1) Forums : Technical Support : No Work: (There was work but it was commited to other platforms) (Message 7281)
Posted 15 Sep 2008 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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LHC uses it\'s own math libs to get the same results from different platforms. SETI and a bit less than half of the projects use fuzzy logic in the validator so that slight variations do not invalidate the task. The rest use HR since it is easier to implement.
2) Forums : Technical Support : URGENT Problems Discussion Thread (Message 6883)
Posted 2 Aug 2008 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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If I uncheck Leave app in memory when suspended will it do a checkpoint before quitting, or just lose the time back to the previous checkpoint I wonder?

Yes and no. 5.6.x and later clients will try to wait for the next checkpoint before switching however they will only wait so long before switching anyway. If the client does not wait long enough then you loose all progress back to the previous checkpoint.
3) Forums : General Topics : Cosmology@Home credit discussion (Message 6598)
Posted 17 Jul 2008 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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Credit does need to be reduced at this project, the only project that is more out of whach is rieselseive. Divided by 4 may be too much though, dividing by 3 would probably be closer to the average as reported by BOINCstats.
4) Forums : Technical Support : Email notifications not working (Message 6310)
Posted 12 Jun 2008 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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One of the recent server updates reset everyone\'s preference to no mail. Please check to make sure your settings are correct.
5) Forums : Technical Support : Meaning of \"update your BOINC client\" (Message 5399)
Posted 22 Mar 2008 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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There is also a minimum core client required before tasks can be aborted by the server. So both are good advice.
6) Forums : Technical Support : Does resume work? (Message 4853)
Posted 27 Jan 2008 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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I should figure out how to get into that list... maybe we\'re not in because of the whole \"too much credit\" thing.

You probably just need to email David Anderson when you think you are ready.
7) Forums : General Topics : what is the pending credit (Message 4185)
Posted 6 Dec 2007 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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now ,I have 7 pending task ,my pending credit is 327.91. why not is this real credit.

Your results must be validated by another computer before credit is granted.
8) Forums : General Topics : Computer Totals not adding up to Overall Total (Message 4184)
Posted 6 Dec 2007 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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In normal cases this is not worth worrying about. The computer total often does not add up to the overall total. Small differences appear due to caching issues. Larger differences come in when deleting and merging computers.

RAC NEVER adds up. Since it is heavily time dependent and a credit event affects one computer and the total they are always out of sync.
9) Forums : General Topics : Assigning projects per core ? (Message 4130)
Posted 2 Dec 2007 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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It would have to be an addition on the BOINC side, not the project side. The projects run when they are told and have very little control. The version 6 BOINC will farther limit what project applications can do so there will be some protection from malicious projects.
10) Forums : General Topics : Cosmology@Home credit discussion (Message 3189)
Posted 10 Oct 2007 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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The chart at http://boinc.netsoft-online.com/e107_plugins/boinc/get_cpcs.php gets it's figures by averaging the credit ratios on the same CPUs. That is what I base my opinion on.

The cobblestone is defined as a certain amount of computation on a ideal reference machine. Trying to match that as close as possible is not following the herd it is implementing a standard.

The project can lose just as many participants by giving too much credit as giving too little.
11) Forums : General Topics : Cosmology@Home credit discussion (Message 3163)
Posted 8 Oct 2007 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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Then there's always this, the credit comparison matrix:

http://boinc.netsoft-online.com/e107_plugins/boinc/get_cpcs.php

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Fill in the blank for the % reduction needed to be on par with other projects if this is the intent.

That is the best place to look for considering credit adjustments. From looking at that chart it appears that this project is granting nearly double the credit it should be.

edit: This fits in with my observations too. Since I am only running this project on my test hosts, my RAC should be about 55 but it is over 100.
12) Forums : Announcements : New Website Design, Part Deux (Message 2514)
Posted 5 Sep 2007 by Profile Keck_Komputers
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Looks good to me.