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Message 28555 - Posted: 19 Jan 2017, 12:39:33 UTC

This new version provides more improvements to handle the situation where the VM boots with no network connectivity.

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Message 28576 - Posted: 20 Jan 2017, 1:27:13 UTC - in response to Message 28555.

I hope it actually does that even though d/ling another huge .vdi on all the computers is not quick or easy to do 249.77MB X7 after doing this just a few days ago and the many,many times before.
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Message 28663 - Posted: 25 Jan 2017, 11:30:11 UTC

262.60 ended in kernel panic on my SuSE 13.2 Linux box, 32-bit AMD E450 CPU.
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Message 28665 - Posted: 25 Jan 2017, 12:52:08 UTC - in response to Message 28663.
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The 32bit version has been updated to increase the memory to 320MB.

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Message 28669 - Posted: 25 Jan 2017, 18:28:56 UTC - in response to Message 28665.

The 32bit version has been updated to increase the memory to 320MB.

After today's upgrade I still get tasks from the old application Theory Simulation v262.60 (vbox32) with the low RAM-setting.
https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/results.php?hostid=10416365
I see you've created the new Theory32_2017_01_25.xml.

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Message 28678 - Posted: 26 Jan 2017, 17:17:07 UTC - in response to Message 28665.
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The 32bit version has been updated to increase the memory to 320MB.

I've tested the 32bit version with 320MB (with app_config, cause the new xml is not distributed) and VM's with 320MB RAM still uses all the memory and is swapping regularly.
Surprisingly a 32bit VM with 512MB and set up with 2 cores is running much bettter and doing 2 jobs at the time.

Edit: I tested again with a single core 32bit VM, now with 384MB RAM and 384MB seems to be the bare minimum for smooth running.

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Message 28765 - Posted: 2 Feb 2017, 11:51:59 UTC

It always fails on my 32-bit Linux laptop with SuSE Linux 13.2 with Computation error after 10 minutes.
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Message 28771 - Posted: 2 Feb 2017, 22:16:24 UTC

https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/result.php?resultid=118188179

My X86 had been running fine until I started getting these *accessdenied* stderr's

There is one still in progress from yesterday that will be finished in about 4 hours but I can't get anymore to get beyond HTCondor ping
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Message 28772 - Posted: 3 Feb 2017, 7:21:58 UTC

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Message 28773 - Posted: 3 Feb 2017, 8:24:44 UTC
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They all fail with a kernel panic. SixTrack runs fine.VBox 5.1.14.
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Message 28788 - Posted: 5 Feb 2017, 4:16:17 UTC

I stopped all LHC@home tasks on this Linux PC, although SixTrack runs fine. Theory applications all fail with kernel panic.
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Message 28789 - Posted: 5 Feb 2017, 6:00:44 UTC
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https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/result.php?resultid=118552856

This time when my dsl is actually running OK I watched the Console and it gets all the way to HTCondor ping and in 5 seconds it stops and said it could not ping the Condor.

I have watched hundreds of these and that never happened before.......it usually waits up to a few minutes and does make that HTCondor ping

So I start another task and it gets all the way to HTCondor ping and this time waits until it does and it is now running.

Strange that it has so much trouble here when running the same tasks at vLHC it never failed and is the #1 Host since day one for all 6 years......and was running them until the site stopped having work a couple days ago.

https://lhcathome.cern.ch/vLHCathome/top_hosts.php?sort_by=total_credit

Edit: ok now the 3rd one did the same thing as the 1st and did not ping the Condor and the VM Console says *input/output error - Could not ping HTCondor -Shutting down*

(I don't have a snapshot program on the old beast so I can't take one of this right now)
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Message 28951 - Posted: 21 Feb 2017, 20:29:24 UTC

The situation reminds me of the early days of Test4Theory@home. Only SixTrack tasks seem to work on my 3 PCs, two Linux, 32 and 64 bit, and a Windows 10 PC. But I am consoled by huge amounts of credits I get running Einstein@home GPU tasks on my GTX 1050 board in the Windows 10 PC and less credits by the SETI@home Beta tasks on my GTX 750 board in the 64-bit Linux box. The 32 bit PC has no graphic board, although its AP E-450 CPU has some graphic capabilities. All 3 PCs use AMD CPUs.
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Message 28952 - Posted: 21 Feb 2017, 20:46:37 UTC

Helo Tullio,

your Win10 have Boinc 7.6.22. The default Boinc is 7.6.33.
Have you tested CMS or LHC-Tasks? LHCb is your preference at the moment.
Good Luck and I hope this is helping you.
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Message 28953 - Posted: 22 Feb 2017, 2:41:53 UTC - in response to Message 28952.
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I have tested LHCb tasks both on the Windows 10 PC, where CPU usage is zero, and the 64-bit Linux box, where CPU usage is 9%. I haven't got any CMS task so far, nor an Atlas task. I am downloading only LHC@home tasks, with no preference set. On the 32-bit Linux box all Theory tasks fail with kernel panic after 10 minutes, while SixTrack tasks run fine.
I don't think BOINC is an issue. VirtualBox is 5.1.16 on all three.
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