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SUCCESS - Folding in other Linux distros

post #1 of 15
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Has anyone on here succesfully folded under a Linux distro other than Ubuntu (no hate, just curious)?

I'm about to delve into Linux, and a confidant out here has intoduced me to the world of Gentoo. I noticed that both the gentoo forums, and folding forums show some threads with success in folding. Just wondering about it.
post #2 of 15
Used only Debian and Ubuntu (and Linux Mint, which essentially is Ubuntu). So, sorry can't share any experience in that field.
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post #3 of 15
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Sort of half hearted success, as I have FAHcontrol running and I'm folding away, however with a sickly 4 year old running around, getting HFM to work hasn't happened. I'm staying in Ubuntu 12.04

Any hints on actually configuring HFM greatly appreciated. Also, anyway to run it out of terminal (i.e. set it and forget it)?
post #4 of 15
You don't have to have FAHControl to use FAHClient. If you're running Ubuntu, you can get rid of the FAHControl and then start and stop it with "service FAHClient start/stop/restart". To modify your config.xml just use your favorite editor on /etc/fahclient/config.xml. You can install rcconf if you want to be able to enable/disable the service starting when you boot.

The easiest way to get HFM working is to modify your config.xml and either modify your existing entries or create them if they're not there.
Code:
<command-allow v='127.0.0.1 192.168.1.0/24'/>
 <command-allow-no-pass v='127.0.0.1 192.168.1.0/24'/>
you can do 127.0.0.1 and then the IP of your computer with HFM, or the entire subnet like what I have here. You could even do 127.0.0.1 0.0.0.0/0 if you just want to allow everything (external IPs if you port forward them in your router) to be able to connect.
post #5 of 15
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ZDngfld, can I use gedit to change the config.xml file? If so, do i just add those two lines of code to the file (substituting 192.168.1.0 for my machines IP addy?)?


**edit** btw, i meant FAHclient. I used the tutorial for Ubuntu in the Guides & Tutorials forum. I'm completely brand new to Linux, so I havent' even OC'd my processor yet; just wanted to see if I could get folding to work.
Edited by mike44njdevils - 11/12/13 at 8:13am
post #6 of 15
Yeah, gedit is fine and that's exactly what you'll do.
post #7 of 15
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At that point will it still be hella difficult to point HFM at the right directories to get the proper folding info? It's been nearly two years since I've actually folded..
post #8 of 15
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At that point will it still be hella difficult to point HFM at the right directories to get the proper folding info? It's been nearly two years since I've actually folded..
No directories in V7. You just set those settings in the config.xml and add a V7 client in HFM. All HFM will ask for is a name, IP address, port and password (if you set one) and you're good to go!
post #9 of 15
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I'll report back when I get around to doing this (4 year old daughter usually....doesn't let me get to things like this lol).
post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by mike44njdevils View Post

... so I havent' even OC'd my processor yet...

I noticed something the other day. I loaded up a middling OC in my bios (4.0 GHz)...and when I started up FAH, the WU I was doing in SMP was gone, in fact, the entire slot was gone. Never had that happen in Win 7? Is that because Ubuntu sees the processor as something different when you change it's frequency?

In any case, I'm going to stop once the next WU is done then up my OC again wink.gif
Edited by mike44njdevils - 11/13/13 at 7:30pm
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