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Message 6283 - Posted: 2 Jul 2007, 17:51:28 UTC

Hi all: Why is session 450 taking so long - seems to be in snooze mode - Can anything be done to speed it up?

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Message 6284 - Posted: 2 Jul 2007, 18:04:38 UTC

I belive Session 450 is in \"snooze mode\" by purpose.

I think they are testing the background redering mode.
You can read more about it here:
http://burp.boinc.dk/forum_thread.php?id=818
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Message 6287 - Posted: 2 Jul 2007, 21:53:05 UTC

It is going slowly, but as the previous poster mentioned, it\'s probably on purpose.

I\'ve been getting some rather large session 450 WU lately. By large, I mean that it\'s taking over a day to crunch them and I get very close to being late on returning the WU. THis is NOT because of a slow machine, since those that run BURP have at least 1 GB of memory and a P4 or better.

I also have some pending credit from over 2 weeks ago for session 450 WU that I\'ve already crunched, but waiting for a 3rd result to compare it to. Since the session is in snooze mode, I guess the scheduler isn\'t in a hurry to send out that extra copy of the WU to complete those WUs.

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Message 6290 - Posted: 2 Jul 2007, 23:24:09 UTC

This has been posted in a few other threads already. Please check some of these other threads for more info.

http://burp.boinc.dk/forum_thread.php?id=831
http://burp.boinc.dk/forum_thread.php?id=837
http://burp.boinc.dk/forum_thread.php?id=828
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Message 6301 - Posted: 3 Jul 2007, 20:33:38 UTC - in response to Message 6283.  

Hi all: Why is session 450 taking so long - seems to be in snooze mode - Can anything be done to speed it up?

Mark Reiss


Motion blur is eating more CPU time than the other settings!

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Message 6303 - Posted: 3 Jul 2007, 21:41:10 UTC

Got a pair that are about 60% through ...... 30+ hours each :(

And I really need to reboot my system :( Oh well ......
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Message 6334 - Posted: 5 Jul 2007, 9:34:27 UTC - in response to Message 6303.  

Got a pair that are about 60% through ...... 30+ hours each :(

And I really need to reboot my system :( Oh well ......

Windows did it\'s usual trick, and blew out ..... 48 hours on each WU, with 2 & 5 to go :(
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Message 6391 - Posted: 11 Jul 2007, 15:13:22 UTC

Most work units in session 450 take longer than my MTBRW (mean time between rebooting Windows). So a lot of cpu time gets wasted. Oh well, I guess that\'s how things are, in Testing Land.

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Message 6392 - Posted: 11 Jul 2007, 20:49:39 UTC

Either your sessions are taking a really long time... Or you installation of Windows really sucks!
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Message 6393 - Posted: 11 Jul 2007, 21:54:10 UTC



14 seconds to render on a Geforce 8500 with no extra settings in Gelato.

1 minute by maxing out every setting (16 levels of ray trace, Ambient occlusion, etc).

Conclusion: Gelato is still in its infancy and a better Blender Gelato exporter is needed.

Methinks Gelato is more Maya friendly at the moment.

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Message 6395 - Posted: 12 Jul 2007, 6:00:22 UTC

Is that supposed to be a frame from 450?

Still, it will be very exciting to see Blender/Gelato working together in the future... Yet another processor to produce BOINC credit!
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