[extropy-chat] Folding at Home is a hog...

Emlyn emlynoregan at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 22:53:02 UTC 2006

No I didn't even look in the logs, now I wisj I had ... a bit. It's
been doing this to me for months. It's like there have been jobs which
really go nuts, then it would eventually get past those and move onto
something else, until the next one that breaks my machine would turn

I have it running on two desktops, and they have no problems.

Anyway, it's gone from my laptop now, problem solved.


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On 19/03/06, Russell Wallace <russell.wallace at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/19/06, Emlyn <emlynoregan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've just had to uninstall Folding at Home from my laptop because it's
> > been creating log files that eat my entire HD. eg: I had my machine
> > complain about no disk space a couple of days ago, and found that
> > Folding at Home had created a 27gb log file over the course of a couple
> > of days.
> >
> > Does anyone else have this problem?
> >
> I've been running it for years and the total log size is still
> insignificant. I'm guessing it hit some error condition that caused it to go
> into an infinite loop of spewing error messages; did you keep a sample of
> the logs? If so you could try sending it to the authors to see if they can
> fix the bug.
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