Welcome to MilkyWay@home

Temporary Availability of the ATI application through BOINC


Advanced search

Message boards : Number crunching : Temporary Availability of the ATI application through BOINC
Message board moderation

To post messages, you must log in.

Previous · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · Next

AuthorMessage
Cluster Physik

Send message
Joined: 26 Jul 08
Posts: 627
Credit: 94,940,203
RAC: 0
50 million credit badge10 year member badgeextraordinary contributions badge
Message 30617 - Posted: 12 Sep 2009, 21:17:09 UTC - in response to Message 30599.  

Device 0: ATI Radeon HD 4800 (RV770)
GPU core clock: 817 MHz
GPU time: 70.375 seconds

That doesn't look very promising... a 3 stream Wu done in 70.3 sec. @817Mhz...
Seems that it cannot compensate the credit cut..

He runs a X2 in crossfire mode (on XP, with Vista/Win7 the negative impact isn't as big). If you want to see a representative time, look here. Generally it will be below 50 seconds for a HD4870 at stock clocks and slightly below 60 seconds on a HD4850. An overclocked HD4890 will cross the 40 seconds mark (900MHz should be enough for touching it).
ID: 30617 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Bill592
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 19 May 09
Posts: 30
Credit: 1,062,540
RAC: 0
1 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30619 - Posted: 12 Sep 2009, 21:34:13 UTC - in response to Message 30617.  

ID: 30619 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Cluster Physik

Send message
Joined: 26 Jul 08
Posts: 627
Credit: 94,940,203
RAC: 0
50 million credit badge10 year member badgeextraordinary contributions badge
Message 30620 - Posted: 12 Sep 2009, 21:46:33 UTC - in response to Message 30619.  
Last modified: 12 Sep 2009, 21:47:53 UTC

ID: 30620 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Divide Overflow
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 16 Feb 09
Posts: 109
Credit: 11,089,510
RAC: 0
10 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30622 - Posted: 12 Sep 2009, 22:16:51 UTC - in response to Message 30620.  

Maybe ATI should send me one to test on :D

With as much as you've done to advance crunching on ATI hardware, I know of few people who deserve one more.

That means a "long" triple stream WU will just take slightly more than 20 seconds (my guess: 21.x seconds) on a HD5870 with the soon to be released 0.20 version.

I can't wait to get both the card and the new app. :)
ID: 30622 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Profile[SETI.USA]Tank_Master

Send message
Joined: 2 Sep 07
Posts: 24
Credit: 26,244,596
RAC: 0
20 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30627 - Posted: 12 Sep 2009, 23:30:31 UTC

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_ATI_graphics_processing_units#Radeon_Evergreen_.28HD_5xxx.29_series

according to wiki, the 5850 will have a clock speed of 725. You can see the other cards coming out soon (both in sept and oct)
ID: 30627 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Bryan

Send message
Joined: 26 Jun 09
Posts: 47
Credit: 276,827,695
RAC: 151
200 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30631 - Posted: 13 Sep 2009, 1:25:21 UTC - in response to Message 30627.  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_ATI_graphics_processing_units#Radeon_Evergreen_.28HD_5xxx.29_series

according to wiki, the 5850 will have a clock speed of 725. You can see the other cards coming out soon (both in sept and oct)


The heck w/ the 5870 x2 I want the 5870 x8! I ought to work a deal w/ the power company .... they buy me the card and I pay to run it!
Bryan

ID: 30631 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
ProfileThe Gas Giant
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 24 Dec 07
Posts: 1947
Credit: 240,884,648
RAC: 0
200 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30641 - Posted: 13 Sep 2009, 4:55:12 UTC

LOL....I'll believe that one exists when I see it. Just scaring nvidia maybe?
ID: 30641 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Profile[SETI.USA]Tank_Master

Send message
Joined: 2 Sep 07
Posts: 24
Credit: 26,244,596
RAC: 0
20 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30642 - Posted: 13 Sep 2009, 5:45:14 UTC

yeah, well, the 2870 x2 has nothing on my card!

ID: 30642 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
WimTea

Send message
Joined: 16 Nov 07
Posts: 23
Credit: 4,774,710
RAC: 0
3 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30658 - Posted: 13 Sep 2009, 11:30:19 UTC

Mega LOL!

Still dreaming of a HD4870, should never have gotten that slightly cheaper NV9600... Will have to wait for a HD9876 or something moneywise now.
ID: 30658 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Divide Overflow
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 16 Feb 09
Posts: 109
Credit: 11,089,510
RAC: 0
10 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30684 - Posted: 13 Sep 2009, 17:47:26 UTC

So, what was the verdict on this test?

Does the server code still need to be updated for this to work?
Was anyone able to crunch with the test project ATI application?
ID: 30684 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
ProfileCrunch3r
Volunteer developer
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 17 Feb 08
Posts: 363
Credit: 258,227,990
RAC: 0
200 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30703 - Posted: 13 Sep 2009, 21:41:41 UTC - in response to Message 30684.  

So, what was the verdict on this test?


They screwed up.


Does the server code still need to be updated for this to work?


Yes.


Was anyone able to crunch with the test project ATI application?


No.

Join Support science! Joinc Team BOINC United now!
ID: 30703 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Profilebanditwolf
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 12 Nov 07
Posts: 2425
Credit: 524,164
RAC: 0
500 thousand credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30754 - Posted: 14 Sep 2009, 0:28:45 UTC - in response to Message 30703.  

So, what was the verdict on this test?


They screwed up.


Does the server code still need to be updated for this to work?


Yes.


Was anyone able to crunch with the test project ATI application?


No.


I'm not suprised.
Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected the expected?
If it makes sense, DON'T do it.
ID: 30754 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
ProfileCrunch3r
Volunteer developer
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 17 Feb 08
Posts: 363
Credit: 258,227,990
RAC: 0
200 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 30757 - Posted: 14 Sep 2009, 0:53:31 UTC - in response to Message 30754.  

So, what was the verdict on this test?


They screwed up.


Does the server code still need to be updated for this to work?


Yes.


Was anyone able to crunch with the test project ATI application?


No.


I'm not suprised.





Join Support science! Joinc Team BOINC United now!
ID: 30757 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
ProfileSlicker [TopGun]

Send message
Joined: 20 Mar 08
Posts: 46
Credit: 69,382,802
RAC: 0
50 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 31006 - Posted: 15 Sep 2009, 20:42:32 UTC

Don't feel bad that it didn't work or that the server was the reason. The Collatz project is running server 611 and it still doesn't work.

Even in 611, the sched_customize.cpp didn't have ATI listed as using the gpu. I modified it as follows, but there are still a few other items missing as it still doesn't work.

bool app_plan_uses_gpu(const char* plan_class) {
    if (!strcmp(plan_class, "cuda")) {
        return true;
    }
    //the following test is missing in 611 code
    if (!strcmp(plan_class, "ati")) {
        return true;
    }

    return false;
}

ID: 31006 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
zombie67 [MM]
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 29 Aug 07
Posts: 115
Credit: 265,215,712
RAC: 0
200 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 31223 - Posted: 20 Sep 2009, 3:07:47 UTC

So what's the story? Collatz has it working now. When will MW?

ID: 31223 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
ProfilePaul D. Buck

Send message
Joined: 12 Apr 08
Posts: 621
Credit: 161,934,067
RAC: 0
100 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 31228 - Posted: 20 Sep 2009, 4:52:21 UTC - in response to Message 31223.  

So what's the story? Collatz has it working now. When will MW?

Well, I think that they have also been working on the server code too ... along with all the other things they are doing over there.

Not sure if they really have all the sever side problems worked out ... I know the 6.10.6 is still bugged though I have not tried it ... for one thing, 6.10.3 is working well enough and when the reports say that there are still issues, why dive in?

Anyway, don't blame the staff ... this should have been worked out by the UCB developers last year when CUDA was implemented ...
ID: 31228 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Gill..
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 25 Aug 09
Posts: 12
Credit: 179,143,357
RAC: 0
100 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 31230 - Posted: 20 Sep 2009, 5:25:17 UTC

So, it says I'm BOINC 6.2.18 for Linux....

Just updated to CCC 9.9 in Linux (my weekend project - almost broke my install last time I tried...but didn't need them with BOINC being the only thing I did on it previously)

Newest Linux version of BOINC is 6.6.36 (Linux x64)...link on that page for GPU's...says I need 6.1.0 for ATI...which I thought wasn't out yet...

can't find the Milky way APP..

it's (BOINC CLIENT) never recognized my card (4870 1 GB)...I'm dying for it to..

So am I on a different version schedule due to Linux? I just want the thing, badly.

I'm building an HTPC to cool the downstairs this winter, hopefully quad coring it with the GPU..

Just give me the app...let me burn my house down please. I'll be a guinea pig if you want to release it on my machine...

So how do I get this thing....and should I update the BOINC client, or should it not really matter and wait for Ubuntu to autoupdate it for me?

Second question...should I just give up and get an Nvidia card for crunching? Thing is...800 stream processors...come on...I don't want to give that up - I'd rather let it heat my house while saving the world (albeit slightly expensively).




ID: 31230 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
ProfilePaul D. Buck

Send message
Joined: 12 Apr 08
Posts: 621
Credit: 161,934,067
RAC: 0
100 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 31231 - Posted: 20 Sep 2009, 6:11:46 UTC

The 6.10.x series is on the download page where all versions are available. Not sure which builds are available for Linux ...

There was a report that Collatz would run on 6.6.36 but I am not sure how they got it going... or which OS ...
ID: 31231 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Profilearkayn
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 14 Feb 09
Posts: 999
Credit: 74,932,619
RAC: 0
50 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 31252 - Posted: 20 Sep 2009, 17:11:27 UTC - in response to Message 31231.  

6.10.4 is the most recent for Linux.

http://boinc.berkeley.edu/dl/?C=M;O=D
ID: 31252 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Profileverstapp
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 26 Jan 09
Posts: 589
Credit: 497,834,261
RAC: 0
300 million credit badge10 year member badge
Message 31260 - Posted: 20 Sep 2009, 21:28:31 UTC

The collatz anonymous client runs well on boinc 6.4.5. Works for me.
Cheers,

PeterV

.
ID: 31260 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Previous · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · Next

Message boards : Number crunching : Temporary Availability of the ATI application through BOINC

©2020 Astroinformatics Group