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Pretty sure you can fold w/ SLI
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Thanks I'll give it a try.
    
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From what I've read it was an issure with 9 and 200 series card where you had to disable SLI but with GPU3 and the 400 series cards the software/hardware sort it out and user alteration is no longer required
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Does this f@h client instal on my computer any where other than a folder I specify.

I'm asking because I like to have my F@H folder on a thumb drive that I can plug into any computer and start up a client or two depending on how many gpu's I have installed in which ever PC I decide to fold on. In Windows XP this is very easy to do because I can extend my desktop to all GPU's w/o the need of monitors or dummy plugs on each GPU.
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post #245 of 427
Yeah, here are the steps:

1) Install the client as normal.

2) Go to C> Users> [Your User]> AppData (hidden)> Roaming> Folding@home-gpu. Copy the .dll files from there to the install location (C> Program Files (x86)> Folding@home> Folding@home-gpu).

3) Start the client with the -local flag added to the shortcut.

4) When configuring, go to the "Advanced" tab and in "Additional Parameters", add the -local flag (this will add the flag to the client.cfg file).

5) Now you can start up the .exe file directly from your USB; the -local flag should be added, so it will run from the local directory, instead of AppData> Roaming.

Awesome post is awesome.
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post #246 of 427
Thank you for your answer zodac. I guess I should have asked my question in another way. You see I don't want to have to instal any F@H software on any of my computers if I don't have to because I would rather have them completely set up on a USB thumb drive so that I don't have to uninstall or reinstal every time I go to use the clients on different PC's. Oh yeah or better yet have it set up on my thumb drive so that I can copy all the folders for each of the clients from one Thumb drive to another so that I can use the same clients on multiple machines at the same time with out going through the whole set up process every time for each computer and group of GPU's.

I actually have a pretty good pile of hardware that I can use for a small farm and just want the whole start up and stop process to be as steam lined as possible. Sorry if I'm being thick or hardheaded hear and if you think I would just be better off using XP for this then I will continue to do so.
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You only need to install to extract the files. If you prefer, get the console client, and just extract the files to your USB.

The problem is, the client will try and run in AppData> Roaming until you add the -local flag. So extract to the USB, create a shortcut in the same location with the -local flag, then run it off the USB.
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I officially hate the GPU3 client.

I read the whole thread and have them set up correctly, with -local -gpu # for each card, and with/without -forcegpu nvidia_g80. SLI disabled, PhysX on CPU, and with 2 monitors, 1 per card.

Keep getting this error in the logs:

Code:
[22:10:36] Calling fah_main args: 14 usage=100
[22:10:36] 
[22:10:39] CoreStatus = 63 (99)
[22:10:39] + Error starting Folding@Home core.
Keeps trying to process work, but same error every time.
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Try -forcegpu nvidia_fermi.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zodac View Post
Try -forcegpu nvidia_fermi.
Gives same error message. Like before it'll try to initialize, fail a few times, redownload the core, and repeat.

I want to fold
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