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  1. Thread: Happy New Year

    by dtsang
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    Re: Yes all the best to everyone

    Be careful. At first glance that looked "asians".
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    G5 benchmarks?

    Does anybody here have a Power Mac G5? I would love to see how one of those performed, cause my G4 just plain sucks in dfold.:trash:
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    Re: I do pay attention honey

    The switchover was announced well in advance (six days) and there was plenty of time to upload buffered results.
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    Ok! I did manage to grab the latest version (with...

    Ok! I did manage to grab the latest version (with the new protein) from distributedfolding.org before it went down again with server maintenance. I hope the version I have works.
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    AutoUpdate failure

    I tried to auto-update my OS X client but this is what happened.

    It asked me whether I wanted to auto-update, with choices y-es, n-o, or a-lways. I said Yes - it downloaded the update, then said...
  6. Thread: Server outage

    by dtsang
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    You guys may want to consider purchasing a...

    You guys may want to consider purchasing a secondary DNS service form www.dyndns.org. They host four DNS machines around the world, preventing the failure of your primary DNS from interfering with...
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    The problem is that gen0 is not valuable in the...

    The problem is that gen0 is not valuable in the structures it generates, but absolutely necessary since it provides the foundation for gens 1-250. Since it is not valuable, it only has a point value...
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    A cluster is a bunch of machines that process...

    A cluster is a bunch of machines that process information and act like a single machine (yes, a very simplistic explanation). Clusters are used to save money - instead of purchasing a single,...
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    I can attest to that. Besides, updating manually...

    I can attest to that. Besides, updating manually will be worth your time - the client actually works with the :bang: trajectory distribution! I'm doing gen. 249 right now... almost done... :thumbs:
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    I have a feeling it will work just fine. The last...

    I have a feeling it will work just fine. The last client did NOT work on my machine with 10.1.5 - it would fail on the trajectory thing (after gen0). It works absolutely perfectly now (with the...
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    Re: Call for Benchmarks

    Apple,PowerPC G4,466,MacOSX10.1.5,15.600,0.000,172.490,0.000
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    I did at one point manage to download the whole...

    I did at one point manage to download the whole thing, but I think the file was not written properly, or was missing a few bits of data... it did not un-tar properly.
  13. Thread: PII Benchmarks

    by dtsang
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    Usr time Sys time -------- --------...

    Usr time Sys time
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    Maketrj 15.390 0.000
    Foldtraj 191.130 0.000

    Power Mac G4 466 MHz, 384 MB RAM, Mac OS X 10.1.5
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    --------------------------------------------------...

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    Distributed Folding OS X Benchmark Script V1.0

    Sample Size: 3600 structures over 4708 seconds.

    Structures Per Second: ...
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    You can write a few batch/script files that...

    You can write a few batch/script files that would:
    1) run the foldtrajlite program with buffering on, so that you generate lots of structures without uploading them
    2) upload all structures, then...
  16. Thread: After CASP...

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    Agreed - about twice as fast as the last CASP5...

    Agreed - about twice as fast as the last CASP5 protein. Getting ~60,000/day with this one on my Power Mac G4 466 witn -rt.
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    The time it takes to compress a GIF and...

    The time it takes to compress a GIF and decompress it will result in a loss of performance, simply because it is faster to transfer 100 MB of data over Ethernet than to compress it to 50 MB (which...
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    Latest Protein is Fast

    The very latest protein (Aug 27) is much faster than previous proteins.

    With the -rt switch, my Power Mac G4 466 can fold 69,120 proteins in 1 day.

    The previous protein I folded ~44,000...
  19. Thread: Client slower?

    by dtsang
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    This protein is slightly faster than the previous...

    This protein is slightly faster than the previous one.

    Last protein: 33,000/day
    This protein: 41,200/day

    I am running a Power Mac G4 with a 466 MHz processor and with -rt enabled.
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    Is it just me, or is this new protein a bit...

    Is it just me, or is this new protein a bit slower ?
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    My boo-boo. I read most of the thread, but not...

    My boo-boo. I read most of the thread, but not all of it, I guess... :cry:
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    Also, I found another example of how Distributed...

    Also, I found another example of how Distributed Folding can benefit from AltiVec enhancement. On the Folding@Home website (which, I'm assuming, is running a similar protein folding initiative), they...
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    Howard, Are you still looking into G4...

    Howard,

    Are you still looking into G4 optimization? If yes, may I suggest taking a look at this page:
    http://developer.apple.com/hardware/ve/performance.html

    It allows you to run a diagnostic...
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    Using the -rt switch on the latest protein, I can...

    Using the -rt switch on the latest protein, I can fold 33,000 proteins in one day.

    I am running a Power Mac G4 with a PowerPC 7400 chip clocked at 466 MHz. I have 384 MB of RAM.
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    Mac benchmarks

    I benchmarked my Foldtrajlite client manually and found that it folds 33,000 proteins in one day.

    I am running a Power Mac G4 with a PowerPC 7400 chip at 466 MHz. The -rt switch is on, using the...
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