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teamstats appear to be down again 860 Views / 11 Replies  
teamstats appear to be down again
Posted by bobpalmer, on Feb 6, 2010 at 06:09 PM, in Team MacNN
The dual chip Mac Pro has 8 DIMM slots, with... 1,722 Views / 5 Replies  
The dual chip Mac Pro has 8 DIMM slots, with slots 1 - 4 on one side, and slots 5-8 on the other. The filling order is: 2 DIMM's> Slots 1 & 2; 3 DIMM's> Slots 1, 2, & 3; 4 DIMM's> Slots 1, 2, 5, & 6;...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Dec 7, 2009 at 04:34 AM, in Mac Desktops
System Profiler reports Memory Slots DIMM 1... 1,722 Views / 5 Replies  
System Profiler reports Memory Slots DIMM 1 through DIMM 8. The failing memory was in slot DIMM 5. How does DIMM 0 map into DIMM 5? Do you have a mapping list between DIMM slots that would appear in...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Dec 5, 2009 at 11:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm in the process of recovering from memory... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I'm in the process of recovering from memory problems. The system was crashing due to parity errors, until one of the DIMM's died. The machine was off line for several days.
It is amazing. The...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Dec 5, 2009 at 05:23 AM, in Team MacNN
Memory Parity Errors 1,722 Views / 5 Replies  
Does anyone know how to decipher the panic log to determine which memory DIMM is having a parity error? My system was crashing several times a week with parity errors. TechTool reported no problems...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Dec 5, 2009 at 04:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
You have an older machine. Is the processor Intel... 2,447 Views / 5 Replies  
You have an older machine. Is the processor Intel or PowerPC? Snow Leopard only runs on Intel processors.
Posted by bobpalmer, on Dec 5, 2009 at 04:19 AM, in Mac OS X
Thanks, that was the problem. I now have 16 tasks... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Thanks, that was the problem. I now have 16 tasks running.
I didn't realize what the "shmat: Too many open files" message meant.
The % Idle time in Activity Monitor has gone from 50 down to 0, and...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Sep 17, 2009 at 02:30 AM, in Team MacNN
CPU Utilization 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I just got a new 2x Quad MacPro and loaded the optimized code. I've got 8 processes running at 100% utilization, but Activity Monitor shows I have 50% idle processor time. SETI says I have 16...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Sep 16, 2009 at 02:22 AM, in Team MacNN
I would assume that there are different results... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I would assume that there are different results expected from different versions. Just changing the version_num in the app_info.xml would not change the fact that Alex's V7.1 was written as a version...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Jun 25, 2007 at 03:12 AM, in Team MacNN
seti enhanced version 518 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I had renamed the app_info.xml file when boinc was not recognizing anonymous platform. Yesterday boinc started running WU's with a new app version 518. I don't see anything in the log file going back...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Jun 22, 2007 at 12:36 AM, in Team MacNN
Quad 1 year old today 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
My Quad is 1 year old today. :) One of the first things done after bringing it home was to install SAH. It has racked up 1,046,383.52 in Total Credits, and at one point was the #1 top computer based...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Dec 14, 2006 at 12:42 AM, in Team MacNN
Run the unix CLI version. I start mine using... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Run the unix CLI version. I start mine using launchd, so BOINC starts during the boot process.
Posted by bobpalmer, on Oct 9, 2006 at 03:21 AM, in Team MacNN
How did all those Windoze boxes get in the top 10... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
How did all those Windoze boxes get in the top 10 :confused:
Currently 5 of the top 10 are running Windoze, the other 5 are PowerMac's.
The 4 boxes running XP are 4 processor machines, the box...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Sep 5, 2006 at 11:14 PM, in Team MacNN
Right now 9 of the top 11 hosts, and 12 of the... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Right now 9 of the top 11 hosts, and 12 of the top 20 hosts are PowerMac11,2 running Darwin 8.7.0. If the new Mac Pro 3.0GHz Quad is really 1.8x faster than the PowerMac Quad, then our days at the...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Aug 11, 2006 at 12:12 AM, in Team MacNN
I got a bunch of validate errors today. The first... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I got a bunch of validate errors today. The first I've seen with Seti Enhanced. Currently running v6ng since the beginning of July. After further review, only the two results marked with * are WU's...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Aug 1, 2006 at 11:26 PM, in Team MacNN
My Quad is back from getting one of its CPU's... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
My Quad is back from getting one of its CPU's replaced. Now all the temps are normal, and the machine is running well. In under 2 weeks it's back within the SETI top 10 hosts based on RAC. v6ng has...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Jul 24, 2006 at 11:36 PM, in Team MacNN
See... 527 Views / 6 Replies  
See http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=23038&nowrap=true#248871

This is a bit old and some of the versions have changed. This starts boinc at boot time, so boinc will run...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Jul 13, 2006 at 02:01 AM, in Team MacNN
Look in /var/log/system.log (or one of its... 2,629 Views / 13 Replies  
Look in /var/log/system.log (or one of its backups system.log.{0,1,2,...}.gz) for something like

Jun 23 12:30:50 Bashful kernel[0]: SMU_Neo2_PlatformPlugin core dump:
Jun 23 12:30:50 Bashful...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Jul 4, 2006 at 03:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
Anybody else seen their Quad shutting down due to... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Anybody else seen their Quad shutting down due to overheating while running SAH? :mad: Running with CPU performance set to highest. Both cores in CPU A are running significatly higher than CPU B...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Jun 24, 2006 at 01:47 AM, in Team MacNN
I'm now running v6, and it is still not using the... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I'm now running v6, and it is still not using the wisdom generated by fft_test3. So the question is which program creates the slots directories, the worker (Alex's v6 in this case), or boinc? I'm...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Jun 24, 2006 at 01:36 AM, in Team MacNN
The wisdom files in the slots/{0,1,2,3}... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
The wisdom files in the slots/{0,1,2,3} directories don't seem to match the wisdom.sah file generated by fft_test3. The file sizes and content are different....
Posted by bobpalmer, on Jun 22, 2006 at 01:38 AM, in Team MacNN
Alex, Here's the output from fft_test3 on a... 131,580 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Alex,
Here's the output from fft_test3 on a Quad
Apple vDSP op / ip / ipm
8 2548.437873 2757.898521 1781.651257
16 3834.792229 3947.580235 2767.375835
32 6710.886400 6710.886400 ...
Posted by bobpalmer, on Jun 20, 2006 at 02:24 AM, in Team MacNN
 
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