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what he doesnt have a bios?maybe i misunderstood his question ,sorry if i did!
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http://www.linuxforge.net/docs/crunching/fah-vmware.php
This is the one you want to use. Just download the Linux image and install the VM software. Open the iso with the VMWare Player 3.0 software and configure your vm through the browser.
Use HFM.net to monitor your progress. smile.gif
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VMplayer only supports up to 8 threads, he has 12. He should be using virtual box which supports at least 12 threads.
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VMplayer only supports up to 8 threads, he has 12. He should be using virtual box which supports at least 12 threads.

So I have virtual box installed with the linux and setup for 12 threads and everything.

I am assuming i boot off of core i7 avx as opposed to core i7?

When trying to launch it I am left with a script that says root@FAH:`#:

Looked through the install guide and can't seem to find what I need to do now.
Edited by Outlawed - 4/30/12 at 9:26am
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Yes you will want to launch with i7 avx

I'm not familiar with the VB way of going about this, but is your CPU loaded to 100% when it says root@FAH? My VMplayer says that as the last text but it just starts folding automatically so I don't have to do anything.
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Yes you will want to launch with i7 avx
I'm not familiar with the VB way of going about this, but is your CPU loaded to 100% when it says root@FAH? My VMplayer says that as the last text but it just starts folding automatically so I don't have to do anything.


This happens after about a page worth of code running once starting the linux vm. It is the first option I have to input anything. I haven't even touched my username or team settings, or anything for that matter.
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In the "about a page of code running" do you see something called web configuration? If so type that IP address in your browser and that is where you set up the client.
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Don't see that. I did notice that it pause at the beginning and then says something about "etho fail" or something.

Here is a vid of the vm starting up...
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Look again because I see a web configuration HTTP IP address in the secnd set of things that pop up.
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post #19 of 66
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Look again because I see a web configuration HTTP IP address in the secnd set of things that pop up.

Damn, right in plain view doh.gif

Browser refuses to load it though. It tries to load it for a minute or two until it just tells me the page is not available.

Edit: figured it out, had my ethernet bridge set to the wrong port.

Anyways folding atm biggrin.gif I really appreciate the help!!!

Few more questions. Any way to see any kind of info? On the windows application it showed information of data being processed. Here it revs up my cpu to 100% but it still just sits at that original command prompt. Makes me think it might not actually be folding correctly.

Also want to make sure my password and team settings are working, any way to double check that? And how to I get f@h associated here on ocn? Posted up in that thread under tutorials with my username yesterday.

Also I know you told me to look up specific info for my 680, but just to be clear, I can be folding on my cpu AND my gpu at the same time right?
Edited by Outlawed - 4/30/12 at 1:51pm
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post #20 of 66
Yes you can fold on a GPU and CPU at the same time, and the reason I say to look up specifics for getting your 680 to fold is just because I'm not the most familiar with the 680 specifically yet, not because folding on CPU and a GPU is difficult or anything.

To monitor the progress download HFM, and there will be instructions on how to add the VB VM to HFM monitoring. It will be next to the web configuration part and will look like this:

HFM.net setup:
Clients-> add client
Instance name:
Log Folder: your VM's IP with \fah at the end
Check client is on VM option
Click OK

Only thing to change from that is in the new version of HFM the option you will want under clients is called "add legacy client (v6)"

To get your postbit see this thread.

Why don't you post a picture of your web config settings page and I'll look over it and make sure it looks alright. smile.gif

EDIT: And here is the latest I was able to find about 680 folding from a quick search.
Edited by juano - 4/30/12 at 2:27pm
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