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Message 8389 - Posted: 18 May 2024, 14:02:17 UTC
BOINC client version 7.24.1
Application: ../../projects/asteroidsathome.net_boinc/period_search_10220_x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
Version: 102.20.1.1
CPU: AMD A4-6210 APU with AMD Radeon R3 Graphics
RAM: 6.72 GB
Using AVX SIMD optimizations.
SIGILL: illegal instruction
Stack trace (8 frames):
../../projects/asteroidsathome.net_boinc/period_search_10220_x86_64-pc-linux-gnu(+0xf4863)[0x61b19498d863]
/usr/lib/libc.so.6(+0x3c770)[0x7e50e358a770]
../../projects/asteroidsathome.net_boinc/period_search_10220_x86_64-pc-linux-gnu(+0x2d888)[0x61b1948c6888]
../../projects/asteroidsathome.net_boinc/period_search_10220_x86_64-pc-linux-gnu(+0x3686c)[0x61b1948cf86c]
../../projects/asteroidsathome.net_boinc/period_search_10220_x86_64-pc-linux-gnu(+0x1faf9)[0x61b1948b8af9]
/usr/lib/libc.so.6(+0x25cd0)[0x7e50e3573cd0]
/usr/lib/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0x8a)[0x7e50e3573d8a]
../../projects/asteroidsathome.net_boinc/period_search_10220_x86_64-pc-linux-gnu(+0x21d9e)[0x61b1948bad9e]

Exiting...


Is there any way to disable AVX for this machine without VMs and other stuff?
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Message 8390 - Posted: 20 May 2024, 3:28:32 UTC - in response to Message 8389.  
Simplest way would be to use an app_info.xml file and explicitly call the SSE3 SIMD application instead of the new universal application.

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Message 8392 - Posted: 20 May 2024, 7:46:44 UTC

Last modified: 20 May 2024, 7:46:54 UTC
hopefully, there'll be a new release soon fixing the issue. For now, you can disable AVX, see https://asteroidsathome.net/boinc/forum_thread.php?id=1024&postid=8372#8372
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