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That is going to depend on how you have the network set up on the VM. If it is bridged, then your router should just assign it an IP, and it should just look like any other system on the network.


Well thats not how I have it, looks like it defaulted to NAT, let me give that a try.

 

Edit - Thanks that did it.

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How do I install the VB OS from a flash drive? Or can I?
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I typically install from an ISO, not a live session USB stick, so I don't know if you can.  You should be able to read the ISO if its on a USB stick though.

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How do I install the VB OS from a flash drive? Or can I?

 

I am not sure what you are trying to accomplish.  If all you want to do is be able to run the Cosmology tasks, then you do not need to set up a VM to do that.  You will just need to install Virtual Box on the system that you want to run the Cosmology tasks on.

 

If you are trying to set up a VM for other reasons, the easiest way is to just have the ISO for the OS install on the system, and then just point to that ISO location to install the OS.  You can have it on a flash drive or a CD for that matter, but it is not necessary.

 

 

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Do I install BOINC in Vbox? And if so, should I use Win 7 in Vbox since my main OS is Win 7?

 

I run Mint in VBox on a couple Win 10 hosts.  I can get Mint installed and patched a lot faster than WIndows

 

edit - but yes if you mean to run Cosmology multi threaded tasks you just need to install VBox

 

To continue the off-topic conversation :D That sounds like VMception. 

 

Are you running the VBox tasks on your VM's, and if so how does Virtual Box work with nested VM's? I have only used nested VMs with VMware.

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To continue the off-topic conversation :D That sounds like VMception. 

 

Are you running the VBox tasks on your VM's, and if so how does Virtual Box work with nested VM's? I have only used nested VMs with VMware.


I dont have nested VMs.  So it has a bunch of legacy tasks at the moment.

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I've installed VirtualBox. I don't have to set up a VM then?

Another question. How do I configure Einstein for no CPU's (except those needed)?
Edited by 4thKor - 5/2/17 at 1:33pm
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I installed VB on two Linux Mint setups, 32 cores total, and did nothing else to make cosmology work.

You can setup whar Einstein uses on there website in the project preferences... just un-check the Use CPU box.

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I installed VB on two Linux Mint setups, 32 cores total, and did nothing else to make cosmology work.

You can setup whar Einstein uses on there website in the project preferences... just un-check the Use CPU box.

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Does that that mean you have GPUs working under linux? With nouveau or Nvidia drivers?
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I installed VB on two Linux Mint setups, 32 cores total, and did nothing else to make cosmology work.

You can setup whar Einstein uses on there website in the project preferences... just un-check the Use CPU box.

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Does that that mean you have GPUs working under linux? With nouveau or Nvidia drivers?

We should move this to the Einstein@Home thread, but to answer your question you will need the proprietary drivers to run any OpenCl or CUDA tasks.
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You can setup whar Einstein uses on there website in the project preferences... just un-check the Use CPU box.

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There isn't a "Use CPU box like others have. I changed usage to 25% since it's using 6 processors out of 24 for the GPU's.
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