Allocation of BRP-Cuda WU's per day to increase ?

dunx
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Having fixed my W7 scheduler fiasco, I have reduced my BRPS_CUDA WU duration from 10 hours down to 50 minutes...

So I could process >=28 BRPS_Cuda WU's a day if the project would feed me...

Is this likely to be allowed in the future ?

Or should I spread my GTX 460 across another BOINC project ? Even if I'm not sure I could get it working.

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Allocation of BRP-Cuda WU's per day to increase ?

How many are allowed now?

BRP3 is pretty new--my little flotilla of (non-CUDA) PCs has so far seen only one WU. Is it possible your low feeding rate is initial work shortage?

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I would expect the project to

I would expect the project to supply CUDA BRP tasks to satisfy demand once the problems with the new apps are fully worked out. Having said that, it's always wise to have a backup project configured.

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Is this 28 WU limit for each

Is this 28 WU limit for each host system or a limit for each CUDA enabled GPU? Are you getting a notice is the message log stating a limit has been reached? Thanks.

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RE: Is this 28 WU limit for

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Is this 28 WU limit for each host system or a limit for each CUDA enabled GPU? Are you getting a notice is the message log stating a limit has been reached? Thanks.

This 28 WU figure was the estimated max throughput if you assume 50 minutes per WU.

BOINC allows the project to define a limit for task download per day, which is based on the number of cores and GPUs and gets decreased if a host submits error results. This "quata" is meant to prevent unreliable clients to excessively drain the task pool without returning good results.

You will see a message about an exceeded quota in the messages tab of BOINC manager if it hits you.

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For what it's worth, if you

For what it's worth, if you find yourself out of Einstein Cuda apps milky way has been pretty reliable at feeding them recently. Im tagging between both of them to keep my GPU busy. After the money I just spend on the thing (we won't mention the power supply I cooked and had to replace) it better earn it's keep.

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24 hours * 60 minutes / 50

24 hours * 60 minutes / 50 minutes per WU = 28.8 per day...

A week's worth of BRP WU's were done by 8AM this morning.

It may be a case of trying to get Milkyway to co-exist on my set-up, but I'm no BOINC expert...

I could do with a beginner's guide to setting up multiple projects to share resources.

( Just to add that I received 12 more BRPS WU this morning, so that's me happy till teatime... )

dunx

P.S. If I buy another 460 GTX in the sales, that would need feeding too !

P.P.S. My local problem is the mains supply, far too often my PC's are killed when the supply goes down, this week my Q6600 died of overwork/old age...

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I am running 6 BOINC

I am running 6 BOINC projrcts, all equally shared, on my Linux box, no GPU, plus a VirtualBox running 2 virtual machines, one OpenSolaris Express and a SETI app, and the second is a BOINC project. BOINC 6.10.58 manages all this stuff with no problem, I rarely have to intervene.
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