[extropy-chat] Folding at Home is a hog...
emlynoregan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 20 12:00:35 UTC 2006
I'm a bit sad to have removed folding at home from my notebook, but there
is an upside - I think this machine is not supposed to run on 100% cpu
all day every day. The thing would scream (fan on ultra mega speed)
and heat right up anyway. Now it doesn't do that :-)
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On 20/03/06, spike <spike66 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Emlyn, I ran folding at home for a few weeks, acted a bit flakey
> but didn't create monster files if I recall. I have been
> running GIMPS for almost 8 years now with no problems of
> any kind. Ran SETI at home for a while, but they kept sending
> me the same jobs over and over.
> Everyone, whatever your favorite @home project, do set something
> running in the background. Like sled dogs that love to pull
> something, computers love to calculate something.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org [mailto:extropy-chat-
> > bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Emlyn
> > Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 5:36 PM
> > To: ExI chat list
> > Subject: [extropy-chat] Folding at Home is a hog...
> > 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?
> > --
> > Emlyn
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