Dual Boot computers and Einstein@Home/BOINC?

Alex Vincent
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I'm currently running on a 3GHz computer with 2GB RAM. I'm thinking about buying a second hard drive for the machine and formatting it to run a Linux operating system.

I'd like to be able to run Einstein@Home on that operating system as well, on the same data units my current Windows operating system uses, and keep it under one account.

Is this possible? If so, where would I find instructions on this?

Keck_Komputers
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Dual Boot computers and Einstein@Home/BOINC?

It is not possible to run the same work. You can set up BOINC under both OSs but they will have different queues.

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Alex Vincent
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Hm. Well, if the source code

Hm. Well, if the source code were made available, could we figure out how to do it without breaking the E@H/BOINC rules?

Keck_Komputers
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> Hm. Well, if the source

Message 7358 in response to message 7357

> Hm. Well, if the source code were made available, could we figure out how to
> do it without breaking the E@H/BOINC rules?
>
The source for BOINC is available. It may be possible to only modify that and get it working in some fashion, like wu1 runs on windows and wu2 runs on *nix. If you succeed with that then modifing the science apps may be worthwhile, the seti science code is available also.

http://boinc.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/ is the CVS site the public branch is the stable version, without public is the development version.

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Ziran
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It seams to me that there

It seams to me that there would be a way to run BOINC on a dual boot system and use the same BOINC queue for booth windows and linux. Some linux users are running wine so they can use the windows version of Einstein. So if you install boinc on your windows partition and use wine to run BOINC under linux then IMHO it would be possible

For information on how well wine is working for them check out this thread.

http://einsteinathome.org/node/188222

Then you're really interested in a subject, there is no way to avoid it. You have to read the Manual.

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