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Message 67046 - Posted: 9 Feb 2018, 21:10:09 UTC

Hi Everyone,

In order to use the "Use Reliable Host" feature built into the BOINC server software, we must change our workunit priority to 1 from 0. I am implementing this now and will check in over the weekend to make sure everything is running well.

If you have any questions or see any issues, please let me know.

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Message 67080 - Posted: 14 Feb 2018, 4:41:33 UTC
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Other than not getting any GPU Tasks do we need to make any changes on our end?
New Computer Added Today: http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/show_host_detail.php?hostid=765332
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Message 67081 - Posted: 14 Feb 2018, 15:05:20 UTC - in response to Message 67046.
Last modified: 14 Feb 2018, 15:44:54 UTC

Hi Everyone,

In order to use the "Use Reliable Host" feature built into the BOINC server software, we must change our workunit priority to 1 from 0. I am implementing this now and will check in over the weekend to make sure everything is running well.

If you have any questions or see any issues, please let me know.

Jake


How about this one.....

My Blackhawk 2 which has run the project off and on for a number of years in various configurations not reliably getting any work.....

computer 736434

https://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/results.php?hostid=736434&offset=0&show_names=0&state=3&appid=

Not only shows a massive number of invalid and inconclusive WU's to only 19 errored WU's, it's not receiving any WU's on any regular basis now....

Are you sure your modifications and adjustments aren't turning good crunchers into bad ones?

I will not leave my machine sitting idle much longer.....

Update:

I've switched the machine back to Collatz, it's running a full load without problem..... I also tested it on Moo of which it runs there without problem also....

Seems to me like in chasing one problem you've created another even worse problem.

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Message 67082 - Posted: 14 Feb 2018, 15:47:33 UTC

Hey EG,

This is very strange. I'm not sure what's going on here, but I will look into it.

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Message 67083 - Posted: 14 Feb 2018, 16:56:52 UTC
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After setting the Store At to .04 and .06 I did get some tasks
As far a Validation inconclusive I only got 3.
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Message 67201 - Posted: 4 Mar 2018, 23:37:22 UTC - in response to Message 67082.
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Hey EG,

This is very strange. I'm not sure what's going on here, but I will look into it.

Jake


The phrase "Use Reliable Host" might explain it all. New hosts and reawakened old hosts have zero history and therefore no reliability.
The object of the exercise is "Don't Use Unreliable Host" - can you find a parameter for that instead ?
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