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Message 66015 - Posted: 14 Dec 2016, 5:32:37 UTC

Just installed BOINC 7.6.33 on a domain controller with an AMD 6850 GPU. When I joined it to MilkyWay, BOINC downloaded a plethora of GPU work units for some reason. Naturally they all failed for lack of double precision. Is this normal? What needs to be done to prevent it from attempting more GPU work units?
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Message 66026 - Posted: 18 Dec 2016, 8:22:17 UTC - in response to Message 66015.  

After receiving over 400 GPU tasks, I have suspended this project on that machine.
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Message 66028 - Posted: 18 Dec 2016, 16:05:57 UTC

Brian,

If you go to the Milkyway home page, then click on "Your Acount", then click on "Milkyway@home Preferences", there are options there to Use CPU, Use ATI GPU, or Use NVIDIA GPU. You can un-check the GPU options and Milkyway will no longer send you GPU tasks.

Hope that helps.
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Message 66029 - Posted: 19 Dec 2016, 7:51:49 UTC - in response to Message 66028.  
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This needs to be excluded on only one of a handful of hosts.

MilkyWay GPU detection should surely handle this situation automatically.
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