FreeBSD Albert App available for testing

Bernd Machenschalk
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Dear Crunchers!

I just built a (native) FreeBSD App from the new "albert" code and put it on the Beta Test page as a beta package (together with an app_info.xml).

It was built on a FreeBSD 4 system and has been successfully tested on FreeBSD 5 and 6 systems (with the usual COMPAT_FREEBSD4 enabled).

It uses the same CPU detection / SSE code system that's in our Linux App, so it takes advantage of SSE if avaliable.

Happy Crunching!

BM

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FreeBSD Albert App available for testing

Quote:

I just built a (native) FreeBSD App from the new "albert" code and put it on the Beta Test page as a beta package (together with an app_info.xml).

It was built on a FreeBSD 4 system and has been successfully tested on FreeBSD 5 and 6 systems (with the usual COMPAT_FREEBSD4 enabled).

It uses the same CPU detection / SSE code system that's in our Linux App, so it takes advantage of SSE if avaliable.

Hi Bernd,

some guys in my team have sucessfully managed the linux client to work on FreeBSD 5.4 & FreeBSD 6.0 (both for x86 CPUs).

Currently four FreeBSD Boxes are using it:
http://einsteinathome.org/host/504890/tasks
http://einsteinathome.org/host/510382/tasks
http://einsteinathome.org/host/458402/tasks
http://einsteinathome.org/host/506419/tasks

The last one was the one, used to try out how it could work, the client errors are caused by this try&error stuff. So don't be alarmed by these errors. There should be sone 5.4 box too, but I do not currently know which one it is.

There is a tar-bzip2 archive which contains a README in German (sic) language which shows the steps you need to make it run at www.cmds.tk

So there are two ways to get these boxes run :-)

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RE: Hi Bernd, some guys in

Message 24049 in response to message 24048

Quote:

Hi Bernd,

some guys in my team have sucessfully managed the linux client to work on FreeBSD 5.4 & FreeBSD 6.0 (both for x86 CPUs).

Currently four FreeBSD Boxes are using it:
http://einsteinathome.org/host/504890/tasks
http://einsteinathome.org/host/510382/tasks
http://einsteinathome.org/host/458402/tasks
http://einsteinathome.org/host/506419/tasks


for all crunchers its easier to see the show_host_detail.php like
http://einsteinathome.org/host/504890
http://einsteinathome.org/host/510382
http://einsteinathome.org/host/458402
http://einsteinathome.org/host/506419

faeshn

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At Last! :) But please make

At Last! :)
But please make it avaliable also for x86-64 architecture, since most freebsd servers under my own care will be transferred to 64bit.
Especially my desktop also.
I would be happy to see and use einstein@my 64bit home ;D

as for now - my other server is 32bit and its running einstein@home flawlessly - you can see it here:
http://einsteinathome.org/host/520076

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It's a little problem with

It's a little problem with albert for freebsd (or with seti - I dont know).
I found out that both were running on my freebsd box (with load of 2.0), but i've got 1 proc, 1 core machine.
When i watched it last time, it was only albert..
so maybe it can't be suspended by boinc client or something??

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It operates without trouble.

It operates without trouble.

rene
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I got my first credits from

I got my first credits from this client :)

Time to turn it into a port

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Ok, I've submitted a port PR.

Ok, I've submitted a port PR. It can be viewed at http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=93643

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I run both seti and einstein

I run both seti and einstein on freebsd now and also experienced that boinc doesn't really suspend/terminate processes, it only nices and unnices them.
From the nice man page it turns out that only root can unnice a process, and boinc runs as user boinc (if installed from ports), so its not going to work properly I guess.

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Seems to work fine on

Seems to work fine on 6.1/i386 under boinc 5.2.15. Will shepherd rene's port into the ports collection after the freeze is over.

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Oh, noticed that Time to

Oh, noticed that Time to completion in boinc_gui is always too high, for example now I have 78% done, 77 minutes of wall time, and Time to completion is predicted to be 57 minutes. Simple math says 20 minutes. Is this boinc-client or einstein bug?

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