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Mach 1, I am aware of several bits of communication from PG that have a "for now this is still OK but we prefer you do not do this" theme. Perhaps you provide a link to the one you are refering to.Even though PG is not dropping the hammer....yet, this does not mean that there is not a group of people that are totally against the server hack,and it appears PG is listening.
server hack? are you referring to me setting my computer to think it has 12 cores within the OS? cuz there is absolutely no hack involved
    
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When you fool the Stanford server into sending you work that is intended for 12 core or more cpu's and you really do not have 12 cores or more,that is called a hack. Now if you are simply working an 8 core/thread WU no hack is involved (if you really do have 8 cores/threads.)
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server hack? are you referring to me setting my computer to think it has 12 cores within the OS? cuz there is absolutely no hack involved
Yes it is a hack no Stanford does not approve and yes there are further measures going to be taken.
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Yes it is a hack no Stanford does not approve and yes there are further measures going to be taken.
they cant do anything to stop it in linux other than require 12 threads (not cores, threads)

there is no way for stanford to tell whether my cpu is a gulftown or a sb i5 or even a thuban, this is because "/proc/stat" is the defacto file for cpu information within a linux system
    
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I am not concurrent

Fixed

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Anyways, if Stanford was really serious about getting rid of machines with less than 12cores/threads, they would have dropped the deadline even further... an x6 can still complete one under the deadline. What does that say to you?
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Fixed

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Anyways, if Stanford was really serious about getting rid of machines with less than 12cores/threads, they would have dropped the deadline even further... an x6 can still complete one under the deadline. What does that say to you?
thank you, i meant to say discur though

it says that the average 12core machine is g34 based and around the same speed of a x6@ 4GHz, and it is probably used for more than just F@H
    
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they cant do anything to stop it in linux other than require 12 threads (not cores, threads)

there is no way for stanford to tell whether my cpu is a gulftown or a sb i5 or even a thuban, this is because "/proc/stat" is the defacto file for cpu information within a linux system



I highly disagree
Actually the do have a way to tell what your cpu is. They tried it in v7 for a while it reads the cpu signature not what is reported by the OS and it works. And I am not here to argue. I only posted what I know. You can do with that whatever you wish.
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Actually the do have a way to tell what your cpu is. They tried it in v7 for a while it reads the cpu signature not what is reported by the OS and it works. And I am not here to argue. I only posted what I know. You can do with that whatever you wish.
and since v7 was a flop and didnt even come out for linux that isn't going anywhere fast
    
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and since v7 was a flop and didnt even come out for linux that isn't going anywhere fast
What are you talking about There is v7 on Linux and all of my Linux rigs have it installed it works perfectly v7 is still in beta Stanford has already said that with the next release of v7 they are going to phase out all other versions of FAH. You need to do a little studying before you make any more comments.
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As soon as Stanford says the trick/hack is not allowed (it does not matter if they can detect it or not) it is stated OCN policy to stop all discussion of this activity.So all Stanford has to do is publish it is not allowed and it becomes forbidden on OCN. All you have to do is use the right equipment and you are folding in the graces of the people that are running the show, Stanford.
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