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Message 11716 - Posted: 4 Apr 2013, 2:48:06 UTC

Recently my computer started getting BSODs with the message: "Kernel Security Check Failure." The appearance of these errors seemed to correspond with when I started running BURP. As of now, I have stopped running BURP, and the BSODs seem to have stopped as well. My computer has 16 GB of RAM, and is running Windows 8 Professional (Computer 58333). I am not sure if this problem is caused by SunflowerBlender, but the tasks always end in a computation error after this occurs.

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Message 11719 - Posted: 4 Apr 2013, 6:31:53 UTC - in response to Message 11716.  

Have you tried running memtest86 and similar tools to check if the system is in a healthy condition?
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Message 11722 - Posted: 4 Apr 2013, 16:25:32 UTC - in response to Message 11719.  

I ran the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool, and no errors were found. The problem seems to have stopped since I stopped running BURP. There are no problems with other RAM intensive BOINC projects (The Lattice Project uses 5+ GB per WU and 3 workunits use almost all of my RAM).
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Message 11723 - Posted: 4 Apr 2013, 16:43:03 UTC - in response to Message 11716.  
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Are you sure you mean SunflowerBlender?
Looking at your results I only see errors for the Blender session 1566, some Sunflower-units you got finished without a problem.
1566 has a big problem with the RAM requirement since it needs 12 GB, and the units are only single-threaded, so the most errors you got (no heartbeat from core client) could be a result of running too much instances which stalled your system.
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Message 11724 - Posted: 4 Apr 2013, 17:32:40 UTC - in response to Message 11723.  

I meant to say Blender.
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Message 11733 - Posted: 6 Apr 2013, 23:47:56 UTC

Is there a way to control the number of instances running, besides pausing ones that are not running and setting BURP to temporarily "not request new tasks?" It would be nice if the account settings included a setting for how many WUs to send each computer at a time.
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