Author Topic: OW BOINC Team - Offer your excess computer capacity for climate model simulation  (Read 248853 times)

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The Clean Energy Project team is working on publicizing their results to-date. They have wrapped up the second phase of the project, and are also making decisions about their future work with World Community Grid.

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cpdnboinc: Notice from BOINC
This project is using an old URL. When convenient, remove the project, then add http://ithaqua.oerc.ox.ac.uk/cpdnboinc/
4/21/2017 15:18:39
If you see this in BOINC Manager, just ignore it.
The system should be back up this week.

http://climateapps2.oerc.ox.ac.uk/cpdnboinc/forum_thread.php?id=8392

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On both PCs I have jobs listed in the Transfers download column but I keep getting 'Download pending: project back off'

Any suggestions?

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On both PCs I have jobs listed in the Transfers download column but I keep getting 'Download pending: project back off'

Any suggestions?

No suggestions, but I just aborted the one that was hung up for a few days on my system. I haven't had time to go search their forum, though.

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On both PCs I have jobs listed in the Transfers download column but I keep getting 'Download pending: project back off'

Any suggestions?

My advice is to wait ans see what happens :(
You could have a look at: http://climateapps2.oerc.ox.ac.uk/cpdnboinc/forum_thread.php?id=8393

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On both PCs I have jobs listed in the Transfers download column but I keep getting 'Download pending: project back off'

Any suggestions?

No suggestions, but I just aborted the one that was hung up for a few days on my system. I haven't had time to go search their forum, though.

I did the same a few days ago.
Seems it is a hang up problem in the delivery pipeline.
Just like life, promises a lot and delivers little.   ;D
« Last Edit: May 10, 2017, 07:27:39 am by Pommy Stuart »

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I'd wait a while longer.
Every time an upload or download fails the back-off period will be extended.
It's by design, to prevent servers clogging up with requests after an outage.

If it still fails, the CPDN forum is where the knowledgable people are. :)

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FYI:
Some BOINC projects use Oracle's VirtualBox software. When you install BOINC, you have the option of also installing VirtualBox.
However BOINC currently installs VirtualBox 5.0.18. This does not work with Windows 10.
I went to the Oracle site (https://www.virtualbox.org/) and downloaded VirtualBox 5.1.22. So far, at least, that is working fine.

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Haven't had CPDN a project for ages   :'(

Have others running.

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I've had a small amount Stuart, but mostly I've been fighting diseases. Don't have it set up on my laptop at the moment, just the big desk computer  :-[

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World Community Grid

Unplanned Outage on Sunday, June 25
Jun 25, 2017 - We're experiencing an unplanned outage which initially affected our website as well as sending and receiving work units. Our tech team is working to fix the issue, and we will add updates to this article regularly.

Thanks for all your support,

The World Community Grid Team

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The outage has been over since yesterday. But it was pretty awful while it lasted.
Details are in the forum thread linked in the article.