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    MilkyWay@home

    I look forward to the end of the current challenges so that some of you will return to MilkWay@home. We have dropped from 4th to 6th in the team stats. I expect to keep crunching as long as the air conditioner can handle the load. My computer, 4HD7990, is back up to 5th place and will top out...
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    Folding@Home I am here for a Moonshot...or two

    I blew the dust out of my old mining rig when I read about the need for GPUs to run COVID Moonshot GPU (OPENMM_22) projects 13420-1 to FAH. I am running one AMD HD 7790 and four HD 7990 (dual GPU) video cards. I have not noticed any delays uploading or downloading work, and I will run until I...
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    Folding@Home Folding on Ubuntu 18.14...how I did it...almost

    My first work unit had reached about 5% when I rebooted my computer. Since I have come back, GPU work units fail. Troubleshooting...and my attempted repairs really got bad. I will reinstall another day when I want to isolate all day. If you see the error of my ways below, I'd appreciate your...
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    Lost time crunching...a tornado in Seneca, SC

    The electrical service to my home comes to a substation in Fair Play, SC, and the trunk line comes through Seneca, SC. We were without power almost 72 hours due to an EF 3 tornado that damaged the trunk line. Four steel poles were leaning and was bent 60 degrees. Here are some photos of the...
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    Seti task 100%...stuck on Uploading

    Other completed tasks are uploading, but this one has been in BOINC Manager as Uploading for about twelve hours. The photo tells it all. I will only run Seti another week, but does anyone know how to get this thing uploaded?
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    When being in the top ten at Milkyway was not enough..

    Today I sold the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 that I used for three months on Milkyway@home and PrimeGrid until I bricked the Biostar motherboard. Immediately after the sale, I made an offer on a Radeon HD 7990 hoping to add a third 7990 to the rack rig. I listed my MSI R9 390 on eBay this afternoon in...
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    Fair Play, SC

    I have been running distributed computing projects since January 2002 starting with United Devices, then Think, then World Community Grid, Rosetta@Home, Folding@home, GpuGrid, Poem and some I may have forgotten. Until a few months ago, I had run Folding@home on two AMD video cards. I became...
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