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Message 51786 - Posted: 30 Nov 2011, 21:57:32 UTC

Matthew A was able to get the database stabilized, and it looks like we are running smoothly again.

It appears that the SQL query threads were not timing out properly, and were jamming the CPU with worthless tasks. This has been remedied.

While we expect to run smoothly for now, other database issues may pop up - the FreeBSD operating system that is currently running Milkyway@home is old, and notoriously incompatible with modern SQL. Of course, we hope to not have more problems.

We are ordering a new server, and should transition over to it in mid-December. We'll post the specs once we finalize them, and keep you posted.

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Message 51796 - Posted: 1 Dec 2011, 20:12:36 UTC

M,

got today a very big WU (234 hours BIG) is this normal?? and the deadline is 13 december

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Message 51797 - Posted: 2 Dec 2011, 0:05:45 UTC - in response to Message 51796.  
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M,

got today a very big WU (234 hours BIG) is this normal?? and the deadline is 13 december

Klaas


The n-body tasks vary in actual run length. The guess time is much larger and not very acurate. Let it run a bit and calculate out the time yourself to see if you want to run it. Lately I have had two that wanted to run over 80 hours each, I only ran one and aborted the other.

Also next time go to the "Numbers Crunching" section and do a little searching. You don't need to post this multiple times.
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Message 51914 - Posted: 11 Dec 2011, 4:22:09 UTC - in response to Message 51786.  

I am sorry guys but untill you get this server fixed I am leaving the project.I am so tired of seeing my score shot to 7734 the hard way and the server constantly breaking down.Please be assured I will return when you get this server fixed and my score is restored.contact me at dragon7404@mediacombb.net[/b]
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Message 51916 - Posted: 11 Dec 2011, 11:31:56 UTC
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Ähm. in January (latest news because thailand? right?)they get a new server. I dont think someone will contact you on your email then sir ^^ only read the news every day and you will see the date when they switch the server. See it that way, everybody lost his hard worked RAC ^^
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