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Message 41879 - Posted: 1 Sep 2010, 20:18:14 UTC

Is there any way to simply disabled Milkyway@home from running 1.00 on CPU? I'm perfectly alright with it running 0.05 CPU & 1.00 GPU, but I don't want it to use CPU since it's a gigantic waste of power and potential. I have already set MW@H to not use CPU & to have a "1" resource share, while I set World Community Grid to have a "100" resource share, yet Milkyway@home still runs on the CPU.

Please, someone help me with this!

I have a Radeon HD 3850 that crunches MW@H packets in ~15 minutes. It pisses me off to see it running on the CPU where one takes >12 hours.
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Message 41880 - Posted: 1 Sep 2010, 21:19:50 UTC

Are you certain that you have the computer set in the correct venue?

Other option would ne to use the anonymous platform to only download GPU work.
http://www.arkayn.us/milkyway/Win64_0.23_ati.zip
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Message 41881 - Posted: 1 Sep 2010, 22:28:35 UTC

If you're using 6.10 Boinc then you can go to 'Your Account', 'MW pref' and change to no cpu work.
Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected the expected?
If it makes sense, DON'T do it.
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Message 41884 - Posted: 2 Sep 2010, 4:20:56 UTC - in response to Message 41880.  

Are you certain that you have the computer set in the correct venue?

Other option would ne to use the anonymous platform to only download GPU work.
http://www.arkayn.us/milkyway/Win64_0.23_ati.zip

Quite sure it's already set.

I am running official BOINC 6.10.56.

Pentium E2140 @ 2.66GHz
3x2GB DDR2-800
Abit IP35-E
Radeon HD 3850-256
Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
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Message 41906 - Posted: 3 Sep 2010, 2:16:26 UTC

Downloaded WUs for CPU before you disabled CPU in the preferences?

Looks like you just started crunching again and your first download was 1 WU for CPU and 1 WU for GPU (both 1 Sep 2010 1:52:14 UTC). After that time there are only WUs for GPU in your list.
http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/results.php?hostid=209494
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Message 41948 - Posted: 6 Sep 2010, 1:58:26 UTC - in response to Message 41906.  

I decided to unlink my BAM! account to the computer. I'm running a second but I don't have a Radeon HD _800 GPU in it so I can't do MW@H on it. If someone from the local area (ie: Troy) wants to donate one, I'd be glad to take it. :P

Anyways, it seems to be mostly sorted out I suppose. I'm clearing that last CPU one right now. My view is "play nice or don't play at all".
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