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I can't swap the hardware unfortunately. I would prefer using a virtual machine on the mac to dual booting... which I think isn't possible, but I could be wrong.

Any reason why even with 8 cores I'm getting low ppd?
What's the project and TPF?
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post #12 of 49
Are you sure you're smp folding? Sometimes if you miss the -smp flag the client will run unicore.

Use HFM and make sure you'll folding SMP A3 work units and not standard units
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Huh, you know, I have no knowledge of how to check if I'm in SMP mode. I followed the mac guide on the forums and figured it was in SMP. How would I check?
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post #14 of 49
http://code.google.com/p/hfm-net/

I'm not sure if HFM will work on a mac, if not share the fah folder on your network and install HFM on the windows pc and have HFM look in the fah directory on the mac over the network

Also did you apply for and use a passkey
post #15 of 49
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I went into the advanced area of the F@H tools and added -smp to the parameters section. I hope that is the right area...

I also am not using a passkey..... is this important?

I am also running FahMon. I followed the Mac guide on OCN.
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Check the log or HFM and tell us the project number. 6024-6077, 6701-6703, 6950-7154, 10115, and 10119 are all SMP projects.

Yes a passkey is required to get bonuses, which make up the majority of points for SMP units.
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post #17 of 49
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Project is 6068. It didn't change when I added that flag in the parameters.
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post #18 of 49
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I went into the advanced area of the F@H tools and added -smp to the parameters section. I hope that is the right area...

I also am not using a passkey..... is this important?

I am also running FahMon. I followed the Mac guide on OCN.
Fahmon doesn't calculate bonus ppd


The passkey gives alot of bonus points after you fold 10 wus

If you just now added the -smp tag you need to delete the WORK folder to redownload a smp wu.


Also its easy to apply for a passkey and to insert it just temp change the tag to -config then put in the passkey then remove the -config

http://folding.stanford.edu/English/FAQ-passkey




The 5770 is not on the same pc as the q6600 and the 8800 gts x 2, but with HFM + sharing the fah folder for the 5770 I can see them all from one PC


Edited by CravinR1 - 3/28/11 at 8:13am
post #19 of 49
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Project is 6068. It didn't change when I added that flag in the parameters.
That's a SMP unit, Fahmon just isn't calculating bonuses.
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post #20 of 49
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I went into the advanced area of the F@H tools and added -smp to the parameters section. I hope that is the right area...

I also am not using a passkey..... is this important?

I am also running FahMon. I followed the Mac guide on OCN.
Nah, Passkey isn't important unless you fold for a team. As long as you have the user name right.

Yeah, make sure you're on -smp.

Also, any chance @ overclocking?

My stock 920 got... like 20something points, OC'd to 4.4 it gets 38K

'd by people who know more then me
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