'computation error' across a wide range of projects

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John Bray

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Message 83217 - Posted: 25 Nov 2017, 23:00:15 UTC

I'm returning to BOINC after a fair absence. I had to reinstall the sw on my Linux box, and access my old projects Rosetta and Einstein, it downloads new work but in the tasks window each reports 'Computation error'. New project Asteroids does the same. In the log the only problem I see si

Sat 25 Nov 2017 22:54:30 GMT | Rosetta@home | [error] Failed to open init file slots/0/init_data.xml

Running CPU benchmarks reports no problems, so I don't know how to proceed

7.2.42 on Mint

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Message 83516 - Posted: 4 Dec 2017, 10:25:29 UTC - in response to Message 83217.  

I couldn't find a solution to my problem, so have abandoned BOINC in favour of Folding@Home's dedicated client
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Message 83518 - Posted: 4 Dec 2017, 10:36:52 UTC - in response to Message 83516.  

Saw this similar issue reported at WCG, guessing there's a create/write permission, at least when toying on my Windows system, all tasks failed setup, serially crashing, with a slightly confusing message, as the failed tasks then start redownloading as "Resent lost task OET1_0005203_x4GV3_rig_61355_0" and cycling though them again (97).
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Message 83525 - Posted: 4 Dec 2017, 13:38:38 UTC - in response to Message 83518.  

... there's a create/write permission ISSUE, at least ...

Absent edit rights after 1 hour, in capitals, no shout intended, the omitted word :O)
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