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I have been running BOINC on my 2.8 GHz Xeon QC... 7,100 Views / 6 Replies  
I have been running BOINC on my 2.8 GHz Xeon QC for two years now with no issues. I don't live in a tropical region, but it does get up to the low to mid 30s C in the summer. Even now it's purring...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 6, 2013 at 06:33 AM, in Team MacNN
I just played UT2k4 on my 10.6 Mac Pro for the... 400 Views / 3 Replies  
I just played UT2k4 on my 10.6 Mac Pro for the first time today, it works mostly (except for the Esc key, server refresh, and a few other odds & ends…) but it ran better on my G5.

There are next...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 6, 2013 at 05:27 AM, in Gaming
The PlayStation's "Core" processor, a PPC... 446 Views / 5 Replies  
The PlayStation's "Core" processor, a PPC variant, was well suited to processing Folding@home's code. In the beginning the PS3s raced up the production charts and I suspect that this may have spurred...
Posted by Penguirl, on Dec 12, 2012 at 12:38 PM, in Team MacNN
I agree, they sell you the device but retain... 446 Views / 5 Replies  
I agree, they sell you the device but retain control of it? That sounds more like a rental to me. I will stick with vintage consoles and PC games thank you very much, but then I still play UT2k4.
Posted by Penguirl, on Oct 23, 2012 at 08:44 AM, in Team MacNN
Sony dropping Folding@home support for PS3 446 Views / 5 Replies  
One more reason to not like Sony: A PlayStation 3 firmware update at the end of this month will remove Life with PlayStation, the app that allowed PS3 owners to contribute to Stanford University's...
Posted by Penguirl, on Oct 22, 2012 at 02:27 AM, in Team MacNN
Run BOINC as a daemon, disable auto-launch of Manager 7,045 Views / 1 Replies  
AFAIK the Windows and Linux versions of BOINC run at boot time, but for OS X you have to run a simple terminal command to make BOINC run even when no one is logged in.

But each time you reinstall...
Posted by Penguirl, on Dec 13, 2011 at 05:18 PM, in Team MacNN
I agree, I'm sure it is too. But I was lamenting... 603 Views / 4 Replies  
I agree, I'm sure it is too. But I was lamenting the plethora of x86 linux projects that don't support Intel Mac.
Posted by Penguirl, on Sep 24, 2011 at 03:11 PM, in Team MacNN
At least the projects that support PPC haven't... 603 Views / 4 Replies  
At least the projects that support PPC haven't dropped us yet…

What I don't understand is why there are so many projects that support x86 linux but not Intel Mac. Intel OS X has a much bigger...
Posted by Penguirl, on Sep 24, 2011 at 02:26 AM, in Team MacNN
I was doing a textual Debian install and when I... 875 Views / 5 Replies  
I was doing a textual Debian install and when I selected auto configure it failed with the error that the server was not using DHCP or there was a problem with the DHCP. My network cl-fu is weak so I...
Posted by Penguirl, on Aug 22, 2011 at 04:09 PM, in Networking
I agree, it should be all I need to do but it has... 875 Views / 5 Replies  
I agree, it should be all I need to do but it has never been that easy. In my search for an answer I even found a comment on Apple's forums (a user, not an Apple employee) that said they were told by...
Posted by Penguirl, on Aug 21, 2011 at 04:46 PM, in Networking
Cannot Share Internet Connection 875 Views / 5 Replies  
I've been given an older x86 box that I need to connect to the internet. It's too far to connect to the router via ethernet, and it does not have wi-fi nor can I afford a wi-fi card/adapter/etc…

I...
Posted by Penguirl, on Aug 21, 2011 at 02:52 AM, in Networking
Still there, is anyone addressing the issue? 1,647 Views / 23 Replies  
Still there, is anyone addressing the issue?
Posted by Penguirl, on Aug 21, 2011 at 02:38 AM, in Feedback
I'm getting the same pop-unders (live jasmin &... 1,647 Views / 23 Replies  
I'm getting the same pop-unders (live jasmin & full tilt poker) as new tabs when I login with OmniWeb 5.11 running 10.6.8. Doesn't happen at any other site, or in any other browser I've tried -...
Posted by Penguirl, on Aug 12, 2011 at 12:19 PM, in Feedback
Apparently I'm not the only one: ... 977 Views / 8 Replies  
Apparently I'm not the only one:

http://forums.macnn.com/61/feedback/443356/annoying-pop-unders-when-browsing-nn/

Sorry for bringing this up in the wrong forum, moving to the proper forum now....
Posted by Penguirl, on Aug 12, 2011 at 12:14 PM, in Team MacNN
Hmmm, happened again. When I clicked on Shaktai's... 977 Views / 8 Replies  
Hmmm, happened again. When I clicked on Shaktai's "I'm Baaack" thread from Team MacNN - MacNN Forums (http://forums.macnn.com/team-macnn/) , Live Sex - Hot Live Sex Shows!... LiveJasmin .....
Posted by Penguirl, on Aug 11, 2011 at 10:31 AM, in Team MacNN
I'm using OmniWeb 5.11.*alpha, it happened when I... 977 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm using OmniWeb 5.11.*alpha, it happened when I started this thread and again when I replied today. Editing /etc/hosts took care of the problem though. :D

OmniWeb Sneaky Peek...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jun 18, 2011 at 08:16 PM, in Team MacNN
Turns out that the issue is not resolved, at... 977 Views / 8 Replies  
Turns out that the issue is not resolved, at least not for me. Back to 6.10.58 again.

By the way, when I log into MacNN Forums fulltiltpoker and livejasmin open in new tabs, is this a new feature...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jun 18, 2011 at 06:41 PM, in Team MacNN
Perhaps, but the sample group is pretty small... 977 Views / 8 Replies  
Perhaps, but the sample group is pretty small hence my post here. :)
Posted by Penguirl, on Jun 16, 2011 at 05:07 AM, in Team MacNN
BOINC 6.12.x issue 977 Views / 8 Replies  
If anyone else is having issue with 6.12.x losing connection to localhost, causing the CPU(s) to go idle, your input would be appreciated at the BOINC forums...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jun 16, 2011 at 12:13 AM, in Team MacNN
I guess it all depends on what your idea of... 1,033 Views / 2 Replies  
I guess it all depends on what your idea of 'best' is. If you mean points production, Collatz Conjecture, Prime Grid, SETI Enhanced, Einstein, and Yoyo are the best producers on my Mac Pro. Other...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jun 5, 2011 at 03:12 AM, in Team MacNN
Since pulling the 4th stick of RAM I have watched... 1,491 Views / 3 Replies  
Since pulling the 4th stick of RAM I have watched my RAC steadily climb, which leads me to believe that BOINC, or at least some of the projects, is memory bandwidth intensive.

reader50 thanks for...
Posted by Penguirl, on Feb 11, 2011 at 01:00 AM, in Team MacNN
RAM: Speed vs Quantity 1,491 Views / 3 Replies  
Not the speed as in MHz, but as in dual channel vs triple channel.

On my Nehalem QC Mac Pro I usually run Adium, Transmission, OmniWeb, NetNewsWire, GyazMail, (optimized) Thunderbird, LaunchBar,...
Posted by Penguirl, on Feb 3, 2011 at 11:29 PM, in Team MacNN
Todd are you running SETI exclusively? I'm... 1,088 Views / 10 Replies  
Todd are you running SETI exclusively? I'm attached to 19 projects but not all of them are active (cough Docking, Predictor, Cosmology, cough) my RAC seems to be hovering at about 5,200 which is...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 31, 2011 at 11:56 PM, in Team MacNN
I guess I didn't give Grand Central enough... 1,088 Views / 10 Replies  
I guess I didn't give Grand Central enough credit. Most of the time it runs 8 WUs, sometimes only 5 or 6 but all 8 'cores' are busy according to iStat Menu, and now I just watched it turn all 8...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 19, 2011 at 05:18 AM, in Team MacNN
Predictor@home 388 Views / 0 Replies  
BoincStats lists Predictor@home as retired but yet the website is still up and running. Does anyone know what (if anything) is going on with the project?
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:29 AM, in Team MacNN
I came across this old post here... 1,088 Views / 10 Replies  
I came across this old post here (http://forums.macnn.com/72/team-macnn/339361/mac-friendly-boinc-projects/#post3652724) regarding an optimized MilkyWay app for CD & C2D, does anyone know if these...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 9, 2011 at 04:02 AM, in Team MacNN
A lot of developers have moved on from PPC, and... 492 Views / 1 Replies  
A lot of developers have moved on from PPC, and Apple has all but cut us out of their photo album, but the BOINC projects seem to be continuing to support PPC for the most part. There are some that...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 9, 2011 at 03:52 AM, in Team MacNN
WOW - my RAC jumped by two hundred something in... 1,088 Views / 10 Replies  
WOW - my RAC jumped by two hundred something in one day. ONE DAY! I might be able to hang onto the top 100 just a bit longer… :p

That sounds great arkayn, thanks. I look forward to seeing that...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 7, 2011 at 08:45 PM, in Team MacNN
arkayn I installed "ap_5.06r237_OSX64" and... 1,088 Views / 10 Replies  
arkayn I installed "ap_5.06r237_OSX64" and "seti_enhanced-i386-v8-xeon-nographics" though I just noticed that the stock SETI app is i686, is there an optimized i686 version too?

reader50 Thanks...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 6, 2011 at 07:39 PM, in Team MacNN
New to Intel 1,088 Views / 10 Replies  
Apple was kind enough to give me a Mac Pro to replace my Power Mac G5 that they couldn't get parts for :D so now I'm learning about running BOINC on an Intel powered Mac. I've fixed the waiting for...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 6, 2011 at 01:58 PM, in Team MacNN
Thank you reader50. :) There have been some... 584 Views / 7 Replies  
Thank you reader50. :)

There have been some discoveries in the mathematical projects that I know of, such as this one :D :

A new AP24 (Arithmetic Progression of 24 primes) has been found. The...
Posted by Penguirl, on Dec 7, 2010 at 04:29 PM, in Feedback
May I have your permission to use that as an... 584 Views / 7 Replies  
May I have your permission to use that as an email sig, with credit of course?
Posted by Penguirl, on Dec 7, 2010 at 10:44 AM, in Feedback
Heh, I received an email saying that there was an... 925 Views / 8 Replies  
Heh, I received an email saying that there was an update to this thread, it was obviously spam but before I could load the page it was already gone. Good job mods, thanks for keeping MacNN forums...
Posted by Penguirl, on Dec 7, 2010 at 12:25 AM, in Team MacNN
I'm a little bummed that I've lost my history,... 925 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm a little bummed that I've lost my history, but at least I didn't lose my credits. Thank you both Reader 50 and arkayn for your help, I appreciate it very much!
Posted by Penguirl, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:14 PM, in Team MacNN
I think that you are correct. I have that page in... 925 Views / 8 Replies  
I think that you are correct. I have that page in a tab that loads every time I launch my browser and I panicked when I saw my credit was gone, perhaps I have become too dependent on BOINCstats.
Posted by Penguirl, on Oct 8, 2010 at 06:03 PM, in Team MacNN
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so... 925 Views / 8 Replies  
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so here it is:

BOINCstats for Penguirl (http://boincstats.com/stats/boinc_user_graph.php?pr=bo&id=1286721)

Note the abrupt vertical lines in the...
Posted by Penguirl, on Oct 8, 2010 at 02:27 PM, in Team MacNN
Lost credit 925 Views / 8 Replies  
I changed the email address on my BOINC accounts a couple of days ago, now I have lost nearly all my credit and fallen from 88th to 192nd in Team MacNN. Is there some way I can fix this? Do I just...
Posted by Penguirl, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:06 AM, in Team MacNN
Slightly OT, did F@h give up on their plan to... 692 Views / 3 Replies  
Slightly OT, did F@h give up on their plan to create a BOINC client?
Posted by Penguirl, on Sep 28, 2010 at 01:27 AM, in Team MacNN
The government has Macs? Good for them, and here... 1,200 Views / 7 Replies  
The government has Macs? Good for them, and here I thought they were exclusively Windows.
Posted by Penguirl, on Sep 28, 2010 at 01:20 AM, in Team MacNN
Good grief, if only I could afford a Mac Pro. I... 1,239 Views / 8 Replies  
Good grief, if only I could afford a Mac Pro. I still love my Tower Of Power Mac, PowerBook Worm, and Desklamp iMac but those numbers are ridiculous.
Posted by Penguirl, on Sep 28, 2010 at 01:16 AM, in Team MacNN
So I uninstalled KDE (Kubuntu) and reinstalled... 946 Views / 8 Replies  
So I uninstalled KDE (Kubuntu) and reinstalled Gnome (Ubuntu) and got the same server message regarding powerpc-linux-gnu not found. In going back to KDE two of the many bugs struck again and so I...
Posted by Penguirl, on Apr 1, 2010 at 03:17 PM, in Team MacNN
I think arkayn is right that it should be the... 946 Views / 8 Replies  
I think arkayn is right that it should be the same, but since it's not a big deal to install and uninstall Gnome I can give that a try jic.

I hope that it isn't the case because I much prefer KDE...
Posted by Penguirl, on Mar 31, 2010 at 09:39 PM, in Team MacNN
Thanks beadman, it looks like it would be easier... 946 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks beadman, it looks like it would be easier after all to just attach to all 17 of my projects lol.

On another note, I installed Ubuntu on my G4 iMac and BOINC was crunching work for SETI,...
Posted by Penguirl, on Mar 31, 2010 at 02:45 PM, in Team MacNN
Linux on PPC 946 Views / 8 Replies  
I run 17 BOINC projects on OS X but I'm pretty sure that only a few are supported on PPC running Ubuntu/Debian. As far as I know SETI, Simap, MilkyWay, and SuperlinkAtTechnion support PPC Linux, are...
Posted by Penguirl, on Mar 25, 2010 at 05:06 AM, in Team MacNN
Is Astropulse for PPC still a points dog compared... 1,722 Views / 16 Replies  
Is Astropulse for PPC still a points dog compared to MacIntels?
Posted by Penguirl, on Mar 5, 2010 at 09:07 PM, in Team MacNN
:brick: It turns out that I had an old version of... 2,463 Views / 4 Replies  
:brick: It turns out that I had an old version of the script that was putting boinc in the wrong folder, now with the current script it's working fine.


So in the words of Emily Litella, may she...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 22, 2010 at 04:14 AM, in Team MacNN
So it seems whenever I run the make BOINC a... 2,463 Views / 4 Replies  
So it seems whenever I run the make BOINC a service script the daemon fails to start and BOINCManager cannot connect to localhost. Removing BOINC from /Library/StartupItems allows BOINC to function....
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 18, 2010 at 03:58 PM, in Team MacNN
Thanks arkayn. The firewall issue that I've run... 2,463 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks arkayn. The firewall issue that I've run into is that I have not found a way to allow BOINC & BOINCManager through Apple's "Black Box" firewall, therefore I've disabled it and will be...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 18, 2010 at 02:08 PM, in Team MacNN
BOINC Manager can't connect to BOINC client 2,463 Views / 4 Replies  
I upgraded my G4 iMac to Leopard as a test before installing it on either my PowerBook or Power Mac. I've installed BOINCManager 6.10.28 but I cannot attach any projects because it is not connecting...
Posted by Penguirl, on Jan 18, 2010 at 04:37 AM, in Team MacNN
Unfortunately that's how it usually is, nothing... 627 Views / 7 Replies  
Unfortunately that's how it usually is, nothing is as it seems.
Posted by Penguirl, on Dec 4, 2009 at 12:58 PM, in Team MacNN
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