Overclock.net › Forums › Overclockers Care › Overclock.net Folding@Home Team › F@H won't connect under Linux Ubuntu
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

F@H won't connect under Linux Ubuntu

post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
Hey guys,

wanted to start folding on my quad operton rig running Ubuntu 12.04, but I can't seem to get my client to connect. Rather than being unable to connect to a work unit like most connectivity issues, mine can't even connect to the network or display any hardware about my rig. Could anyone help diagnose my problem?

Thanks!

Screenshot of where my client is stuck:



EDIT: I'm the tech chair for my fraternity and I installed an Untangle server in between the house's router and Ethernet switches. While I haven't set any specific web pages or things to block, I am running the generic firewall that the OS comes with. Could this be posing an issue?
Edited by WebsterXC - 4/21/14 at 3:33pm
post #2 of 9
Odd questions... are you sure you're running FAHClient in the background?? If there is no Client to connect to, FAHControl will display nothing as it's endlessly searching 127.0.0.1 for a client.

In all the Linux v7 installs that I've done, it is necessary to start the client separate of FAHControl, whereas Windows will start the client automatically.

Also, obligatory post your config file in a spoiler please!
post #3 of 9

It's been a minute since I folded in Linux! Do you have to start the client in a terminal window like you used to on v6?

 
HDPC
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD Ryzen 7 1700x Asus Prime X370-Pro MSI Hawk Ek GTX 1070 MSI Hawk Ek GTX 1070 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
EVGA DDR4 3200 Kingston SSDNow 120GB WD Green 2TB WD Black 2 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Samsung DVDR Ek Supremacy Evo Blue Edition XSPC RX360 Radiator Swiftech MCP 655b 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK XSPC Dual Bay Reservoir Windows 10 e-Machine 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
OCN Ducky DK9008 G2 Keyboard PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750W Antec Lanboy Air Logitech G400s 
Audio
Realtek HD Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 2600k Asus Sabertooth P67 EVGA GTX 770 G.Skill Ripjaws X 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Kingston SSDNow 120GB XSPC Rasa Acetal XSPC Pump/Res  Ek GTX 770 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro Vizio 58" 4k Logitec Wireless Coolmax 600w 
CaseMouseAudio
Antec 300 Logitec Wireless Realtor HD Audio  
  hide details  
Reply
 
HDPC
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD Ryzen 7 1700x Asus Prime X370-Pro MSI Hawk Ek GTX 1070 MSI Hawk Ek GTX 1070 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
EVGA DDR4 3200 Kingston SSDNow 120GB WD Green 2TB WD Black 2 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Samsung DVDR Ek Supremacy Evo Blue Edition XSPC RX360 Radiator Swiftech MCP 655b 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK XSPC Dual Bay Reservoir Windows 10 e-Machine 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
OCN Ducky DK9008 G2 Keyboard PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750W Antec Lanboy Air Logitech G400s 
Audio
Realtek HD Audio 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 2600k Asus Sabertooth P67 EVGA GTX 770 G.Skill Ripjaws X 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Kingston SSDNow 120GB XSPC Rasa Acetal XSPC Pump/Res  Ek GTX 770 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro Vizio 58" 4k Logitec Wireless Coolmax 600w 
CaseMouseAudio
Antec 300 Logitec Wireless Realtor HD Audio  
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by BWG View Post

It's been a minute since I folded in Linux! Do you have to start the client in a terminal window like you used to on v6?

That's how mine works.
Code:
sudo ~/Fahv7/v7/FAHClient
post #5 of 9
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chooofoojoo View Post

Odd questions... are you sure you're running FAHClient in the background?? If there is no Client to connect to, FAHControl will display nothing as it's endlessly searching 127.0.0.1 for a client.

In all the Linux v7 installs that I've done, it is necessary to start the client separate of FAHControl, whereas Windows will start the client automatically.

Also, obligatory post your config file in a spoiler please!

Quote:
Originally Posted by BWG View Post

It's been a minute since I folded in Linux! Do you have to start the client in a terminal window like you used to on v6?

Yeah you guys were right. A little embarrassing for a mildy seasoned Linux user, but at least you guys figured it out. I must admit I skimmed over the installation guide for F@H Linux and skipped the part that talked about actually having to start the client. For Ubuntu 12.04 the default is:
Code:
sudo /etc/init.d/FAHClient start
sudo /etc/init.d/FAHClient stop

Thanks guys for your help! Nice to feel my rig warm again thumb.gif
post #6 of 9
wheee.gif glad you got it figured!
post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by BWG View Post

It's been a minute since I folded in Linux! Do you have to start the client in a terminal window like you used to on v6?
I've got mine set to start automatically, but I added the pause-on-start=true flag so that it doesn't actually start folding until I tell it to. I control it from FAHControl on my main PC, so FAHClient needs to always be running in order to access it from another computer.
Neurosis
(7 items)
 
Monochrome
(28 items)
 
Patchouli
(11 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 5820K Gigabyte GA-X99 Gaming G1 EVGA GTX-980ti EVGA GTX-980ti 
RAMHard DriveOS
Corsair DDR4 32GB Samsung 950 Pro NVME Windows 10 Pro x64 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600K @4.5GHz Gigabyte P67A-UD7 B3 EVGA GTX 780 Ti SC 3GB EVGA GTX 780 Ti SC 3GB 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x4GB Super Talent DDR3-1600 CL9 Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS LiteON iHBS212 EK Supreme HF Copper/Acetal 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
4x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PLPS 120mm PW... Bitspower Water Tank Z-Multi 150 Aquacomputer Flow Rate Sensor "High Flow USB" G1/4 Bitspower black compression fittings 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Tygon silver tubing 0.5" ID 0.75" OD 2x Watercool HEATKILLER® GPU-X³ GTX TITAN/780/7... Alphacool HF D5 acetal pump top Aquacomputer D5 pump (USB/Aquabus) 
CoolingCoolingOSOS
EK CoolStream XTC 420 6x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PK-PS 140mm P... Windows 7 x64 Pro Arch Linux x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hewlett Packard LP2475W Ducky Shine II Seasonic X750 Lian Li PC-A77A Silver 
MouseAudioAudio
Logitech MX Revolution RME Fireface 800 Dynaudio BM6A 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600K Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Intel HD3000 EVGA GTX980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance Western Digital Caviar Black WD1600JD Western Digital WD20EARS (2), WD20EARX (1), WD2... Thermalright HR-02 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS x64 Seasonic X760 Lian Li PC-A77F 
  hide details  
Reply
Neurosis
(7 items)
 
Monochrome
(28 items)
 
Patchouli
(11 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 5820K Gigabyte GA-X99 Gaming G1 EVGA GTX-980ti EVGA GTX-980ti 
RAMHard DriveOS
Corsair DDR4 32GB Samsung 950 Pro NVME Windows 10 Pro x64 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600K @4.5GHz Gigabyte P67A-UD7 B3 EVGA GTX 780 Ti SC 3GB EVGA GTX 780 Ti SC 3GB 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x4GB Super Talent DDR3-1600 CL9 Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS LiteON iHBS212 EK Supreme HF Copper/Acetal 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
4x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PLPS 120mm PW... Bitspower Water Tank Z-Multi 150 Aquacomputer Flow Rate Sensor "High Flow USB" G1/4 Bitspower black compression fittings 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Tygon silver tubing 0.5" ID 0.75" OD 2x Watercool HEATKILLER® GPU-X³ GTX TITAN/780/7... Alphacool HF D5 acetal pump top Aquacomputer D5 pump (USB/Aquabus) 
CoolingCoolingOSOS
EK CoolStream XTC 420 6x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PK-PS 140mm P... Windows 7 x64 Pro Arch Linux x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hewlett Packard LP2475W Ducky Shine II Seasonic X750 Lian Li PC-A77A Silver 
MouseAudioAudio
Logitech MX Revolution RME Fireface 800 Dynaudio BM6A 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600K Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Intel HD3000 EVGA GTX980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance Western Digital Caviar Black WD1600JD Western Digital WD20EARS (2), WD20EARX (1), WD2... Thermalright HR-02 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS x64 Seasonic X760 Lian Li PC-A77F 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 9
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by valvehead View Post

I've got mine set to start automatically, but I added the pause-on-start=true flag so that it doesn't actually start folding until I tell it to. I control it from FAHControl on my main PC, so FAHClient needs to always be running in order to access it from another computer.

Whereabouts/which files did you make those changes?
post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by WebsterXC View Post

Whereabouts/which files did you make those changes?

To pause on start, edit /etc/fahclient/config.xml:
Code:
<!-- Slot Control -->
  <pause-on-start v='true'/>

The following is for sysvinit systems only. As far as I know Debian and its derivatives still use sysvinit for now, but systemd is slowly taking over. Other distros such as Arch and Fedora have already switched to systemd. It's a can of worms that I've only started to peel open, and at the moment I have no idea how the automatic starting and stopping of FAHClient is handled.

Anyway, if your FAHClient doesn't start automatically:
Code:
[user@host ~]$ sudo update-rc.d FAHClient defaults

The above adds several symlinks in many of the /etc/rcX.d folders to ../init.d/FAHClient. The exact locations and names of the symlinks depend on how run levels are configured on your system. On my Ubuntu Server install, it created the following symlinks:
Code:
/etc/rc5.d/S20FAHClient -> ../init.d/FAHClient
/etc/rc1.d/K20FAHClient -> ../init.d/FAHClient
/etc/rc6.d/K20FAHClient -> ../init.d/FAHClient
/etc/rc4.d/S20FAHClient -> ../init.d/FAHClient
/etc/rc0.d/K20FAHClient -> ../init.d/FAHClient
/etc/rc3.d/S20FAHClient -> ../init.d/FAHClient
/etc/rc2.d/S20FAHClient -> ../init.d/FAHClient
Neurosis
(7 items)
 
Monochrome
(28 items)
 
Patchouli
(11 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 5820K Gigabyte GA-X99 Gaming G1 EVGA GTX-980ti EVGA GTX-980ti 
RAMHard DriveOS
Corsair DDR4 32GB Samsung 950 Pro NVME Windows 10 Pro x64 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600K @4.5GHz Gigabyte P67A-UD7 B3 EVGA GTX 780 Ti SC 3GB EVGA GTX 780 Ti SC 3GB 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x4GB Super Talent DDR3-1600 CL9 Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS LiteON iHBS212 EK Supreme HF Copper/Acetal 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
4x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PLPS 120mm PW... Bitspower Water Tank Z-Multi 150 Aquacomputer Flow Rate Sensor "High Flow USB" G1/4 Bitspower black compression fittings 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Tygon silver tubing 0.5" ID 0.75" OD 2x Watercool HEATKILLER® GPU-X³ GTX TITAN/780/7... Alphacool HF D5 acetal pump top Aquacomputer D5 pump (USB/Aquabus) 
CoolingCoolingOSOS
EK CoolStream XTC 420 6x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PK-PS 140mm P... Windows 7 x64 Pro Arch Linux x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hewlett Packard LP2475W Ducky Shine II Seasonic X750 Lian Li PC-A77A Silver 
MouseAudioAudio
Logitech MX Revolution RME Fireface 800 Dynaudio BM6A 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600K Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Intel HD3000 EVGA GTX980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance Western Digital Caviar Black WD1600JD Western Digital WD20EARS (2), WD20EARX (1), WD2... Thermalright HR-02 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS x64 Seasonic X760 Lian Li PC-A77F 
  hide details  
Reply
Neurosis
(7 items)
 
Monochrome
(28 items)
 
Patchouli
(11 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 5820K Gigabyte GA-X99 Gaming G1 EVGA GTX-980ti EVGA GTX-980ti 
RAMHard DriveOS
Corsair DDR4 32GB Samsung 950 Pro NVME Windows 10 Pro x64 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600K @4.5GHz Gigabyte P67A-UD7 B3 EVGA GTX 780 Ti SC 3GB EVGA GTX 780 Ti SC 3GB 
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x4GB Super Talent DDR3-1600 CL9 Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS LiteON iHBS212 EK Supreme HF Copper/Acetal 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
4x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PLPS 120mm PW... Bitspower Water Tank Z-Multi 150 Aquacomputer Flow Rate Sensor "High Flow USB" G1/4 Bitspower black compression fittings 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Tygon silver tubing 0.5" ID 0.75" OD 2x Watercool HEATKILLER® GPU-X³ GTX TITAN/780/7... Alphacool HF D5 acetal pump top Aquacomputer D5 pump (USB/Aquabus) 
CoolingCoolingOSOS
EK CoolStream XTC 420 6x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PK-PS 140mm P... Windows 7 x64 Pro Arch Linux x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hewlett Packard LP2475W Ducky Shine II Seasonic X750 Lian Li PC-A77A Silver 
MouseAudioAudio
Logitech MX Revolution RME Fireface 800 Dynaudio BM6A 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600K Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Intel HD3000 EVGA GTX980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair Vengeance Western Digital Caviar Black WD1600JD Western Digital WD20EARS (2), WD20EARX (1), WD2... Thermalright HR-02 
OSPowerCase
Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS x64 Seasonic X760 Lian Li PC-A77F 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Overclock.net Folding@Home Team
Overclock.net › Forums › Overclockers Care › Overclock.net Folding@Home Team › F@H won't connect under Linux Ubuntu