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Message 32768 - Posted: 10 Oct 2017, 21:53:58 UTC

Hi

My Boinc client is complaining that the VirtualBox is not installed but it is and I am using it to run windows 7:

"LHC@home: Notice from server
VirtualBox is not installed"


I try to follow the instruction in LHC Troubleshoot section "BOINC complains that VirtualBox is not installed, what to do?" but I got the following output and the problem still exist:


dave@dave-Precision-M4600:~$ sudo boinc -dir ${HOME}/boinc
[sudo] password for dave:
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] cc_config.xml not found - using defaults
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Starting BOINC client version 7.6.31 for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Libraries: libcurl/7.47.0 OpenSSL/1.0.2g zlib/1.2.8 libidn/1.32 librtmp/2.3
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Data directory: /home/dave/boinc
execv: Permission denied
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] GPU detection failed. error code 3328
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] No usable GPUs found
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Host name: dave-Precision-M4600
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Processor: 8 GenuineIntel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHz [Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7]
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx rdtscp lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good nopl xtopology nonstop_tsc aperfmperf pni pclmulqdq dtes64 monitor ds_cpl vmx smx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm pcid sse4_1 sse4_2 x2apic popcnt tsc_deadline_timer aes xsave avx lahf_lm epb tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority ept vpid xsaveopt dtherm ida arat pln pts
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] OS: Linux: 4.10.0-37-generic
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Memory: 7.68 GB physical, 7.88 GB virtual
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Disk: 74.27 GB total, 44.28 GB free
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Local time is UTC +2 hours
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] VirtualBox version: 5.0.40_Ubuntur115130
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] No general preferences found - using defaults
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Preferences:
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] max memory usage when active: 3930.47MB
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] max memory usage when idle: 7074.85MB
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] max disk usage: 44.18GB
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] don't use GPU while active
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] suspend work if non-BOINC CPU load exceeds 25%
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] (to change preferences, visit a project web site or select Preferences in the Manager)
dir_open: Could not open directory 'slots' from '/home/dave/boinc'.
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] This computer is not attached to any projects
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Visit http://boinc.berkeley.edu for instructions
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 Initialization completed



Any idea what can be wrong ?

Dawid
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Message 32776 - Posted: 11 Oct 2017, 7:15:35 UTC - in response to Message 32768.  

Follow Yeti's checklist.

Btw: Install the newest VirtualBox version from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads and also the extension pack.

Your version 5.0.40 is much too old.
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Message 32792 - Posted: 11 Oct 2017, 14:56:17 UTC - in response to Message 32768.  

Hi

My Boinc client is complaining that the VirtualBox is not installed but it is and I am using it to run windows 7:

"LHC@home: Notice from server
VirtualBox is not installed"


I try to follow the instruction in LHC Troubleshoot section "BOINC complains that VirtualBox is not installed, what to do?" but I got the following output and the problem still exist:


dave@dave-Precision-M4600:~$ sudo boinc -dir ${HOME}/boinc
[sudo] password for dave:
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] cc_config.xml not found - using defaults
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Starting BOINC client version 7.6.31 for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Libraries: libcurl/7.47.0 OpenSSL/1.0.2g zlib/1.2.8 libidn/1.32 librtmp/2.3
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Data directory: /home/dave/boinc
execv: Permission denied
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] GPU detection failed. error code 3328
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] No usable GPUs found
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Host name: dave-Precision-M4600
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Processor: 8 GenuineIntel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHz [Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7]
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx rdtscp lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good nopl xtopology nonstop_tsc aperfmperf pni pclmulqdq dtes64 monitor ds_cpl vmx smx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm pcid sse4_1 sse4_2 x2apic popcnt tsc_deadline_timer aes xsave avx lahf_lm epb tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority ept vpid xsaveopt dtherm ida arat pln pts
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] OS: Linux: 4.10.0-37-generic
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Memory: 7.68 GB physical, 7.88 GB virtual
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Disk: 74.27 GB total, 44.28 GB free
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Local time is UTC +2 hours
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] VirtualBox version: 5.0.40_Ubuntur115130
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] No general preferences found - using defaults
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Preferences:
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] max memory usage when active: 3930.47MB
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] max memory usage when idle: 7074.85MB
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] max disk usage: 44.18GB
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] don't use GPU while active
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] suspend work if non-BOINC CPU load exceeds 25%
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] (to change preferences, visit a project web site or select Preferences in the Manager)
dir_open: Could not open directory 'slots' from '/home/dave/boinc'.
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] This computer is not attached to any projects
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 [---] Visit http://boinc.berkeley.edu for instructions
10-Oct-2017 23:47:14 Initialization completed



Any idea what can be wrong ?

David


https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/hosts_user.php?userid=361861

Where is this Windows 7 computer David?

And as you posted the main problem is that it says This computer is not attached to any projects

So go to the Boinc Manager for that Windows 7 and add a project.

(Boinc Manager/Tools/Add Project)

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Message 32794 - Posted: 11 Oct 2017, 15:21:18 UTC - in response to Message 32792.  

The Windows 7 machine is a virtual machine within VirtualBox, if I understood the first post correctly.
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Message 32806 - Posted: 12 Oct 2017, 21:45:39 UTC - in response to Message 32794.  
Last modified: 12 Oct 2017, 21:46:08 UTC

Jonathan that is correct.
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Message 32807 - Posted: 12 Oct 2017, 21:49:27 UTC

Thanks Crystal Pellet the re-installation to the newest version of the virtualbox 5.1.128 solved the problem.

Now the message is not popping up in BOINC Notification and the LHC tasks using for example vbox64 are running correctly.
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