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Message 5775 - Posted: 1 Aug 2015, 14:08:14 UTC

Hi. I noticed that every time I download some WUs from this project, I received only 4 WUs (some of them are less than 10 minutes long). I'd like to receive more WUs from this project, maybe 15-20.

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Message 5776 - Posted: 1 Aug 2015, 22:40:59 UTC - in response to Message 5775.

What size buffer have you set?

tools -> computing preferences -> network usage

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Message 5777 - Posted: 2 Aug 2015, 16:14:25 UTC - in response to Message 5776.

I have no download limit and 1.5 days of work

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Message 5778 - Posted: 2 Aug 2015, 20:47:00 UTC

Look in your Boinc event log. Are you getting this message?
8/2/2015 2:52:52 PM | Citizen Science Grid | This computer has reached a limit on tasks in progress

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Message 5780 - Posted: 3 Aug 2015, 9:31:10 UTC - in response to Message 5778.

No. I always receive only 4 WUs every time.

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Message 5782 - Posted: 3 Aug 2015, 14:52:07 UTC

Unhide your computer(s)

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Message 5783 - Posted: 4 Aug 2015, 9:52:52 UTC - in response to Message 5782.

Done.

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Message 5784 - Posted: 4 Aug 2015, 10:52:23 UTC - in response to Message 5783.
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There is a project limit of 4 tasks per core so you will only get 4 at a time on your single processor computers.

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Message 5785 - Posted: 4 Aug 2015, 11:44:52 UTC

Ok thanks. But I'd like to receive more tasks, I have other projects on my PCs and CSG rarely communicates with the server. I have only 1 core so it takes a lot of time to terminate every task.

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Message 5786 - Posted: 4 Aug 2015, 14:51:43 UTC - in response to Message 5785.

Ok thanks. But I'd like to receive more tasks, I have other projects on my PCs and CSG rarely communicates with the server. I have only 1 core so it takes a lot of time to terminate every task.


You will need to ask Travis about the limit.

Not quite sure I understand the "takes a lot of time to terminate every task".
Perhaps terminate means 'finish' ? (Rather than terminate meaning 'abort')
But you said earlier the tasks may only take 10 minutes which doesn't sound like a 'lot of time'.

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Message 5787 - Posted: 9 Aug 2015, 4:39:54 UTC

I am getting this message every time BOINC requests more work:
Message from server: This computer has reached a limit on tasks in progress

Is this a hard-coded limit, or is something wrong with my system? I think I have 24 tasks in progress right now. (12 CPU box)

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Message 5788 - Posted: 9 Aug 2015, 12:29:05 UTC - in response to Message 5787.

I am getting this message every time BOINC requests more work:
Message from server: This computer has reached a limit on tasks in progress

Is this a hard-coded limit, or is something wrong with my system? I think I have 24 tasks in progress right now. (12 CPU box)


Pretty sure this is a server-side setting and going by the replies here, Travis has set DNA to 2 tasks per core.

So, nothing wrong with your system and nothing you can adjust :)

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Message 5910 - Posted: 25 Sep 2015, 0:19:54 UTC - in response to Message 5788.

At any rate, more workunits should be out now!


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