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he is also cherry picking the nicest work units... 985 Views / 6 Replies  
he is also cherry picking the nicest work units and ditching thousands of others...making him unique in the top 20

even though there arent rules against that in boinc , i reckon its pretty bad...
Posted by adream, on Mar 6, 2008 at 07:55 AM, in Team MacNN
he heh.... thats pretty to the point... 2,122 Views / 17 Replies  
he heh.... thats pretty to the point tesselator... a few notes on my part

as for heat issues , i have run macs and pcs flat out in a variety of situations and have never had an issue with...
Posted by adream, on Jan 24, 2008 at 03:21 PM, in Team MacNN
hi folks i have just done some instructions... 2,122 Views / 17 Replies  
hi folks

i have just done some instructions on a small page here

MacCafe Optimised Seti Install Instructions Mac OS X (http://faf.homeunix.com/boinc.html)

i know it doesn't mention team...
Posted by adream, on Jan 21, 2008 at 01:38 AM, in Team MacNN
my 8-core 10.5 the processors run steadily all... 1,718 Views / 13 Replies  
my 8-core 10.5 the processors run steadily all day between 50 and 62 degrees centigrade (with a measured ambient at 25 degrees)

power supply fan 600
expansion ports fan 500
exhaust fan 600 -...
Posted by adream, on Nov 3, 2007 at 10:14 AM, in Team MacNN
i.m not sure if manually adjusting fan speed is... 1,718 Views / 13 Replies  
i.m not sure if manually adjusting fan speed is such a good idea, the OS is fully capable of doing this for you,

it might be an idea to run without smc control installed for a while in leopard to...
Posted by adream, on Nov 3, 2007 at 10:01 AM, in Team MacNN
running boinc 5.10.27 in leopard, had to do the... 1,718 Views / 13 Replies  
running boinc 5.10.27 in leopard, had to do the reinstall like macruth but other than that all is well

regards

adrian
Posted by adream, on Oct 30, 2007 at 10:16 PM, in Team MacNN
slightly off topic, but my 8-core had its... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
slightly off topic, but my 8-core had its millionth birthday today

thanks to alex and his group of magicians :-)
Posted by adream, on Oct 10, 2007 at 09:16 PM, in Team MacNN
looks like theres some bad workunits and thats... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
looks like theres some bad workunits and thats giving the error -6 Bad workunit header errors

its not just on the optimised apps
Posted by adream, on Oct 10, 2007 at 07:55 PM, in Team MacNN
i too am getting: [email protected] error -6 Bad... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
i too am getting:

[email protected] error -6 Bad workunit header
!swi.data_type || !found || !swi.nsamples
File: /Users/akan/seti/seti_boinc_tarball/mac_build/../client/seti_header.cpp
Line: 210
...
Posted by adream, on Oct 10, 2007 at 06:33 PM, in Team MacNN
weh hey !! many thanks alex and co for... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
weh hey !!

many thanks alex and co for releasing the new clients !

much appreciated,

sorry about whinging the other day in my last post a bit, but i thought i was just reminding you that...
Posted by adream, on Oct 8, 2007 at 08:53 AM, in Team MacNN
ok the last v8 pre release was issued to... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
ok

the last v8 pre release was issued to testers in april

this is in no way a criticism of alex or any other developer, because i know they do actually have proper lives outside seti/boinc he...
Posted by adream, on Oct 7, 2007 at 11:13 AM, in Team MacNN
im going back to using the v8 pre-release by the... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
im going back to using the v8 pre-release by the way, gotta try and knock those pcs from the top 5 .. it does the science properly and overclaims slightly but its alot faster than 7.1mb1

doesnt...
Posted by adream, on Oct 5, 2007 at 04:44 PM, in Team MacNN
well done alex for coming to our rescue ! ... 3,517 Views / 33 Replies  
well done alex for coming to our rescue !

there was a small panic going on with some mac users :-)

we just need to communicate with the users of the v8 pre release to get em to revert to the...
Posted by adream, on Aug 22, 2007 at 08:24 AM, in Team MacNN
AFAIK the aborted units only happen with 5.10.7... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
AFAIK the aborted units only happen with 5.10.7 version of boinc manager,so if yoour not running that they arent gonna happen

regards

adream
Posted by adream, on Jun 27, 2007 at 01:18 PM, in Team MacNN
yup instinctively i would say that big caches on... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
yup instinctively i would say that big caches on slow computers will be effected unless it updates often which doesn't seem to happen

im trying to drop my cache down to a day or so but have 800...
Posted by adream, on Jun 26, 2007 at 06:17 PM, in Team MacNN
AFAIK thats not an error Kenn, thats a new... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
AFAIK thats not an error Kenn, thats a new feature !

once theres a quorum of two reached with results database then your boinc manager is told that crunching these WU's is unnecessary so your...
Posted by adream, on Jun 26, 2007 at 05:10 PM, in Team MacNN
same thing happened to me boinc dumped the... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
same thing happened to me

boinc dumped the optimised client and ran unoptimised for a day, hence the sudden drop in RAC

i just reinstalled the optimised app and all is well

mine was also...
Posted by adream, on Jun 22, 2007 at 06:54 AM, in Team MacNN
have we reached the limit ? 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
this is how my 8-core rac graph looks like,

appears that it has reached the limit of RAC

pretty bleeding amazing tho :-)

regards

adream
Posted by adream, on Jun 18, 2007 at 09:59 AM, in Team MacNN
intestingly theres a v8 being reviewed here... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
intestingly theres a v8 being reviewed here briefly

Intel power PC platforms: Core 2 Extreme QX6800 and V8 | Reg Hardware (http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2007/06/05/review_intel_v8_qx6800/)
Posted by adream, on Jun 6, 2007 at 11:37 AM, in Team MacNN
my 8-core is a standard mac pro xeon machine with... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
my 8-core is a standard mac pro xeon machine with 5GB ram

im using 5.4.9 as the boinc manager (cos its alot less fussy about the location of the boinc data folder). unfortunately it doesn't...
Posted by adream, on Jun 6, 2007 at 10:08 AM, in Team MacNN
he heh... not a leak :-) i got the same... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
he heh... not a leak :-)

i got the same client from alex that you got.... and very grateful too... the battle between our machines is a close one eh? as we have identical gear (mine has 5gb or...
Posted by adream, on May 24, 2007 at 06:53 PM, in Team MacNN
number one computer simap :-) Top computers... 2,054 Views / 43 Replies  
number one computer simap :-)

Top computers (http://boinc.bio.wzw.tum.de/boincsimap/top_hosts.php)
Posted by adream, on May 7, 2007 at 06:46 PM, in Team MacNN
ok problem solved here ! just needed to make... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
ok problem solved here !

just needed to make the bugger executable :-)

chmod +x seti_boinc sorted it out...

should have tried this earlier but, was suffering from a mild case of stupidity......
Posted by adream, on Apr 28, 2007 at 05:39 AM, in Team MacNN
ok heres the situation i have managed to get... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
ok heres the situation

i have managed to get pr6 running fine, no problems

so it looks like a weird zip/unzip problem i have tried every way of unzipping pr7 and it doesnt work...

anyone...
Posted by adream, on Apr 27, 2007 at 08:52 PM, in Team MacNN
well I have problems getting the pre-release V8... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
well I have problems getting the pre-release V8 running on my 8-core mac pro

tried everything im running boinc 5.4.9 via the command line (i have tried 5.8.17 as well with less success)

using...
Posted by adream, on Apr 27, 2007 at 04:10 PM, in Team MacNN
yes i did (after the wasted units) also i changed... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
yes i did (after the wasted units) also i changed the shared memory so its double fixed hopefully, but i daren't set the keep in memory settings on again, as it would hose hundreds of WU if it fails...
Posted by adream, on Apr 22, 2007 at 06:46 AM, in Team MacNN
hi there i have been running alex's 7.2 app... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
hi there

i have been running alex's 7.2 app on my brand new 8-core mac pro for the last couple of days

the first block of WU where trashed as i failed to set my shared memory correctly humpf......
Posted by adream, on Apr 20, 2007 at 02:42 PM, in Team MacNN
oooh the anticipation of alexkan v.8.0 im... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
oooh the anticipation of alexkan v.8.0

im sure beta testing must nearly be over ?

ET's macpro has churned though hundreds of units now with it.. and very impressive too

any release planned...
Posted by adream, on Apr 3, 2007 at 06:37 AM, in Team MacNN
great to hear your still applying your skills on... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
great to hear your still applying your skills on our behalf, cheers alex

regards

adream
Posted by adream, on Feb 17, 2007 at 01:36 PM, in Team MacNN
Hi Alex Frankenmac is a normal cheap asrock... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Hi Alex

Frankenmac is a normal cheap asrock lga 775 motherboard with a e6600 c2d overclocked to 2.89ghz with some fastish matched ram.. running 10.4.8 (modified). if you have a good method of...
Posted by adream, on Dec 11, 2006 at 06:32 AM, in Team MacNN
Thanks alex again for another fine client i... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Thanks alex again for another fine client

i have installed it on an imac and a frankenmac and all is well so far, we'll see what it does for RAC...

no errors so far

I cant believe we are...
Posted by adream, on Dec 10, 2006 at 11:16 AM, in Team MacNN
grrr we're being messed around by jamie.BOT 553 Views / 3 Replies  
Hiya mods

the team resource thread and the one million thread have been screwed up by some spamming tosser... grrr

if you follow the thread yu will end up on some lame dutch site ....
...
Posted by adream, on Dec 5, 2006 at 08:12 AM, in Team MacNN
its a hackintosh (os x running on standard pc... 1,386 Views / 7 Replies  
its a hackintosh (os x running on standard pc hardware) a bit of an experiment but its bleedin fast at [email protected], and alot cheaper to build :-)

adream
Posted by adream, on Nov 23, 2006 at 05:58 PM, in Team MacNN
yup mac tracker or the museum, are useful until... 1,386 Views / 7 Replies  
yup mac tracker or the museum, are useful until you come across:

Computer summary (http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/show_host_detail.php?hostid=2858978)

he heh

regards

adream
Posted by adream, on Nov 21, 2006 at 11:06 AM, in Team MacNN
4's are core duo 5's and 6's are core 2 duo ... 1,386 Views / 7 Replies  
4's are core duo
5's and 6's are core 2 duo

this little app is a valuable asset:

Mactracker - Get info on any Mac (http://www.mactracker.ca/)

regards

adream
Posted by adream, on Nov 18, 2006 at 06:10 PM, in Team MacNN
the latest from berkley regarding server outage... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
the latest from berkley regarding server outage causing our 403 errors

November 14, 2006
A configuration problem on our servers have caused workunit downloads to fail since yesterday afternoon....
Posted by adream, on Nov 14, 2006 at 03:58 PM, in Team MacNN
heres some intructions i wrote last night for a... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
heres some intructions i wrote last night for a couple of friends, hopefully its useful

regards

adream

Step 1.
Go to the boinc download page and download the boinc manager, either the ...
Posted by adream, on Nov 3, 2006 at 09:13 PM, in Team MacNN
i second that, stuffit is bleedin useless... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
i second that, stuffit is bleedin useless nowadays, often screwing with zip files

bomarchivehelper is very good, very quick and leaves unix stuff well alone

its in /system/library/coreservices/...
Posted by adream, on Nov 1, 2006 at 12:53 PM, in Team MacNN
cool nice link Gecko , heres mine ... 1,023 Views / 16 Replies  
cool nice link Gecko ,

heres mine

adreams stats (http://www.andyk.de/boinc/pc.php?pid=sah&uid=18807&query=user&ev=on&av_seconds=on&avcc=on&avgc=on&trsh=0&tch=on&lwu=on&hsort=not)

my dual 2,7...
Posted by adream, on Oct 31, 2006 at 04:30 PM, in Team MacNN
Many thanks Alex for another fine client, ... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Many thanks Alex for another fine client,

its running here on a couple of g4s and my dual 2.7 g5, all faster and no errors yet :)

i really appreciate your efforts to enhance the clients
...
Posted by adream, on Oct 27, 2006 at 09:00 AM, in Team MacNN
at the risk of sounding over eager :-) is version... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
at the risk of sounding over eager :-) is version 7 ppc availabe for release yet alex ?

regards

adream
Posted by adream, on Oct 26, 2006 at 06:10 AM, in Team MacNN
me too alex, count me in for a test run i... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
me too alex, count me in for a test run

i have pm'ed you

regards

adream
Posted by adream, on Oct 16, 2006 at 04:42 PM, in Team MacNN
hi people yup, very sad indeed, hopefully... 1,512 Views / 26 Replies  
hi people

yup, very sad indeed, hopefully once the dust settles the call of the optimisation will get him back !

the deleted forum thread is here : http://calbe.dw70.de/cheating.htm but dont...
Posted by adream, on Jun 2, 2006 at 09:48 PM, in Team MacNN
pmed you alex about volunteering my dual 2.7 g5 ... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
pmed you alex about volunteering my dual 2.7 g5

regards

adream
Posted by adream, on Jun 1, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Team MacNN
sofar so good here on my dual 2.7 G5: ... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
sofar so good here on my dual 2.7 G5:

http://setiweb.ssl.berkeley.edu/results.php?hostid=2406731

the last 23 results or so are with v4

no errors so far, and the 60ish credit units are coming...
Posted by adream, on May 31, 2006 at 05:18 PM, in Team MacNN
the server isnt accepting uploads at the mo, all... 140,489 Views / 1,309 Replies  
the server isnt accepting uploads at the mo, all my clients are backing up results too, both windoze and mac

regards

adream
Posted by adream, on May 29, 2006 at 05:33 PM, in Team MacNN
the wisdom file, enhanced client and appinfo.xml ... 109,723 Views / 970 Replies  
the wisdom file, enhanced client and appinfo.xml should all be in projects/setiathome.berkeley.edu folder

remeber that the bigfft_wisdom file must have no extension (ie .txt.)

regards
adream
Posted by adream, on Apr 28, 2006 at 10:28 AM, in Team MacNN
there isnt such a big jump in performance between... 109,723 Views / 970 Replies  
there isnt such a big jump in performance between alpha 5.2 and 5.3 my dual 2.7 g5 used to average around 2400-500 with 5.2 and now it sits between 2100-200 which is still a very useful increase....
Posted by adream, on Apr 27, 2006 at 12:29 PM, in Team MacNN
navigate to the directory then type ... 109,723 Views / 970 Replies  
navigate to the directory then type ./fft_test2

that should do it :)

adream
Posted by adream, on Apr 26, 2006 at 08:45 PM, in Team MacNN
you dont need to unmount just type reboot in... 109,723 Views / 970 Replies  
you dont need to unmount just type reboot in single user to restart the mac normaly

yes the wisdom file will be waiting for you on the desktop when you log back in

regards
adream
Posted by adream, on Apr 26, 2006 at 01:40 PM, in Team MacNN
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