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Message 13900 - Posted: 16 Nov 2007, 17:05:18 UTC

I am having a problem merging a machine back to it's self after a crash/re-build. Cosmology, Boinc Server V 14210M.
Why can't I merge these two?

Oh... hold on, I see it now. The kernel version is different! That will hold you back from merging those computers. The OS has changed!

Thanks for the thought Ageless, that didn't do the trick though. I also re-named the machine in case the server SW is case sensitive- still no go.

4720 CES-Mac 2,516.76 316,035 GenuineIntel
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU 5150 @ 2.66 GHz [Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6] Linux
2.6.23-MacPro.smpLL 165 16 Nov 2007 0:45:45 UTC

8596 CES-Mac 29.00 300 GenuineIntel
Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU 5150 @ 2.66GHz [Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6] Linux
2.6.23-MacPro.smpLL 101 16 Nov 2007 15:33:53 UTC

Msg on merge attempt:
Sometimes BOINC assigns separate identities to the same computer by mistake. You can correct this by merging old identities with the newest one.

h2 1184664188 1195217985
h2 1184856122 1195220216
h2 1186161494 1195207882
h2 1189874794 1195225867
h2 1190848749 1195226276
h2 1191272284 1195224239
h2 1192294398 1195227007
h2 1193327720 1195227021
No hosts are eligible for merging with this one.


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Message 13904 - Posted: 16 Nov 2007, 19:00:53 UTC - in response to Message 13900.  
Last modified: 16 Nov 2007, 19:02:07 UTC

One thing you could try, it worked once for me :

When the project is empty, edit client_state.xml, find the <project> section for Cosmology and in that section the <hostid>

Change that one to the old ID, then contact the server once (but without fetching work).

That should pull the old and the new host entry to identical characteristics.

Then edit client_state.xml back to the old <hostid> value and re-enable work fetch.

The two hosts should now be offered as merge candidates.

All modifications in client_state.xml require that BOINC is not running or you risk lost or damaged results.
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