einstine cause EDF mode

eberndl
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do you share E@H and S@H

do you share E@H and S@H equally?

James Nelson
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no einstine gets 1/3 but with

no einstine gets 1/3 but with one week to do one unit why wont it share it tells me Im overcommited


eberndl
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Ok, I think we go back to my

Ok, I think we go back to my first thought... if the unit is due in less than 2X the connect time (ie 10 days for you) it goes into EDF. This is in the program for people who are on dial up.

Since the WU is due in 7 days, and 2 connect periods is 10, it goes into EDF. if you reduce the value to 3.25 you will not go into EDF with Einstein, but if your connect settings are greater than 3.5 days, then you will ALWAYS go into EDF with Einstein.

James Nelson
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it takes 6 hr to crunch I

it takes 6 hr to crunch I have a week to do it why EDF mode why am I overcomited on one project but starving on another I only have one EINSTINE work unit...
It makes no sence.....


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James ... Look up EDF mode

James ...

Look up EDF mode in BOINCwiki at this link

http://boinc-doc.net/boinc-wiki/index.php?

go to the glossery and read the comments about EDF


If I've lived this long - I gotta be that old!

Heffed
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RE: it takes 6 hr to crunch

Message 14341 in response to message 14339

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it takes 6 hr to crunch I have a week to do it why EDF mode why am I overcomited on one project but starving on another I only have one EINSTINE work unit...
It makes no sence.....


You aren't over committed on one project and starving on another. BOINC takes all projects that have work in your queue into account when deciding if you're over committed or not. You mentioned previously that you had plenty of S@H WUs.

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BTW I have plenty of setis no worry about running out

If you have plenty of S@H in your queue, one E@H WU could very easily over commit you. Especially with your 'connect to' setting.

Paul D. Buck
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One of the "rules of thumb"

One of the "rules of thumb" says that you should not use more than about 1/2 of the deadline as your "Connect" number. In the case of Einstein@Home that is a little less than the number you want to use a number that is less than 3.5 days ... I too like to keep a fair amount of work on the computer and am currently using 3 days as a number.

I watch my computers, but, don't spend any time at all looking at exactly what they are doing... The numbers seem to work out pretty well, but, as I said, I don't spend that much time worrying about exactly what they are doing.

Version 4.45, which is the version both of us are using has a longer time line that it works with. The best advice I give people is to just pick reasonable numbers and then give it time ... it can take as long as a week or so to "calm" down and get its "balance".

But Heffed is right, you should spend some time reading up on how the CPU Scheduler works now. All of the base material in the Wiki was written by JM VII who wrote the code, so, it is most likely pretty accurate.

James Nelson
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Ill try the three days and

Ill try the three days and let you know.


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7/21/2005 4:50:09

7/21/2005 4:50:09 PM|Einstein@Home|Sending scheduler request to http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/EinsteinAtHome_cgi/cgi
7/21/2005 4:50:09 PM|Einstein@Home|Requesting 432000 seconds of work, returning 0 results


James Nelson
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this makes no sence why would

this makes no sence why would they design it this way.
now It shares set to connect 3.4 days, I think it should share anyway as long as there is enough time to crunch and then if time gets short use EDF.
OH well as long as it works I guess I can live with it.
thanks for the sugestions


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