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Message 669 - Posted: 23 Dec 2018, 22:00:36 UTC

Title says it all.

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Message 670 - Posted: 28 Dec 2018, 21:54:34 UTC - in response to Message 669.

Title says it all.

The WUs here are OS-independent. The apps work on Linux, Mac and Windows. However, after the goal of this project was achieved in October 2017, this project is on pause most of the time. The new WUs are added only in small bunches twice per month (on Saturdays, usually between 18:00 and 19:00 UTC). The next bunch will be added on January 5. Usually these WUs are gone in two hours.

This is so because this project processes the structures from the Crystallography Open Database (COD) which has limited number of entries. The goal was to process all the existing structures (about 400 000) in the COD. Now it is done, and we have to wait for the new structures to appear in the COD. Usually, only about 1000 new structures appear per month.

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Message 712 - Posted: 2 Mar 2019, 19:39:03 UTC

Well, I've been consistently trying to get work on the project, and the response I always get is:
Sun 03 Mar 2019 06:31:21 AEDT | XANSONS for COD | Sending scheduler request: To fetch work.
Sun 03 Mar 2019 06:31:21 AEDT | XANSONS for COD | Requesting new tasks for CPU and NVIDIA GPU
Sun 03 Mar 2019 06:31:25 AEDT | XANSONS for COD | update requested by user
Sun 03 Mar 2019 06:32:16 AEDT | XANSONS for COD | Scheduler request completed: got 0 new tasks
Sun 03 Mar 2019 06:32:16 AEDT | XANSONS for COD | No tasks sent
Sun 03 Mar 2019 06:32:16 AEDT | XANSONS for COD | Tasks for AMD/ATI GPU are available, but your preferences are set to not accept them
Sun 03 Mar 2019 06:32:16 AEDT | XANSONS for COD | Tasks for Intel GPU are available, but your preferences are set to not accept them

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Message 714 - Posted: 3 Mar 2019, 4:15:36 UTC

Comparing notes amongst my team it appears there is far less work sent to Linux machines in general and pretty much none sent to Linux machines with AMD processors.

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Message 715 - Posted: 3 Mar 2019, 20:02:27 UTC - in response to Message 714.

This kind of errors is hard to debug. I’ll put the scheduler in the full debug mode during the next release of WUs to see all communications between the server and the hosts. However, I cannot guarantee that even this will allow me to establish the source of the problem.

Also, not all Linux hosts with AMD CPUs have this problem. See e.g. these three:
http://xansons4cod.com/xansons4cod/show_host_detail.php?hostid=6917
http://xansons4cod.com/xansons4cod/show_host_detail.php?hostid=6808
http://xansons4cod.com/xansons4cod/show_host_detail.php?hostid=6833

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