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Mac mini (Early 2006), MacBook, iMac (Mid 2006):... 21,934 Views / 53 Replies  
Mac mini (Early 2006), MacBook, iMac (Mid 2006): About the Graphics Processor (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303407)


I think you all are confusing memory wired down at startup...
Posted by mikkyo, on Oct 21, 2006 at 05:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Rosetta is a good alternate. 646 Views / 9 Replies  
Rosetta is a good alternate.
Posted by mikkyo, on Sep 9, 2006 at 02:30 PM, in Team MacNN
Thanks. If the credits were all using the... 524 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks.

If the credits were all using the new point system it would only be 300K or so. ;)

Heh
Notice the top 20 machines showing more macs of late?
I guess the new point system is good for...
Posted by mikkyo, on Sep 8, 2006 at 05:15 AM, in Team MacNN
it is a command line argument I dont know if it... 762 Views / 21 Replies  
it is a command line argument
I dont know if it is in the GUI anywhere.
./boinc_5.4.9Superbench -return_results_immediately
Posted by mikkyo, on Aug 29, 2006 at 05:34 AM, in Team MacNN
Im still crunching away. Using the... 762 Views / 21 Replies  
Im still crunching away.
Using the -return_results_immediately flag will help RAC too.
I run everything at nice -20 when the machines arent in use for other things.
Posted by mikkyo, on Aug 26, 2006 at 02:43 PM, in Team MacNN
I'm sure number 1 annoyed a ton of people and is... 762 Views / 21 Replies  
I'm sure number 1 annoyed a ton of people and is not a very nice way to do things.
Number 2 is just plain silly. Just give everyone credit based on WU or use the new system Seti is.

The new silly...
Posted by mikkyo, on Aug 24, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in Team MacNN
Those stats are from an Intel machine. 762 Views / 21 Replies  
Those stats are from an Intel machine.
Posted by mikkyo, on Aug 18, 2006 at 03:44 AM, in Team MacNN
Don't feel so bad..<table... 762 Views / 21 Replies  
Don't feel so bad..<table border="1"><tbody><tr><td>Claimed Credit</td><td>Granted Credit</td></tr>
<tr><td>237.58</td><td>38.27</td></tr>
<tr><td> 239.30</td><td>38.23</td></tr>...
Posted by mikkyo, on Aug 18, 2006 at 01:18 AM, in Team MacNN
Stats mean nothing to me. Pretty funny since I... 762 Views / 21 Replies  
Stats mean nothing to me.
Pretty funny since I have the most power and make optimized clients.
I am happy to see them make everything fair.
In my mind, if things are based on speed, the slower...
Posted by mikkyo, on Aug 17, 2006 at 09:14 PM, in Team MacNN
Just wait and see. :D 615 Views / 6 Replies  
Just wait and see. :D
Posted by mikkyo, on Aug 14, 2006 at 10:54 PM, in Team MacNN
Out of disk space? 487 Views / 9 Replies  
Out of disk space?
Posted by mikkyo, on Jul 24, 2006 at 06:32 AM, in Team MacNN
You should ask the boincstats folks, since there... 429 Views / 3 Replies  
You should ask the boincstats folks, since there is clearly only 1 of me.
Chances are their database is messed up.

Obviously, I should have the total of both entries and be #1 ;)
Posted by mikkyo, on Jul 23, 2006 at 04:52 PM, in Team MacNN
Buy.com offers the MSI RX480 Neo2-F AMD 64 Socket... 561 Views / 6 Replies  
Buy.com offers the MSI RX480 Neo2-F AMD 64 Socket 939 ATX Motherboard for $52.99. With free shipping, it's the lowest total price we've seen by $3. This motherboard is based on the ATI Radeon XPRESS...
Posted by mikkyo, on Jul 6, 2006 at 07:06 PM, in Team MacNN
Id say a 1.5GHz G4 crunching optimized full time... 593 Views / 15 Replies  
Id say a 1.5GHz G4 crunching optimized full time does around 600 a day.
A Xeon 2.40GHz or a Dual Core AMD Opteron 270 crunching optimized full time does around 3k a day.
A quad G5 crunching...
Posted by mikkyo, on Jun 15, 2006 at 05:06 AM, in Team MacNN
Opterons and Xeons are pretty fast at Rosetta too... 593 Views / 15 Replies  
Opterons and Xeons are pretty fast at Rosetta too ;)
Posted by mikkyo, on Jun 14, 2006 at 01:39 PM, in Team MacNN
Quad G5s seem to do quite well :D 593 Views / 15 Replies  
Quad G5s seem to do quite well :D
Posted by mikkyo, on Jun 13, 2006 at 01:02 PM, in Team MacNN
Sorry. I meant I turned back on half the farm. :D 526 Views / 6 Replies  
Sorry. I meant I turned back on half the farm. :D
Posted by mikkyo, on Jun 10, 2006 at 04:12 PM, in Team MacNN
Down again :( 856 Views / 27 Replies  
Down again :(
Posted by mikkyo, on Jun 10, 2006 at 02:40 PM, in Team MacNN
I just turned the farm back on and moved the... 526 Views / 6 Replies  
I just turned the farm back on and moved the project from einstein to rosetta.
Posted by mikkyo, on Jun 8, 2006 at 04:43 AM, in Team MacNN
Try this one ... 1,180 Views / 16 Replies  
Try this one
http://einstein.astro.gla.ac.uk/download/boinc/dl/boinc_5.3.16_macOSX_powerpc.zip
Posted by mikkyo, on May 10, 2006 at 02:57 AM, in Team MacNN
Try saving the script as Run Only. 97,437 Views / 970 Replies  
Try saving the script as Run Only.
Posted by mikkyo, on Apr 3, 2006 at 04:50 AM, in Team MacNN
What brand and speed of RAM are in the similar... 97,437 Views / 970 Replies  
What brand and speed of RAM are in the similar machines?

If you want even more speed, quit the Finder ( you can always relaunch it from the Dock).

Make an AppleScript with

tell application...
Posted by mikkyo, on Apr 2, 2006 at 05:04 PM, in Team MacNN
I think the only reason the RAC goes up with the... 97,437 Views / 970 Replies  
I think the only reason the RAC goes up with the trux client is because it returns the results immediately, instead of at the next WU download time.
Every time you complete a WU, it sends it back,...
Posted by mikkyo, on Mar 29, 2006 at 03:38 AM, in Team MacNN
Are you using a superbench client? It is best... 547 Views / 5 Replies  
Are you using a superbench client?
It is best for attaching to 1 project on a dedicated machine.
Overcommitted means you have more work due in less time than your computer is capable of completing....
Posted by mikkyo, on Feb 24, 2006 at 01:43 AM, in Team MacNN
Look on the team beta page for a Universal client. 751 Views / 4 Replies  
Look on the team beta page for a Universal client.
Posted by mikkyo, on Jan 19, 2006 at 07:28 PM, in Team MacNN
I have dozens of machines running, but all are... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
I have dozens of machines running, but all are just running the gui compatible client that is inside the menubar and manager as a clui.
Do you have any of these issues with the standard menubar...
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 20, 2005 at 05:11 AM, in Team MacNN
Are you sure you quit/killed your running Boinc... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
Are you sure you quit/killed your running Boinc processes before launching the new Menubar app?
I would quit/kill everything, reboot, check and make sure nothing is running, and launch the one you...
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 13, 2005 at 04:07 PM, in Team MacNN
Seti has been having issues, so that could be... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
Seti has been having issues, so that could be part of it.

Did you install the libcpdn.pkg from ClimatePrediction?

The should be a log or messages window you can look at in the gui for info.
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 12, 2005 at 08:56 PM, in Team MacNN
Sticky: And now prestuffed superbench gui into Boinc... 11,697 Views / 25 Replies  
And now prestuffed superbench gui into Boinc Manager and Menubar clients are up on the Beta page.
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 11, 2005 at 03:26 PM, in Team MacNN
$599 X 10 = $5990 1.42GHz X 10 = 14.20 GHz ... 2,461 Views / 61 Replies  
$599 X 10 = $5990
1.42GHz X 10 = 14.20 GHz
Nice farm that would be. quiet, efficient, small space (10 stacked in 2 rows of 5 is smaller than 1 desktop).

Now if you won the lottery...
$3M gets...
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 10, 2005 at 05:24 AM, in Team MacNN
The beta clients are for daring folks that want... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
The beta clients are for daring folks that want to find bugs and complain about them.
They only work on 10.4.

If you really want to try them out, you need the standard Boinc 5.2.13 GUI of your...
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 9, 2005 at 05:47 AM, in Team MacNN
I hope you all have attached to Einstein, so that... 97,437 Views / 970 Replies  
I hope you all have attached to Einstein, so that when they take the Seti servers offline, like they always do to catch up, you can help our Einstein team in the interim.
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 8, 2005 at 06:54 PM, in Team MacNN
The clients are linked with all the GUI libs,... 97,437 Views / 970 Replies  
The clients are linked with all the GUI libs, making them bigger and slower.

Yes, the RAM is reported correctly in those clients now.
Hopefully that will help some folks.
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 8, 2005 at 05:54 PM, in Team MacNN
Possibly GUI-compatible 5.2.13 10.4 Only... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
Possibly GUI-compatible 5.2.13 10.4 Only superbench clients are up on the Beta Clients Page (http://members.dslextreme.com/~readerforum/forum_team/boincbeta.html)
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 8, 2005 at 05:50 PM, in Team MacNN
Sticky: And now possible GUI compatible versions are up. ... 11,697 Views / 25 Replies  
And now possible GUI compatible versions are up.
Beta Clients Page (http://members.dslextreme.com/~readerforum/forum_team/boincbeta.html)
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 8, 2005 at 05:49 PM, in Team MacNN
If you mean you installed the plain 5.2.X release... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
If you mean you installed the plain 5.2.X release version and are unhappy, you can get the optimized version here:
beta clients page...
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 5, 2005 at 12:57 AM, in Team MacNN
Current superbench Beta clients shouldn't work in... 97,437 Views / 970 Replies  
Current superbench Beta clients shouldn't work in the GUI apps.
You can try, but I doubt you'll have much success.
You rename the boinc_5.2.13ppcALL to the same name as the boinc client in the...
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 4, 2005 at 05:00 PM, in Team MacNN
The next version of my beta superbench clients... 97,437 Views / 970 Replies  
The next version of my beta superbench clients will have the memory fix in them.
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 4, 2005 at 03:10 PM, in Team MacNN
10.2.8 has boinc issues, most notably, it is way... 596 Views / 7 Replies  
10.2.8 has boinc issues, most notably, it is way slower boincing than 10.3.
10.3 is slower than 10.4.
I recommend no one use less than 10.3.9 for crunching, as much ram as you can afford (512Mb...
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 4, 2005 at 03:04 PM, in Team MacNN
A mac mini. G4, modern, and energy efficient,... 379 Views / 2 Replies  
A mac mini.
G4, modern, and energy efficient, plus way more crunch credit per day.
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 4, 2005 at 02:58 PM, in Team MacNN
Here it is: client/hostinfo_unix.C: ... 97,437 Views / 970 Replies  
Here it is:
client/hostinfo_unix.C:
mib[0] = CTL_HW;
mib[1] = HW_PHYSMEM;
len = sizeof(mem_size);
sysctl(mib, 2, &mem_size, &len, NULL, 0); // Mac OS X
m_nbytes =...
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 2, 2005 at 10:01 PM, in Team MacNN
Mini. Newer processor, faster RAM, faster bus. ... 542 Views / 9 Replies  
Mini.
Newer processor, faster RAM, faster bus.

Here is the rule on picking a good cruncher:
1. Newer is better

:D

p.s. Way lower power consumption, noise, size. :)
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 2, 2005 at 03:43 AM, in Team MacNN
Some projects will require 5.2.x clients, now or... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
Some projects will require 5.2.x clients, now or soon.
So if 4.44 works for you, all good, for now.
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 2, 2005 at 12:46 AM, in Team MacNN
The 5.2.13 superbench 10.4.x clients are up at... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
The 5.2.13 superbench 10.4.x clients are up at the same link as before.
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 2, 2005 at 12:43 AM, in Team MacNN
Sticky: The 5.2.13 superbench 10.4.x clients are up now,... 11,697 Views / 25 Replies  
The 5.2.13 superbench 10.4.x clients are up now, same link as above.
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 2, 2005 at 12:42 AM, in Team MacNN
10.4.X uses quite a bit of ram for the OS and... 542 Views / 9 Replies  
10.4.X uses quite a bit of ram for the OS and networking to just run and be idle.
I recommend 512Mb minimum for anyone.
For crunching 1Gb is good.
The optimized clients use more RAM than regular...
Posted by mikkyo, on Dec 1, 2005 at 09:51 PM, in Team MacNN
Sticky: On the beta clients page... 11,697 Views / 25 Replies  
On the beta clients page (http://members.dslextreme.com/~readerforum/forum_team/boincbeta.html), you can find superbench 5.2.8 for 10.4 only clui clients.
Posted by mikkyo, on Nov 28, 2005 at 05:20 PM, in Team MacNN
On the beta clients page... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
On the beta clients page (http://members.dslextreme.com/~readerforum/forum_team/boincbeta.html), you can find superbench 5.2.8 for 10.4 only clui clients.
Posted by mikkyo, on Nov 28, 2005 at 02:27 PM, in Team MacNN
Stop the client. In client_state.xml, find the ... 97,437 Views / 970 Replies  
Stop the client.
In client_state.xml, find the
<project>
tag with the
<master_url>
for your project.
Several lines down in that project entry will be something like...
Posted by mikkyo, on Nov 27, 2005 at 03:52 PM, in Team MacNN
I'm working on 5.2.8 superbench now. 10.3.9... 3,227 Views / 51 Replies  
I'm working on 5.2.8 superbench now.
10.3.9 compatibility is an issue right now, once I get that sorted out you all know.
Posted by mikkyo, on Nov 26, 2005 at 02:17 PM, in Team MacNN
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