Binary Radio Pulsar Search (Arecibo, GPU) still running?

Peter Hucker
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Is "Binary Radio Pulsar Search (Arecibo, GPU)" still running?  It's a tickbox in preferences, but I never get any for my AMD GPUs.  I've only seen Gravity and Gamma work units.

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Just for ARM systems and IIRC

Just for ARM systems and IIRC Intel GPUs.

 

The search got very deep into diminishing returns a few years ago - to the point that they're far more likely to find a new NS via Fermi - so they shut it down for everything that could run the newer app.  Since then Fermi was ported to the Intel GPU; so it's possible they turned it off there too.  Not sure it ran buggy on my laptop so I never did.

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Binary Radio Pulsar Search

Binary Radio Pulsar Search (Arecibo, GPU) is currently not running, but Binary Radio Pulsar Search (Arecibo) is for ARM, Android and iGPUs. Both uses the same data but the former packs multiple tasks into one single task for more capable GPUs.

I seem to remember that the reason they shut it down was that they didn't get enough data to feed the more capable GPUs.

Peter Hucker
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I have two Android phones,

I have two Android phones, version 4.5 and 7.0.  Are they not good enough?  As they never get any Einstein tasks.  AFAIK there's no settings on a phone to use GPU etc.

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I was getting work on my

I was getting work on my Android 2.something Xperia Ray untill two days ago, so I guess 4.5 and 7 should be OK too. But now the server is out of work for BRP4: https://einsteinathome.org/server_status.php.

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Link wrote:I was getting work

Link wrote:
I was getting work on my Android 2.something Xperia Ray untill two days ago, so I guess 4.5 and 7 should be OK too. But now the server is out of work for BRP4: https://einsteinathome.org/server_status.php.

Strange, as I've had my two phones doing Boinc for about 4-6 months.  Maybe it's because I restricted it to only the apps I wanted to run on my computers' GPUs, and forgot that would affect the phones too.  I've stuck them in a seperate group and ticked all apps.

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must've been a short term

must've been a short term glitch; server status is showing 12.8k BRP4 tasks available now.

Peter Hucker
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DanNeely wrote:must've been

DanNeely wrote:

must've been a short term glitch; server status is showing 12.8k BRP4 tasks available now.

Yip, I woke up to find my two android phones running loads of them.  I'd previously accidentally denied them doing it as they were in the same group as PCs with graphics cards I wanted on gamma only.  I was only switching off gravity due to small GPU RAM, not sure why I turned off radio, probably just didn't notice it.

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DanNeely wrote: must've been

DanNeely wrote:

must've been a short term glitch; server status is showing 12.8k BRP4 tasks available now.

It was more than a short term glitch, they ran out back last Thursday, nothing through the weekend and only got back to splitting work and sending it back out yesterday.

 

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Keith Myers wrote: DanNeely

Keith Myers wrote:

DanNeely wrote:

must've been a short term glitch; server status is showing 12.8k BRP4 tasks available now.

It was more than a short term glitch, they ran out back last Thursday, nothing through the weekend and only got back to splitting work and sending it back out yesterday.

I guess either they're understaffed due to the virus, or there was a big technical problem, or it's a low priority project and they're concentrating on gamma and gravity.

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Keith Myers wrote: It was

Keith Myers wrote:

It was more than a short term glitch, they ran out back last Thursday, nothing through the weekend and only got back to splitting work and sending it back out yesterday.

I see you fixed your sig.  Not sure what was up with it.  I was trying it out on mine to see if I could sort it, but I ended up with Ian & Steve's sig!  I assume you were in the middle of experimenting and put in a different link.  But it's working now and it doesn't look like you did anything special to sort it.  Maybe something was wrong at their end?

Also in the preview there was a bunch of Latin.  I don't speak Latin, but Google Translate translated it into garbage - rather like an anti-spam detector:

Original:

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