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Is anyone folding on a PS3 atm?

This is the first time I've ever done it. At first it said there was a network error, and now it's saying "The server is busy"

It keeps checking and it keeps saying the same thing. Is anyone else getting this problem?
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Is anyone folding on a PS3 atm?

This is the first time I've ever done it. At first it said there was a network error, and now it's saying "The server is busy"

It keeps checking and it keeps saying the same thing. Is anyone else getting this problem?
Haven't folded on my ps3 in a while, but I would assume it has to do with the playstation network going down from the hacking attacks.
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I've been folding on the PS3 and it's been running fine (it was this morning). I'll start up the client again and see what happens.

EDIT: Everything is working. Its in the middle of a WU so I'll let it finish later and see what hapens when it tries to DL another one.

Looks like a couple of the Stanford PS3 servers are down right now: http://vspx27.stanford.edu/serverstat.html

Just let it be and it'll start once it can connect.
Edited by Philistine - 5/28/11 at 12:43am
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Im folding on the PS3 at the moment. All working ok. Suspect you just cant download the client due to sony uograding there security. But the ps3's that already have the client aren't affected.
    
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Spoke to soon upload just failed on the ps3 :-)

Suspect this may be a folding@home server problem as units willbe uploaded to folding@home not sony.
    
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Looks like they got it working. It just now downloaded a work unit.

Now I have another question lol. Right now I'm using my phone to tether for internet until my regular internet is fixed. Will it keep working if I disconnect? I know it won't upload the work unit until I connect back, but will it keep working?
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Yes it will continue folding, but will stop once it's finished. You don't want to leave it too long, or the WU might miss it's deadline (usually 2 days from DL)
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I never play my PS3 anymore I just use it to fold. I checked it though and its still going...
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I never play my PS3 anymore I just use it to fold. I checked it though and its still going...
24/7 ps3 usage on my old fatty ps3 costs me around 20 bucks more a month on my energy bill..

not really worth it for the low PPD it gets. I figure I should just leave it going considering I haven't played a PS3 game in 3 months... PC eats up my life.
    
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24/7 ps3 usage on my old fatty ps3 costs me around 20 bucks more a month on my energy bill..

not really worth it for the low PPD it gets. I figure I should just leave it going considering I haven't played a PS3 game in 3 months... PC eats up my life.
Humm maybe I should kill it then, I have a slim but im sure it cant me much different.

I cant stand to play a PS3 game now Pc looks so much better.
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