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I'm adding second gpu, should I finish wu's first??

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 Alright so I got my power supply back in and my other 5770, My question is do I have to wait and finish my current WU's first or can i just add the second gpu. I searched for it but can't find the answer any where. Help please!! confused.gif

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you can just stop it and then add it in and restart. the WUs currently in progress will restart on the cpu and gpu. im not sure if the client will auto start on the new card or not so you might have to do that. what version are you running?
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What folding client are you using?
The safest way would be to finish what is started using the -oneunit qualifier.
That will stop the fold as the present one ends.
Then add your new card and set up and start again without the -oneunit qualifier.
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you can just stop it and then add it in and restart. the WUs currently in progress will restart on the cpu and gpu. im not sure if the client will auto start on the new card or not so you might have to do that. what version are you running?


V7.  Thanks for the info. I'll see in a sec. 

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btw, when i added my gtx 570 in with my HD6870 to fold, it auto found the 570 on the V7 client. i later took the 6870 out to sell it. everything worked fine
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What folding client are you using?
The safest way would be to finish what is started using the -oneunit qualifier.
That will stop the fold as the present one ends.
Then add your new card and set up and start again without the -oneunit qualifier.


So I should wait and finish WU's first. I guess it won't take that long and it would be the safest thing to do. Thanks.

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btw, when i added my gtx 570 in with my HD6870 to fold, it auto found the 570 on the V7 client. i later took the 6870 out to sell it. everything worked fine


Ya its not showing it now. I finished everything up before I installed the 2nd gpu but I forgot that it auto starts when I booted back up, oops!

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Ya its not showing it now. I finished everything up before I installed the 2nd gpu but I forgot that it auto starts when I booted back up, oops!

You know where the -oneunit mode (option) is in v7? I think you can set that at any time and it will work even on WUs in progress.
Then run the autodetect to find both.
Either way "should" work.
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You know where the -oneunit mode (option) is in v7? I think you can set that at any time and it will work even on WUs in progress.
Then run the autodetect to find both.
Either way "should" work.

No, I'm not sure. in the gui it shows fold, pause, finish, veiw, hide and quit. Do I need to open the console or can I just pause it, then add. I'm sorry, I really am a huge noob at this. Thanks for your help btw.
 

 

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Do I add it in the extra core options in the configure tab?

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