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RE: ADB drivers for OS X 596 Views / 10 Replies  
Simply, you are SOL. ADB has been long abandoned since the advent of OS X. Wacom (and prolly others) will not work even with ADB->USB converters. Wacom mumbles something about serial bandwidth on...
Posted by kkneisley, on Sep 5, 2002 at 10:10 AM, in Mac OS X
[Ubero] Good times must come to an end 256 Views / 4 Replies  
The end is near for my time of basking in the limelight, as CraySupercomputer is gonna kick my sorry 3 machines out of the MacNN Top 10. :(

I'll still be crunching, and moving forward in the...
Posted by kkneisley, on Apr 11, 2002 at 10:10 AM, in Team MacNN
Malson, Unfortunately, you have already mouthed... 1,018 Views / 159 Replies  
Malson,
Unfortunately, you have already mouthed off on the Ubero forum and it gonna make us look like quick-to-whine losers...

The only explanation for TCP's sudden jump is a new recruit (or two)...
Posted by kkneisley, on Mar 21, 2002 at 09:59 AM, in Team MacNN
So is this why you still haven't turned in any... 1,018 Views / 159 Replies  
So is this why you still haven't turned in any WUs??

:D
Posted by kkneisley, on Mar 5, 2002 at 10:10 AM, in Team MacNN
:eek: BAD NEWS! Just got in and looked at... 245 Views / 11 Replies  
:eek: BAD NEWS!

Just got in and looked at the results of -server vs. the memory tweak:

Test machine: G4/800DP running 2 instances of Ubero

Ubero1: Memory tweak @ 300 (std) - 56 units in...
Posted by kkneisley, on Feb 27, 2002 at 09:55 AM, in Team MacNN
BTW, I did some overnight testing in the... 245 Views / 11 Replies  
BTW, I did some overnight testing in the beginning of the memory tweak discovery, and posted the results then.

To recap about how much memory to use:

The standard settings of <BLOCKQUOTE><font...
Posted by kkneisley, on Feb 26, 2002 at 12:17 PM, in Team MacNN
Ok, so I downloaded the Java update. So what do I... 245 Views / 11 Replies  
Ok, so I downloaded the Java update. So what do I use to launch Ubero via terminal?

Old way:
nice +20 nohup java -Xms300m -Xmx300m -XX:NewSize=100m -XX:MaxNewSize=100m -cp Agent.jar...
Posted by kkneisley, on Feb 26, 2002 at 12:10 PM, in Team MacNN
WELCOME then. Be sure to find and use the... 211 Views / 5 Replies  
WELCOME then.

Be sure to find and use the tweaks found in the recent forums here. More WUs are to be had with ease using these tweaks.
Posted by kkneisley, on Feb 4, 2002 at 12:04 AM, in Team MacNN
Typical WUs: G4/500 - 140 (163 was best... 250 Views / 16 Replies  
Typical WUs:

G4/500 - 140 (163 was best day)
G4/800DP - total potential is around 180/CPU (360/per day)

These were with the Memory Tweaks and Logged out at least 50% of the day.

Kinda...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 24, 2002 at 12:30 PM, in Team MacNN
I'm game. Hell, I might as well seeing that I am... 236 Views / 15 Replies  
I'm game. Hell, I might as well seeing that I am in the top 10 of TeamNN!

But to win folks, we need to get rid of those zeros!
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 23, 2002 at 01:10 AM, in Team MacNN
Hey, tinrib. Check out these (and other... 196 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey, tinrib.

Check out these (and other topics here on the forums) for OSX CLI tips and tweaks. Be sure to implement the Memory tweak as it seems to be very positive if you have enough RAM to...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 19, 2002 at 11:51 PM, in Team MacNN
Arkham , it looks good! Can't wait to see it... 545 Views / 51 Replies  
Arkham , it looks good! Can't wait to see it mature into a great utility.
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 17, 2002 at 01:13 AM, in Team MacNN
2 nights in a row when I was trying to get a grip... 220 Views / 9 Replies  
2 nights in a row when I was trying to get a grip on the RAM tweak my #1 java thread choked on the port 80 issue. Ugh. Change both agents over to 443 and I am crossing my fingers tonight. [i think i...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 16, 2002 at 11:59 PM, in Team MacNN
I was thinking the same thing. Maybe we... 400 Views / 36 Replies  
I was thinking the same thing.

Maybe we should have a PRIVATE forum or email list for TeamNN tips and guides. This should include the optimizations found on the team.macnn.com web site.
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 16, 2002 at 09:30 AM, in Team MacNN
nnnnniiiiiiiiiiicccccccccceeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!! ... 545 Views / 51 Replies  
nnnnniiiiiiiiiiicccccccccceeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!

Works for me. Truly mac inspired.
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 15, 2002 at 11:06 PM, in Team MacNN
Yeah, it happens. I got caught once or twice.... 201 Views / 10 Replies  
Yeah, it happens. I got caught once or twice. Check on your connection log at the ubero stats site, as it tells of your last connection.

There is a temporary(?) fix that deals with changing the...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 15, 2002 at 10:05 PM, in Team MacNN
Hey one more thing - The memory tweak is... 400 Views / 36 Replies  
Hey one more thing -

The memory tweak is A++ in my book.

My measily G4/500 is on pace to do 160 units today, up from around 105 the past two days.

WOW! :D

Great find!
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 15, 2002 at 06:09 PM, in Team MacNN
We need many more agents to challenge. There is a... 400 Views / 36 Replies  
We need many more agents to challenge. There is a duel going on between Jdaw and Dyyryath which is resulting in both of them pulling down around 1200 units PER DAY . :eek: AND THEY ARE JUST RAMPING...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 15, 2002 at 06:05 PM, in Team MacNN
There are a few known issues revolving around... 201 Views / 10 Replies  
There are a few known issues revolving around this. I read on the Ubero forum (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Ubero/messages) that you can use a different port to try to remedy this.

Best bet...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 15, 2002 at 05:58 PM, in Team MacNN
Ok, I didn't get a 50-100% increase, but it did... 400 Views / 36 Replies  
Ok, I didn't get a 50-100% increase, but it did run faster. In fact my G4/500 put out the same number of units as one of the agents on my G4/800DP! 37 units in 5.5 hrs! That is up from low 30's,...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 15, 2002 at 09:45 AM, in Team MacNN
I like it. Ya beat me to the banners. Maybe you... 545 Views / 51 Replies  
I like it. Ya beat me to the banners. Maybe you can remove the project logos, and make TeamNN larger?
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 15, 2002 at 01:19 AM, in Team MacNN
I'm game to try this hack. I noticed the mem... 400 Views / 36 Replies  
I'm game to try this hack. I noticed the mem usage tripled from2-3% (of 1.3GB) to almost 9%! One thing being a mac user has taught me is if something is running too slow, throw RAM at it!

My...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 15, 2002 at 01:13 AM, in Team MacNN
The setup app sounds great! Could someone take... 545 Views / 51 Replies  
The setup app sounds great! Could someone take some time and digest the info in Few Ubero Questions topic (http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=25&t=000425) for the install...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 14, 2002 at 11:39 AM, in Team MacNN
Instead of an article, ya think the mothership... 545 Views / 51 Replies  
Instead of an article, ya think the mothership would give a low priority slot in the right side banners? Nothing to bump a paying customer, but hey, ya gotta advertise yourself too! Team MacNN brings...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 12, 2002 at 12:26 AM, in Team MacNN
reader50 is onto something, but I'm not sure if... 545 Views / 51 Replies  
reader50 is onto something, but I'm not sure if trading would actually happen.

I think we need to get the name and idea out for our projects. Which brings us to the number of different projects...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 12, 2002 at 12:07 AM, in Team MacNN
Way cool, but how fresh is the data? Do you glean... 248 Views / 16 Replies  
Way cool, but how fresh is the data? Do you glean it off of Ubero on request, or do you put it into a database every hour?

The attack standings are great. It's nice that I won't have to estimate...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 11, 2002 at 02:26 AM, in Team MacNN
If the ticker happens, be sure to have it stated... 184 Views / 1 Replies  
If the ticker happens, be sure to have it stated in the web browser stats (localhost:8122). This is for those who run CLI.
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 11, 2002 at 12:16 AM, in Team MacNN
Nevermind. :o It was easier that... 220 Views / 9 Replies  
Nevermind. :o

It was easier that expected. For the record, just change the name in the settings and CLICK THE CHECKBOX for each agent you want to rename. If you are running via the terminal,...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 9, 2002 at 04:00 PM, in Team MacNN
Sounds good. Our team has taken a sudden growth... 220 Views / 9 Replies  
Sounds good. Our team has taken a sudden growth spurt with a major player joining w 13K units, although Scott will be toasting him in a day :)

Is there an easy way to rename agents w/o creating...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 9, 2002 at 02:46 PM, in Team MacNN
Arkham: DUDE! YOU F'ING ROCK! :D You... 369 Views / 28 Replies  
Arkham:

DUDE! YOU F'ING ROCK! :D

You can tell that you are a programmer. You know what it takes. I used to know my way around IRIX in the mid-90's, but lack of use makes one's mind soft. OS...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 8, 2002 at 04:02 PM, in Team MacNN
Arkham - nice, simple and elegant! But one... 369 Views / 28 Replies  
Arkham - nice, simple and elegant!

But one flaw exists, but only for DP machines: Is there a way to check for 2 instances running, and appropriately launch the non-running agent? It is above my...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 8, 2002 at 12:11 PM, in Team MacNN
Have a great trip. We'll see ya on the other... 193 Views / 1 Replies  
Have a great trip. We'll see ya on the other side. Hopefully you'll be leaving the computers on!
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 8, 2002 at 11:32 AM, in Team MacNN
[Ubero] We need a motto for our Team! 248 Views / 6 Replies  
Any suggestions? Or does Team MacNN have a standard motto?

Only issue I can see is to NOT say something like macs rule or the like. TCP and FreeDC are kicking serious ass with equal or less...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 8, 2002 at 09:52 AM, in Team MacNN
For your first questions, no, it isn't. I'm... 369 Views / 28 Replies  
For your first questions, no, it isn't.

I'm not sure if cron supports this, but maybe upon boot only? Is your machine(s) on 24/7, or off/on daily? If 24/7, just launch it and forget it :D
...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 8, 2002 at 03:18 AM, in Team MacNN
All the "aggressiveness" or priority slider does... 369 Views / 28 Replies  
All the "aggressiveness" or priority slider does is alter a time delay between calcs. Accordong to the ubero support site, you can run it with the "nice" command, setting it to the -19 priority....
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 7, 2002 at 01:38 AM, in Team MacNN
I don't recall a response upon running the... 369 Views / 28 Replies  
I don't recall a response upon running the script, etc. But the agents are running. You can also view their performance in Process Viewer, and check how much CPU they are snagging.

The agent plays...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 4, 2002 at 09:55 AM, in Team MacNN
Scott - Could you parse the above commands... 369 Views / 28 Replies  
Scott -

Could you parse the above commands for the non-terminal folk? I understand the no hang up, but what about the "&gt;/dev/null &" ?

Thanks!

Anyone else reading -

I 've been running 2...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 3, 2002 at 04:05 PM, in Team MacNN
JEEZ SCOTT! :eek: I was only half kidding... 341 Views / 27 Replies  
JEEZ SCOTT! :eek:

I was only half kidding about what you weren't running :)

Good God!

Well, now I understand why you came up the Ubero ranks so damn fast. Here is my measly "garden"...
Posted by kkneisley, on Jan 1, 2002 at 12:06 PM, in Team MacNN
More like what he's not running on! :p ... 235 Views / 3 Replies  
More like what he's not running on! :p

Seriously, what's in your Ubero Stable? Go ahead and share the rest of your farm as well! :D

MadMilo
Posted by kkneisley, on Dec 31, 2001 at 12:58 AM, in Team MacNN
My want list for Ubero: 1. Optimization... 212 Views / 5 Replies  
My want list for Ubero:

1. Optimization tips for OS X
2. Save tasks on quit - no more abandoned tasks!
3. Team links on the Ubero webpage (public links, that is!)
4. Option to run...
Posted by kkneisley, on Dec 13, 2001 at 10:29 AM, in Team MacNN
Check out ubero if you are running OS X. It... 269 Views / 9 Replies  
Check out ubero if you are running OS X. It behaves well with the system, and doesn't crimp the processor. Of course, I am running on a DP, so I am not sure. It does run all day long, though!

If...
Posted by kkneisley, on Dec 13, 2001 at 10:12 AM, in Team MacNN
Does Win NT, 2000, or XP fit into this at all? Or... 318 Views / 16 Replies  
Does Win NT, 2000, or XP fit into this at all? Or does one need something else, on ther Mac or PC?

Thx!
Posted by kkneisley, on Oct 27, 2001 at 12:30 AM, in Mac OS X
I understand your anguish. I am running a G3/333... 239 Views / 5 Replies  
I understand your anguish. I am running a G3/333 at work, with the full array of scsi, adb, and serial equipment.

I will WARN YOU NOW...

The G3 runs 10.1 decently. It's no G4, but you are not...
Posted by kkneisley, on Oct 8, 2001 at 06:01 PM, in Mac OS X
Heh. Thin ice or uncharted territory? I don't use... 263 Views / 9 Replies  
Heh. Thin ice or uncharted territory? I don't use a modem except for fax, but I'd venture to guess that it comes down to scripts and if OS X will recognize the modem brand and model.

Good luck.
...
Posted by kkneisley, on Oct 4, 2001 at 12:35 AM, in Mac OS X
To clarify and further this, RAID 0 or Striping,... 665 Views / 45 Replies  
To clarify and further this, RAID 0 or Striping, can be done with 2 or more drives. They do NOT need to be paired, or even equal.

RAID 1 is called Mirroring, and is also good for all of your...
Posted by kkneisley, on Oct 3, 2001 at 10:58 PM, in Mac OS X
Here is the definitive answer from a CD-R vs... 318 Views / 11 Replies  
Here is the definitive answer from a CD-R vs CD-RW chart in a Yamaha CD-RW manual:

Erasable? Yes - May be re-recorded up to 999 times

That puts it at 1000 writes if you count the initial round....
Posted by kkneisley, on Feb 24, 2001 at 01:07 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Be sure that your mousing surface is not glossy... 247 Views / 11 Replies  
Be sure that your mousing surface is not glossy or printed. This includes simulated wood desktops (they are actually printed, check it out with a mag glass.) My big ol honkin' Intellimouse Explorer...
Posted by kkneisley, on Feb 21, 2001 at 10:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
Don't feel too stupid. It is only natural to go... 308 Views / 5 Replies  
Don't feel too stupid. It is only natural to go for the guts of the problem, w/o looking at something like that.

I'm glad you shared your problem. My cart lites are flashing (low ink), but I would...
Posted by kkneisley, on Feb 20, 2001 at 02:56 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I doubt that you will find a higher res color... 327 Views / 5 Replies  
I doubt that you will find a higher res color printer for under $2100. just doesn't exist. If you need color, take a good look at the new Epsons. Blew my mind, and I am a picky graphic designer. Even...
Posted by kkneisley, on Feb 20, 2001 at 10:14 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
You shouldn't post the same question in different... 273 Views / 3 Replies  
You shouldn't post the same question in different forum sections.

Check out your other post in G3/G4: http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/Forum12/HTML/002086.html

The TIL article is listed about...
Posted by kkneisley, on Feb 20, 2001 at 12:46 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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