Originally Posted by phillyd
Originally Posted by Kevdog
lol... I dont know how long it takes until it starts reporting, just make sure you passkey is correct and it should show up soon
Its a bit confusing at first
dont worry you will get it
thanks, know of any explainitlikeim5 type guides?
Link > http://www.xlr8gaming.net/?page=topic&id=143713
Clients refers to the particular Folding@Home application that is downloaded. For example, GPU2, SMP, console client, etc.
The process of deleting a work unit in hopes of getting a better one. Highly looked down upon.
Early Unit End or EUE
A work unit that has improperly ended.
A very popular Folding@Home stats site, just type your name into the Name Search and click Search. Make sure you click on your username before you link to your stats though.
FAHMon is a folding progress monitor that allows you to check local and remote work unit percentages.
An acronym of Stanford Universities Folding@Home forum.
The last date that Stanford University will give you credit for the work unit. It will also be reassigned before this deadline so they are sure to get results from the work unit.
Additional lines of text that are added after a pathway to add additional functionality, such as -verbosity 9 which makes it wordy, -forceasm which makes it force SSE instructions.
Folder or Folders
A person running Folding@Home.
The chosen username by a person running Folding@Home. The username should be the same if running multiple computers and ideally should be the same as your forum username.
Every work unit has a set number of frames, the lower the frame times the higher the points per day. Next to the percent of the work unit is the number of steps, which also refers to this.
Folding on a graphics card.
This is the first version of GPU folding that took place until early June 2008. It only supported up to the x19xx cards and is no longer in production.
GPU2 folding is the new power-house folding and supports all of the newer NVIDIA and ATI graphics cards with CUDA. Supports all the newer graphics cards starting with the 8 series NVIDIA cards.
A new version of GPU folding that should be out sometime in the future.
One of Stanford's many different types of cores. The second major type of core, which is extremely common.
The graphical user interface client commonly associated with single core folding. May also be used with GPU2 folding and any other clients that have some sort of graphics and do not run in the console.
Log file or Folding logfile
The main Folding@Home logfile, it is commonly found in the directory in which you installed Folding@Home. It is usually named FAHlog.txt. If you can't find it, do a search with Windows.
The credit given for completing a work unit. These points vary on the work unit.
PPD is the 7 day average of points in a day. It is most commonly referred to from EOC as the 24 hours points average.
The project, run clone and gen of the work unit you are running. Found in the directory from which you are folding in, in the logfile FAHlog.txt.
The date Stanford University would like the completed work unit.
PS3 folding or PS3 client
The PlayStation 3 can also fold and when people use this they are referring to this client.
A simple utility to help submit a work unit that has improperly ended during an early unit end. Most useful for Windows SMP. Instructions can be found Here.
SMP, SMP Client, or SMP Folding
SMP is a really technical term, which means Symmetric MultiProcessing. In folding terms, it is an advanced client that takes advantage of dual cores and above.
The first core produced by Stanford, which is still common in today's Folding.
WU, work unit, wu, or any variation of this
Work Unit is the thing you are folding when you run Folding@Home.