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Same here. Sucks pretty hard. 552 Views / 9 Replies  
Same here. Sucks pretty hard.
Posted by Welnic, on Jul 1, 2010 at 02:45 AM, in Feedback
Folding. Bring it on. 1,259 Views / 28 Replies  
Folding. Bring it on.
Posted by Welnic, on Feb 4, 2008 at 03:10 PM, in Team MacNN
Yes, that is correct. There is a version that... 451 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes, that is correct. There is a version that uses more than one processor but it only runs on Intel rigs. You need to have another folder for it to run in, and then copy just the client into that...
Posted by Welnic, on Jan 29, 2008 at 02:43 PM, in Team MacNN
Just to note that the process you want to kill is... 451 Views / 7 Replies  
Just to note that the process you want to kill is the CLI client itself, not the core that actually does the work. This is whatever you ran to start folding. I've renamed my client fah6, so if I run:...
Posted by Welnic, on Jan 28, 2008 at 03:15 PM, in Team MacNN
Of course, just not turning the computer off... 2,075 Views / 23 Replies  
Of course, just not turning the computer off doesn't totally fix this problem. It also heats up and cools down if you change the load on the processor. The solution? Run a distributed computing...
Posted by Welnic, on Jan 24, 2007 at 01:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
I don't think that you have to nuke what you... 3,319 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't think that you have to nuke what you already have to increase the partition size. I think that you can go into to bootcamp and increase the partition size dynamically.
Posted by Welnic, on Dec 21, 2006 at 05:38 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I would have rather gotten a tower with single... 1,918 Views / 13 Replies  
I would have rather gotten a tower with single dual core processor, but since that is not an option I ended up with a 24" iMac. The display is pretty stunning. I play Civ4 on a variety of machines,...
Posted by Welnic, on Dec 12, 2006 at 06:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
The new SMP client has helped me out quite a bit.... 944 Views / 21 Replies  
The new SMP client has helped me out quite a bit. I have a mini with a dual core intel that I don't have to leave in windows anymore. And on my 24" iMac I no longer have two copies of ubuntu running...
Posted by Welnic, on Dec 12, 2006 at 03:13 PM, in Team MacNN
I warmed up the 1,000,000 mark for you. :) 1,015 Views / 13 Replies  
I warmed up the 1,000,000 mark for you. :)
Posted by Welnic, on Jul 11, 2006 at 04:16 PM, in Team MacNN
I've quit buying stuff just for DC, so my output... 356 Views / 1 Replies  
I've quit buying stuff just for DC, so my output is going to be pretty flat from now until I change my mind. But it is not going to go down much, either.
Posted by Welnic, on May 21, 2006 at 08:14 PM, in Team MacNN
When the time listed is cpu time, then it doesn't... 97,002 Views / 970 Replies  
When the time listed is cpu time, then it doesn't matter if you were doing anything else with the computer. If it says 3600 seconds that means that the computer worked on the wu for an hour. If it...
Posted by Welnic, on Aug 16, 2005 at 11:50 AM, in Team MacNN
If you are trying to download BOINC, for SETI or... 357 Views / 4 Replies  
If you are trying to download BOINC, for SETI or Einstein or whatever, I didn't have any problems downloading at the main boinc site:

http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download.php

But you can download...
Posted by Welnic, on Aug 8, 2005 at 09:03 AM, in Team MacNN
When this script runs the -local tag applies to... 440 Views / 6 Replies  
When this script runs the -local tag applies to the directory that it is in. I would change the script to:

#!/bin/sh
cd /Users/james/F@H11
./fah5 -local advmethods -verbosity 9 &

The & will...
Posted by Welnic, on Jul 24, 2005 at 09:47 AM, in Team MacNN
To run as a background process you just have to... 515 Views / 12 Replies  
To run as a background process you just have to add & to the end of the line:

./boinc &

Since once you do that you can't really tell what is going on, I pass the text output into a file:
...
Posted by Welnic, on Jun 1, 2005 at 12:37 PM, in Team MacNN
I only have one machine still on Climate... 449 Views / 10 Replies  
I only have one machine still on Climate Prediction, it seems to be running fine. Since the work units take at least a month getting new work is not a problem very often. But the fact that it leaves...
Posted by Welnic, on May 25, 2005 at 10:32 PM, in Team MacNN
If you go to your account at Einstein you should... 598 Views / 8 Replies  
If you go to your account at Einstein you should be able to edit your Boinc general preferences. In there you can set the maximum number of processors to use. As long as you have that set to 2 then...
Posted by Welnic, on May 19, 2005 at 03:13 PM, in Team MacNN
I haven't had any problems, but I only have F@H... 398 Views / 4 Replies  
I haven't had any problems, but I only have F@H running on one rig and it isn't really doing anything else right now. When I have had trouble in the past with updates or a full new install I think it...
Posted by Welnic, on May 17, 2005 at 12:20 PM, in Team MacNN
Ditto for me. I have really been wanting a new... 3,795 Views / 53 Replies  
Ditto for me. I have really been wanting a new rig, to me this seems to be best bang for the buck. This will be the fourth refurbished G5 that I have ordered, the other three for work.
Posted by Welnic, on Apr 27, 2005 at 02:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
Peak in Climate Prediction 306 Views / 2 Replies  
I have reached my peak rank in Climate Prediction. Number 7 overall, but 9 out of the 10 guys right below me are catching me. I also have the top Mac, 26th overall and the top AMD, 28th overall....
Posted by Welnic, on Jan 19, 2005 at 09:29 PM, in Team MacNN
The windows version has a built in service... 1,713 Views / 77 Replies  
The windows version has a built in service installer. I'm not sure that it works on 2000, though. I installed it on a bunch of XP boxen, but I think there was some issue on the one 2000 box I tried....
Posted by Welnic, on Oct 7, 2004 at 04:26 PM, in Team MacNN
I'll start cranking on Tuesday once dFold is... 1,713 Views / 77 Replies  
I'll start cranking on Tuesday once dFold is over. I have to keep going over there to hold on to tenth.
Posted by Welnic, on Oct 2, 2004 at 03:26 PM, in Team MacNN
Re: Re: MACH5 cluster 291 Views / 3 Replies  
I think it would still take about 3 weeks to do a unit. But at the end of 3 weeks it would have done 2200.
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 30, 2004 at 11:51 AM, in Team MacNN
Except that in cpdn they don't have the... 1,713 Views / 77 Replies  
Except that in cpdn they don't have the verification crap, you just get the credit when you trickle. But it still doesn't make any sense.

Not that I'm bitter about the verification, but I have...
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 28, 2004 at 04:33 PM, in Team MacNN
If you are trying to download anything and you... 404 Views / 7 Replies  
If you are trying to download anything and you just see a lot of gibberish show up in your browser, go back and either Option-click or right-click on the link and select Download linked file as....
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 28, 2004 at 12:44 PM, in Team MacNN
That RAC seems to be totally useless to me. One... 1,713 Views / 77 Replies  
That RAC seems to be totally useless to me. One of my computers has been running constantly on cpdn, turns in about 400 points a day and has been doing that for the last 24 days. Its RAC is 400....
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 28, 2004 at 01:47 AM, in Team MacNN
F@H is very straightforward about how the credit... 1,713 Views / 77 Replies  
F@H is very straightforward about how the credit with team switching works and that makes it easy to understand. You can see just looking at your stats that you could have points that you did on...
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 24, 2004 at 06:59 PM, in Team MacNN
How does cpdn deal with credit when you change... 1,713 Views / 77 Replies  
How does cpdn deal with credit when you change teams? Does the credit that you currently have stay with the old team? Do you still show up in some fashion at the old team? Definitely if you total up...
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 24, 2004 at 01:42 PM, in Team MacNN
If you run ./boinc -attach_project it will ask... 1,713 Views / 77 Replies  
If you run ./boinc -attach_project it will ask you for the URL of the project that you want to add. Run that in the boinc folder that you already have cpdn running. It will then add seti and then if...
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 19, 2004 at 06:47 AM, in Team MacNN
The best way to see what is going on with these... 1,713 Views / 77 Replies  
The best way to see what is going on with these issues is to use top, which shows you the running processes and how much of the processors each is using. I use the command:

top -u -s 20

The -u...
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 18, 2004 at 08:45 PM, in Team MacNN
It works fine to kill the boinc process. You do... 493 Views / 15 Replies  
It works fine to kill the boinc process. You do not want to kill the hadsm3se process, which is the one that actually does all of the work, as data would be lost and the boinc process would probably...
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 18, 2004 at 08:23 PM, in Team MacNN
I like to add something so that you can see what... 493 Views / 15 Replies  
I like to add something so that you can see what is going on:

@reboot cd /Applications/boinc; /usr/bin/nohup ./boinc > output.log &

This puts the output that you would see in the terminal if...
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 14, 2004 at 10:06 PM, in Team MacNN
Actually, I'm thinking of doing something with... 492 Views / 18 Replies  
Actually, I'm thinking of doing something with one or more of the BOINC projects. I've been doing some Climate Prediction, and I'll probably look at Predictor once that is open for signups again. I'm...
Posted by Welnic, on Sep 9, 2004 at 11:48 PM, in Team MacNN
As I read it, it sounds like the guy worked at... 8,400 Views / 48 Replies  
As I read it, it sounds like the guy worked at Radio Shack. That seems to be a good reason to be excited about it.
Posted by Welnic, on Aug 29, 2004 at 04:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't see anything in your crontab that would... 490 Views / 14 Replies  
I don't see anything in your crontab that would not run. You can call more than one command on a line. I have the following line in my crontab (now commented out) from when I ran chessbrain, and it...
Posted by Welnic, on Jul 16, 2004 at 05:17 PM, in Team MacNN
Here is the performance ranking on the last... 463 Views / 14 Replies  
Here is the performance ranking on the last version of the client:
http://www.md5crk.com/stats/perf.php
You don't have to scroll down too far to see where my 2GHz G5 ended up. ;)

I have been...
Posted by Welnic, on Jun 24, 2004 at 01:43 AM, in Team MacNN
I have picked up a couple of Double Gromacs on... 420 Views / 13 Replies  
I have picked up a couple of Double Gromacs on one of my G4s. They use Core 79. I don't have any real idea of whether they were worth more or less per time than a regular Gromacs.
Posted by Welnic, on May 5, 2004 at 04:27 PM, in Team MacNN
Running it as a service really does work well.... 253 Views / 2 Replies  
Running it as a service really does work well. There are ways of doing that by using RegEdit or something, but I also just use FireDaemon. I had to get the full version so that I could run two...
Posted by Welnic, on May 1, 2004 at 01:50 AM, in Team MacNN
I think that it would be the other way around,... 367 Views / 11 Replies  
I think that it would be the other way around, they would not want us to support SETI. If they wanted to be found they could just show up. If they want to hide then they would do something like cause...
Posted by Welnic, on Apr 21, 2004 at 04:15 AM, in Team MacNN
I had 3 dual 800-1200MHz G4s and one HT 2.4 GHz... 309 Views / 5 Replies  
I had 3 dual 800-1200MHz G4s and one HT 2.4 GHz P4 doing F@H. In an effort to chase down OCC I moved over my private farm, which is 12 2000-2400XPs. My borged company machines stayed on dFold. I also...
Posted by Welnic, on Mar 14, 2004 at 01:52 PM, in Team MacNN
I have seen both "Closed for maintenance" and... 276 Views / 3 Replies  
I have seen both "Closed for maintenance" and something like what mikkyo saw.
Posted by Welnic, on Mar 13, 2004 at 11:13 AM, in Team MacNN
Update on upgrades, my replacement for the... 543 Views / 17 Replies  
Update on upgrades, my replacement for the upgraded to dual 800MHz G4, a dual 2GHz G5, does 20% of p520_BBA5-pf in 1:53.
Posted by Welnic, on Mar 9, 2004 at 12:20 PM, in Team MacNN
If you are looking at work units that are... 521 Views / 9 Replies  
If you are looking at work units that are actually in your folding folder, then you are running with the -local flag. I think that this means that you would need both -local and -send all to send...
Posted by Welnic, on Mar 3, 2004 at 06:37 PM, in Team MacNN
If you are not seeing anything after the... 521 Views / 9 Replies  
If you are not seeing anything after the FINISHED_UNIT line that seems strange. I don't think that F@H has a setting for not turning in data. This is what I see after a work unit finishes and uploads...
Posted by Welnic, on Mar 3, 2004 at 01:42 PM, in Team MacNN
I just poked around in some FAHlogs. Running on... 543 Views / 17 Replies  
I just poked around in some FAHlogs. Running on the p520_BBA5-pf protein my home computer (stock dual 800MHz G4s) did 20% in 5:28. On the same protein my work rig (dual 800MHz G4 upgraded from 400MHz...
Posted by Welnic, on Feb 27, 2004 at 10:01 PM, in Team MacNN
I upgraded a 400MHz G4 (it has an AGP slot) to... 543 Views / 17 Replies  
I upgraded a 400MHz G4 (it has an AGP slot) to dual 800MHz G4s. I have a machine at home that came with 2 800MHz G4s. As far as doing distributed computing I have never noticed a difference in output...
Posted by Welnic, on Feb 26, 2004 at 03:27 PM, in Team MacNN
It's not the MacNN stats though, FAH's official... 336 Views / 4 Replies  
It's not the MacNN stats though, FAH's official stats are borked.
Posted by Welnic, on Feb 11, 2004 at 11:29 PM, in Team MacNN
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid... 2,825 Views / 30 Replies  
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=197922
Posted by Welnic, on Jan 26, 2004 at 02:47 AM, in Team MacNN
Looks like both teams are feeling the affects of... 2,602 Views / 102 Replies  
Looks like both teams are feeling the affects of the increase in Tinker units for x86 machines. I'm just glad that my G4s are still getting Gromacs.
Posted by Welnic, on Jan 25, 2004 at 08:52 PM, in Team MacNN
In the folding directory there is a file... 329 Views / 7 Replies  
In the folding directory there is a file FAHlog.txt. This contains exactly what you would see if ran folding in a terminal in the foreground. If want to keep tabs on what is going on run:

tail -n...
Posted by Welnic, on Jan 21, 2004 at 07:20 PM, in Team MacNN
All of those flags apply to linux boxen as well... 450 Views / 12 Replies  
All of those flags apply to linux boxen as well as windows. All of my AMDs are linux boxen, actually.

The hot ticket for linux used to be to run the windows version in Wine, I would think that...
Posted by Welnic, on Jan 21, 2004 at 12:17 PM, in Team MacNN
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