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I cant comment on the verbosity thing, or the writing local files, however ive bene on ssd for months and now back to hdd's and Ive noticed on both the writing local files thing, thought nothing of it and just assumed it was saving last checkpoint so to speak.

As for you failing with bigadv, just to let you know you can run bigadv on your 2500k, and even bigbigadv units which net 40,000ppd+ with a good overclock, if your interested I can go into more detail, you basically just run vmware and ubuntu inside of windows, quite simple once you get it installed.
I was aware that I could, but didn't have the time to dedicate to it when I made this post, I have found a few guides, but I'll just continue to fold -smp ATM...

I've got a system in the works to run my 2500k in native Linux and run -bigadv when I get that up and running :-)
post #12 of 20
Or you could go real hardcore and just don't bother with W at all...

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go on Lutz whats WuBi for us noobs?
An application to install native Ubuntu from Win.
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whats difference between native ubuntu and ubuntu through vmware player?
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Since there is no Windows running with native Linux (just Linux running) there are more recourses to be used for folding. With a VM you always have Win loaded as well and eating away the sweet PPD. But even with Linux in VM the PPD is better than native Win folding since the SMP core works better in Linux.
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It is very simple to move the client to another location. Go to the folder you extracted the SMP .exe to. Move it.

Just adjust the shortcut (or remake it) and you're set. The SMP client runs from the local directory, so as long as the shortcut is pointing to the right place, you can run it.
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It is very simple to move the client to another location. Go to the folder you extracted the SMP .exe to. Move it.

Just adjust the shortcut (or remake it) and you're set. The SMP client runs from the local directory, so as long as the shortcut is pointing to the right place, you can run it.
Sweet as, I'll change it up then and it can tell me everytime it writes and I just won't care ...

It's just odd that it showed up all of a sudden...

Have you got any thoughts as to why I was only getting 30% CPU utilization and only 500ppd for that particular WU?
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No... it's clear that you got a Unicore WU, but no idea why if you've been getting SMP WUs the rest of the time.
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post #18 of 20
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Okies, it should be finished by thr time I get home from work... Hopefully it's back onto smp's :-)
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It would always be better to have your Folding done on a HDD (rather than SSD) due to the number of writes it has - and that is the limitation for SSD....a limited number of writes...
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post #20 of 20
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Sorted, i fudged up the flags, now it is back to -smp!

Thanx for all the Help

Sincerely

Ishi
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