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Does anybody know how the boinc manager determines which project / WU's to run after completing a WU? I am running GPUgrid and POEM on one computer and it always seems to run the GPUgrid WU's and it hasnt switched over once in the last 3 or 4 days. the GPUgrid WU deadlines are past the POEM deadlines so I am trying to figure out the priority BOINC places on WUs.
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Maybe POEM's resource share is simply higher, you could try modifying it on your POEM account information, and make sure it's the same priority as GPUGrid. Then, you could try adjusting the time on the "Switrch between applications" setting on the BOINC client preferences.

Other solution (the one i take) to crunch both POEM and GPUGrid WU's would be to manually modify the cc_config.xml file and add the "exclude_gpu" flag to limit one GPU to not run a single project while the other runs it.
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Maybe POEM's resource share is simply higher, you could try modifying it on your POEM account information, and make sure it's the same priority as GPUGrid. Then, you could try adjusting the time on the "Switrch between applications" setting on the BOINC client preferences.

Other solution (the one i take) to crunch both POEM and GPUGrid WU's would be to manually modify the cc_config.xml file and add the "exclude_gpu" flag to limit one GPU to not run a single project while the other runs it.

resource share was the same, I changed it to make POEM higher resource share thinking that maybe it would force the GPUs to use it more. Switch between apps is set every 60 minutes (default), and the reason i dont want to use the cc_config to exclude a GPU is because POEM frequently runs out of work units, and I dont want to have to login and change it every weekend when they run out. I wish it would just run WU's based on deadline, that would be so much easier.

EDIT: Apparently I've reached my limit for tasks in progress on POEM, JUST CRUNCH SOME POEM WUs DAG NABBIT!
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Ok so I briefly suspended GPUgrid, which forced my 465 to start running POEM and then I un-suspended GPUgrid so my 275 would crunch GPUgrid and it seems to be working now, we'll see how long it lasts.
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EDIT: Apparently I've reached my limit for tasks in progress on POEM, JUST CRUNCH SOME POEM WUs DAG NABBIT!

There's a task limit for POEM? wth? thinking.gif
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Ok so I briefly suspended GPUgrid, which forced my 465 to start running POEM and then I un-suspended GPUgrid so my 275 would crunch GPUgrid and it seems to be working now, we'll see how long it lasts.

Hopefully it lasts. I've never understood how BOINC manages the projects, so i decide to either un a single one per CPU/GPU, or manually control via cc_config.
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Ya, Apparently there is a 200 task limit. Who knew?
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Ya, Apparently there is a 200 task limit. Who knew?

Limit of WU cache size is actually 100 tasks per Gpu, you get 200 because you have two cards.
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Limit of WU cache size is actually 100 tasks per Gpu, you get 200 because you have two cards.

jokes on them, I can only crunch on 1!! MWUAHAHAHAHA!
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jokes on them, I can only crunch on 1!! MWUAHAHAHAHA!

I have a similar situation, I have GTX 460 and HD5770 in same rig but but Ati card is excluded from Poem. I still get 200 tasks for Nvidia card smile.gif
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