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Orange Kid

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Ok. Ten days since the last no go update.
They have now fallen into the who cares category.
Time to stop thinking this will ever be viable project again.
 

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Ok. Ten days since the last no go update.
They have now fallen into the who cares category.
Time to stop thinking this will ever be viable project again.
I have not given up hope yet.... But Rosetta is in the toilet also, I can't get any units now. It wants virtualbox installed. I tried it once, and it does not work well, so I won't try again.
 

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Older 5.2 versions seem to work better with BOINC vs 6.1. That doesn't change the memory and space requirements though which is the main detractor for me.
 

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Older 5.2 versions seem to work better with BOINC vs 6.1. That doesn't change the memory and space requirements though which is the main detractor for me.
I tried to run it on a 32 core, 64 thread EPYC with 128 gig ram. It would only use 8 of the 64 threads. Unacceptable.
 

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WCG MIGHT be UP ! I tried to refresh the news page and nothing. Then I went to the main site and it says its up. I can't get BOINCTASKS to come up, so I can try connecting to it, and this box is doing PG. But I thought I would let you know, it might be up.
 
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Update ! I was able to add it to a computer that did not have it, nut no tasks yet, and I am trying report on one box thats has a bunch ready to report. I might be JUST up. and having problems dealing with all the updates.
 
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This would seem to be the news article:


It says the "website" is up, but it isn't clear if that includes the BOINC server.
 

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It was back momentarily, the in progress one isn't uploading.
OPN1_0109711_00369_0Thing4LPending Validation2022-07-06 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-12 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-06 15:39:39 UTC1.52 / 2.16139.1 / 0
OPN1_0109711_01252_0Thing4LPending Validation2022-07-06 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-12 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-06 17:21:01 UTC1.53 / 2.16134.9 / 0
OPN1_0109721_01126_0Thing4LPending Validation2022-07-06 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-12 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-06 16:30:10 UTC1.51 / 2.14135.9 / 0
OPN1_0109711_02105_0Thing4LPending Validation2022-07-06 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-12 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-06 15:26:16 UTC1.51 / 2.15138.9 / 0
OPN1_0109711_00760_0Thing4LPending Validation2022-07-06 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-12 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-06 14:56:57 UTC1.51 / 2.15139.8 / 0
OPN1_0109721_00524_0Thing4LIn Progress2022-07-06 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-12 12:44:44 UTC
OPN1_0109718_02438_0Thing4LPending Validation2022-07-06 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-12 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-06 16:34:43 UTC1.52 / 2.15136.5 / 0
OPN1_0109721_01525_1Thing4LValid2022-07-06 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-12 12:44:44 UTC2022-07-06 14:54:42 UTC1.53 / 2.16102.8 / 88.4
 

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I have one . The ETA calc is way off, so I won't know until it finishes , but right now will be 6 hours. It was at 8. 2 trying to upload.

BUT. I think I had 100 or so trying to upload that appear gone.
 

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Woa !!! I have tasks on 6 computers now for WCG !!!! More coming, its up !

Something odd is going on though. I have 12 computers set to run WCG, but only 6 are getting tasks. One 64 core has ONE task only.

So its not totally up, but this is a lot compared to before today:
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OK, I got a few more this time mapping cancer markers.
 

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News from the forums:

Workunit FAQ (Updated)​


Hi everyone, we've seen some questions repeated among multiple volunteers that we'd like to address quickly.

For volunteers that did not receive any new workunits to crunch, we'd like to emphasize that only a limited amount of workunits were sent out as part of a testing phase. For those of you who were confused by our previous messaging, we're sorry.

About the URL change, please disregard this notice and do not update the URL, as the existing URL is correct.

Finally, the common error that stats "Server is out of disk space", all WCG servers have an excess of free space, as does the shared filesystem. We are investigating the cause of this error and will update when it is resolved. The bug reports are a great help and very much appreciated.

EDIT: We have identified the cause of the intermittent error about a full disk on the upload server that was preventing users from uploading their results. The interface on which the shared filesystem is mounted stopped responding on one of the upload servers and the exact cause is still under investigation. For the time being, the virtual machine that is exhibiting this behavior has been removed from the balancer group for uploads and downloads of workunits. We will continue to monitor the situation. A sincere thank you to all volunteers who reported this issue.

If you have any other questions, please leave them below and we will answer them as soon as we can.

- WCG Team
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[Edit 1 times, last edit by Cyclops at Jul 8, 2022 2:03:44 PM]
 
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You may have seen it already in the BOINC notices:

Discusses current errors with our BOINC platform and what is currently being fixed
I keep reporting problems, and they say "its fixed, try again and report". But so far, no new units since the last batch days ago, and that was only 3 computers of 12.
 
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