Bug#665459: boinc-client v.7.0.15 Einstein at home S6LV1 tasks all end with computation errors

Jos van Wolput wolput at onsneteindhoven.nl
Sat Mar 24 16:05:21 UTC 2012


According to Bernd Machenschalk, E at H developer, this is a client problem which is fixed in 7.0.23.
Please upgrade the Debian package to the newest version (7.0.15 is pretty old ;-).

Jos v.W.

On 03/24/2012 03:47 PM, Steffen Möller wrote:
> Hello, I can help. The problem is not with BOINC but with the Einstein folks who apparently have forgotten to set the executable
> flag for their executables. Or some newer version of BOINC ruins that? No idea. The developers know about it, at least. Please
> sudo chmod +x /var/lib/boinc-client/projects/einstein*/einstein*S6*
> This also affects the one or other Mac-running contributor to E at H. Surprisinglyl, all other projects and Win* platforms seem fine.
> But the latter execute everything ending with .exe, right?
> Cheers,
> Steffen
> On 03/24/2012 01:47 PM, Jos van Wolput wrote:
>> Package: boinc-client
>> Version: 7.0.15+dfsg-1
>> Severity: important
>> All Einstein at home S6LV1 tasks end with the same computation error
>> Stderr output:
>> -----
>> <core_client_version>7.0.15</core_client_version>
>> <![CDATA[
>> <message>
>> process exited with code 2 (0x2, -254)
>> </message>
>> <stderr_txt>
>> sched_setscheduler: Operation not permitted
>> execv: No such file or directory
>> </stderr_txt>
>> ]]>
>> -----
>> According to E at H Message boards : Problems and Bug Reports : S6LV1 tasks all with computation errors:
>> 'This is a Client Problem. The application binary is not made executable after download. This is fixed in 7.0.23. As a workaround
>> you may manually set the execute permission of the einstein* files in the project directory.'
>> http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/forum_thread.php?id=9355

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