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Re: Folding@Home

Postby Txnca on Wed May 05, 2010 3:13 pm

Great! Glad to have helped a little bit with that achievement.

Would have been more, but when I started doing it on my desktop, I found that I had a heat issue. It is now sitting idle while I wait for the cooler to get here.

So I started doing it on my laptop, which is where all the points I have came from. Unfortunately, the drive in my laptop went a couple of days ago! I don't know whether to laugh or cry at this point! :lol: :cry:

Right now I am using the livecd of Mint to log on as it is the only way I can use my laptop. To say the least it has been an exciting few weeks now!

Hopefully it will all start going better shortly!

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Re: Folding@Home

Postby tinca on Wed May 05, 2010 3:37 pm

Txnca,

sorry to hear of your problems. I hope that you will be able to get them all fixed.

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Re: Folding@Home

Postby MysticGold04 on Fri May 14, 2010 1:52 pm

Just checked today and we are now at 986 !!
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Re: Folding@Home

Postby tinca on Fri May 14, 2010 3:38 pm

MysticGold04 ,

well, we are still going in the right direction, and that is ever upwards.

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Re: Folding@Home

Postby darco on Mon May 17, 2010 7:49 pm

uh oh...I was able to run folding w/mint 9 rc but now that I installed the Final I am getting an error.....I am using the whosyerdaddy-0.6.sh work around.

first error I noticed on install:
darco@darco-Mint9 ~/lib64-fah $ ~/whosyerdaddy-0.6.sh
whosyerdaddy 0.6, workaround for broken Folding@Home client 6.29 binaries
Copyright (c) 2010 by Kris Rusocki <kszysiu@gmail.com>
Licensed under GPLv2

Checking for awk bc cat chmod cut dd grep head od readelf sed tac tr ...done.
ERROR: libc.so.6 not writable!

so basically trying to run folding gets me:
darco@darco-Mint9 ~/folding $ LD_LIBRARY_PATH=~/lib64-fah ./fah6 -verbosity 9
Note: Please read the license agreement (fah6 -license). Further
use of this software requires that you have read and accepted this agreement.



--- Opening Log file [May 17 23:46:09 UTC]


# Linux Console Edition #######################################################
###############################################################################

Folding@Home Client Version 6.29

http://folding.stanford.edu

###############################################################################
###############################################################################

Launch directory: /home/darco/folding
Executable: ./fah6
Arguments: -verbosity 9

[23:46:09] - Ask before connecting: No
[23:46:09] - User name: darco (Team 76140)
[23:46:09] - User ID not found locally
[23:46:09] + Requesting User ID from server
[23:46:09] - Getting ID from AS:
[23:46:09] Connecting to http://assign.stanford.edu:8080/
fah6: relocation error: /home/darco/lib64-fah/libnss_files.so.2: symbol __rawmemchr, version GLIBC_2.2.5 not defined in file libc.so.6 with link time reference
darco@darco-Mint9 ~/folding $

Will try to reinstall and see what happens....
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Re: Folding@Home

Postby tinca on Tue May 18, 2010 5:17 am

darco,

sorry that I can't help you at the moment as I am still running Mint9 RC without any problems. I believe that I can keep my RC release and just keep it fully updated with 1,2 and 3 level updates, then there would be no need to install the final release.

Keep us informed please.

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Re: Folding@Home

Postby jeremiah.putnam on Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:53 pm

What is going on with our team? I just checked today and there is only two active users: kwisher and myself (Incubator_Computers). What gives? We need to recruit people quickly! I don't think a lot of people realise that this program does not slow down your computer at all.
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Re: Folding@Home

Postby jeremiah.putnam on Fri Oct 14, 2011 11:08 pm

Anyone tried to use Origami? The package is in the repos and is a nice script. It even has simple start/stop commands with a built in status check and a stats listing.

The only problem I have with it is that I can not get my 64bit to run two cores when set up for it. I have to go in 32bit mode in order to use both cores.
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Re: Folding@Home

Postby 900i on Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:48 pm

Just set up my spare lappy, with a view to easing back into this project I started a hell of a long time ago. Downloaded the following files from http://folding.stanford.edu/English/HomePage and was dead easy to get back up and running.

fahclient_7.2.9_amd64.deb
fahcontrol_7.2.9-1_all.deb
fahviewer_7.2.9_amd64.deb

Now if we could just get all 86 members up and running we would be quids in.

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Re: Folding@Home

Postby styckx on Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:38 pm

I tossed my two boxes on the folding team today so there is now a 23rd active member. :)
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Re: Folding@Home

Postby 900i on Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:11 am

Stycks, glad to have you aboard. :D
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Re: Folding@Home

Postby bigj231 on Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:45 pm

Been folding for the past couple of days now that it's cold enough here to have the extra heater running. Gotta love them 4870x2's :lol:
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Re: Folding@Home

Postby boallen on Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:29 am

Okay boys and girls, here I come! :twisted:

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I've got 3 Linux Mint machines folding now, and they're humming along great (Mint made sure of that). I use HFM to monitor progress.

I am excited to be folding for Team Linux Mint!

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Re: Folding@Home

Postby 900i on Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:57 am

More the merrier. Welcome to you all.
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Re: Folding@Home

Postby tinca on Sat Jan 12, 2013 6:00 am

hi all,

we are now at an impressive 774, and still going the right way.

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Re: Folding@Home

Postby boallen on Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:03 pm

Hi All,

I thought I would share some things I've learned.

I built a dedicated folding machine, fairly cheaply, that averaged 23k PPD. (It's been retired now so my PPD will drop a lot)


I then got my hands on a GTX460, and started folding on both. Well, my PPD went down to 19k (!?). I tried leaving a CPU core for the GPU, but it didn't help.

I have a WIndows 7 machine with the same CPU, overclocked to 3.5 GHz, liquid cooled, 8GB RAM (basically similar enough to the dedicated folding machine I expected similar PPD), but folding through Windows averaged only 11k PPD.

HFM monitoring has been nice, and fairly easy to pull data from remote servers via HTTP.

In case it helps anyone.

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Re: Folding@Home

Postby twg on Wed Dec 25, 2013 2:22 am

Hey all, finally got situated where I could leave my machines up to fold again. Saw that we are at 664 now, that pretty sweet!

Wonder how we can get more people involved. Anyway it is good to be back and stationary for a bit. I hope it lasts. :lol:

Happy Folding and Happy Holiday Season. Hope everyone has a safe New Year!


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