I am a low life scum, plz forgive me ...

This is the place for chat on DBB Distributed Computing projects... remember team #39070 for Stanfords Folding @ Home project.
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Geez guys, will ya forgive me?

Poll ended at Fri Sep 10, 2004 7:32 am

He|| no, die sucker!
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I'll think about it
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Sure Icey, I'm stupid too ...
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Total votes: 15
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I am a low life scum, plz forgive me ...

Post by Iceman » Thu Sep 09, 2004 7:32 am

I take my work to work and back to home on a 120Gb removable drive. Well last night, I shut down my dualie, pulled the drive, put it in my briefcase, and took it home.

To my HORROR this morning when I arrived back to work I found my dualie TURNED OFF! I lost a good 14 hours of 4 processes ...
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Post by STRESSTEST » Thu Sep 09, 2004 9:54 am

Die die die die I mean, don't worry about, to bad I leaped at that first option at the vote already though :)
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Post by s. » Thu Sep 09, 2004 10:53 am

And I'm the one still undecided :roll: :wink: :P

scrode

:idea: but I'm leaning towards being stupid tho. AND I'm not snitching myself off about what I've lost already :cry:
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Post by Deadmeat » Thu Sep 09, 2004 4:20 pm

And I said I was the dummy? NM, I still am. :D
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Post by Defender » Thu Sep 09, 2004 6:51 pm

F@H died on my laptop... dunno when. Within the last day or so. Just caught it now. :|
Damn thing still haven't finished a WU..
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Post by Iceman » Thu Sep 09, 2004 7:02 pm

Restart it, it will pick up where it left off. The default checkpoint is like 15 minutes so you lost no more than 15 minutes of work. You can set it lower through the config.
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Post by Defender » Thu Sep 09, 2004 8:13 pm

Iceman wrote:Restart it, it will pick up where it left off.
Ya, I know. Just tryin to relate on "time lost". :P
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Post by Lobber » Thu Sep 09, 2004 11:24 pm

You act as if it were important.

What you don't realize is that everyone from time to time will not be able to run the software. In fact, I expect that I will stop running it some time soon as I cannot support overheating my CPU all the time. When I get a program that requires alot of processing that I actually benefit from, this simulation will have to take a back seat.

Climbing up the rungs of this "competition" for no reward, is about equivalent to playing an online role playing game trying to gain levels and keep up with your peers. Only this has a tiny scientific academic value. And we're donating our processors for zero return.
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Post by Avder » Thu Sep 09, 2004 11:30 pm

I dunno about you, but if my idle CPU cycles can help cure cancer or alzhiemers or whatever, I'll feel pretty good about myself.

Plus, when winter gets here, I'll easily be able to afford the extra heat generated. This dorm is supposed to get quite cold in the winter, so the more heat, the better for me!
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Post by Vindicator » Thu Sep 09, 2004 11:35 pm

Avder wrote:I dunno about you, but if my idle CPU cycles can help cure cancer or alzhiemers or whatever, I'll feel pretty good about myself.
Pretty much. The immediate payoff isnt there, but in case you forgot this does go toward a good cause.

And even without Folding, I still wouldve jumped on that Xeon deal. :P
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Post by s. » Thu Sep 09, 2004 11:40 pm

I've been using it to help test my overclocking and cooling (watercooled). :P
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Post by Ferno » Fri Sep 10, 2004 12:27 am

pfft.. it's no big deal. it really isn't.
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Post by Delkian » Fri Sep 10, 2004 7:52 am

Lobber wrote:I cannot support overheating my CPU all the time.
If your CPU overheats under load, something is not correct.
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Post by STRESSTEST » Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:18 am

Delkian wrote:
Lobber wrote:I cannot support overheating my CPU all the time.
If your CPU overheats under load, something is not correct.
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Post by Lobber » Fri Sep 10, 2004 11:22 am

It's doing better now, but when it was working on a 16k atomic gromacs core, it beeped, and beeped, and beeped, and i could have fried an egg off of the power supply, and cooked bacon off of the Radeon 9800 card.
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Post by Iceman » Fri Sep 10, 2004 12:00 pm

Dont use the graphical version then
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Post by DarkShadow » Fri Sep 10, 2004 5:57 pm

My xp 2100 has been down most of the day to upgrade to a 2400 and 2 WD 80's. Waiting for my friend to bring the Artic Silver and the drives over.

I'll be without the laptop next week:( while my wife has it out of town.
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Post by Defender » Sat Sep 11, 2004 12:52 am

I run the graphical client, and my cpu hovers at around 50C.
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Post by Tetrad » Sat Sep 11, 2004 2:00 am

Bah. I stopped running FAH on the two computers that are in my bedroom because my PSU fans get slightly more annoying.
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