 AM, in Team MacNN
Jimm, I just got a new iMac i5 and set it up... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Jimm,

I just got a new iMac i5 and set it up with an enhanced installer from here: Multibeam and Astropulse Combined Packages (http://www.arkayn.us/seti/)

Intel Mac Unified Installer - Includes...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on May 18, 2011 at 02:38 AM, in Team MacNN
I have PG CUDA running now thanks to Zombie67's... 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
I have PG CUDA running now thanks to Zombie67's link. Have to manually suspend when I am using the computer though as BOINCs solution for not using the GPU when computer in use does not seam to work...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Mar 10, 2010 at 06:52 PM, in Team MacNN
Thanks Guys. Funny thing is I restarted BOINC and... 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
Thanks Guys. Funny thing is I restarted BOINC and nothing seamed to have changed, but by this morning I had a collatz 2.02 (cuda) WU completed at 100% and after 8+ hours and it did not error out. I...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Mar 10, 2010 at 11:35 AM, in Team MacNN
I tried Collatz and it would get set up but would... 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
I tried Collatz and it would get set up but would error regarding the CPU RAM. I guess BOINC needs a minimum of 256 MB of Video RAM for CUDA. Maybe because of the integrated nature of the 9400M it is...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Mar 9, 2010 at 06:45 PM, in Team MacNN
Was frustrated that 6.10.21 didn't support it and... 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
Was frustrated that 6.10.21 didn't support it and just saw 6.10.36 today. Missed 6.10.28. I already had cudadriver_2.3.1a_macos.pkg loaded.

Now it says:
Tue Mar 9 12:21:51 2010
NVIDIA GPU 0:...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Mar 9, 2010 at 02:34 PM, in Team MacNN
Bob, I have to say I have been watching your... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Bob, I have to say I have been watching your machine as you have started to creep back up and it's scary. Makes me jealous. :)
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Nov 3, 2009 at 04:13 PM, in Team MacNN
Todd, I thought I saw something about this... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Todd, I thought I saw something about this somewhere before. I would expect that it may be simply an issue linking to an icon file in the compile of the app. Looks like it's tied into a hard link to...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Oct 27, 2009 at 01:27 PM, in Team MacNN
I installed 6.10.6 on my Spring 2009 iMac (MacOSX... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I installed 6.10.6 on my Spring 2009 iMac (MacOSX 10.6.1) and have seen no issues with it today.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 25, 2009 at 09:58 PM, in Team MacNN
Well reading more CUDA may be hot, but also too... 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
Well reading more CUDA may be hot, but also too hot for some GPUs. Since only MacPros have removable video cards it may not be something one would want to do to their GPU. At least unless you can...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 23, 2009 at 09:07 PM, in Team MacNN
Yep. Hopefully someone with knowledge can get... 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
Yep. Hopefully someone with knowledge can get this going. BOINC may be at issue also as it can not see the co-pocessors yet. So there is something missing for it to hook in there. That makes me...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 23, 2009 at 08:45 PM, in Team MacNN
Unfortunately you can't manage how BOINC... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Unfortunately you can't manage how BOINC recognizes Cores so I suspect you would only get 1/2 the performance running just 8 threads. They may all be one just one processor of the two. If it was...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 17, 2009 at 11:04 AM, in Team MacNN
The script they have there take it from the... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
The script they have there take it from the default of 4MB of shared memory to 16MB. If you have a lot of RAM on your machine you could easily take it to 32MB by changing the line...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 16, 2009 at 03:03 PM, in Team MacNN
After restart still the same. 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
After restart still the same.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 3, 2009 at 11:27 PM, in Team MacNN
I installed NVidia CUDA 2.3.1 for Mac Leopard on... 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
I installed NVidia CUDA 2.3.1 for Mac Leopard on My iMac (spring 2009) with no Co-proccessoers found. Maybe a restart will get it, but now expecting much.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 3, 2009 at 09:57 PM, in Team MacNN
They have some here, but they may not be what we... 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
They have some here, but they may not be what we need.

Download CUDA Code - complete and free toolkit for creating derivative works (http://www.nvidia.com/object/cuda_get.html)
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 3, 2009 at 09:51 PM, in Team MacNN
Was afraid of that. So at the most the gain will... 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
Was afraid of that. So at the most the gain will be from the OS if any.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 28, 2009 at 02:55 PM, in Team MacNN
Snow Leopard/CUDA/SETI 4,134 Views / 30 Replies  
Well my copy of Snow Leopard is just about here. I am curious to see if CUDA will:

1. Work out-of-the-box with SETI
2. We will need to install the new Nvidia Driver for Snow Leopard...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 28, 2009 at 01:44 PM, in Team MacNN
I have read that the issue of CUDA support is not... 2,823 Views / 9 Replies  
I have read that the issue of CUDA support is not with SETI or BOINC, but with the drivers nVidia supplies Apple. There is apparently some incompatibilities in the code for the current drives that...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on May 13, 2009 at 01:05 PM, in Team MacNN
SSE 4.1 and SSE 4.2 (Core 7i) do not add a lot of... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
SSE 4.1 and SSE 4.2 (Core 7i) do not add a lot of new instructions, but they likely would help those processors with them. All new processors have the preceding SSE code still there to use so you...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Dec 3, 2008 at 11:45 PM, in Team MacNN
zombie67, Yes Alex's clients still work just... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
zombie67,

Yes Alex's clients still work just fine and are faster than the stock client. There may be some new edits to the code that are not there, but this does not effect the results. As a...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Nov 3, 2008 at 05:38 PM, in Team MacNN
yeah, 2 chips at 80 W to 120 W can suck down the... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
yeah, 2 chips at 80 W to 120 W can suck down the power when you are crunching full time. Also generates some heat. If you are using it at home you can likely turn down the thermostat this winter and...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 12, 2008 at 03:03 PM, in Team MacNN
I would use the one you linked to. That would put... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I would use the one you linked to. That would put you around 7500 to 10000 credits a day with a 2.8 GHz dual Quad Core MacPro on all 8 cores. With a newer faster model it would be faster. The default...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Sep 11, 2008 at 04:20 PM, in Team MacNN
I just opened a Terminal on 10.5.4 and it did it.... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I just opened a Terminal on 10.5.4 and it did it. I also have the Developer Tools installed so that may be how subversion got installed.

Still, after looking at it I still know nothing. UnZIPed...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 31, 2008 at 11:02 PM, in Team MacNN
I found the actual source. You open a terminal... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I found the actual source. You open a terminal window and then "cd" to a directrory you want to download the files to. The enter this command:

svn checkout...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 31, 2008 at 02:46 PM, in Team MacNN
arkayn, Have you seen if they have released... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
arkayn,

Have you seen if they have released source yet? I am no programmer, but I would be interested in seeing if there are changes Alex made to SETI that could be moved over to AP. Might make ti...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 30, 2008 at 03:22 AM, in Team MacNN
Alex's app will not crunch Astropulse from what I... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Alex's app will not crunch Astropulse from what I understand. Astropulse has it's own app. "astropulse_4.35_i686-apple-darwin" A new Optimized client will need to be developed for it. It would reside...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 29, 2008 at 03:48 PM, in Team MacNN
Scott, For some reason the linked thread is... 917 Views / 21 Replies  
Scott,

For some reason the linked thread is gone, but searching around the folding forum there is quite interesting. Unfortunately they do not seam to have a Mac Client for this yet and I really...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 23, 2008 at 04:15 PM, in Team MacNN
SETI@ Home has not been right all week, since the... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
SETI@ Home has not been right all week, since the problem last weekend. New WU have been trickling out and getting them have a luck of the draw (if you connect and they have some from the splitter...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 18, 2008 at 12:30 AM, in Team MacNN
I just upgraded to 6.2.15 Friday and it is good.... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I just upgraded to 6.2.15 Friday and it is good. At first I thought it was the problem with the uploads until I read the SETI technical forum. It's fine now.

This is right. You won't get...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 13, 2008 at 01:58 AM, in Team MacNN
They had server problems over the weekend and are... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
They had server problems over the weekend and are trying to clear all those WUs we have returned after it was back online, then after the disk space is cleared they can make new WUs to crunch. The...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Aug 13, 2008 at 01:54 AM, in Team MacNN
If you are running the real client you get... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
If you are running the real client you get automatic app updates, so I wonder if they pushed a buggy version recently. Optimized, obviously, overrides this.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 23, 2008 at 03:08 PM, in Team MacNN
Sorry, I did not read the NOT in your post. ... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Sorry, I did not read the NOT in your post.

I guess there are more reasons to run optimized than just the better performance then. ;)
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 23, 2008 at 01:42 PM, in Team MacNN
arkayn, I have 2 G4 10.5.4 Laptops and 1... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
arkayn,

I have 2 G4 10.5.4 Laptops and 1 Intel 10.5.4 Hackitosh Running SETI optimized and have just checked the logs and I am getting work just fine today on all 3. Could it have been a...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 23, 2008 at 01:08 PM, in Team MacNN
Great to hear reader50. I also am looking for... 650 Views / 23 Replies  
Great to hear reader50. I also am looking for full time work and with 4 kids did not have much to offer, but would have liked to if needed. Hopefully it will hold up. The pages almost seam snappier....
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 17, 2008 at 07:46 PM, in Team MacNN
Yes, I would say so. I have a gigabyte board... 650 Views / 23 Replies  
Yes, I would say so. I have a gigabyte board running an Athlon XP 1700+ in my basement office. Right now mainly used for SETI and MyTheater DVB. Only reason I have that is my brother had an AlienWare...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 16, 2008 at 01:41 AM, in Team MacNN
Sorry, I checked out the stats page earlier at:... 650 Views / 23 Replies  
Sorry,
I checked out the stats page earlier at:
http://teamstats.macnn.com/
And got torak.net
Thought that was just resolving to another machine of yours. :\ Must be the DYNDNS going to someplace...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 15, 2008 at 03:33 PM, in Team MacNN
Yeah. That does not look good. Good luck... 650 Views / 23 Replies  
Yeah. That does not look good. Good luck replacing that. What type of MB is it? If it's older there may be cheap replacements out there for it if you fail.

In the mean time I enjoyed the photo's...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 15, 2008 at 01:07 PM, in Team MacNN
Thanks. Stuff like that makes me glad I don't... 650 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks. Stuff like that makes me glad I don't manage a web server any more. I haven't tried the DYNDNS stuff from home, but I know my D-Link only worked with a couple of services. My 2Wire from AT&T...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 9, 2008 at 12:05 AM, in Team MacNN
Reader50, You may be aware, but in case not,... 650 Views / 23 Replies  
Reader50,

You may be aware, but in case not, it looks like something happened again. Stats have been down most of today.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jul 8, 2008 at 09:11 PM, in Team MacNN
I have been watching him also, wondering what's... 839 Views / 7 Replies  
I have been watching him also, wondering what's wrong. We were neck in neck for quite some time and then now he went from about 10000 credits a day to just the trickle that comes from credits being...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jun 30, 2008 at 01:22 PM, in Team MacNN
Todd, I just wanted to check in on something... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Todd,

I just wanted to check in on something that just recently happened with the Mac Pro 2.8 Dual Quad. For some unknown reason it went from around 9500 credits average to 7500 credits average...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Jun 18, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in Team MacNN
Todd, Usually that won't happen. Only way... 132,316 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Todd,

Usually that won't happen. Only way would likely be if you are working the stock app already.

Other factors that can do that are the WUs themselves. If they have a bunch of high work/low...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on May 22, 2008 at 02:42 PM, in Team MacNN
arkayn, I saw that last night and was going... 542 Views / 6 Replies  
arkayn,

I saw that last night and was going to comment on it. From what I can tell you are one of the few people that have been picked lately that are crunching with any significance. Fora long...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on May 22, 2008 at 12:00 PM, in Team MacNN
Oh, my accounting for users speed is from the... 542 Views / 6 Replies  
Oh, my accounting for users speed is from the teamstats.macnn.com site. It averages the RAC over a shorter time (8 days vs. 30 days???) so you see your improvements faster.
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Apr 30, 2008 at 01:53 PM, in Team MacNN
Yes Indeed. Sad thing is if you look at the... 542 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes Indeed.

Sad thing is if you look at the SETI membership page for this team we have 1368 members with only 173 active. Also, it looks like we lost some big crunchers but also gained some....
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Apr 30, 2008 at 01:48 PM, in Team MacNN
Astropulse looks like it will. Matt states is... 723 Views / 9 Replies  
Astropulse looks like it will. Matt states is another App. Likely it is something else they will be analyzing and adding to SETI clients. The other, ntpckr, sounds like it is just a stats monitor of...
Posted by BTBlomberg, on Apr 25, 2008 at 03:20 PM, in Team MacNN
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