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I have a spare rig now with a AMD Phenom 9750 running at 2.4GHz. I cannot overclock it because it is a Dell mobo. I would really like to use it as a folding rig but the only problem is, is that it doesn't have a hard drive.

Could I run F@H from a memory stick with Ubuntu on it? Or is there anyway to use it to fold?
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Yup, I did that for a while since I had my HDD/SSD in recovering data mode. >.<
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EDIT: My bad i thought it read optical

Any who yes it is possible
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I have a spare rig now with a AMD Phenom 9750 running at 2.4GHz. I cannot overclock it because it is a Dell mobo. I would really like to use it as a folding rig but the only problem is, is that it doesn't have a hard drive.

Could I run F@H from a memory stick with Ubuntu on it? Or is there anyway to use it to fold?
Sure can. I did this for awhile. Saved $$ buying worthless low-capacity hard drives I don't really need
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You can get a used ide hard drive are a small sata hard drive to that for under 10 bucks if you look around i may have one ill have to look.Good Luck.
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So how would I go about doing it?

Install ubuntu on a memory stick and then paste F@H on it?
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How big is the flashdrive you have?
To actually install Ubuntu directly on it without loosing it on restart it needs at least 4gb which includes the F@H client.

Ubuntu SMP Guide
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I have a 4GB memory stick. Is that enough?

and a 8GB ipod
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Yea that is enough, thats what I used back then.

First you need to download Ubuntu.
http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download

Use this to make a persistent USB, so you do not loose data on restart.
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/univers...easy-as-1-2-3/

Then follow the SMP guide.
http://www.overclock.net/folding-hom...pu-client.html


Let me know when you get stuck.
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Cheers.

Will let you know what happens tomorrow after everything is set up
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