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Message 35102 - Posted: 28 Apr 2018, 2:03:00 UTC

https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/result.php?resultid=188317371

Getting some of these with the tasks released today. Errors around 20min for everyone. 15 completed (13 of those very short) and 9 errors so a poor ratio and ever worse when considering the time.
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Message 35114 - Posted: 29 Apr 2018, 17:00:25 UTC

same happened here with 2 tasks that I started this afternoon:

https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/result.php?resultid=188577009 - task name: w-c4_job.B1topenergy...
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https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/result.php?resultid=188576839 - task name: w-c6_job.B1topenergy...

Both tasks failed after about 51 minutes. What's going on there?
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Message 35117 - Posted: 30 Apr 2018, 6:18:28 UTC

Got it too:
https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/workunit.php?wuid=91831921
https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/workunit.php?wuid=91967947

The irony is that I was coming here to check if a task I was running (also a B1topenergy something) got errors from other users, because it was staying a long time on 100% and I was expecting it to fail, but by the time I found that task in my list, it completed properly.
So I guess it may not be all tasks of a specific series that error out, and the good news for us users is that everybody error the same way when there's error, so it's not coming from our side.
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Message 35118 - Posted: 30 Apr 2018, 8:13:41 UTC

There is a old thread with the same problem:
https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/forum_thread.php?id=3944
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Message 35143 - Posted: 3 May 2018, 3:57:14 UTC - in response to Message 35118.  

Has anyone able to stop getting these errors? I read the old thread and I don't have the vm_image.vdi file. I am running Linux. I checked all the slots and didn't see any really large files. I am getting these errors on several computers. If there is some file I need to delete I need to know what it is.
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Message 35144 - Posted: 3 May 2018, 5:01:55 UTC

I have 345 errrored WUs! A failure Ratio of 40%!!! does anyone work to prevent bad WUs to be sent? We are wasting valueable computing power for nothing.
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Message 35146 - Posted: 3 May 2018, 6:03:40 UTC

Therefore we need some Informations from the Sixtrack-Team.
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Message 35147 - Posted: 3 May 2018, 6:37:08 UTC

The team is working on it as we speak
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Message 35148 - Posted: 3 May 2018, 7:35:34 UTC - in response to Message 35147.  

Dear all,
sorry for the late reply. Apparently the user has requested SixTrack to dump detailed information about particle dynamics, with the consequent increase of disk usage beyond the requirements.
We are deleting the WUs - most probably they will come again, this time with more appropriate parameters.
Happy crunching to everyone and sorry for the disturbance.
Cheers,
A.
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