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Message 56266 - Posted: 12 Jan 2021 | 3:51:21 UTC

I wonder who those last five tasks belong to. I wonder if we'll see the number of tasks go down to zero before tasks start flowing again.
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Message 56267 - Posted: 12 Jan 2021 | 4:00:06 UTC

that hasn't always been the requirement, but it could be possible if the admins wish to completely close out one data set before starting another.
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Message 56268 - Posted: 12 Jan 2021 | 5:28:13 UTC - in response to Message 56267.

As Richard posted, it shouldn't be necessary to remove all tasks before deploying a new application.

I expect the new application to have very little code change. Just need to recognize the new CC capability codes of the Ampere cards.

But, if they are doing a complete rewrite of the code to handle very different task parameters, then they actually may need to completely finish all previous tasks because the new parameter sets might be completely incompatible.

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Message 56269 - Posted: 12 Jan 2021 | 20:17:05 UTC

Hoping new tasks come soon. I bought a new graphics card not too long ago, to speed up video rendering. But also in mind to crank out GPUGrid work when I wasn't otherwise using it. Currently it's working on Einstein stuff, but I'd rather be working on curing diseases, and helping people.

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Message 56270 - Posted: 12 Jan 2021 | 22:17:12 UTC - in response to Message 56269.

I've been running Folding@Home while waiting for new tasks. Plenty of good projects focusing on disease on there.

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Message 56271 - Posted: 13 Jan 2021 | 0:08:46 UTC - in response to Message 56270.

I don't think you can run both Folding's client and the BOINC client on the same hardware at the same time, or can you?

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Message 56272 - Posted: 13 Jan 2021 | 0:48:31 UTC - in response to Message 56271.

I don't think you can run both Folding's client and the BOINC client on the same hardware at the same time, or can you?


Actually, you can run both at the same time, but it slows down both projects. I have done it myself.

You can throttle Folding to either Light, Medium or Full Power mode, as well.



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Message 56273 - Posted: 13 Jan 2021 | 1:47:47 UTC - in response to Message 56272.

Actually, you can run both at the same time, but it slows down both projects. I have done it myself.


Me too.
Right now I'm running all my GPUs for F@H, but I leave my slowest one ready to download any GPUGRID tasks available. It will let me know when to switch my faster cards back to this project after finishing up there, because new WUs are available.

Everyone who wants to do medical research on their new RTX 30xx cards will find they kick butt doing CUDA Fahcore tasks. You can use dissimilar GPUs in the same host without any restart errors, too.

The downsides are less statistical information, a rather clunky GUI, and points do not apply to BOINC credit anymore.

There are currently over 2.7M "donors" crunching.

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Message 56274 - Posted: 13 Jan 2021 | 2:19:52 UTC - in response to Message 56266.

I wonder if we'll see the number of tasks go down to zero before tasks start flowing again.


Previously, the batches have been slightly overlapped (if I recall correctly), so after a year of being in the crunching stages, I suspect this project may be finished for our purposes and moving towards publishing.

(We'll see if the limb I just occupied breaks under the weight of my speculation.)

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Down to 2 tasks now, probably waiting to expire on unattended hosts.

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Message 56277 - Posted: 13 Jan 2021 | 16:27:41 UTC

1 outstanding task left.

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Message 56278 - Posted: 13 Jan 2021 | 19:04:52 UTC - in response to Message 56273.

... and points do not apply to BOINC credit anymore.

was this the case ever before?

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Message 56282 - Posted: 14 Jan 2021 | 6:47:14 UTC - in response to Message 56278.

... and points do not apply to BOINC credit anymore.

was this the case ever before?

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Message 56283 - Posted: 14 Jan 2021 | 17:07:54 UTC - in response to Message 56278.
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... and points do not apply to BOINC credit anymore.

was this the case ever before?


If you check the BOINC combined statistics page https://boinc.netsoft-online.com/e107_plugins/boinc/bp.php?project=11 , you'll find the original folding@home stats from when it was a BOINC project. I'm not sure about the timing because it was retired before I resumed crunching in 2019 after quitting SETI in its early stage.

I will guess that when Greg Bowman left Stanford and teamed up with Joe Coffland at Washington U. St. Louis they decided to develop a new platform of their own. Greg is a Stanford grad, so the competition between Stanford and Berkley might also be a factor.

If you ask Dr Bowman I'm sure he will explain as he has twice answered my questions when I have emailed him. There is a link to his email on the site.

I personally don't care about the credit aspect of crunching, but it would be more convenient for all of us here if the project was still on Berkley's platform.

The project is partnered with the Covid Moonshot project to develop an anti-viral solution to the pandemic. This makes the credit seem insignificant to me.

Another plus that I forgot to mention is that FAHcore uses OpenCL also, so AMD GPUs are welcome, even when mixed with NVidia cards in a host. I recently noticed that F@h recognizes my Intel GPUs also, but as yet there are no WUs running on them.

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Message 56291 - Posted: 15 Jan 2021 | 20:05:36 UTC

And still, one task just sitting out there in progress. Too bad they can't pull it and send it to someone else.

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Message 56293 - Posted: 15 Jan 2021 | 21:09:46 UTC - in response to Message 56291.

If it’s not returned within 5 days, it will automatically be sent to someone else
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Message 56299 - Posted: 17 Jan 2021 | 12:50:20 UTC

Now, we finally reached 0. Looking forward to the creation of new WUs. My GPUs are waiting.

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Message 56300 - Posted: 17 Jan 2021 | 13:08:02 UTC - in response to Message 56299.

Hopefully!

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Message 56301 - Posted: 17 Jan 2021 | 14:38:52 UTC



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Message 56302 - Posted: 17 Jan 2021 | 17:22:30 UTC - in response to Message 56299.

That one single task completion was enough to bring the project out of retirement listing on statseb, lol. It was set to retired status a couple of days ago while that last task was in progress. This pleases the side of me that is completionist.
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Message 56303 - Posted: 17 Jan 2021 | 18:02:19 UTC

Now would be a good time to give the database a thorough old spring cleaning. I've still got 12 tasks listed (mostly errors), dating back to 2013!

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Message 56309 - Posted: 19 Jan 2021 | 21:05:21 UTC
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Interesting: Tasks in progress have risen to 10 this evening.
In coincidence, one of my hosts received WU# 27020952, named

0_0-GERARD_pocket_discovery_56fe7d99_19b6_4687_86d7_bcb3f4e80b33-0-2-RND6221_0

A second host has received the same task at nearly the same time. Perhaps these new tasks are programmed to be double checked by a wingman (?)

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Message 56310 - Posted: 19 Jan 2021 | 21:28:28 UTC

However, versions for current Gpugrid applications remain unchanged: Probably we will have to wait a bit more for a major applications upgrade.

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Message 56312 - Posted: 20 Jan 2021 | 17:27:42 UTC - in response to Message 56309.
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Perhaps these new tasks are programmed to be double checked by a wingman (?)

I can answer now my own question (2021-01-20 17:00 UTC).
There are currently "on the air" the following Work Units:
WU# 27020952
WU# 27020953
WU# 27020954
WU# 27020955
WU# 27020956
WU# 27020957
WU# 27020958
WU# 27020959
WU# 27020960
They are not responding to a regular double checking verification, because some tasks have been awarded their credits (129.906,00) before the second paired task is finished.
I think that this is a limited test in the try of getting a credit consistency between different GPU models.

Also, I've found that GPU models assigned with at least one task are: GTX 1660 Ti, GTX1050 Ti, GTX 1050, TESLA K80, GTX 1060 6GB, RTX 2070, GT 710, GTX 660 Ti, GTX 1070, GTX 960, GTX 1650 SUPER, QUADRO M2000M, RTX 2060 SUPER, GTX 1060 3GB
I find this wide range of GPU models compared to the few amount of tasks in progress to be out of statisticals.
I tend to think that there is any intentionality in this aspect...

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Message 56314 - Posted: 23 Jan 2021 | 5:39:03 UTC

Hmmm I'm having difficulty with getting WUs 2 weeks no luck
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Message 56318 - Posted: 24 Jan 2021 | 11:43:25 UTC

Current test with GERARD WUs seems to keep (slowly) going on. There are currently (2021-01-24 11:30 UTC) 14 Work Units in progress.
The last test Work Unit launched so far is WU# 27020970, on 2021-01-24 05:20 UTC.
This test started on 2021-01-19 19:37 UTC with already mentioned WU# 27020952
If you are interested in examining a particular WU, you can do it by using the following link:
https://www.gpugrid.net/workunit.php?wuid=nnnnnnnn
Where nnnnnnnn is the WU id to be examined.
For example: https://www.gpugrid.net/workunit.php?wuid=27020970

Each WU on current test, is consisting in two different identical tasks, each of them sent to a different host.
If you want to examine each host, for example, to discover what kind of GPU / CPU is processing the task, you can do it by following the following link:
https://www.gpugrid.net/show_host_detail.php?hostid=nnnnnn
Where nnnnnn is the Host id for the computer to be examined.
For example: https://www.gpugrid.net/show_host_detail.php?hostid=569442
This host is the only one of mine that has received one of these current GERARD (test?) tasks so far.

I've noted a small change in credits amount being awarded from WUs #27020952 to #27020961, awarded with 129.906,00 and WU #27020962 and above, awarded with 137.608,50 credits.

The range of GPUs implied on this test keeps being wide.
The fastest GPU so far has been a QUADRO RTX 6000, employing 8175 seconds to process its task.
The slowest GPU has been a GTX 660 Ti, employing 75222 seconds to finish its task.
rod4x4's algorithm might probably make a full listing in a flash (?)

I hope that these tests may lead soon to a regular batch of brand new Work Units.
I keep watching as a hobby, trying to discover any other interesting clues...
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Message 56319 - Posted: 24 Jan 2021 | 21:43:15 UTC - in response to Message 56314.
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Hmmm I'm having difficulty with getting WUs 2 weeks no luck


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There is very little work for GPUGRID hosts at this time. (I can't tell if that is your problem because you hide your computers.) If you check the server status regularly, you will stay well informed. Hopefully I've helped.

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Message 56321 - Posted: 25 Jan 2021 | 16:50:40 UTC

Déjà vu
Down to 5 tasks in progress

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Message 56322 - Posted: 26 Jan 2021 | 18:36:30 UTC - in response to Message 56266.
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It's the drought before the deluge! My hole dried up weeks ago! Ooo eerrr missus. Oh, and @d_worms https://www.gpugrid.net/show_user.php?userid=75061, you have no work units because that massive horrendously tasteless and kitch sig' banner is blocking out everything, including sunlight!
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Message 56326 - Posted: 28 Jan 2021 | 13:20:12 UTC

So much processor time, just going to waste.

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Message 56378 - Posted: 9 Feb 2021 | 17:31:33 UTC

I've noticed that today about midday (UTC), about 600 ADRIA tasks have been thrown to the field.
They are very long tasks.
Previously a few of them were thrown, taking the following times to complete:
- Task #32506879: 62,354.91 seconds on a GTX 1080 Ti GPU
- Task #32506871: 87,786.82 seconds on a RTX 2080 Ti GPU
- Task #32506872: 96,728.16 seconds on a GTX 1070 GPU
- Task #32506875: 169,100.78 seconds on a GTX 1650 GPU
- Task #32506877: 175,478.04 seconds on a GTX 1060 GPU
In proportion to their complexity, these tasks are being rewarded so far as follows:
- Full bonus (when returned before 24H): 523,125.00 credits
- Mid bonus (when returned past 24H but before 48H): 435,937.50 credits
- No bonus (When returned past 48H and before 120H): 348,750.00 credits

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Message 56379 - Posted: 9 Feb 2021 | 17:52:07 UTC
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to my big surprise, I just noticed that one of my machines received such a Adria task.
Unfortunately, it hit one of the two PCs with a GTX750ti inside, so crunching may take forever - the BOINC manager forecasts 7 days :-(

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Message 56381 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 8:05:40 UTC - in response to Message 56379.

to my big surprise, I just noticed that one of my machines received such a Adria task.
Unfortunately, it hit one of the two PCs with a GTX750ti inside, so crunching may take forever - the BOINC manager forecasts 7 days :-(

I suspect that the task will miss the deadline (Feb. 14, 13:57 hrs) by several hours, if not even more. So most probably it would make sense to abort it, in order not to waste 5 days of computation time for nothing :-(
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Message 56382 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 8:21:20 UTC - in response to Message 56381.
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I suspect that the task will miss the deadline (Feb. 14, 13:57 hrs) by several hours, if not even more. So most probably it would make sense to abort it...

Certainly, it is a risk.
But hitting the deadline is not the only condition to not getting credits for the task.
The other condition is that, once deadline is reached, the resend for the same task be catched by other host, and be reported first than yours.
This leaves a margin of at least ten more hours, in the worst case that it hits a high end GPU.
It is your decision whether bet for 348,750.00 credits or not...

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Message 56383 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 10:02:53 UTC - in response to Message 56382.

the bad thing is that this task was downloaded by one my two machines with a GTX750ti inside.
Another PC has a GTX970 inside, and yet another one a GTX980ti. Too bad that none of these caught the task :-(

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Message 56384 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 10:23:30 UTC

These ADRIA tasks of current batch are extremely long ones.
Even my most powerful GPU, a GTX 1660 Ti, is estimating to take about 26 hours to complete the one it catched, thus missing the full bonus.
That I know, it's the first time to happen...

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Message 56385 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 10:54:49 UTC

It can be a good challenge for overclockers to show off!
Has anybody already beaten the 62,354.91 seconds time?

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Message 56386 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 12:20:36 UTC - in response to Message 56384.

I have a GTX 1660, but of course, I didn't get any of the work. :(
At least it didn't send it to my older computer with the GT 730. That might have taken a while.

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Message 56387 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 13:43:07 UTC - in response to Message 56386.

Though it does look like more work units are appearing.

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Message 56390 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 14:48:04 UTC - in response to Message 56385.

It can be a good challenge for overclockers to show off!
Has anybody already beaten the 62,354.91 seconds time?


~60,000 on my RTX 2070; not really overclocked. power limited to 150W to increase power efficiency. it runs only just slower than stock though since I apply an OC to bring clock speeds back up from what is lost to power limit.

https://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507258

Kevvy's 2080/Super system(s) did them even faster. but I don't know his exact config.
2080S, 55k s: http://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507109
2080, 48k s: http://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507309
2080ti, 41k s: http://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507185

[AF>Libristes] hermes:
2080ti, 36k s: http://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507426

these tasks don't appear to be standard sized, some harder/longer than others.
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Message 56392 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 17:55:31 UTC

These ADRIA tasks of current batch are extremely long ones.
Even my most powerful GPU, a GTX 1660 Ti, is estimating to take about 26 hours to complete the one it catched, thus missing the full bonus.
That I know, it's the first time to happen...

Finally, 93,370.97 seconds at my GTX 1660 Ti GPU. That is 25 hours, 56 minutes and 11 seconds.

Task #32506891

Definitely, I hadn't fought tasks like this at Gpugrid before.
At the GPU projects I collabarate, they are only surpassed by "Genefer Extreme" tasks at Primegrid, designed to find the largest known prime number, that take about twice as long to complete at the same graphics card.

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Message 56393 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 18:05:16 UTC - in response to Message 56385.

It can be a good challenge for overclockers to show off!
Has anybody already beaten the 62,354.91 seconds time?

My teammate Ian beat that time already on two tasks.
https://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507258 60,151.89
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https://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507259 62,129.12

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Message 56394 - Posted: 10 Feb 2021 | 18:07:18 UTC

I picked up tasks on two machines this morning, so I'll throw my hat in the ring eventually.

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Message 56405 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 8:21:17 UTC

I completed two tasks so far.

https://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507920 45,575.86

https://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507873 53,855.16

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Message 56408 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 10:45:46 UTC

somehow amusing - these huge tasks now cause quite a competition between the users as to who's GPU crunches them in the shortest possible time :-)))

Fact is, that now one of my other machines with a GTX750ti inside has downloaded such a tasks, and the BOINC manager indicates a runtime of about 6 days. So all I can do is to abort the task, since the maximum completion time set by the project is 5 days.

It is too bad that the GPUGRID people now preclude hosts with older cards :-(
All they would have needed to do is to extend the time from 5 days to say 7 or 8 days.

So, for the time being, I have no other choice than switching back to Folding@home. In a way, this makes me sad, having been a permanent GPUGRID cruncher with 4 hosts for some 5 years.

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Message 56422 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 17:39:38 UTC

The best time I'm getting so far is 62,103.88 and that is on a Titan Xp.

https://www.gpugrid.net/workunit.php?wuid=27022470

I noted that the CPU time is very closely tracking the Run time.
Looks like these tasks rely heavily on CPU performance.

My system has E7-4890 v2 @ 2.80GHz processors but it's decent.

Keith's system is running a RTX 2070 with the AMD EPYC 7402P 24-Core Processor so that seems to make a significant difference on the run times.

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Message 56423 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 17:47:48 UTC - in response to Message 56422.
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Actually that system has a 2080, 1080Ti and two 2070's in it.

Boinc just identifies the newest card as what the host contains.

Though in the case of https://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32507970 the card used actually was the 1080Ti in the beginning and then finished up on one of the 2070's.

Which is surprising since every previous task has always failed whenever restarted on a different device.

I have the switch between tasks set at 360 minutes previously since no previous tasks have ever run longer than 6 hours in any of my hosts.

I will need to bump that up to cover the 2070 times.

[Edit] This task got switched out and restarted on a different device and failed as they always have in the past.
https://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32509275

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Message 56425 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 18:57:34 UTC
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My PC system has an NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. It downloaded 2 tasks Feb 10th with an estimated Remaining task time of about 5 hours.

The first task has run for 26 hours, but it has 2 days (48 hours) Remaining! So my second task will not finish in time.

So please do limit the tasks that can be downloaded or increase the Deadline.

Is there a way to limit the number of tasks in Settings?

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Message 56426 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 19:04:55 UTC - in response to Message 56425.

My PC system has an NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. It downloaded 2 tasks Feb 10th with an estimated Remaining task time of about 5 hours.

The first task has run for 26 hours, but it has 2 days (48 hours) Remaining! So my second task will not finish in time.

So please do limit the tasks that can be downloaded or increase the Deadline.

Is there a way to limit the number of tasks in Settings?


if you reduce the cache size in your compute preferences, that should prevent it from downloading too many. try 1-2 days.

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Message 56436 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 21:32:30 UTC

Running two tasks in parallel on one 1050Ti.
Had an app_config.xml for use with at 980Ti in place.
While one task supposedly will finish after about three days, those two parallel ones might finish within five days.
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My 1st ADRIA_D3RBandit (batch2) finished in 34,758s (9h 39m 18s) on an RTX 2080Ti / Linux

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Message 56440 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 22:00:39 UTC - in response to Message 56437.

My 1st ADRIA_D3RBandit (batch2) finished in 34,758s (9h 39m 18s) on an RTX 2080Ti / Linux

Unless I missed something, that's the best time so far

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Mr. Kevvy @ 34,476s, 2080ti

https://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32510013
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Message 56442 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 22:30:49 UTC - in response to Message 56436.

Thank you Jans et al.

Definitely only running one one GPUGrid task on the GPU. That specific GPU 1050 Ti may have limitations related to memory or other resource.

I tried mucking with the config files more than a year ago and likely broke something. I do see some Warnings related to two .inc files, but did not find a root directory on my PC above /home/ps3grid/projects/PS3GRID mentioned in the warnings.

I do not see any online account Preferences related to number of tasks or cache for GPUGrid.

I can edit XML or HTML files pretty well, but should I do a full uninstall of BOINC, manually remove directories, and reinstall? Ughh, I use many BOINC projects. Any links to helpful reading info?

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Message 56444 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 23:29:13 UTC

The project folder is called www.gpugrid.net, not ps3grid. It is at:

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You can just remove the project if you want instead of all of BOINC.

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Message 56445 - Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | 23:38:27 UTC - in response to Message 56437.

My 1st ADRIA_D3RBandit (batch2) finished in 34,758s (9h 39m 18s) on an RTX 2080Ti / Linux


Thanks, it looks like my GTX 1650s will need around 45 hrs to complete one and my GTX 1060 3GB cards will need 40. My "supercooled" GTX 750ti has a predicted completion at around 100 hrs.

I aborted my spare WU from my job cache when I realized that it would expire before finishing. Many older cards won't make the 120 hr deadline and cause further delay, wasting GPU time and power.

WUs this large should be given more time, IMHO.

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Message 56449 - Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | 1:55:59 UTC - in response to Message 56444.
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mmonnin said:

The project folder is called www.gpugrid.net, not ps3grid. It is at:


The warning message has the ps3grid path for some reason. It appears when I view GPUgrid preferences. All the more reason to remove GPUGRID once that task finishes!

You can just remove the project if you want instead of all of BOINC.


Yes mmonnin, good catch. I will try to just remove GPUGrid first. And maybe manually remove its root directory contents before I reinstall it.

Also I found some info about BOINC GPU info on the wiki here and downloaded the GPU-Z tool: https://boinc.berkeley.edu/wiki/GPU_computing

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Message 56450 - Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | 2:20:57 UTC

Pop Piasa said:

WUs this large should be given more time, IMHO.


I agree 100%! I just aborted my second task.

Maybe also consider increasing the estimated time by a factor of 10.

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Message 56455 - Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | 6:49:49 UTC

Task #32518256

34,274.07 seconds on a GTX 2080 Ti under Linux OS, owned by Retvari Zoltan

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Message 56456 - Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | 10:19:25 UTC - in response to Message 56422.

The best time I'm getting so far is 62,103.88 and that is on a Titan Xp.

https://www.gpugrid.net/workunit.php?wuid=27022470

I noted that the CPU time is very closely tracking the Run time.
Looks like these tasks rely heavily on CPU performance.

My system has E7-4890 v2 @ 2.80GHz processors but it's decent.

Keith's system is running a RTX 2070 with the AMD EPYC 7402P 24-Core Processor so that seems to make a significant difference on the run times.

Run time: 54,221s (15h 3m 41s)
GPU: Titan Xp driver: 460.39
OS: Linux Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS [5.4.0-65]
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Message 56458 - Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | 11:54:10 UTC - in response to Message 56455.

34,035s, by my 2080ti.

http://www.gpugrid.net/result.php?resultid=32518148
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Message 56459 - Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | 12:08:32 UTC

34K seconds boundary is under intense attack.
I don't think it will resist much longer.

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Message 56460 - Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | 16:53:17 UTC - in response to Message 56459.
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i cranked up the power on a few cards, so I'll probably break <34k.

but i'll dial it back after, it's not worth the power required to do it long term. the card that did 34,035 was water cooled and at 275W (max possible 280W). it's also not a particularly good overclocker. it's a base model non-binned EVGA 2080ti Black. it just has the advantage of water cooling, since you can maintain higher clocks just by keeping temps low. I slightly increased the OC of that same card to try to break 34k there.

I also cranked a different card in another system to 300W (max possible 338W), air cooled, to see if it'll do better. no water, but temps are fine at 62C since it's open to fresh air (75% fan), its a better model, 2080ti XC Ultra which has a better binned core, but still below some more custom models like a FTW3 or Kingpin card. I have a slightly different model in this system (XC2 Ultra) which seems to clock a little better, but it's sandwiched between two cards and wont be able to maintain the same temps as the card at the end open to fresh air. maybe i'll YOLO it, move it to end, crank it to 335W and let it rip?

but all cards will drop back down to 225W after these speed runs. certainly not worth the power use and stress and temps.
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Message 56464 - Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | 20:34:55 UTC - in response to Message 56459.

i did it. 33,982.33 sec

2080ti @ 275W, watercooled
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Message 56469 - Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | 23:41:18 UTC - in response to Message 56464.

+100

Way to go teammate!

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Message 56538 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 5:29:24 UTC

although the server status page shows more than 1.800 unsent tasks, tasks cannot be downloaded.
BOINC manager keeps saying:
16.02.2021 06:27:12 | GPUGRID | No tasks are available for New version of ACEMD

anyone any idea what's going wrong?

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Message 56541 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 6:47:17 UTC

I'm not having any issues maintaining my 2 task quota for each of my 3 hosts.
Don't want anymore than that so I can return them within 24 hours.

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Message 56542 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 7:17:46 UTC - in response to Message 56541.

I'm not having any issues maintaining my 2 task quota for each of my 3 hosts.

When did you make the latest download? Here, I have been trying since this early morning, it still does not work.

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Message 56543 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 7:24:23 UTC

on another PC, a task just got finished and was uploaded, and also there no new task(s) can be downloaded.

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Message 56556 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 14:05:24 UTC

am I still the only one whose machines don't receive new tasks since this morning?
Or does anyone else experience the same problem?

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Message 56559 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 14:38:52 UTC - in response to Message 56556.

one of my hosts received a new task today Feb 16 @ 14:02 UTC.

but my host running just a single card has not received a new task in a while. it's set to click update every 100 seconds. maybe it's luck of the draw? i'll let it go for a while to see if it's able to snag one.
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Message 56563 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 15:41:08 UTC - in response to Message 56556.

am I still the only one whose machines don't receive new tasks since this morning?
Or does anyone else experience the same problem?
I do. Some of my hosts get served with work, some of them don't.

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Message 56565 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 16:05:52 UTC - in response to Message 56559.

one of my hosts received a new task today Feb 16 @ 14:02 UTC.

but my host running just a single card has not received a new task in a while. it's set to click update every 100 seconds. maybe it's luck of the draw? i'll let it go for a while to see if it's able to snag one.


well, after about 90mins of asking for a new task every 100s, that system finally got one.

so i guess just keep trying.
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Message 56567 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 16:17:35 UTC - in response to Message 56278.

... and points do not apply to BOINC credit anymore.

was this the case ever before?
Pop Piasa was saying that FAH credits do not count on BOINC. That's always been the case. If one wants to fold into the CureCoin pool one can earn some CURE, if they still exist.

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Message 56573 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 17:21:18 UTC

but my host running just a single card has not received a new task in a while. it's set to click update every 100 seconds.


Ian, is there a setting for this in the boinc manager that I am not aware of or are you using a script to do this? How would this look like f.ex. say I'd like to request a task every 5 min. It has become quite cumbersome doing that manually by hitting the update button in the manager every now and then...

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Message 56574 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 17:22:35 UTC - in response to Message 56542.

I'm not having any issues maintaining my 2 task quota for each of my 3 hosts.

When did you make the latest download? Here, I have been trying since this early morning, it still does not work.


Computer: Serenity
Project GPUGRID

Name e2s1737_e1s150p0f146-ADRIA_D3RBandit_batch2-0-1-RND3476_1

Application New version of ACEMD 2.11 (cuda100)
Workunit name e2s1737_e1s150p0f146-ADRIA_D3RBandit_batch2-0-1-RND3476
State Ready to start
Received 2/16/2021 7:42:16 AM
Report deadline 2/21/2021 7:42:15 AM
Estimated app speed 689.93 GFLOPs/sec
Estimated task size 5,000,000 GFLOPs
Resources 1 CPU + 1 NVIDIA GPU
CPU time at last checkpoint 00:00:00
CPU time 00:00:00
Elapsed time 00:00:00
Estimated time remaining 13:47:39
Fraction done 0.000%
Virtual memory size 0.00 MB
Working set size 0.00 MB

Debug State: 2 - Scheduler: 0

Seems to be the latest task received

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Message 56577 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 17:43:45 UTC - in response to Message 56573.

but my host running just a single card has not received a new task in a while. it's set to click update every 100 seconds.


Ian, is there a setting for this in the boinc manager that I am not aware of or are you using a script to do this? How would this look like f.ex. say I'd like to request a task every 5 min. It has become quite cumbersome doing that manually by hitting the update button in the manager every now and then...


it's not even a script, just a looping CLI command utilizing the boinccmd utility.

$ watch -n 100 ./boinccmd --project https://www.gpugrid.net/ update


that's on Linux though. you'll have to figure out the equivalent command to replicate this behavior for your Windows host.

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Message 56578 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 17:48:53 UTC
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All right, thanks! I'll try to figure that out tonight.

Didn't even know about the command line tool so far ... Definitely comes in handy! (if you're on Linux)

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Message 56580 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 17:57:29 UTC - in response to Message 56577.
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it's not even a script, just a looping CLI command utilizing the boinccmd utility.

$ watch -n 100 ./boinccmd --project https://www.gpugrid.net/ update


That is probably why you are not getting work very often. There is a known problem on GPUGrid where you can't access their servers too often (including the website), or you don't get a response. I normally limit my machines to two at a time, at most.

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Message 56582 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 19:07:27 UTC - in response to Message 56580.
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it's not even a script, just a looping CLI command utilizing the boinccmd utility.

$ watch -n 100 ./boinccmd --project https://www.gpugrid.net/ update


That is probably why you are not getting work very often. There is a known problem on GPUGrid where you can't access their servers too often (including the website), or you don't get a response. I normally limit my machines to two at a time, at most.


you either didn't understand what I wrote or you replied to the wrong person.

this command is the reason I WAS able to get a task. if BOINC gets several schedule request failures (or reports of no tasks available) and you dont have any tasks being crunched in your queue, it stops trying altogether. the only way to get it to check again is a manual update, else it sits there doing nothing.

the timeout you're referring to is only about every 30 seconds. I had the system running requests in intervals more than 3x the timeout specifically to avoid that. I only ran the command until a task was downloaded, then stopped it. the single task will take ~27hrs to crunch on the 1660S so there's no need to monitor it again until tomorrow.
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Message 56584 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 21:06:08 UTC - in response to Message 56582.

I understood that you did not get work very often even with that "fix". I think it makes it worse, though eventually you might get something. The less you access the servers, the better.

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if you're 1 second past the timeout, or 2hrs past the timeout, it makes no difference in regards to making a successful connection. I've tested this thoroughly. this is assuming you only have a single system requesting a connection via that IP address.

also returning a completed task with your schedule request seems to increase the likelihood that you will receive tasks in return. which is why my other systems with faster GPUs and many GPUs crunching tasks more often didnt seem to have any issue staying topped up. the only system I had an issue with, which is restricted to a single task (takes 27hrs to process), I had forgot to check on it and it completed its lone task, returned it, got unlucky without a task sent to me (the command wasnt running at this time), and then it gave up trying for several hours until I noticed it, re-initiated the looping command, and finally got the task.

there also seems like there was a possibility of a server-side scheduler issue at the time. but either way, my command in no way prevented me from getting the task I was asking for. it just allowed me to keep asking more often without having to manually sit there and click the Update button. as long as you don't try to ask for more work faster than ~30sec (per IP, you must account for other systems making requests) you'll never have an issue with this.
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Message 56586 - Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | 21:25:36 UTC - in response to Message 56585.

Someone suggested a while ago that having more than a certain number of machines attached reduced your chances of getting work on the additional ones. In other words, it wasn't just the total requests, but where they came from. I didn't pay much attention to it. But when I have even two machines running GTX 1070's attached, I often have problems accessing the website. Maybe you can get it to work with the right timeouts.

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Message 56588 - Posted: 17 Feb 2021 | 0:15:13 UTC - in response to Message 56586.

it was me, I'm the one who mentioned that lol. but the system in question is the only one running at this IP address so it's not a factor in this particular instance.

I also run a custom BOINC client to be able to better control the timeout from the project. I usually restrict it to delay schedule requests for 10 mins (default is like 30 seconds last I checked), which worked well when I had like 4-5 systems running at the same location.

I also wrote a script that tried to emulate this behavior of a forced longer timeout so you didn't need a custom client. if you search my past posts you can probably find it. it seemed to work "ok" in my tests, but YMMV.
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Message 56597 - Posted: 17 Feb 2021 | 6:21:40 UTC - in response to Message 56556.

Yesterday, I wrote:

am I still the only one whose machines don't receive new tasks since this morning?

during last night, I did receive new tasks :-)

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Message 56598 - Posted: 17 Feb 2021 | 7:32:03 UTC - in response to Message 56588.

I also wrote a script that tried to emulate this behavior of a forced longer timeout so you didn't need a custom client. if you search my past posts you can probably find it. it seemed to work "ok" in my tests, but YMMV.

I was wondering if it was you. You have investigated it well enough, but it seems that each person may need a custom script. That will be a problem.

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Message 56618 - Posted: 18 Feb 2021 | 19:01:34 UTC - in response to Message 56597.

Yesterday, I wrote:
am I still the only one whose machines don't receive new tasks since this morning?

during last night, I did receive new tasks :-)

again, no new tasks could/can be downloaded all day long :-(
what's the problem ?

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Message 56619 - Posted: 18 Feb 2021 | 19:29:33 UTC - in response to Message 56618.

Yesterday, I wrote:
am I still the only one whose machines don't receive new tasks since this morning?

during last night, I did receive new tasks :-)

again, no new tasks could/can be downloaded all day long :-(
what's the problem ?


all 4 of your systems show at least one task in progress. judging by how long these task run and the relative speed of the GPUs on your systems (the 750tis just barely make the 5-day deadline), you seem to have the appropriate amount of tasks already. Why do you think there's a problem?
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Message 56623 - Posted: 18 Feb 2021 | 20:27:27 UTC - in response to Message 56619.

Why do you think there's a problem?

simply because in all the years before (I've been crunching for 6 years), each GPU could download 2 tasks, regardless of the crunching time per task.
So something seems different now.

Further, as you correctly stated, the 750tis barely make the 5-days-deadline, and I guess that I am not the only one with such a card. So I don't understand why this deadline is not being extended once such huge long-runners are being distributed.

Back to the download problem: of course, it would not make sense anyway to download 2 new tasks at a time with the 750tis; but for the 970 and the 980ti, it would make sense (particularly in times where once and so often there are no new tasks available, like exactly right now).

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Message 56624 - Posted: 18 Feb 2021 | 21:21:35 UTC - in response to Message 56623.
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BOINC keeps track of the total time it will take to compute the jobs in your cache, and compares that to your cache size that you have specified in the compute settings.

if you have 1 task that takes 5 days to complete, and your compute preferences are requesting 1-5 days of work, then with your 1 task, your cache is filled and it wont ask for more.

in this instance, increasing the cache size preference in order to cache 2 tasks will make no sense, as after 5 days, the task will expire and be sent to someone else.

the only thing that changed was the task size. and we've never had tasks that run this long before, so it might have not been long enough for BOINC's mechanisms to come into play.

as far as deadlines go. The goal of this, and any, project is scientific results. and since they are running the project, they are the ones that set the requirements for how long they want to wait for results. if they've determined that they want/need results in X number of days, that's their right, it's their project.
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Message 56625 - Posted: 18 Feb 2021 | 21:36:27 UTC - in response to Message 56624.

additionally, the outstanding resends seem to have dried up for the moment, so it'll probably be a little hard to get tasks for the next few days.
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Message 56627 - Posted: 19 Feb 2021 | 12:35:31 UTC - in response to Message 56624.

the only thing that changed was the task size. and we've never had tasks that run this long before, so it might have not been long enough for BOINC's mechanisms to come into play.

yes, maybe so

as far as deadlines go. The goal of this, and any, project is scientific results. and since they are running the project, they are the ones that set the requirements for how long they want to wait for results. if they've determined that they want/need results in X number of days, that's their right, it's their project.

I agree.

However, I don't think the 5 days deadline per task is absolutely mandatory for the result of the project.
The situation rather is that this time span was set long time ago, and ever since the tasks were lasting from a few hours to maximum 1 or 2 days, even with older cards (at least that's what I remember from the past 6 years I've been on board).

And now, with these unusual long-runners, probably no one at GPUGRID has taken into account that there are still many users with old cards which will barely or not at all be able to finish these tasks within 5 days.

In other words, I do not think (or hope) that their intention is to preclude that many users with older cards from crunching their tasks.

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Message 56629 - Posted: 19 Feb 2021 | 16:49:34 UTC - in response to Message 56627.

And now, with these unusual long-runners, probably no one at GPUGRID has taken into account that there are still many users with old cards which will barely or not at all be able to finish these tasks within 5 days.


But they certainly are aware of the issue. See Toni's post from 4 days ago where he explicitly mentions that the tasks are not meant for low powered cards.

https://www.gpugrid.net/forum_thread.php?id=5217&nowrap=true#56504

as you may have noticed, we sent a new batch of WUs for a new experiment. This time the WUs are rather large and require relatively new cards. For reference, should be ~18h on a 1080 Ti.

My emphasis.

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Message 56630 - Posted: 19 Feb 2021 | 17:08:14 UTC - in response to Message 56629.

And now, with these unusual long-runners, probably no one at GPUGRID has taken into account that there are still many users with old cards which will barely or not at all be able to finish these tasks within 5 days.


But they certainly are aware of the issue. See Toni's post from 4 days ago where he explicitly mentions that the tasks are not meant for low powered cards.

https://www.gpugrid.net/forum_thread.php?id=5217&nowrap=true#56504

as you may have noticed, we sent a new batch of WUs for a new experiment. This time the WUs are rather large and require relatively new cards. For reference, should be ~18h on a 1080 Ti.

My emphasis.

so hopefully this does not mean that if this new experiment works out well, in the future there will mainly come such tasks which require powerful cards.
On the other hand, if this is what will happen, there is not much the crunchers with less powerful cards can do about :-(

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Message 56631 - Posted: 19 Feb 2021 | 17:30:23 UTC - in response to Message 56630.

you could upgrade. even though the used market is a little shaken up right now, you can easily get a more capable GPU than a 750ti for not too much money. something like GTX 960/970/980 are still cheap.

it's not unreasonable for projects to evolve to take advantage of newer and faster hardware. it is unreasonable to expect a project to placate all users with very old hardware. all projects need to draw the line somewhere, and that line shouldn't be set in stone forever.
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Message 56632 - Posted: 19 Feb 2021 | 17:35:53 UTC

At least, provided that these kind of tasks were to become more common or even the standard workload in the foreseeable future, I don't see a reason why they couldn't adapt their 24 hrs return bonus slightly upwards to not penalize still relatively new (arguably less powerful and thus less important contributions) hardware that miss the deadline only by a small margin and are just shy of the 24hrs mark. And as seen before in numerous performance benchmarks here, there is still a large user base with 10series or 16 series cards that will inevitably miss this 24 hrs mark. Why not take that change in workload as an opportunity to change the credit calculation... That is to say, if you were to continue placing similar workloads in the foreseeable future. Increasing this mark by just 1-2 hrs, might give 2 yr old cards (16series) still a chance to make it in time for the bonus.

Definitely not able to upgrade in the near future at these steep prices that are blown out of proportion by the steep demand paired with the current supply situation. IMO the value proposition for new RTX 30series cards is there, but the price/value relation is way to skewed at the moment. It's a sellers and not a buyers market.

Let me know what you think.

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Message 56633 - Posted: 19 Feb 2021 | 18:32:06 UTC - in response to Message 56631.

you could upgrade. even though the used market is a little shaken up right now, you can easily get a more capable GPU than a 750ti for not too much money. something like GTX 960/970/980 are still cheap.

you are perfectly right!
My problem is not having no money to get a newer/better GPUs, but rather that the two boxes in which the two 750ti are crunching, are rather small ("mini-tower"). I was lucky to manage accomodating the 750tis a few years ago.
The boxes still work well (in on of them I upgraded the CPU from a 2-core to a 4-core, on the other one I upgraded the RAM), so I simply do not want to get rid of these PCs, if not absolutely necessary.
Once I have to replace them for any reason, I will of course get PCs with new and strong GPUs.
Until then, I was hoping to contribute to GPUGRID with my current 750tis.

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Message 56649 - Posted: 21 Feb 2021 | 16:56:47 UTC

today, on one of my 750ti, a task got finished after 430.782 seconds and was classified as "too late", no credits.

Whereas 2 days ago, on the other machine with a 750ti inside, a task got finished after 431,471 seconds and got 348,750 credit points.
So, obviously this all is lottery.

I still don't understand why the deadline is not increased at least by 1 day, so that also members with older cards can participate.
Since this obviously is not desired by the project, I stopped downlading GPUGRID and changed to Folding&Home. Which I am very sorry about after having participated in GPUGRID for 6 years.

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Message 56650 - Posted: 21 Feb 2021 | 17:46:47 UTC - in response to Message 56649.

http://www.gpugrid.net/workunit.php?wuid=27021719

it looks like in this case, even though you returned it within 5 days, you were processing a resend. the person before you missed their deadline, and it was resent to you, but shortly after that, the original person submitted their late result.

when processing resend, and there's a timeout involved, it becomes first come first serve, or first to the finish line, whatever analogy you prefer. even though the person submitted it late, they submitted it first, and you submitted your result about 4.5 days later. I know if you would have submitted your result earlier, you would have received equal credit, so there must be some grace period, maybe if two results come in within 1 day? I'm just guessing. but your result was over 4.5 days later, so i can understand that the validator might have some limits in this case.

but this WU already had a long delay. the first result was received 7 days after inception, and your result over 11 days. I know it's unfortunate, but that seems to be the "why"

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Message 56651 - Posted: 21 Feb 2021 | 17:58:50 UTC

Anyone else getting the impression that the latest batch of tasks, released in the last day or two, are running significantly slower than their predecessors?

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Message 56652 - Posted: 21 Feb 2021 | 18:13:31 UTC - in response to Message 56651.

everything seems normal here. everything I have in progress looks in line with historical data for those systems.
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Message 56653 - Posted: 21 Feb 2021 | 18:24:40 UTC - in response to Message 56652.

Thanks. I'll keep an eye on them, and see what happens when they report. No change on the running conditions here: the only unusual thing is that I ran some of the WCG covid betas on the GPUs yesterday. It would be a big snafu if they had left the cards in an dodgy state after running, but I don't think it's likely.

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Message 56654 - Posted: 21 Feb 2021 | 19:06:26 UTC - in response to Message 56650.

http://www.gpugrid.net/workunit.php?wuid=27021719

it looks like in this case, even though you returned it within 5 days, you were processing a resend. the person before you missed their deadline, and it was resent to you, but shortly after that, the original person submitted their late result.

when processing resend, and there's a timeout involved, it becomes first come first serve, or first to the finish line, whatever analogy you prefer. even though the person submitted it late, they submitted it first, and you submitted your result about 4.5 days later. I know if you would have submitted your result earlier, you would have received equal credit, so there must be some grace period, maybe if two results come in within 1 day? I'm just guessing. but your result was over 4.5 days later, so i can understand that the validator might have some limits in this case.

but this WU already had a long delay. the first result was received 7 days after inception, and your result over 11 days. I know it's unfortunate, but that seems to be the "why"

thank for the explanations.
So it seems to be kind of lottery whether a task crunched by a GTX750ti succeeds or fails after 5 days. Really a waste of CPU and GPU power and time :-(
Even more, my decision to change to Folding@home was a good one.

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Message 56655 - Posted: 22 Feb 2021 | 2:42:07 UTC - in response to Message 56654.

So it seems to be kind of lottery whether a task crunched by a GTX750ti succeeds or fails after 5 days. Really a waste of CPU and GPU power and time :-(
Even more, my decision to change to Folding@home was a good one.


I have my GTX 750ti overclocked to 1366 MHz and can finish within the time constraints if it crunches 24/7. However, the base credit puts it well below the 100K/day it earned doing Toni's methods development MDAD project. Of course it's about bonus for quick turnaround. However, Toni used the same window of expiration for WUs which were miniscule by comparison. There is no adjustment here for the relative size of the jobs.

I sense that this project is discouraging participation by the "small timers" with older or budget cards. It is IMO more fair to grant credit solely on FLOPS completed, but turnaround time is a major factor in distributed supercomputing. That makes the fastest hosts the most desirable. Extra credit keeps them hooked.

Although I am presently committing 2 of my hosts to GPUG, I have my GTX 750ti crunching FAHcore tasks and gaining around 175K points there each day.

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Message 57210 - Posted: 18 Jul 2021 | 9:44:28 UTC

It's said that a stopped clock shows the exact time twice a day...

From time to time, Gpugrid Project status makes this thread title "Down to 5 tasks in progress" come true.
This was a screenshot of Gpugrid Server Status page today, July 18th 2021 at 09:05 UTC...



Then, usually comes Gpugrid Team into action, replaces the battery to the clock, and a new cycle starts ;-)

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Message 57211 - Posted: 18 Jul 2021 | 10:44:59 UTC

There was a small batch of tasks yesterday, but they disappeared very quickly: mainly because most users returned them with an error after about three seconds. WU 27077711 was created at 18:33, and ran through the maximum error count in half an hour.

I don't think there was anything wrong with the task data (I completed another from the same batch), but there is a problem with the application deployment - which should be fixed.

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Message 57212 - Posted: 18 Jul 2021 | 14:44:46 UTC - in response to Message 57211.

There was a small batch of tasks yesterday, but they disappeared very quickly: mainly because most users returned them with an error after about three seconds. WU 27077711 was created at 18:33, and ran through the maximum error count in half an hour.

One of my hosts catched also two of these shorter CRYPTICSCOUT_pocket_discovery tasks.
Since I have applied the same WORKAROUND to every of my hosts, both tasks were finished successfully:
0_1-CRYPTICSCOUT_pocket_discovery_9f6d15b7_c2ff_4a6e_a594_7cc0797a7231-0-1-RND3838_0
0_0-CRYPTICSCOUT_pocket_discovery_9f6d15b7_c2ff_4a6e_a594_7cc0797a7231-0-1-RND1209_0

Additionally, the same host had previously catched one of the very few remaining ADRIA_New_KIXcMyb_HIP_AdaptiveBandit long tasks.
I'm estimating it to finish on next Tuesday July 20th, at about 19:50 UTC.

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Message 57220 - Posted: 20 Jul 2021 | 19:59:06 UTC - in response to Message 57212.

Additionally, the same host had previously catched one of the very few remaining ADRIA_New_KIXcMyb_HIP_AdaptiveBandit long tasks.
I'm estimating it to finish on next Tuesday July 20th, at about 19:50 UTC.

Finally, task e3s455_e1s595p0f274-ADRIA_New_KIXcMyb_HIP_AdaptiveBandit-1-2-RND9459_1 come out today at exactly 19:52:25 UTC.
It took 279050 seconds of total processing time. That is: 3 days, 5 hours, 30 minutes and 50 seconds in a non-stop journey.
These ADRIA long tasks pose a hard birth for a GTX 1650 GPU...

Currently, #Tasks in progress is reduced to 4.

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Message 57221 - Posted: 20 Jul 2021 | 22:41:46 UTC - in response to Message 57220.
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Down with only 2 now but still 20 Anaconda.

Looks like they will stay there for while.

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