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Message 2576 - Posted: 8 Sep 2007, 10:02:19 UTC - in response to Message 2570.  

Good question, they look similar. I have X5150's instead of the X3220's, but that shouldn't effect things that much. I was running all 4 cores on Cosmo, so it was kicking out 3+ WUs/hour (just asking for too much work?). Went back to running Darwin with 2 VM's running Linux. I'll see what happens.


That is probably a good solution for the time being. 2 Linux VM's on the same machine that can serve as each other's wingman. 2 cores for each. I have tried the same, but my machine becomes too sluggish. A VM that uses 2 cores and another with 1, that works fine.

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Message 2577 - Posted: 8 Sep 2007, 11:16:01 UTC
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I took a "snapshot" of my Pending WUs on 09/06/2007, AM.
321 WUs Pending: 156 were in progress, and 165 where unsent.

When I checked these WUs this morning (09/08/2007), AM I found:
59 were in progress, and 137 where unsent.

From those numbers, I can see that of the original 321, 176
have completed (and are no longer pending), but only 28 of the
"unsents" were sent out in a 48 hour period.

In the same period of time my "unsent" count has went from 165
up to 176.

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Note- This is just a guess, based on observation.

It looks like the shared memory is not re-loading correctly.
This example shows what I think is happening. Block starting
with WU x is loaded and some WUs are sent. The block then
times-out and new data starting at WU y is loaded to replace
the "stale" data. This is done by Boinc to avoid having shmem
filled with WUs that are not needed by anyone.

The problem appears to be that when the block starting with
WU y times-out, instead of loading the unsent WUs from block
WUx+n, new WUs from block WU z are loaded.



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Message 2590 - Posted: 9 Sep 2007, 5:39:46 UTC

My pending is growing again as well. And most of them have not been issued to another computer. Many were issued to me around Sept. 3rd. I am trying to slow down my biggest offending pc (Athlon XP 2400 running Windows) by crunching a little on another project to see if it helps at all.
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Message 2591 - Posted: 9 Sep 2007, 6:53:14 UTC

The issue is not the PC, it's the project server. I don't think this is an HR issue.
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Message 2617 - Posted: 10 Sep 2007, 9:54:30 UTC - in response to Message 2566.  

Theres 25 WUs without wingman and they are due on monday 10/9/07

http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419741
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419748
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419751
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419754
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421383
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421389
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421414
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421416
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421418
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421425
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421428
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421429
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421430
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421433
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421434
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421436
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421438
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421442
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421445
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421446
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421447
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=426669
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=426866
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=426870
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=426874

Thanks Craig Marsh


I've made these WUs a higher priority than the rest, which will cause them to be sent out first, as long as there isn't some other problem (which I suspect there might, considering there are at least 10 other active hosts with your HR class).



I'm up to 38 WUs in pending now some are due 12/9/07

http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419726
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419741
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419748
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419750
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419751
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419752
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419754
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419755
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=419758
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=420063
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=420064
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=420065
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=420095
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=420097
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=420098
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421383
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421389
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421414
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421416
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421418
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421425
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421428
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421429
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421430
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421433
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421434
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421436
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421438
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421442
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421445
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421446
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421447
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=426669
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=426866
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=426870
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=426874

http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421074
http://cosmos.astro.uiuc.edu/cosmohome/workunit.php?wuid=421162

The last two are waiting on a third partner ?

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Message 2618 - Posted: 10 Sep 2007, 10:17:16 UTC

I'm up to 38 WUs in pending now some are due 12/9/07


I don't think it really matters when they are due if you have already turned the WU's in before the your Deadline. All you can do is wait for them to be sent out again or if a Wingman already has them then wait for him to run the WU.
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Message 2620 - Posted: 10 Sep 2007, 13:47:14 UTC - in response to Message 2591.  

The issue is not the PC, it's the project server. I don't think this is an HR issue.

Not nessacarily a HR 'issue' as such but in my case it is a lack of other PC's.
From what I can see AMD Opteron computers running Linux appear to be in their own class.
I run an AMD Opteron 285 running FC3 Linux.
Going through the BoincStats site list of computers I found 18 Linux Opteron computers,
Hosts 1567, 251, 1571, 1025, 568, 1659, 795, 567, 1344, 807, 1681, 1913 all of which have not done any work for 1 week or more.
This leaves just 4 computers in my class that are currently 'active',
Hosts 1709, 2154, 2702 and 2573 (mine).

So I have now 141 Pending, to the value of 7,050 cobblestones (141 x50), all with unsent 'wingman' work units.

I will stop for a while for my pending to come down as they date back to the 28/8/07.
Need more active Opteron linux computers.
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Message 2626 - Posted: 10 Sep 2007, 23:05:34 UTC - in response to Message 2620.  

Not nessacarily a HR 'issue' as such but in my case it is a lack of other PC's.
From what I can see AMD Opteron computers running Linux appear to be in their own class.
I run an AMD Opteron 285 running FC3 Linux.
Going through the BoincStats site list of computers I found 18 Linux Opteron computers,
Hosts 1567, 251, 1571, 1025, 568, 1659, 795, 567, 1344, 807, 1681, 1913 all of which have not done any work for 1 week or more.
This leaves just 4 computers in my class that are currently 'active',
Hosts 1709, 2154, 2702 and 2573 (mine).

...


I am the owner of the 2702 (AMD Opteron 175 running FC7). It has a few WUs pending "unsent", some for 10 days.
I was happy to find this thread, and to understand what is happening, thanks to all the explanations provided here about HR classes.
I could have increased its resource sharing for Cosmo in order to increase its daily throughput, but unfortunately it started today suffering the same errors as described here therefore it would not be helpful.
I keep looking for a fix on this issue. In the meanwhile, I set it on "no new task" for Cosmo.

Any suggestion will be appreciated :)

Regards.
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Message 2654 - Posted: 12 Sep 2007, 14:01:18 UTC

On the good side of things it looks as if almost all my wingman-less WUs have finally been sent to others. Only one or two solo fliers right now. :)
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Message 2656 - Posted: 12 Sep 2007, 14:17:44 UTC - in response to Message 2654.  

On the good side of things it looks as if almost all my wingman-less WUs have finally been sent to others. Only one or two solo fliers right now. :)


The unsent wingman problem appears to be solved :) except when it is due to HR it seems. However my pending has gone through the roof lately ... looks like it is due to a lot of newer users not returning their results as fast as I have been used to....oh well in time
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Message 2670 - Posted: 12 Sep 2007, 18:33:24 UTC - in response to Message 2654.  

On the good side of things it looks as if almost all my wingman-less WUs have finally been sent to others. Only one or two solo fliers right now. :)

Well, I'm glad that something was fixed. =\
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Message 2679 - Posted: 12 Sep 2007, 20:29:50 UTC - in response to Message 2670.  

On the good side of things it looks as if almost all my wingman-less WUs have finally been sent to others. Only one or two solo fliers right now. :)

Well, I\'m glad that something was fixed. =
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Message 2766 - Posted: 17 Sep 2007, 1:38:26 UTC - in response to Message 1767.  
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One of my machines (host # 710) had the prob of unsent wu's a while back, and its happening again.

These have been pending for around 3 weeks now.

Any chance of getting them looked at ?


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Message 2767 - Posted: 17 Sep 2007, 2:09:00 UTC - in response to Message 2766.  

One of my machines (host # 710) had the prob of unsent wu's a while back, and its happening again.

These have been pending for around 3 weeks now.

Any chance of getting them looked at ?


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Yes, I'll look into it.
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Message 2772 - Posted: 17 Sep 2007, 5:48:08 UTC - in response to Message 2767.  

One of my machines (host # 710) had the prob of unsent wu's a while back, and its happening again.

These have been pending for around 3 weeks now.

Any chance of getting them looked at ?


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Yes, I'll look into it.


Same request for host # 2702 : 6 WUs with the "unsent" problem.
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Message 2776 - Posted: 17 Sep 2007, 13:57:21 UTC

Already got 20 or so unsent on this newly attached rig...
Might not be a problem, but all other rigs don't show any unsent wus.

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Message 2780 - Posted: 17 Sep 2007, 15:56:54 UTC - in response to Message 2776.  

Already got 20 or so unsent on this newly attached rig...
Might not be a problem, but all other rigs don't show any unsent wus.

I would give it a couple more days. It looks like you were sent them just a few days ago yourself. I have some WUs that took about 10 days to send to another computer.
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Message 2783 - Posted: 17 Sep 2007, 18:24:05 UTC
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I would give it a couple more days. It looks like you were sent them just a few days ago yourself. I have some WUs that took about 10 days to send to another computer.


yea right, the other rigs show some unsent pending too...

some wingmen appearing now...

all good.




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Message 2784 - Posted: 17 Sep 2007, 18:25:24 UTC - in response to Message 2780.  

Already got 20 or so unsent on this newly attached rig...
Might not be a problem, but all other rigs don't show any unsent wus.

I would give it a couple more days. It looks like you were sent them just a few days ago yourself. I have some WUs that took about 10 days to send to another computer.

Agreed. The oldest pending result for this particular host was received on the 15th (2 days ago), so I wouldn't worry. When you have pending WUs that are over 2 weeks old, that is indicative of a problem.
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Message 2785 - Posted: 17 Sep 2007, 18:36:45 UTC
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I was just a little curious because this host had pendings while the others didn't.

But as stated before: all good. :)

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