Posts by [B^S]ST47
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1) Message boards : Number crunching : Could We Get a Paper On This? (Message 3597)
Posted 30 May 2008 by [B^S]ST47
Welcome to the internet. Sometimes things go wrong. If you think you can run a project, then please do so, we'd all love to have a perfectly optimized BOINC project with no downtime and work always available...
2) Message boards : Number crunching : Problem with new W/Us (Message 3529)
Posted 27 May 2008 by [B^S]ST47
This is obviously a new problem, but app 1.22 has been out for a while. Interesting that it hangs on Linux boxes but fails immediately on Windows. That explains why I haven't found any compute errors on non-Windows OSes. I have a few good results that I'm going to allow to finish, then I'm going to no new work, at least until I'm available to test some more. Good luck to the dev team on this one!
3) Message boards : Number crunching : Problem with new W/Us (Message 3526)
Posted 27 May 2008 by [B^S]ST47
it's starting with gs_3737082, for example these tasks:

The client returns an error code of -1, with this error message:

- exit code -1 (0xffffffff)
Error reading into background_parameters:


They are reported as 0 cpu seconds, and they consistently fail immediately upon execution on my system, computer 7004, app version 1.22 on Windows XP Pro SP2 using BOINC 6.1.16 prerelease. It also occurs on clients 5.10.45 and 6.1.0, and on Windows Vista and Windows Server. I have not seen any errored out units to Linux machines. This workunit [1] has errored out on 5 machines, and this [2] is a sample return. This [3] is another return, where "Process got signal ll".

[1] http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/workunit.php?wuid=30463612
[2] http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/result.php?resultid=30889520
[3] http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/result.php?resultid=30876823

Update: I have located several units that do not fail. I'm using the workunit name in the boinc client for these information, and do not know how to find these pages on the website. Once the results post, I will give you links.

These names fail:

These do not:

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