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Message 4081 - Posted: 26 Nov 2007, 8:01:48 UTC


like the topic say ;)

i joined up cosmology some days ago. i got work and start to calculate the data i got.

for some reason unknown to me my system get hit by a total freeze after some time of calculation. only cure is a hard reset. after rebooting boinc shows up my unit lets say at 35% this isnt changed for about 10-15 minutes, then the current work restarts from 0,00% again.from the 4 workunits i was able to finish i had 3 total system freezes. so i think i have a problem here ;)

my system:

ubuntu linux 7.10 x86
cpu: amd64 3500
the whole system is in no way overclocked
camb version: 2.04
boincmanager 5.10.28 (from boinc download page)

as i cant find any logs or any other stuff what could give me a clue what happens, i ask if someone has seen something similiar to my problem. for now i suspended cosmology for good.


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Message 4090 - Posted: 27 Nov 2007, 2:52:33 UTC

I would start by running memtest on your memory. You didn\'t say how much mem is installed either.
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Message 4091 - Posted: 27 Nov 2007, 7:19:41 UTC

installed ram is 1gb and memtest seem to like the ram.


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Message 4093 - Posted: 27 Nov 2007, 19:38:21 UTC

This could be due to any number of reasons - one possibility is thermal/cooling/ventilation problems.

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Message 4094 - Posted: 27 Nov 2007, 19:51:39 UTC
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The moderator, Ageless, recommended this test:

OCCT

Supposedly, if it will run this without errors, it\'s clean. Not sure if that\'s true, but it does put CPU, RAM, etc. through the wringer.

I\'ve tested it. Safe to run, even with scary web site. :D
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Message 4095 - Posted: 27 Nov 2007, 21:13:40 UTC - in response to Message 4094.  

The moderator, Ageless, recommended this test

I did? It\'s the first time I\'ve seen that tool. I think. ;-)
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Message 4096 - Posted: 27 Nov 2007, 22:22:44 UTC - in response to Message 4094.  

The moderator, Ageless, recommended this test:

OCCT

Supposedly, if it will run this without errors, it\'s clean. Not sure if that\'s true, but it does put CPU, RAM, etc. through the wringer.

I\'ve tested it. Safe to run, even with scary web site. :D



OCCT is an excellent \"stress tester\". I use it on all my crunching rigs and run it for 1.5 hours. If it passes that, it will crunch most anything stable.
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Message 4097 - Posted: 27 Nov 2007, 22:25:08 UTC - in response to Message 4095.  

The moderator, Ageless, recommended this test

I did? It\'s the first time I\'ve seen that tool. I think. ;-)


Actually it was that other cpu basher, tutta55, who recommended OCCT for stress testing. :p I only used it on Windows, though. Not sure there\'s a Linux version.

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Message 4098 - Posted: 27 Nov 2007, 22:58:20 UTC
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Sorry, all you mods look alike. LOL
I knew it was ONE of you!

Not sure there\'s a Linux version.

My bad,again. Thought he had Linux, too.
Looks like not.
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Message 4102 - Posted: 28 Nov 2007, 5:33:18 UTC

You might try using transcode to encode some gigantic video at some a ridiculous quality. Other than that, I\'m not sure of any crazy benchmarks for Linux.
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Message 4105 - Posted: 28 Nov 2007, 11:44:10 UTC - in response to Message 4102.  

You might try using transcode to encode some gigantic video at some a ridiculous quality. Other than that, I\'m not sure of any crazy benchmarks for Linux.

http://users.bigpond.net.au/cpuburn/ has both Windows and Linux versions. Note: also does error checking on results, which most burn-in programs do not.

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Message 4108 - Posted: 28 Nov 2007, 16:38:35 UTC

i found out what my problem was. since i disabled powernow all seems ok. 1.5 units without trouble so far \\o/.
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Message 4109 - Posted: 29 Nov 2007, 4:47:56 UTC - in response to Message 4108.  

i found out what my problem was. since i disabled powernow all seems ok. 1.5 units without trouble so far \\o/.

No, no, no, that won\'t work at all; it\'s much too anti-climactic.

Post a detailed, 4 page long essay of how you saved the day, then we\'ll talk.
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Message 4111 - Posted: 29 Nov 2007, 7:37:06 UTC - in response to Message 4109.  

i found out what my problem was. since i disabled powernow all seems ok. 1.5 units without trouble so far \\o/.

No, no, no, that won\'t work at all; it\'s much too anti-climactic.

Post a detailed, 4 page long essay of how you saved the day, then we\'ll talk.


we like to give smart arse comments, eh ?
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Message 4112 - Posted: 29 Nov 2007, 18:09:09 UTC - in response to Message 4111.  

i found out what my problem was. since i disabled powernow all seems ok. 1.5 units without trouble so far \\o/.

No, no, no, that won\'t work at all; it\'s much too anti-climactic.

Post a detailed, 4 page long essay of how you saved the day, then we\'ll talk.


we like to give smart arse comments, eh ?

It\'s my prerogative as project administrator =)
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