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Check the team MacNN mailbox, I think I sent it... 927 Views / 18 Replies  
Check the team MacNN mailbox, I think I sent it several days ago by the altered address you posted, and I just sent it using the link in your PM. Sorry I can't host it myself at this time, but I'm...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Dec 16, 2007 at 11:34 AM, in Team MacNN
I signed up at Team MacNN but never received the... 927 Views / 18 Replies  
I signed up at Team MacNN but never received the password. I did send zombie67 a copy tho.
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Dec 9, 2007 at 09:27 PM, in Team MacNN
Internet Sharing 359 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a wireless card in my PB whose connection I would like to share with my iMac via ethernet or firewire. I've gone to the sharing preference pane on the PB and the iMac to enable the appropriate...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Dec 8, 2007 at 05:05 PM, in Networking
Yes I did, but I don't have my page up yet so I... 927 Views / 18 Replies  
Yes I did, but I don't have my page up yet so I have nowhere to host it.
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Dec 8, 2007 at 04:49 PM, in Team MacNN
BOINC Front Page 927 Views / 18 Replies  
Zombie 67 is on the front page at BOINC (http://boinc.berkeley.edu). It won't last more than 24 hours I imagine, so...

Congratulations zombie67!
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Dec 8, 2007 at 07:10 AM, in Team MacNN
Thanks for the heads up, I'm going to check it... 558 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the heads up, I'm going to check it out.
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Nov 23, 2007 at 11:49 PM, in Team MacNN
I see [email protected] suggests a 64 bit cpu for Mac. Is... 558 Views / 5 Replies  
I see [email protected] suggests a 64 bit cpu for Mac. Is running it on a G4 pointless?
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Nov 23, 2007 at 08:57 AM, in Team MacNN
Had to put my 1.25 GHz iMac & 800 MHz Yikes! in... 1,199 Views / 20 Replies  
Had to put my 1.25 GHz iMac & 800 MHz Yikes! in storage along with all the rest of my belongings. Running my 1.67 GHz PowerBook here in the truck and I gave a friend my 800 MHz iMac, just waiting for...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jul 13, 2007 at 11:42 AM, in Team MacNN
That's pretty cool, but I wonder if it can be... 876 Views / 5 Replies  
That's pretty cool, but I wonder if it can be used to remotely control BOINC on a WAN?
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 8, 2007 at 07:31 AM, in Team MacNN
Boy was I surprised when I got up this morning... 671 Views / 3 Replies  
Boy was I surprised when I got up this morning and my 188 hour WU was gone. At first I thought BAM had screwed me again, but no I'm still attached to Lattice. Kinda nice for a change as opposed to...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 8, 2007 at 07:20 AM, in Team MacNN
Wow, those are some big WUs. Hope my single G4... 671 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, those are some big WUs. Hope my single G4 can finish before it's due...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 8, 2007 at 12:21 AM, in Team MacNN
Let me start off by saying that I could not code... 145,297 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Let me start off by saying that I could not code my way out of a wet paper bag. :rolleyes: Also, I am a PPC Luddite (had four PPC Macs, just added an upgraded PCI PM) and think it's great that you...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 5, 2007 at 04:34 AM, in Team MacNN
One Mac started running BOINC as a daemon after a... 4,586 Views / 104 Replies  
One Mac started running BOINC as a daemon after a reboot, the other didn't. Tried removing boinc from /Library/StartupItems and rerunning Make_BOINC_Service.sh script and it still doesn't run at...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on May 26, 2007 at 03:17 PM, in Team MacNN
Strange, 5.9.12 seems to have disabled running... 4,586 Views / 104 Replies  
Strange, 5.9.12 seems to have disabled running BOINC as a daemon or system service on both machines I've installed it on so far (iMac G4 800 & 1.25, 10.4.9). Anyone know about this, or have...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on May 26, 2007 at 10:00 AM, in Team MacNN
Is 5.9.12 stable? 4,586 Views / 104 Replies  
Is 5.9.12 stable?
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on May 25, 2007 at 08:04 PM, in Team MacNN
While I cannot say for sure which CPU the Mini... 1,209 Views / 3 Replies  
While I cannot say for sure which CPU the Mini uses, I believe it uses a notebook processor for power and heat conservation. Is the notebook CPU smaller than the desktop CPU? I do know that the Mini...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on May 14, 2007 at 12:39 AM, in Team MacNN
[email protected] on Xbox 360 under consideration... 2,255 Views / 64 Replies  
[email protected] on Xbox 360 under consideration (http://www.engadget.com/2007/05/13/folding-home-on-xbox-360-under-consideration/)
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on May 13, 2007 at 01:13 PM, in Team MacNN
I've gotten one work unit on my 1.67 G4, the 1.25... 4,586 Views / 104 Replies  
I've gotten one work unit on my 1.67 G4, the 1.25 & 800 G4s have not gotten any.
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on May 12, 2007 at 11:42 PM, in Team MacNN
Somehow that's what I figured. :( Just for... 2,255 Views / 64 Replies  
Somehow that's what I figured. :(

Just for future reference, is it possible to run Folding as a start-up item instead of as a log-in item?
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on May 12, 2007 at 12:19 AM, in Team MacNN
A buddy gave me an 800 MHz G4 Sonnet Encore/Zif... 2,255 Views / 64 Replies  
A buddy gave me an 800 MHz G4 Sonnet Encore/Zif card which will be installed just as soon as I find a recipient. I'm wondering if it would be worth it to put this machine on Folding, or should I just...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on May 11, 2007 at 07:25 AM, in Team MacNN
I'm running all single core PPCs so I can't offer... 581 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm running all single core PPCs so I can't offer any advice in the multi-core area, but I do know of Mac Admin Tools (http://boinc.berkeley.edu/mac_admin_tools.php). I'm using the "Running BOINC as...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on May 6, 2007 at 12:34 AM, in Team MacNN
OK, I know nothing about Chicken Good, but I have... 145,297 Views / 1,309 Replies  
OK, I know nothing about Chicken Good, but I have to ask - is the name a tribute or reference to The Fifth Element? :screwy:
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Apr 26, 2007 at 08:56 PM, in Team MacNN
In Keychain Access, there is an option to put a... 735 Views / 4 Replies  
In Keychain Access, there is an option to put a padlock icon in the menu bar. From there you can "Lock Screen" without activating the screen saver. Plus it eliminates the aggravation of accidently...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Apr 16, 2007 at 10:26 PM, in Team MacNN
I wonder why three is the optimum number? Seems... 2,255 Views / 64 Replies  
I wonder why three is the optimum number? Seems to me that having two quad core processors, running one SMP client for each of the two CPU's, or one for each of the eight cores would be optimum. I'm...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Apr 12, 2007 at 01:46 AM, in Team MacNN
Anybody got an invitation? 1,258 Views / 13 Replies  
Anybody got an invitation?
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Apr 10, 2007 at 10:25 PM, in Team MacNN
That would surprise me because it would surely... 7,385 Views / 63 Replies  
That would surprise me because it would surely raise the price and the whole idea behind the Mini is low price and small form factor.
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Apr 7, 2007 at 04:47 PM, in Team MacNN
Does anyone know if the improved PPC app is out... 781 Views / 3 Replies  
Does anyone know if the improved PPC app is out yet, and if it address' the work units that can run for hundreds of hours?

I had to stop crunching SZTAKI after wasting hundreds or thousands of...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Apr 1, 2007 at 02:06 PM, in Team MacNN
Looks like OS X, Linux and Windoze are up against... 2,255 Views / 64 Replies  
Looks like OS X, Linux and Windoze are up against some very stiff competition!

PS3 Triples Folding At Home's Computing Power to Over 500 TFLOPS...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Mar 23, 2007 at 02:02 PM, in Team MacNN
Is each CPU running at 1.8 GHz? If so, how did... 731 Views / 7 Replies  
Is each CPU running at 1.8 GHz? If so, how did you accomplish that?

Chris
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Feb 23, 2007 at 10:58 PM, in Team MacNN
Is anyone else getting WUs that appear to hang at... 664 Views / 10 Replies  
Is anyone else getting WUs that appear to hang at 99.xx%? I have three G4 7450s running 10.4.8 with WUs that get to that point and seem to stop - even the CPU monitor shows idle while the WU is...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Feb 18, 2007 at 02:12 PM, in Team MacNN
Thanks for the link Zombie. I wish I could find... 1,827 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the link Zombie. I wish I could find out more about what they are running, if it can be set to not do work while in use, and if there is any score keeping (selfish, I know).
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Feb 16, 2007 at 04:11 PM, in Team MacNN
I'd like to know more about it too. 1,827 Views / 4 Replies  
I'd like to know more about it too.
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Feb 16, 2007 at 04:32 AM, in Team MacNN
Does anyone know if this is a good update for... 771 Views / 12 Replies  
Does anyone know if this is a good update for PPC? Is there still any reason to install the optimized BOINC Superbench "core" into the BOINC app? Haven't all the PPC projects moved away from...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Feb 2, 2007 at 12:34 AM, in Team MacNN
Chris here in Denver, CO, USA. Truck driver by... 1,149 Views / 23 Replies  
Chris here in Denver, CO, USA. Truck driver by night, quasi-geek by day. Got my first computer in 2001, it took OS X to convince me that it was time. Started running SETI classic about 2002, 24/7...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Dec 12, 2006 at 04:30 PM, in Team MacNN
BOINC Unable To Connect 479 Views / 0 Replies  
BOINC Manager 5.4.9 was running fine on my 1.67 G4 PB, OS 10.4.8, but then I checked it and it showed the message "BOINC Manager - Connection Failed" I've tried Select Computer in the Advanced menu...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Nov 24, 2006 at 08:10 PM, in Team MacNN
World Community Grid & BOINC Optimized 1,189 Views / 0 Replies  
For those that crunch WCG, they have changed their method of awarding points. The deal breaker for me is that if you claim a statistically high number of points, they will discard it from the...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Nov 8, 2006 at 05:35 AM, in Team MacNN
That, and the potential of the GPU processing are... 858 Views / 7 Replies  
That, and the potential of the GPU processing are good news. I have 5 single processor Macs at the moment, though I am hoping to pick up a dual core 2.3 G5 someday. But what I'd really like to see is...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Nov 5, 2006 at 05:47 AM, in Team MacNN
I think you have two options: 1. Add BOINC... 145,297 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I think you have two options:

1. Add BOINC to every users Log In/Start Up items in the Accounts Preference Pane. Of course, this requires that someone be logged in at all times. Perhaps you could...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Oct 7, 2006 at 05:30 AM, in Team MacNN
OK, I don't know how or why, but I was able to... 1,273 Views / 16 Replies  
OK, I don't know how or why, but I was able to edit seababy's post before I logged in. In this case it's no big loss (an ad for some site selling Photoshop w/o the box & manual), but obviously this...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Oct 2, 2006 at 07:18 AM, in Team MacNN
Gotcha, thanks. Chris 1,149 Views / 21 Replies  
Gotcha, thanks.
Chris
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Aug 29, 2006 at 10:14 AM, in Team MacNN
Which file is the -return-results-immediately... 1,149 Views / 21 Replies  
Which file is the -return-results-immediately flag in and what should it read?

Thanks, Chris
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Aug 28, 2006 at 11:12 PM, in Team MacNN
If they use Fast User Switching instead of doing... 651 Views / 6 Replies  
If they use Fast User Switching instead of doing a complete logout, BOINC should continue to run. Or you could put BOINCManager in the startup items of each user.
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jul 13, 2006 at 07:13 AM, in Team MacNN
I had to abort the WU that was at 40 hours & 7.9%... 517 Views / 2 Replies  
I had to abort the WU that was at 40 hours & 7.9% as it was due tomorrow, so I reset the project.

I was not aware of optimized SZTAKI apps, where are they available from?
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jul 12, 2006 at 08:46 PM, in Team MacNN
What's up with SZTAKI? 517 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a WU that has run for 34 hours, has 34 hours to go (and climbing) and is 7.5% done. Another has run for 6 hours with 6 hours to go (and climbing), it is 7.55% done. A third one is 6% done...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jul 12, 2006 at 04:53 PM, in Team MacNN
Is this... 572 Views / 3 Replies  
Is this (http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/team/viewTeamInfo.do?teamId=TT3Z7MZXP1) what you are looking for?
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 29, 2006 at 01:28 AM, in Team MacNN
Minimizing CPU Usage 551 Views / 1 Replies  
Recently I learned that the BOINCManager window uses on average about 8% of my 1.25 G4's cycles. Closing the window, and using Boinc Stats Viewer (download link)...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 25, 2006 at 02:45 AM, in Team MacNN
I am by no stretch of the imagination even... 145,297 Views / 1,309 Replies  
I am by no stretch of the imagination even remotely knowledgeable about matters of the command line. But yes, you do. I imagine because when finished it writes the wisdom file to the drive. But I...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 23, 2006 at 03:32 AM, in Team MacNN
Probably best to run it in single user mode, or... 145,297 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Probably best to run it in single user mode, or console. Barring that, fire up Activity Monitor and quit all the other apps & background process' that you can without logging yourself out to do so...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 23, 2006 at 12:39 AM, in Team MacNN
v 5.0.9 is out and seems to have fixed the... 425 Views / 1 Replies  
v 5.0.9 is out and seems to have fixed the missing lib and downloading issues for 10.3.9 in v 5.0.8.
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 22, 2006 at 04:37 PM, in Team MacNN
Wow, thanks to the great work done by Alex... 145,297 Views / 1,309 Replies  
Wow, thanks to the great work done by Alex optimizing the Mac worker, I have now set SETI's resource share back up where it was before enhanced was introduced.

Rock 'n roll baby, lets find us...
Posted by ChillyWilly5280, on Jun 22, 2006 at 12:10 PM, in Team MacNN
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