MilkyWay@home Version 1.38 Released
MilkyWay@home Version 1.38 Released
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Profile Jake Weiss
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Message 65173 - Posted: 19 Sep 2016, 19:36:22 UTC
Last modified: 19 Sep 2016, 19:36:45 UTC

Hello Everyone,

I just released the newest version of the MilkyWay@home application (1.38). The only major change to this version is an inclusion of the newest BOINC libraries in an attempt to improve compatibility with the new graphics cards.

Mac users will still receive the 1.36 application version for the time being while we work on securing a new Mac computer to build and test on for the future.

If you notice any issues with this application please post them here.

Happy Crunching,


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Message 65174 - Posted: 19 Sep 2016, 19:55:36 UTC - in response to Message 65173.
Last modified: 19 Sep 2016, 20:07:11 UTC

Something's not right with the opencl_ati_101 app.

On my AMD Radeon R9 version 1.36 used to run 11 seconds, now version 1.38 needs more than 10 minutes (see http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/result.php?resultid=1791907717)!?

Most of the time it's not even utilizing the graphic card but running solely on a full cpu core.


Edit: I compared the stdout files of a 1.36 job and a 1.38 job. Looks like 1.38 doesn't detect my gpu anymore...