Android app release: feedback thread

Thunder
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Apparently in with several

Apparently in with several other updates, the BOINC app updated on one of my Android devices. Since the update to a newer client version, I've stopped getting any work.

The scheduler log for the last update is:

https://einsteinathome.org/host_sched_logs/12201/12201728

Christian Beer
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That is because the new BOINC

That is because the new BOINC app now reports the neon feature of your phone as 'asimd' which the server does not know. I tried to add it as an alternative but that didn't work. We'll discuss how to proceed. There may be a Client update necessary.

Thunder
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Interesting. Let me know if

Interesting. Let me know if any further information would help or there's anything else I can do from my end to assist.

aleber
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Hi Christian Beer, I am also

Hi Christian Beer,

I am also affected by a change in the BOINC client for Android some time ago. After an update it just stopped getting new tasks.

The following processor features are reported by the BOINC client:
"Processor features: fp asimd evtstrm crc32"

Is there any news or eta when the BOINC client for Android will work (again) with "asimd"? Or is there anything I can do to help / test?

Best regards,
aleber

Christian Beer
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The issue with the newer

The issue with the newer Android Client not getting work was not resolved by the BOINC developers. The best advice I can give is to go back to an earlier version. Here is a similar discussion with links to a working version: http://boinc.berkeley.edu/dev/forum_thread.php?id=11076

aleber
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Hi Christian Beer, thanks for

Hi Christian Beer,

thanks for additional information. I've uninstalled BOINC and installed version 7.4.43 manually and now it works again.

The processor is now:
"Processor: 4 ARM AArch64 Processor rev 0 (aarch64)"

The processor features are now:
"Processor features: fp asimd evtstrm crc32 wp half thumb fastmult vfp edsp neon vfpv3 tlsi vfpv4 idiva idivt"

Best regards,
aleber

Carl D
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After "updating" my android

After "updating" my android device to an earlier version of BOINC, I am able to get work units.  I do, however, still come up with the computational errors for about 1/3 of the work units being processed.  Is this still an issue with the android app or is there some issue with my device?  I can't really see it being my device since numerous work units get processed successfully but ???

mmonnin
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It depends if the device is

It depends if the device is pie or non-pie. There are some android projects that will run on one and the other. I have a Nexus 7 and Nexus 9. Many projects run on only one. Universe runs on my Nexus 9.

Dirk Sellsted
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tried a few things but

tried a few things but couldn't get it to run on my samsung s6 (upped ram to %100, made all 8 cores available, cleaned background) but never could get new work. I've also stopped taking new tasks on my main pc and have that going full time on primegrid but still am working einstein on my tablet and laptop. Maybe their will be a fix by the time samsung s8 comes out.

Demi
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I cant get WU for android. I

I cant get WU for android.

I test 2 devices.

MSM8226 can get WU

MSM8996 cannot get WU

I have tested a weeks.

hope to solve

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