Posts by Timothy Dickey

1) Message boards : Number crunching : outch! (Message 643)
Posted 4 May 2012 by Timothy Dickey
Post:
Hi Fellow Users:

I just wanted to write to say that I am also getting errors but on a different Version---BOINC version 7.0.24

It is affecting all Projects that I signed up for, not only in number fields.

If I apply for a new project it does the same output file error.

The error is saying missing output file before erroring out.

It runs for about a second before showing error.

I went through 10 errors before I noticed it and stopped the computer from running any more.

I then tried adding another project and it happened the same. Same error message.

This is only happening for the only computer that I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday.

The upgraded computer, I took offline runnig Boinc until I hear that a fix is there to add or that it is in the update manager to be fix with.

I have not looked into it lately, but to me it is similar to a problem I had when I first started in 2010 when a lib I did not install correctly was causing the output file to be absent after trying to run.

I do not remember what lib file it was but I do remember that I found that I needed it in a thread in Einstein@Home. I will be looking to find that thread again and looking at all the list of needed files and in making sure I still have them all.

If I do not have all the needed files then reloading them back into the system. Then try running it again. If I have success I will post the list of missing files for other to look into and see if it helps them.

I agree that the upgrade may have removed needed and necessary files on the Boinc Project and that the main Boinc page should recomend that if they upgrade a users system by using the desktop ubuntu 12.04 amd64.iso that there will be reported problems until fixed.

Thanks.....post if you find an answer to this before I do or hear of a fix.


Domain name timothy-AcerPower-S280
Local Standard Time UTC -5 hours
Name timothy-AcerPower-S280
Created 3 May 2012 | 22:02:30 UTC
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Average credit 0.00
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BOINC version 7.0.24
Memory 869.46 MB
Cache 256 KB
Swap space 894 MB
Total disk space 13.98 GB
Free Disk Space 7.61 GB
Measured floating point speed 1667.38 million ops/sec
Measured integer speed 5010.6 million ops/sec
Average upload rate 16.73 KB/sec
Average download rate 708.19 KB/sec
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Application details Show
Tasks 18
Number of times client has contacted server 6
Last time contacted server 4 May 2012 | 0:47:09 UTC
% of time BOINC is running 99.9656 %
While BOINC running, % of time work is allowed 99.9815 %


Thanks,

Timothy





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