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Message 99583 - Posted: 5 Nov 2020, 20:16:29 UTC

We'd like to thank everyone who has contributed and continues to contribute to this project, and would like to remind everyone that there may be periods of down time while we are preparing for future large scale batches of jobs and analyzing results. We greatly appreciate your contributions which are vitally important to our ongoing research.

Thank you!
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Message 99588 - Posted: 6 Nov 2020, 11:34:39 UTC - in response to Message 99583.  
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Speculation has been put to rest.

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Message 99592 - Posted: 6 Nov 2020, 17:36:21 UTC

We thank you.
Keep up the amazing research.
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Message 99593 - Posted: 6 Nov 2020, 20:31:36 UTC

As long as you guys have tasks (and as long as my computers don't die), I plan on crunching on!
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Message 99594 - Posted: 6 Nov 2020, 22:02:00 UTC

Thanks for the update.

In the future it would be nice to get such news as the downtime approaches, or once it has arrived, rather than after it's over.
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Message 99595 - Posted: 6 Nov 2020, 23:15:08 UTC - in response to Message 99594.  

Thanks for the update.
In the future it would be nice to get such news as the downtime approaches, or once it has arrived, rather than after it's over.

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Message 99600 - Posted: 7 Nov 2020, 6:26:44 UTC - in response to Message 99583.  

I hope its soon I haven't had any work units for a week now
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Message 99603 - Posted: 7 Nov 2020, 10:09:39 UTC - in response to Message 99600.  

I hope its soon I haven't had any work units for a week now



There is a lot of work available now, try again.
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Message 99606 - Posted: 7 Nov 2020, 16:20:54 UTC

These messages are very important for volunteers.
These spur to crunch much more!!
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Message 99608 - Posted: 7 Nov 2020, 18:01:59 UTC - in response to Message 99603.  

Nope, there isn't - at least that I have found. Reset Rosetta on 4 machines, none got new work.
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Message 99609 - Posted: 7 Nov 2020, 19:30:35 UTC - in response to Message 99608.  
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I just received work.
No idea why you aren't getting work.

Edit: I see 2 of your computers have several tasks available, the i5-4590T and the i7-6700.
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Message 99622 - Posted: 9 Nov 2020, 8:00:26 UTC

I'm just glad the whole project hasn't been mothballed, as some people suggested...
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Message 99637 - Posted: 11 Nov 2020, 2:06:08 UTC - in response to Message 99583.  

It would be very useful to warn about breaks with some details including how long a break can take. Then it is better to plan use computing power for other projects. Better communication also shows respect to people who spend own time and money to help you.
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Message 99654 - Posted: 12 Nov 2020, 15:51:18 UTC - in response to Message 99583.  

We'd like to thank everyone who has contributed and continues to contribute to this project, and would like to remind everyone that there may be periods of down time while we are preparing for future large scale batches of jobs and analyzing results. We greatly appreciate your contributions which are vitally important to our ongoing research.

Thank you!


Thanks for the info, but it would be helpful if we received notification of downtime in advance!
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Message 99681 - Posted: 14 Nov 2020, 17:02:56 UTC - in response to Message 99583.  

We'd like to thank everyone who has contributed and continues to contribute to this project, and would like to remind everyone that there may be periods of down time while we are preparing for future large scale batches of jobs and analyzing results. We greatly appreciate your contributions which are vitally important to our ongoing research.

Thank you!


That might cheer up the moaners in here (you know who you are - about half the people posting to this thread).

It does not matter if they run out of work. You won't starve to death, it's not your income, your bread and water for the day. Attach to another project and do what is available. We are doing science for them, they are not providing a game for us to play.
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Message 100260 - Posted: 30 Dec 2020, 21:36:18 UTC - in response to Message 99681.  

Agreed, but I've spent several hours now trying to figure out why 3 out of my 4 computers have no work units while the 4th one has 4 days of work stacked up. Maybe a dynamic status board that tells us there are no tasks to be handed out.
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Message 100262 - Posted: 30 Dec 2020, 22:27:10 UTC - in response to Message 100260.  

agreed. I got time on my hand...bummer, man!
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Message 100264 - Posted: 31 Dec 2020, 0:58:07 UTC

While you are waiting now is a good time to update your BOINC version if back aways.

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Message 100276 - Posted: 31 Dec 2020, 16:53:41 UTC - in response to Message 100260.  

Agreed, but I've spent several hours now trying to figure out why 3 out of my 4 computers have no work units while the 4th one has 4 days of work stacked up. Maybe a dynamic status board that tells us there are no tasks to be handed out.
Huh? The home page tells you the whole queue, and the server status page tells you how many are in the buffer ready to send. Most projects don't have the former. If your computers aren't getting work, simply check the webpage, or look in the messages tab to see what the server response was. Although I do think the server status on all projects could update every 10 minutes instead of every 2 hours.
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Message 100277 - Posted: 31 Dec 2020, 16:54:34 UTC - in response to Message 100264.  

While you are waiting now is a good time to update your BOINC version if back aways.

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In the 21st century programs should autoupdate. But not reboot without my permission! [Shakes fist at Microsoft]
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