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Message 37119 - Posted: 8 Mar 2011, 15:44:24 UTC

Hello, these days I noticed a certain slowness and found that the boinc continues processing GPU, same set, suspended activity and never use the GPU. This does not always happen, but it happens.



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08/03/2011 11:41:29 Starting BOINC client version 6.10.58 for windows_x86_64
08/03/2011 11:41:29 log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
08/03/2011 11:41:29 Libraries: libcurl/7.19.7 OpenSSL/0.9.8l zlib/1.2.3
08/03/2011 11:41:29 Data directory: C:\ProgramData\BOINC
08/03/2011 11:41:29 Running under account Mak
08/03/2011 11:41:30 Processor: 4 GenuineIntel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 330 @ 2.13GHz [Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2]
08/03/2011 11:41:30 Processor: 256.00 KB cache
08/03/2011 11:41:30 Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss htt tm pni ssse3 cx16 sse4_1 sse4_2 lm vmx tm2 popcnt pbe
08/03/2011 11:41:30 OS: Microsoft Windows 7: Home Premium x64 Edition, Service Pack 1, (06.01.7601.00)
08/03/2011 11:41:30 Memory: 3.80 GB physical, 7.61 GB virtual
08/03/2011 11:41:30 Disk: 448.06 GB total, 102.41 GB free
08/03/2011 11:41:30 Local time is UTC -3 hours
08/03/2011 11:41:32 ATI GPU 0: ATI Radeon HD 4350/4550 (R710) (CAL version 1.4.556, 512MB, 48 GFLOPS peak)
08/03/2011 11:41:33 Einstein@Home URL http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/; Computer ID 2740431; resource share 30
08/03/2011 11:41:33 lhcathome URL http://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/; Computer ID 9861143; resource share 35
08/03/2011 11:41:33 Milkyway@home URL http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/; Computer ID 179527; resource share 35
08/03/2011 11:41:33 orbit@home URL http://orbit.psi.edu/oah/; Computer ID 36208; resource share 100
08/03/2011 11:41:33 SETI@home URL http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/; Computer ID 5408476; resource share 30
08/03/2011 11:41:33 SETI@home Beta Test URL http://setiweb.ssl.berkeley.edu/beta/; Computer ID 47134; resource share 100
08/03/2011 11:41:33 Cosmology@Home URL http://www.cosmologyathome.org/; Computer ID 100422; resource share 30
08/03/2011 11:41:33 Cosmology@Home General prefs: from Cosmology@Home (last modified 19-Aug-2010 19:31:14)
08/03/2011 11:41:33 Cosmology@Home Computer location: home
08/03/2011 11:41:33 General prefs: using separate prefs for home
08/03/2011 11:41:33 Reading preferences override file
08/03/2011 11:41:33 Preferences:
08/03/2011 11:41:33 max memory usage when active: 1947.39MB
08/03/2011 11:41:33 max memory usage when idle: 3894.79MB
08/03/2011 11:41:38 max disk usage: 100.00GB
08/03/2011 11:41:38 max CPUs used: 2
08/03/2011 11:41:38 don't use GPU while active
08/03/2011 11:41:38 (to change preferences, visit the web site of an attached project, or select Preferences in the Manager)
08/03/2011 11:41:39 Not using a proxy
08/03/2011 11:41:39 SETI@home Beta Test Restarting task ap_05my10ad_B6_P0_00104_20110303_27298.wu_1 using astropulse version 505
08/03/2011 11:41:39 SETI@home Beta Test Restarting task ap_05my10ad_B6_P0_00105_20110303_27298.wu_0 using astropulse version 505
08/03/2011 11:41:39 SETI@home Beta Test Restarting task ap_05my10ad_B6_P0_00110_20110303_27298.wu_0 using astropulse version 505
08/03/2011 11:57:34 Resuming computation
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Message 37120 - Posted: 8 Mar 2011, 16:27:45 UTC - in response to Message 37119.  

Seti doesn't have an ATI application by default, so you're using an anonymous platform file (app_info.xml) to tell BOINC what application to use. It's then the anonymous application that uses the GPU, without BOINC knowing about it.

With the anonymous platform file you're overriding all settings set by BOINC and decide on your own what piece of hardware to use. You can then even use the GPU while it's set to Suspend in BOINC. You can even disable the GPU detection all together and use the GPU this way. Or go back to BOINC 5.10.45, which doesn't even do GPU detection and use it.
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Message 37121 - Posted: 8 Mar 2011, 16:34:44 UTC - in response to Message 37120.  
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Seti doesn't have an ATI application by default, so you're using an anonymous platform file (app_info.xml) to tell BOINC what application to use. It's then the anonymous application that uses the GPU, without BOINC knowing about it.

With the anonymous platform file you're overriding all settings set by BOINC and decide on your own what piece of hardware to use. You can then even use the GPU while it's set to Suspend in BOINC. You can even disable the GPU detection all together and use the GPU this way. Or go back to BOINC 5.10.45, which doesn't even do GPU detection and use it.


Seti Beta does have a default ATI application, and has had it since 9 Dec 2009 | 0:36:25 UTC:

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It's Raistmer's old r280 Hybrid Astropulse app, someday Eric might get round to updating it to one of the current versions,
i have no idea if that app had any problems with suspending computation, it's been over a year since i ran that particular version.

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Message 37123 - Posted: 8 Mar 2011, 16:52:54 UTC - in response to Message 37121.  
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Ah... well, then I don't know either. (be nicer Jord)
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Message 37339 - Posted: 30 Mar 2011, 23:38:34 UTC

Have the same issue here. When I start using PC, BOINC goes suspend, if I open tasks I see that even though it says suspended - a task is still running in GPU. I set to not use GPU when in use.

Initially though a project, got rid of this project (GPUGRID), now see the same with another one (Einstein).

I have ION2 geforce g218, installed CUDA 3.2 (official latest), was thinking to roll back to 3.1 to see if that helps.

Given that different projects behave the same, could be BOINC bug? maybe 3.2 issue?
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Message 37341 - Posted: 31 Mar 2011, 10:02:18 UTC - in response to Message 37339.  

Have the same issue here. When I start using PC, BOINC goes suspend, if I open tasks I see that even though it says suspended - a task is still running in GPU. I set to not use GPU when in use.

Initially though a project, got rid of this project (GPUGRID), now see the same with another one (Einstein).

I have ION2 geforce g218, installed CUDA 3.2 (official latest), was thinking to roll back to 3.1 to see if that helps.

Given that different projects behave the same, could be BOINC bug? maybe 3.2 issue?


It's a combination of your slow GPU and the Cuda app, my 128Mb 8400M GS takes around 10 to 11 seconds to suspend a Collatz Cuda task that is running,

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