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post #131 of 348
No i've never tried virtual box, but I got VMWare working again.

3.0.0 is the only version that supports more than 4 cores. All other versions seem to have a hard coded limit of 4. None of the config file tweaks I tried worked. Maybe you guys should add a note for X6 guys about that in the OP.

I wonder if performance is better with a newer version...
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post #132 of 348
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Originally Posted by curve_in View Post
Maybe the server I'm trying to connect to is down. I went back, cleared out fah, installed the smp client I had been using, It sat at 0% for 10 minutes with no core activity.

Cleared out /fah again, followed the guide, and it been looking for work:
You might want to blank out the passkey...
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post #133 of 348
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No i've never tried virtual box, but I got VMWare working again.

3.0.0 is the only version that supports more than 4 cores. All other versions seem to have a hard coded limit of 4. None of the config file tweaks I tried worked. Maybe you guys should add a note for X6 guys about that in the OP.

I wonder if performance is better with a newer version...
Is there a free trial? I might try vmware and see if it makes a difference.

I'm really familiar with vbox though, and i fear change. lol
post #134 of 348
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Is there a free trial? I might try vmware and see if it makes a difference.

I'm really familiar with vbox though, and i fear change. lol
Lol that's how I felt about VirtualBox. VMWare player is totally free.
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post #135 of 348
I tried VMWare player, version 3.0.0 iirc. You have a free app and paid one i believe. Haven't payed too much attention, as i only wanted the free one
But i was getting about 20K PPD through VMWare, so i moved on to native Linux
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post #136 of 348
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Originally Posted by doritos93 View Post
No i've never tried virtual box, but I got VMWare working again.

3.0.0 is the only version that supports more than 4 cores. All other versions seem to have a hard coded limit of 4. None of the config file tweaks I tried worked. Maybe you guys should add a note for X6 guys about that in the OP.

I wonder if performance is better with a newer version...
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post #137 of 348
Running Ubuntu 11.04
when i run the command
Code:
nohup ./fah6 -smp 4 -bigadv &
I got
Code:
nohup: ignoring input and appending output to 'nohup.out'
And the terminal just hangs, not asking me for f@h username etc.

When I do a "ps", it shows that fah6 is running

I opened up FAHlog.txt, here is a snippet
Code:
Arguments: -smp 4 -bigadv
[xx:xx:xx] Configuring Folding@Home...
And that is the end of the txt file. So, clearly it hangs there

What is wrong here?
Edited by lesterhung - 6/1/11 at 10:57am
post #138 of 348
You don't need to do that step, it is not mandatory, nor vital. i don't run fah with nohup. nohup is just for the process don't be interrupted if you press ctrl+c in the console.
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post #139 of 348
say I don't execute with nohup, how do I get my terminal windows back to the command prompt?
Also, if I log into Ubuntu using PuTTY, when I close PuTTY, will fah also stop? I am assuming yes, since there is no "nohup"
post #140 of 348
That may be a problem if you're running only text
I run ubuntu with the simplified GUI, without that Aero like thingy that 11.04 brings as default...
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