Error while Computing

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Hi guys

Sience several weeks i have the problem that einstein projects do not complete the full run. in the result bar it shows me that i have all trough ERROR WHILE COMPUTING... the only tasks wich are ok to run are the Gamma ray pulsar thingis...the rest of the task seem all to fail to compute..can i change something in my settings or what the heck do i have to do to be able to compute the given tasks...

very sorry for my rubbish english...maybe someone can help me...please!!!

best regards to all

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Gary Roberts
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Error while Computing

You can always get an idea of the cause of compute errors by going to your account page, clicking on the 'view' link for your computers and then clicking on the 'tasks' link for the particular computer that has the problem. You can then select any task with an error and click on the 'Task Name' for that task. This will give you a listing of what was sent back to the project when the results were uploaded.

I've looked through a few and it would appear you don't have enough memory on the card or that there is a problem transferring between host memory and GPU memory. Your card is listed as a GeForce 310 with only 16 CUDA cores and 512MB of memory. I didn't think the project accepted work requests for GPUs with less than 1GB memory. Obviously it does :-). However, it's always going to be a struggle to have enough memory for crunching as well as for normal display purposes.

If you would really like to crunch GPU tasks, you should consider upgrading to a rather more capable (but still budget friendly) card with at least 1-2 GB memory. You could probably get something like a second hand nvidia GTX 650 or an AMD HD7770 very cheaply. They don't use much power but do need a 6 pin PCIe power connector so you would need to confirm that your current PSU is capable of supplying them.

Cheers,
Gary.

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I would think that it is that

I would think that it is that your GeForce 310 video card is not one that can do any of the GPU tasks here and it seems that you wouldn't even get any tasks from Boinc here but I see you did.

But it looks like it has been a while since you updated the driver so give that a try.

http://www.geforce.com/drivers

 

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RE: You can always get an

Quote:

You can always get an idea of the cause of compute errors by going to your account page, clicking on the 'view' link for your computers and then clicking on the 'tasks' link for the particular computer that has the problem. You can then select any task with an error and click on the 'Task Name' for that task. This will give you a listing of what was sent back to the project when the results were uploaded.

I've looked through a few and it would appear you don't have enough memory on the card or that there is a problem transferring between host memory and GPU memory. Your card is listed as a GeForce 310 with only 16 CUDA cores and 512MB of memory. I didn't think the project accepted work requests for GPUs with less than 1GB memory. Obviously it does :-). However, it's always going to be a struggle to have enough memory for crunching as well as for normal display purposes.

If you would really like to crunch GPU tasks, you should consider upgrading to a rather more capable (but still budget friendly) card with at least 1-2 GB memory. You could probably get something like a second hand nvidia GTX 650 or an AMD HD7770 very cheaply. They don't use much power but do need a 6 pin PCIe power connector so you would need to confirm that your current PSU is capable of supplying them.

I agree

 

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