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1) Message boards : Cafe : The Scottish Boinc Team - Old and new members, we have new forum and web pages. (Message 5392)
Posted 9 May 2017 by Alez


Come along and join The Scottish Boinc Team (established in 1999 as Scotland's Seti), one of the oldest and most successful BOINC teams crunching today. New web pages are available at https://tsbt.co.uk

We crunch for all current BOINC projects and are always at the forefront of adding new projects that start up within BOINC. Our aim is to use our spare or dedicated computing power to advance human knowledge while enjoying some friendly competition amongst ourselves and with other teams. If you want to be part of a lively, friendly team, please come join us, everyone is welcome.

Join the TSBT Team Forum. Take part in shaping your teams future, chat with other members, get help and advice or help others. We participate in all BOINCstats Team challenges and hold competitions both within our own team and with other rival teams. We maintain a very informative, user and newbie friendly, forum with our own team statistics, team and individual milestones, BOINC project and hardware information across all supported platforms and lots of help. Join us, you will be assured of a very warm welcome and it's easy to do.

Have a look round our forum, the heart of the team. https://www.tsbt.co.uk/forum/

Guests can read certain parts of the forum without registration.Theres a guest forum where you can stop by and say hi.
Registered members will be able to immediately post and be granted access to additional areas of the forum. Active TSBT members can gain access to the private team areas by request.
Full instructions on joining are available along with the forum rules on the website.
News updates from all active projects are also part of the forum along with other features in development.
2) Message boards : Number crunching : Intel Atom processor (Message 4601)
Posted 22 Aug 2015 by Alez
I have a quad core Intel baytrail tablet powered by 4 Intel Atom Z3735G cores. As this runs x86-android-linux-gnu rather than android on ARM the only projects that support it so far are
collatz
seti@home beta
wuprop
The atom actually performs very well and is better than my android tv boxes I also use here.
3) Message boards : News : New workunits (Message 4300)
Posted 30 Mar 2015 by Alez
Still nothing but download errors. Any update ?

30/03/2015 11:31:38 | Asteroids@home | Scheduler request completed: got 1 new tasks
30/03/2015 11:31:40 | Asteroids@home | Started download of input_2376_7
30/03/2015 11:31:43 | Asteroids@home | Incomplete read of 39.000000 < 5KB for input_2376_7 - truncating
30/03/2015 11:31:43 | Asteroids@home | Finished download of input_2376_7
30/03/2015 11:31:43 | Asteroids@home | [error] File input_2376_7 has wrong size: expected 61489, got 0
30/03/2015 11:31:43 | Asteroids@home | [error] Checksum or signature error for input_2376_7
4) Message boards : News : New workunits (Message 4288)
Posted 29 Mar 2015 by Alez
Same here, pretty much 100% failure across all my systems.
5) Message boards : Problems and bug reports : Asteroids downloading 6+ tasks at once ... disrupts balance with other BOINC projects (Message 753)
Posted 27 Jan 2013 by Alez
Thanks for the update. Will be trying to plow through as many as I can before they hit the wall.
6) Message boards : Problems and bug reports : Asteroids downloading 6+ tasks at once ... disrupts balance with other BOINC projects (Message 751)
Posted 27 Jan 2013 by Alez
In fact I might be struggling to get through them before they timeout.


That's why you need to keep a small cache.


Eh, cache was only 0.25 / day. It's my laptop that travels with me, not connected to internet all the time so I need a buffer. At only 14 mins estimate, 20 units were downloaded for every 1 that should have been. At least I know that it's happened to everyone, not something at my end.
7) Message boards : Problems and bug reports : Asteroids downloading 6+ tasks at once ... disrupts balance with other BOINC projects (Message 748)
Posted 27 Jan 2013 by Alez
Has the way the units are compressed been changed ?
Previous downloads reported as taking 3 1/2 hours to run on my laptop which is correct. New units appear to be 1/10th the size and now report as taking 14 mins to run, but they still take 3 1/2 hrs to run. Obviously this has resulted in Boinc downloading more units than I require. In fact I might be struggling to get through them before they timeout.




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