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Linux is a breeze in SMP... so long as you don't get any NIC issues
bdatillo's guide to get the VNWare and license(s) for free.
http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...ng-vmware.html

Load the Linux 64 bit of your choice...
With Suse 10.3 let it update later, not at the first prompt. It will take a lot of time to update later but it alleviates the hassle overall.

Save your PWs for later
Open the terminal in ROOT... or Reboot to ROOT.

Copy and paste
1.
mkdir -p ~/folding/FAH

2.
cd ~/folding/FAH


3.wget http://www.stanford.edu/group/pandeg...eta1-Linux.tgz

4.
./fah6 -smp -configonly

After setting the configuration there are couple of ways to start the SMP FAH client. One way is to start it is by typing in each time the following command

5. use the start command


./fah6 -smp



6. Refer again to bdatillo's guide if you use Suse 10.3 for the settings.
One minor differences in that guide though... like 'big" instead of "large" WUs but that is the only variation I recall.


Or the guide on VMWare 2.0 and Arch which I've yet to try but will likely be much quicker and utilize a much smaller OS load.

http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...nux-guide.html

Looks like excellent advice and I will try that eventually. I have a feeling that this rig could be a lot more productive running a VM set up...but I also am a slow learner
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I am getting some odd temp variations...wonder if I can change them somehow by reseating.



Notice I have a pair of cores running really hot compared to the others? I wonder how to determine the physical location of those two cores? Right or left socket and right or left side of die?
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post #13 of 66
I bet if you used a quad nozzle in the blocks, ran tests with the split in each direction (horiz. and vert.) and installed in one block at a time, you could narrow it down. A lot of work, but at least you'd know.


(although, I am not 100% on the location of the cores, so you may have to modify the nozzle so it would hit a specific point compared to the other side or the split)
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post #14 of 66
lap both the cpus and watch the temps even out but im sure you know that
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I don't think I will try that...too much trouble. If it was on a tech station maybe...

Those two cores have run hot from day one though...odd.

Also Load and idle temps are really close together...which is different than other CPUs I have worked with.
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lap both the cpus and watch the temps even out but im sure you know that
Yeah I have avoiding lapping any of my CPUs...but maybe these will be the first.
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CD get the latest version of Core Temp as it now works in Vista 64-bit here maybe this will make a difference.
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CD get the latest version of Core Temp as it now works in Vista 64-bit here maybe this will make a difference.


Nice Thanks.

As you can see CPU 0 is really got a disparity.

In the past this has been from a poorly seated WB.
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thats a big CoreTemp graph
    
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thats a big CoreTemp graph
Can't wait to see a Nehalem

What? Doesn't everybody have 8 cores
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