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Does such a thing exist?
For people making dedicated folding-rigs, which is the lightest distro, or most optimized distro for F@H?

What do you guys use as Linux(Distro) for F@H?
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Ubuntu 10.10 works well for fah. It is what is recommended in this guide.
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http://linuxforge.net/docs/crunching/fah-native.php

Lightest and most efficient distro that is optimized for f@h.
 
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Zodac... i really suck at choosing the right section.
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post #7 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JoshHuman View Post
http://linuxforge.net/docs/crunching/fah-native.php

Lightest and most efficient distro that is optimized for f@h.
Regarding the F@H distro

How much RAM do you guys estimate I would need for a 4-core SMP folding rig? I have a 955 + 4GB RAM...I'll also be folding with my 5850
5850 gets 7000PPD and my CPU gets 800PPD T_T
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmanstasiu View Post
my CPU gets 800PPD T_T
That seems awfully low. Are you folding on all cores (using the SMP client)? Do you have your passkey?
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Identity: Passkey matches
Slots:
0 - SMP
1 - GPU

I don't know what else could be wrong. o.O
I recently reset my clock to default. Should I bring them back up to 4.0Ghz?

Client: v 7.1.24
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmanstasiu View Post
Identity: Passkey matches
Slots:
0 - SMP
1 - GPU

I don't know what else could be wrong. o.O
I recently reset my clock to default. Should I bring them back up to 4.0Ghz?

Client: v 7.1.24
OIC

As I understand it the v7 client doesn't calculate the SMP bonus. Try using the Folding@home Bonus Point Calculator to find your actual points per day.

And yes. Folding at 4.0Ghz (if its folding stable) would significantly increase your PPD.
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