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So I followed this guide and got folding working. Only problem is it's only putting out 1300 PPD.

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. Ubuntu 11.04

The host machine is reporting back a virtually idle CPU, I'd imagine if this was working properly it would be using all cores.

Any ideas OCN?

EDIT / UPDATE:
Alright here is an update:

I did an install of Linux, so rather than run it in a VM I now have a dual boot into both Windows and Ubuntu.

Followed the same guide as I did before but again the CPU usage was practically idle.

It "detected 12 cores" and grabbed a WU.

The TPF was 3:25:00-ish and PPD was very low again.

Any thoughts?
Edited by CarlosSpiceyWeiner - 11/1/11 at 3:54am
    
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What's the TPF?
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What's the TPF?
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Yeah, try and figure out what's going on there...

You using "-smp 8"?
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I followed that guide exactly as said for a 2600k. So I believe so, I'm not as familiar with Linux as I am with Windows

Is there something I have to set within VMWare for CPU affinity? Or Windows for that matter?
    
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You didn't answer the question.
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echo "yourpassword" | sudo -S cat /proc/stat | awk 'BEGIN { TARGET_NCPUS=12 } ; { if ($1 == "intr") { for (i=NR-2;i<TARGET_NCPUS;i++) print "cpu" i S } ; S="" ; for (i=2;i<=NF;i++) S=S " " $i ; print }' > /tmp/stat.save
echo "yourpassword" | sudo -S mount --bind /tmp/stat.save /proc/stat


I left it as "TARGET_NCPUS=12" was that meant to be 8? or is this elsewhere in Linux?
    
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The "-smp" flag, not the corehack.

At some point in your installation, you would have entered the words "-smp -bigadv". That was a mistake; it should have been "-smp 8 -bigadv".
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The "-smp" flag, not the corehack.

At some point in your installation, you would have entered the words "-smp -bigadv". That was a mistake; it should have been "-smp 8 -bigadv".
Just checked. The command I put in is: "/home/joe/fah/fah6 -smp 8 -bigadv"

Without the quotes.
    
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So that is as it should be. Did you give the VMware 8 cores to play with? You would have to mess with the .vmx file for your VM and put in these lines:

Code:
numvcpus = "8"
maxvcpus = "8"
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