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Message 64620 - Posted 29 Dec 2009 1:55:09 UTC

BOINC Manager 6.10.18

Rebooted system, Windows XP SP3 32-bit.

The Rosetta/BOINC Scheduler is not sending any tasks when requested, multiple times over the past ~30 minutes.

Just prior to this there were 8 tasks (Core i7 920) executing.

Checked preferences. No changes, large memory & disk space limit, unlimited network bandwidth. >2GB available physical memory.
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Message 64622 - Posted 29 Dec 2009 10:04:16 UTC - in response to Message ID 64620.
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BOINC Manager 6.10.18

Rebooted system, Windows XP SP3 32-bit.

The Rosetta/BOINC Scheduler is not sending any tasks when requested, multiple times over the past ~30 minutes.

Just prior to this there were 8 tasks (Core i7 920) executing.

Checked preferences. No changes, large memory & disk space limit, unlimited network bandwidth. >2GB available physical memory.


Are you running other projects too on the same machine? If so Boinc could just be balancing the load out and getting more work from other projects that it thinks need them. Each project has a percentage that you assign it, over the long term Boinc will try and maintain or get to that percentage. Over the short term however Boinc is not a very good time manager.

You could also read this thread: http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/forum_thread.php?id=5199 They are talking about the same thing you are, no new work.

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Message 64638 - Posted 29 Dec 2009 20:04:23 UTC

Yep me neither. My group of machines are not getting any work at all and updating doesn't do anything for work. I see the request but nothing comes down

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Message 64641 - Posted 30 Dec 2009 1:34:04 UTC - in response to Message ID 64622.

BOINC Manager 6.10.18

Rebooted system, Windows XP SP3 32-bit.

The Rosetta/BOINC Scheduler is not sending any tasks when requested, multiple times over the past ~30 minutes.

Just prior to this there were 8 tasks (Core i7 920) executing.

Checked preferences. No changes, large memory & disk space limit, unlimited network bandwidth. >2GB available physical memory.


Are you running other projects too on the same machine? If so Boinc could just be balancing the load out and getting more work from other projects that it thinks need them. Each project has a percentage that you assign it, over the long term Boinc will try and maintain or get to that percentage. Over the short term however Boinc is not a very good time manager.

You could also read this thread: http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/forum_thread.php?id=5199 They are talking about the same thing you are, no new work.



The system receiving 0 new tasks only runs Rosetta, no other science projects.
Another system that is receiving tasks also runs only Rosetta.

Tried stopping BOINC (no tasks available to run), deleting the BOINC cookie, restart BOINC/Rosetta. No new tasks.

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Message 64642 - Posted 30 Dec 2009 4:10:04 UTC

I have been looking on the rosetta page to contact someone about the problem but there doesn't seem to be a contact

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Message 64643 - Posted 30 Dec 2009 4:35:06 UTC

I have five machines running rosetta (and other projects) and none have received any new rosetta tasks for the past couple of days. I tried suspending all other projects on one of the machines and still no new tasks. And I don't think that the server status page is being updated -- seems to have had the same info on it each time I checked it today. So ... is anyone running the store? :-)

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Message 64644 - Posted 30 Dec 2009 5:09:00 UTC

Count me in on this issue too .... BOINC is requesting but nothin comin down the pipe
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Message 64645 - Posted 30 Dec 2009 5:19:07 UTC

Same situation here. No work units downloaded. Server status on Rosetta page shows multiple servers "not running". I've experienced problems like this before on holidays when nobody is monitoring the servers.

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Message 64646 - Posted 30 Dec 2009 6:42:30 UTC - in response to Message ID 64645.

Same situation here. No work units downloaded. Server status on Rosetta page shows multiple servers "not running". I've experienced problems like this before on holidays when nobody is monitoring the servers.



The heck with this project.

I'm going skiing.

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Message 64656 - Posted 30 Dec 2009 16:39:16 UTC - in response to Message ID 64646.


The heck with this project.

I'm going skiing.


That's the best advice I can give. You can't fiddle with your PC and create work on the servers for you to get. So, just let the BOINC Manager do it's retries and it will get work when it becomes available. DO NOT reset the project, it's not going to create work, and just results in needless load on the servers when work becomes available. DO NOT reboot your PC, or uninstall anything, or change your settings, it will not create any work.

If Rosetta is your only project and you are not otherwise using your PC, I'd suggest either attaching to another project that has work available, or turning off your PC until you need it again. That, after all, is what "idle time" is. You can adjust the allocation of your computer's time in the project specific settings on the website, under "resource share". By default, the number is always 100, and so a second project at 100 will result in a 50/50 share going forward. You could increase Rosetta to 1000 or decrease the other project to 10 and keep your emphasis on Rosetta. BOINC will get work from other projects you have configured when no work is available at Rosetta, even if it would otherwise be Rosetta's turn to run.
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Message 64675 - Posted 31 Dec 2009 15:18:57 UTC

There has been no work available for several days now. Good thing that I have another project with work to run. Hope they get it up and running soon. Got to get that cure for cancer figured out soon. *:^)
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Message 64680 - Posted 31 Dec 2009 18:27:09 UTC - in response to Message ID 64675.

There has been no work available for several days now.

Same thing here. Server status shows 8 servers with a status of "not running"

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Message 64681 - Posted 31 Dec 2009 18:46:05 UTC

Join POEM@Home, it's the closest project I found to Rosetta@Home. Use gridrepublic to add a project to multiple computers easily. Then detach from POEM once R@H goes back to normality.
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Message 64682 - Posted 31 Dec 2009 23:09:38 UTC
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Lots of general advice among people of good will, but if you look on the Rosetta homepage, there's no communication from people who really know what the problem is. So we don't really know what the problem is. When the lack of communication gets bad enough, can we be blamed for imagining the Project may never come back?

You might suggest the organizers are working at generating more Work Units for us, and time spent explaining the lack of work will only lengthen the time it takes before work units are finally made available.

In response to that suggestion, I would like to make two points.

1) If Rosetta is going to dry up for a while, it would be good opportunity to stretch our Boincs, and see how the GUI will look if we attach to other projects. But if Rosetta is where our loyalties are, we might think that it's not worth experimenting with other projects if Rosetta is about to come back on line.

I.e., we measure our productivity and usefulness by our Average Credits, and all things being equal, we may not be interested in bothering to accrue 25 Average Credits in another Project. And, if we've been crunching here for years, why should we imagine the project would be down for such an extended period?

Well, the trouble has been going on for at least a week, apparently beginning with no credits being granted for a few days. This down-time is time that we might have used to significantly help other Projects, except that no one has motivated us to do so by being forthcoming about how long this stoppage is going to last. So, aside from our User-disappointment, other Projects got cheated out of potential unused clock-cycles because of our managers' lack of communications.

2) A lot of the User-participation in this project happens because the users believe they have a stake in the project, whether it's because we like to have an excuse to play with our computers, or because we really believe we're helping Medical Science. Occasionally, for whatever reason, some people actually pay hundreds of dollars on extra hardware just to increase their Rosetta work-output. And then, there's their labor.

The point being, by neglecting to communicate with the users about why work is not being distributed (i.e., on Rosetta's homepage or in this forum), the people who are running the show are disrespecting the intentions of the users who have continually demonstrated their interest by participating. You are implying that we are simply a cyber-cloud not worthy of involvement in the goings-on, regardless of the fact that some of us have been involved for years. "Going Skiing" is a euphemism for "If you don't care about our participation in your project, then why should I? Bye-bye." This is a worst-case, but not unexpected example of what lack-of-communication engenders.

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Therefore, since the lack of work-units has been disturbing and is starting to cause loss of participation, I don't buy the argument that taking out 15 minutes to compose a forum-thread to address the users' concerns about what's going on would have been time poorly spent.

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Message 64684 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 1:05:13 UTC - in response to Message ID 64682.

Lots of general advice among people of good will, but if you look on the Rosetta homepage, there's no communication from people who really know what the problem is. So we don't really know what the problem is. When the lack of communication gets bad enough, can we be blamed for imagining the Project may never come back?

Thanks for your insights.

My own insight is that it's Christmas and New Year and everyone on the project is having a well-deserved break and worrying about more important things, like their respective families, instead of washing their heads out about some downtime. Nothing to get your knickers in a twist about.

Meanwhile, back in the world that matters, happy new year to one and all.

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Message 64686 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 4:03:20 UTC

If you look at the server status page now, there are only a few hundred workunits available. Is it possible that none of them are suitable for your computer?

Also, is it possible that a server program needed for downloading them is among the list of server programs not running (currently about half of them)?
It looks like the one workunit generator program still running can't keep up with the workunit requests.

However, I just got a flood of new workunits from one of the other BOINC projects I participate in, so it looks like a few days before I'll be ready for more R@h workunits anyway.

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Message 64691 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 11:07:59 UTC - in response to Message ID 64681.
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Join POEM@Home, it's the closest project I found to Rosetta@Home. Use gridrepublic to add a project to multiple computers easily. Then detach from POEM once R@H goes back to normality.


In Africa a child dies from Malaria every 30 seconds, join the fight to find a cure at http://malariacontrol.net/. What I am getting as is there are many, MANY worthwhile Projects needing your help!! Just because Rosetta is having troubles at the moment, doesn't mean you have to stop crunching or get worried about it, just help another worthwhile project and then come back when Rosetta is back up and ready for you.

Here is a list of all active Distributed Computing Projects
http://www.distributedcomputing.info/projects.html

There are even projects like Collatz http://boinc.thesonntags.com/collatz/ where you can use your computer graphics card to crunch with.

I too believe Rosetta is 'one of the good projects', so when it is back on line come on back if you would like too.
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Message 64695 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 13:13:27 UTC - in response to Message ID 64656.


If Rosetta is your only project and you are not otherwise using your PC, I'd suggest either attaching to another project that has work available, or turning off your PC until you need it again.


I have sometimes gotten 1 or 2 work units each day, not always zero, but usually zero.

I agree that there ought to be a home page with updated info... (?)

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Message 64699 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 16:26:17 UTC - in response to Message ID 64684.

I'm sorry, but I have to disagree 100%. Get it fixed, then go swill egg nog with the wife-n-kids. I have six Q9550 systems. I'm moving over to POEM because at the moment, they appear to be more grateful for donated computing power.


My own insight is that it's Christmas and New Year and everyone on the project is having a well-deserved break and worrying about more important things, like their respective families, instead of washing their heads out about some downtime. Nothing to get your knickers in a twist about.


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Message 64701 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 17:18:29 UTC - in response to Message ID 64684.

Nothing to get your knickers in a twist about.


That's an antagonistic and unnecessary comment. I don't believe you've seen my knickers up close enough to determine the extent of their twist, so you're just making an Assumption, which is generally not helpful.

There is a connection between the organizers and the volunteers that is being disregarded, and I don't think it's being too assertive to say so directly.

The first line on the Rosetta webpage begins, "Rosetta@home needs your help..." and the fact that we're all lined up to help but given nothing to do is like a practical joke, or maybe a bit like letting your parents worry because you never called to tell them you're OK but going to be late. It's a matter of responsibility and consideration.

The day before I wrote my comment, I attached my Boinc to Malariacontrol.net. I appreciate Mikey filling us in on what Malariacontrol is concerned with, so I'm more comfortable with the choice I made.

My own insight is that it's Christmas and New Year and everyone on the project is having a well-deserved break and worrying about more important things, like their respective families.


If that were the issue, I wouldn't criticize. But how can we know if that's the issue when no one took 15 minutes sometime during the last week to let us know?

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Message 64703 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 17:45:21 UTC - in response to Message ID 64701.

But how can we know if that's the issue when no one took 15 minutes sometime during the last week to let us know?

It seems a lot of projects aren't very interested in keeping their users updated much anymore. (atleast of the ones I have looked at) When I started a few years ago projects seemed a lot more grateful, listened and gave updates.
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Message 64706 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 18:29:34 UTC

Neil, since you have been with the project that long, do you need me to remind you that in all of the last 3 years, work has gone dry during the last week of the year? And that running out of work during a holiday period represents about 90% of all of the downtime for the project over most years?

I could have posted back on Dec. 22 that there's historically a high likelihood of running out of Rosetta work during the next 2 weeks. But what point would it serve? One doesn't know for certain what's going to happen. Past performance is not indicative of future results. VERY few people would read such a post, and I don't like to be pessimistic.

When the "official word" is not to be found, then you can very safely assume one of two things is occurring. Either everyone is scrambling frantically to resolve the problem and bring things back online, or, noone is able to access the system at the moment to post a message nor work on the problem until they get back to the lab. Either way, spreading speculation that the project "...may never come back" is really over the top. It just shows what you can prove when you extrapolate on a complete lack of information.

I can't address the problem, I am a volunteer, just as all of you are. And I am not able to post messages on the project homepage. But if you look at my last dozen posts or so, you'll see I've attempted to post in every thread mentioning lack of work. As you can see by the fact that there are now many threads on many boards about the same exact situation, please don't bother blaming me for not making a big red, locked, sticky thread attempting to explain the obvious. The existence of all of these threads (indeed every time such events occur) proves that people do not read them. And I have no insight in to when things will return to normal... other then my historical insight which predicts work will be flowing by noon pacific time on Monday.

I can't pour everyone an eggnog, nor light the fireplace, but if you think of anything else I can do on my end that could ease the tension, please let me know. Meanwhile, I personally have some work from another BOINC project. Just clicked the allow new work button and all was well.
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Message 64707 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 18:35:46 UTC - in response to Message ID 64699.

I have six Q9550 systems...


Wow, you have six and I don't have any. My next processor will be able to handle SSSE4.1, especially if Boinc can take advantage of that. In the meantime:

My 1.8 GHz Celeron 430 and 1.6 GHz Core2Duo T5450 usually do 20 work units per day, combined. They did 3 on December 29th, 5 on the 30th, 0 on the 31st, 0 so far with six hours remaining for New Years UTC.

(Attached both to Malariacontrol.net on Dec 30th, because the apartment was starting to get cold.)

And for those who missed Scene 1, the week began with no credits being granted for a few days while work units came and went, otherwise normally. There was never any notice provided about that problem either, for instance something along the line of, "Sorry our Credit Granting Computer is down -- the problem is on our end..."

Instead, nothing.

When there's a glitch, it's not only felt by the organizers. It's also felt by the participants.

Back when I was a kid walking uphill in both directions and using Vacuum Tubes, I participated in Seti@Home The Original Show. One day, someone drove a backhoe through a fiber-optic cable and stopped production for a week. In a day or so, a notice went up on their Technical Notices webpage to let us know what was going on. We were assured a couple of times as the destruction was being repaired.

And if someone did something stupid like spill coffee into the SETI server, they would provide a notice that said something like, "We hate to say it, but Bob spilled his coffee into the server. We expect to get back into the swing in two days..."

It didn't matter what the problem was. We appreciated being told, and all was forgiven -- just because we were recognized as being a significant part of the loop.

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Message 64709 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 21:31:58 UTC - in response to Message ID 64701.

My own insight is that it's Christmas and New Year and everyone on the project is having a well-deserved break and worrying about more important things, like their respective families, instead of washing their heads out about some downtime.

I'm sorry, but I have to disagree 100%. Get it fixed, then go swill egg nog with the wife-n-kids. I have six Q9550 systems. I'm moving over to POEM because at the moment, they appear to be more grateful for donated computing power.

Then perhaps you missed that this is exactly what happened when the validation problem was fixed on Christmas Eve. And lo, they then went to swill that egg nog.

I'm sorry they haven't thrown themself at your feet in gratitude quite enough for you. Perhaps they'll beg your forgiveness on their return. If you could provide a spec for what an appropriate level of kow-towing would be I'm sure it would be appreciated. Personally I think we owe more to the project team for giving us the opportunity to use our unused clock cycles 360 days of the year than they owe us for the other 5. After all, we've always had the option of sharing our time among other projects so this only affects those who chose to limit ourselves here (as I do too, which is our responsibility).

Personally I don't micro-manage my usage here, but for those who do, what responsibility do you take for running out of work? I see some people noted the lack of new work and increased their runtimes to 24hrs once it was clear there'd be no resolution between Christmas and New Year. Did you do the same to eke out what work you were sure of? A quick look at your tasks shows you kept your "6 quads" racing through as if everything was normal, with a 3 hour runtime. That's a user responsibility too. Or irresponsibility if you like.

Given we made our choices in this matter it ill behoves either of us to cast undue aspersions at the project team. I'm not exactly delighted either, but I bear my part of the responsibility and realise I'm hardly in a position to throw the first stone.

Nothing to get your knickers in a twist about.

That's an antagonistic and unnecessary comment.

I think you'll find it was both whimsical and placatory, though admittedly I found your comment funnier than mine.

There is a connection between the organizers and the volunteers that is being disregarded, and I don't think it's being too assertive to say so directly.

I agree it's not too assertive. It is a little hysterical and a bit ridiculous though IMO.

If that were the issue, I wouldn't criticize. But how can we know if that's the issue when no one took 15 minutes sometime during the last week to let us know?

Of course no-one can know, but a quick look at the calendar would be the most obvious clue, don't you think? But you criticised anyway. Well done you.

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Message 64710 - Posted 1 Jan 2010 21:33:59 UTC - in response to Message ID 64707.

Like Neil I, too, remember the backhoe at Seti@home. That said, I am not as disturbed as Neil about the current outage. My computers simply download WUs from other projects. What does disturb me, though, are the long breaks between posts by David Baker on the science board. I like reading about the progress Rosetta is making and I like to read about new ideas that will be tried out. I wish that Prof. Baker would spend a few minutes each month posting updates.

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Message 64713 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 1:49:02 UTC - in response to Message ID 64707.

This is my first visit to this forum - BUT WOW - it's hard to believe how so many people can waste so much time typing - just to show how sarcastic or apparently PC (Politically Correct) they can be.

I happen to totally agree with what Neil says - YES it is the Christmas & New Year period (Or Festive Season) - HOWEVER this should be a stronger reason to consider others who assist your project througout the year.

I'm sure all involved are ADULTS - and a 15 second 'posting/warning' would not have delayed anyones 'well deserved break' - but would certainly have been appreciated.
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Message 64717 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 3:37:31 UTC

Blimey! Calm down ladies and gents, it's only a temporary lack of WUs over the holiday period! I get less hassle at work when there's a lack of overtime on offer! (Though the suggestion that R@H may _never_ come back is gloriously over the top, I agree).

Personally I will be devoting all my resources toward eggnog@home just as soon as I find out what it is. Happy New Year! ;)
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Message 64718 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 4:32:15 UTC - in response to Message ID 64709.


I'm sorry they haven't thrown themself at your feet in gratitude quite enough for you. Perhaps they'll beg your forgiveness on their return. If you could provide a spec for what an appropriate level of kow-towing would be I'm sure it would be appreciated.


Your sarcasm is immature.

Personally I think we owe more to the project team for giving us the opportunity to use our unused clock cycles 360 days of the year than they owe us for the other 5. After all, we've always had the option of sharing our time among other projects so this only affects those who chose to limit ourselves here (as I do too, which is our responsibility).


No, I owe them nothing. I have read the grandiose plans about the project eventually hitting 150 TFlops, and I get excited for the accelerated progress that will bring. These clownish outages leave me conflicted that TPTB aren't serious, though. And that, is JMHO.

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Message 64721 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 5:41:15 UTC - in response to Message ID 64620.

I think the problem is not at our end of the project, I hope that whoever does the data setup for processing gets back from holidays soon

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Message 64723 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 7:49:51 UTC

Perhaps, like others, I have split my resources between folding@home and rosetta@home. Since the Rosetta folks seem to be awol, we should consider reallocating the resources to other projects?

afterall, use it or lose it

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Message 64727 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 14:03:05 UTC - in response to Message ID 64723.

Agreed, I'm on POEM now.

Perhaps, like others, I have split my resources between folding@home and rosetta@home. Since the Rosetta folks seem to be awol, we should consider reallocating the resources to other projects?

afterall, use it or lose it


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Message 64729 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 15:51:36 UTC - in response to Message ID 64717.

Eggnog@home~!! I love it, and don't forget the sister program, Hangover@home, currently crunching on my systems as we speak...


Blimey! Calm down ladies and gents, it's only a temporary lack of WUs over the holiday period! I get less hassle at work when there's a lack of overtime on offer! (Though the suggestion that R@H may _never_ come back is gloriously over the top, I agree).

Personally I will be devoting all my resources toward eggnog@home just as soon as I find out what it is. Happy New Year! ;)


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Message 64730 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 16:52:08 UTC

It states on the homepage, under news, that the project has been shut down to make modifications as of December 23. Unlike the majority, I'll just figure that the project is being worked on or is at least still shutdown LIKE THE HOMEPAGE SAYS...
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Message 64733 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 18:13:21 UTC - in response to Message ID 64730.

It states on the homepage, under news, that the project has been shut down to make modifications as of December 23. Unlike the majority, I'll just figure that the project is being worked on or is at least still shutdown LIKE THE HOMEPAGE SAYS...

It did come back up the 25th/26th as I got a stack of wus then. The outage may be a delayed result of what was changed on the 23rd.
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Message 64737 - Posted 2 Jan 2010 19:32:50 UTC

I just switch my 5 boxes to run World Community Grid projects. I did some research on the most favorable DC while R@H is down. WCG is one of them.
So I am happy to keep my boxes running.
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Message 64743 - Posted 3 Jan 2010 1:29:20 UTC

running Einstein and Milky Way as backup to RAH.
I see that at the moment half of Rosie's systems are offline.
Only 1 work generator and some other things are down.
Got plenty of stuff to run while Rosie gets her act together again.

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Message 64745 - Posted 3 Jan 2010 5:15:03 UTC
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I might beat the 10K mark in POEM@Home before R@H goes back online lol
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Message 64746 - Posted 3 Jan 2010 8:35:11 UTC
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I see that a large number of workunits are queued, but few are ready for download. Is it possible that most, if not all, of the queued workunits are queued specifically for the workunit generator program that isn't running?

Also, the file-deleter program isn't running. Is it possible that this has allowed the disk drives to become so full that there isn't enough disk space to create workunits at the normal speed?

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Message 64765 - Posted 4 Jan 2010 1:13:54 UTC - in response to Message ID 64718.

I'm sorry they haven't thrown themself at your feet in gratitude quite enough for you. Perhaps they'll beg your forgiveness on their return. If you could provide a spec for what an appropriate level of kow-towing would be I'm sure it would be appreciated.

Your sarcasm is immature.

100% Correct. I pitched it at the same level as your "I'm moving over to POEM because at the moment, they appear to be more grateful for donated computing power." Strange how you could recognise my parody of your comment, but you couldn't recognise the childishness of yours. Not grateful enough?

I have read the grandiose plans about the project eventually hitting 150 TFlops, and I get excited for the accelerated progress that will bring. These clownish outages leave me conflicted that TPTB aren't serious, though. And that, is JMHO.

Where on earth did you read this? Do you have a link? I doubt it very much.

It seems to me you got yourself worked up about a promise no-one ever made, then upset yourself because you think a few days downtime means this imaginary promise won't ever be realised. A more ridiculous self-manufactured indignance I struggle to imagine.

A pity, too, you didn't see fit to comment on your failure to manage your own remaining units. Nothing to do with you too, I suppose? But of course.

Sorry my sarcasm was so immature. I can't work out where that idea came from.

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Message 64769 - Posted 4 Jan 2010 2:55:54 UTC

Perhaps he meant this rather old thread?

http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/forum_thread.php?id=1269

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Message 64789 - Posted 4 Jan 2010 18:01:20 UTC
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Looks like they bettered my guess by two hours!

ALL SERVER LIGHTS ARE GREEN. NUMBER OF TASKS AVAILABLE AND IN PROGRESS ARE INCREASING. Now we just have to get over the performance hump of getting work to nearly 100,000 machines.
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Message 64795 - Posted 4 Jan 2010 20:53:01 UTC - in response to Message ID 64789.

Looks like they bettered my guess by two hours!

ALL SERVER LIGHTS ARE GREEN. NUMBER OF TASKS AVAILABLE AND IN PROGRESS ARE INCREASING. Now we just have to get over the performance hump of getting work to nearly 100,000 machines.



You called it Mod.Sense!

Glad to see everything is back up running; I'm also glad I was patient and didn't post anything I might look upon with regret later....

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Message 64798 - Posted 4 Jan 2010 22:07:13 UTC - in response to Message ID 64769.

Perhaps he meant this rather old thread?

http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/forum_thread.php?id=1269

Very likely, thanks. I searched for this 'promise' and target and couldn't find either. Reading from here it's clear that nothing whatsoever would happen unless it's volunteer-led as the project people were swamped. I don't imagine this has changed in the last 4 years either.

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Message 64810 - Posted 5 Jan 2010 3:32:32 UTC - in response to Message ID 64798.

Perhaps he meant this rather old thread?

http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/forum_thread.php?id=1269

Very likely, thanks. I searched for this 'promise' and target and couldn't find either. Reading from here it's clear that nothing whatsoever would happen unless it's volunteer-led as the project people were swamped. I don't imagine this has changed in the last 4 years either.


The best I can tell, the usual search only checks posts written in the last 30 days. Advanced search offers a few more options, up to 1 year. This was older than either.

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Message 64811 - Posted 5 Jan 2010 3:43:34 UTC - in response to Message ID 64810.

I am still receiving 0 WUs on one of my quad core PCs. Any ideas??
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Message 64812 - Posted 5 Jan 2010 6:33:15 UTC - in response to Message ID 64811.

I am still receiving 0 WUs on one of my quad core PCs. Any ideas??


Give it more time. It'll take the servers a bit to get caught up with everyone requesting work. Shouldn't take more than a day if everything is working correctly again.

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Message 64949 - Posted 13 Jan 2010 15:42:04 UTC

My machines seem to all be getting work now, so I hope the dry spell is over. I worried that there might have been a hack somewhere at Baker Labs. Seems not.
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