Bug#721298: boinc-client: Idle Detection Not Working Computer Always In Use

Gianfranco Costamagna costamagnagianfranco at yahoo.it
Sat Aug 31 06:18:19 UTC 2013

----- Messaggio originale -----

> Da: Preston Maness <aggroskater at gmail.com>
> A: "721298 at bugs.debian.org" <721298 at bugs.debian.org>; costamagnagianfranco at yahoo.it
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> Inviato: Sabato 31 Agosto 2013 4:32
> Oggetto: Re: Bug#721298: boinc-client: Idle Detection Not Working Computer Always In Use
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> Hi there,
> On 08/30/2013 05:59 AM, Gianfranco Costamagna wrote:
>>  Hi Preston,
>>  could you please try this global_prefs_override.xml file?
> I'm utilizing it now. I'm actually pretty impressed at how well the
> machine is still functioning even with all cores working on jobs. I
> can still browse the web, write this email, tail various logs, compiz
> effects still look nice, etc. When I tried to run everything like this
> before --Run CPU and GPU while in use, use 100 percent of resources--
> the computer became unresponsive to everything except
> Ctrl-Alt-SysRq-REISUB. I'm guessing that the RAM limits are preventing
> that from happening, as well as some of the tweaks in the init script
> in the schedule() function.
> However, I don't see how this tests idle detection. Is the theory that
> the scheduling tweaks negate the need to detect idle time? So far, the
> machine is still doing pretty well. I haven't checked any GPU jobs to
> see if they're getting computation errors, but the CPU jobs all seem
> to be completing just fine.

Ok sorry for the misunderstanding, my point was to try to enable idle detection starting from my xml file, nevermind, can you please try this one?

computation should start after 20 seconds of inactivity or something like that


> Cheers,
> Preston Maness
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