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    About...

    Seems to be about once a day roughly that the client reports in for me. This is running 24/7.

    I want to run one one full model and then I'll see if I want to continue running it, or maybe switch...
  2. Thread: Phase II

    by runestar
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    Re: What about old data?

    It was noted several times that the Phase I work would be discarded and to make sure you sent it in before Tuesday. ;)

    RS
  3. Thread: A Question

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    Well, okay, how about DF: The Game then, Howard?...

    Well, okay, how about DF: The Game then, Howard? =) Maybe a strategy game where you have to build a distributed computing project with little funds and keep people interested in running it...

    Only...
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    Send it to me... Okay, okay, go get a dual CPU...

    Send it to me...

    Okay, okay, go get a dual CPU motherboard and put the RAM on there... then send it to me... =)

    RS
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    Re: Phase II and Sneaker Netting

    Try checking out this thread also: http://www.free-dc.org/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=3177

    Best,

    RS
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    Just curious if someone could explain, in techie...

    Just curious if someone could explain, in techie layman's terms how a program limits the CPU usage?

    As for the laptop you might consider raising the back end up higher using a book to help...
  7. Thread: A Question

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    One of the members of the Project Blue Book SETI...

    One of the members of the Project Blue Book SETI group is actually installing Linux on his PS2 currently if you are interested in seeing how this goes. Last I heard they were finally successful and...
  8. Thread: "Users"?

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    Re: "Users"?

    Technically DF uses our computers. =) As for the people, we are volunteers, although I think distributed computing creating a whole new level of addiction called stats junkies. This is what we called...
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    The RAM option has been something that has been...

    The RAM option has been something that has been discussed in length in the past. ALthough its certainly of interest, I think Howard just feels its not worth the time invested to have a scalable...
  10. Thread: Mirrors

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    Well the idea is to SPREAD out the load. =)

    Well the idea is to SPREAD out the load. =)
  11. Thread: Mirrors

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    Mirrors

    I was just wondering if Howard had given any thoughts to any official mirrors for the clients?

    Second, to everyone in general why not utilize P2P technology such as Fileshare or Kazaa for that...
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    Never you mind... didn't have my green tea when I...

    Never you mind... didn't have my green tea when I read it. Mixed up the two things he was saying.

    Well, you are telling the program to use a crapload of RAM, so to speak, so its not Brian's fault...
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    Then I'm not sure what his complaint with the...

    Then I'm not sure what his complaint with the screensaver taking up memory is. If they stop the screensaver to play a game, there might be some swapping as the screensaver closes up and the game...
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    Well... the complaint was it was taking too much...

    Well... the complaint was it was taking too much memory when he was playing games. So if that's the problem, running with the default memory mode seems to be the solution if he doesn't want to turn...
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    I thought the screensaver only ran...

    <confused> I thought the screensaver only ran when the system was sitting idle (not being used by the user)??

    Why not just run the text client as a service with the default memory usage?
    ...
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    Phase II Questions about the proteins...

    Howard,

    For Phase II, will we be going back and recrunching the old proteins for comparasion purposes? Also, are you going to be including the CASP5 proteins in your runs? I realize that the...
  17. Well, there has been no point value assigned to...

    Well, there has been no point value assigned to the stats. Its just been a raw number. Then again, we've been doing brute forcing primarily of the structures so there has been a whole lot of point of...
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    Small stats idea

    Howard,

    I was thinking from another thread, how about we put up a time the current protein has been available for crunching. It seems some people like to try to predict when we reach certain...
  19. I do believe that is a long-running concern of...

    I do believe that is a long-running concern of many people. Although at this time we are just sampling known proteins, and the loss isn't critical, at some point when DF gets into the actual...
  20. Howard, Can we run two stats engines? Say the...

    Howard,

    Can we run two stats engines? Say the main stats will zero phase I , and be phase two counting only, but old stats will still be available. The secondary stats engine donated by someone...
  21. The rambling isn't the scary part... its the fact...

    The rambling isn't the scary part... its the fact you don't seem to be INhaling any air. People get a little tense about walking over bodies passed out on the floor. ;)
  22. Ummm... would you do us just one favor Scott... ...

    Ummm... would you do us just one favor Scott... Breathe BREATHE! ;) You're scaring us here when you ramble on like that. :D

    RS&#189;
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    Howard, Instead of taking down the whole web...

    Howard,

    Instead of taking down the whole web section, couldn't you simply just disable the stats section of the site?

    Also, maybe you could put some kind of ETA to completion counter during...
  24. Is that a siren I hear...

    <Looks at Grim Reaper> Is that a siren I hear coming to round you up...
  25. Howard, you're forgetting all those stay-at-home...

    Howard, you're forgetting all those stay-at-home parents... if you can get the screensaver to run the dishwasher, the washer & dryer, and order food for the fridge you'd have the market cornered......
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