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Message 45549 - Posted: 13 Jan 2011, 17:40:08 UTC
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I recompiled the client and hard coded 10,000 cpus, so as to get a decent cache in case of server problems, but it's topping out at 96 WU.

There is an option in the project config.xml file -

<max_ncpus>N</max_ncpus> - An upper bound on NCPUS (default: 16)

Would the admins consider upping this limit so that those who want to can use this method of increasing the cache so that more work can be done?

On my 4 GPU system, I need 5530 cpus to get a 3-day cache.
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Message 45550 - Posted: 13 Jan 2011, 17:58:34 UTC

Like that will happen. If they wanted you to have 5000+ wus or a 3 day cache they would set it to do that.
Doesn't expecting the unexpected make the unexpected the expected?
If it makes sense, DON'T do it.
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Message 45553 - Posted: 13 Jan 2011, 21:41:30 UTC - in response to Message 45550.  

Oooh so cynical :-) , I suppose that's better than gullible..

You mean to say they are deliberately slowing the pace for some reason? Implying they have a vested interest in delaying the project?
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Message 45560 - Posted: 14 Jan 2011, 4:17:51 UTC - in response to Message 45553.  

Oooh so cynical :-)

Not my intent. The 'you' was ment is general terms not you personally. It would make more sense for them to change project side if they wanted hundreds or thousands of wus per system.

You mean to say they are deliberately slowing the pace for some reason? Implying they have a vested interest in delaying the project?

The project wants the results to be as relevant as possible by not alotting large amounts of wus to be downloaded at once. The parameters change as the search progresses. A year or so ago there was talk about gpu wus upto 100x larger but that seems to have fizzled. (there is even a MW GPU site)
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Message 45937 - Posted: 3 Feb 2011, 5:25:38 UTC - in response to Message 45560.  

Oooh so cynical :-)

Not my intent. The 'you' was ment is general terms not you personally. It would make more sense for them to change project side if they wanted hundreds or thousands of wus per system.

You mean to say they are deliberately slowing the pace for some reason? Implying they have a vested interest in delaying the project?

The project wants the results to be as relevant as possible by not alotting large amounts of wus to be downloaded at once. The parameters change as the search progresses. A year or so ago there was talk about gpu wus upto 100x larger but that seems to have fizzled. (there is even a MW GPU site)

Where?
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Message 45940 - Posted: 3 Feb 2011, 12:17:37 UTC - in response to Message 45937.  

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