Posts by Keith Myers

1) Message boards : The Lounge : The Seti is Down Cafe (Message 90092)
Posted 5 days ago by Profile Keith Myers
Post:
If I remember correctly, they defragged the database last time. Must not have been as deep and thorough I'm guessing. Or they had a lot of new transactions because of the failed drives on Georgem.

Either way I don't think the schedulers and website will appear much before the end of the night local time.
2) Message boards : The Lounge : The Seti is Down Cafe (Message 89978)
Posted 9 days ago by Profile Keith Myers
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Getting work again slowly. Was forced into 24 hour backoffs on the hosts because of the high error count from around 200 permanent download errors on the tasks that were on Georgem and queued for my hosts.
Manual updates started the scheduler clock on them again after they downloaded the master file.

Hope the project can get back to running normally for the weekend.
3) Message boards : The Lounge : The Seti is Down Cafe (Message 89976)
Posted 9 days ago by Profile Keith Myers
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Well it was up for all of five minutes. Enough to read the Front page about losing Georgem and all the download workunits on it. Now the website has gone missing again. Going to be a very rough "second Tuesday" recovery.
4) Message boards : The Lounge : The Seti is Down Cafe (Message 89971)
Posted 9 days ago by Profile Keith Myers
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Site just went down via check with www.isitdownrightnow.com
5) Message boards : The Lounge : The Seti is Down Cafe (Message 89890)
Posted 13 days ago by Profile Keith Myers
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I think they lost their internet connectivity. I think they still use hurricane.net. Whatever. I am out of all gpu work on 4 hosts. The only host with work still is my spoofed host that has the large cache. Can't upload any finished work so no connections attempted to the Seti servers. On backup gpu projects now.
6) Message boards : Questions and problems : Problems with remote client control (Message 89852)
Posted 19 days ago by Profile Keith Myers
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The BOINC port is 31416.
7) Message boards : The Lounge : The Seti is Down Cafe (Message 89714)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile Keith Myers
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So what's the Las Vegas odds for tomorrow's outage being of the long or short variety?
8) Message boards : BOINC client : Need help in compiling the client in Linux (Message 89690)
Posted 19 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
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Make in the /packages/generic/sea directory. Should work fine there.
9) Message boards : Questions and problems : ubuntu: apt-get says that 7.8.3 is the lastest (Message 89628)
Posted 15 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
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I don't like using the official Nvidia .run installer. I find it much easier to use the graphics-driver ppa which is just a point and click installation via the Software&Updates app Additional Drivers tab.
https://launchpad.net/~graphics-drivers/+archive/ubuntu/ppa
10) Message boards : Questions and problems : ubuntu: apt-get says that 7.8.3 is the lastest (Message 89605)
Posted 15 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
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Depends on your distribution repository maintainers whether they are getting the latest Linux BOINC that is available. The Linux versions are not maintained officially by any of the projects usual suspects as they don't have any Linux experience.

You can either compile your Linux version yourself from the latest BOINC master or use some of the ppa repositories that have compiled the latest stable releases.

https://github.com/BOINC/boinc

https://launchpad.net/~costamagnagianfranco/+archive/ubuntu/boinc

or for the very latest releases or commits try

https://bintray.com/boinc
11) Message boards : BOINC client : RPI and working location. (Message 89474)
Posted 4 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
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Try the steps from this web page.

http://alpheratz.net/how-to-move-boinc-data-directory-linux/
12) Message boards : Questions and problems : BOINC fails to run (Message 89473)
Posted 4 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
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Whenever I have an issue where either the client or manager doesn't start, I always do a dependency check for each to be sure all the resources needed are available. With a Linux distro revision upgrade, it is always possible something was removed or added that could cause issues.
13) Message boards : The Lounge : The Seti is Down Cafe (Message 89457)
Posted 3 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
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That was a quicky

??? Still down for maintenance.
14) Message boards : BOINC client : Need help in compiling the client in Linux (Message 89446)
Posted 3 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
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Found a BOINC folder in /packages/generic/sea. It isn't marked as an executable though like I'm used to. It is described as a shared library (application/x-sharedlib).

It is marked as being able to be executed. Maybe something to do with the recent codebase? Are all the current BOINC clients marked similarly?

I just thought why not try it and see what happens. It is a viable client apparently. Version 7.15.0. So I copied one of my hosts boincmgr to the folder and started it up. It connected with the client. So far so good and started adding my usual projects to the client. I am going to copy my cc_config and app_config files to the appropriate folders to replicate the conditions that cause the cpu starvation but this bug release is supposed to fix.

This is the startup of the client:
keith@Mal:~/Desktop/BOINC$ ./boinc
02-Jan-2019 16:22:24: Unrecognized XML tag '<android_debug>' in LOG_FLAGS::parse; skipping
02-Jan-2019 16:22:24 [---] Starting BOINC client version 7.15.0 for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
02-Jan-2019 16:22:24 [---] This a development version of BOINC and may not function properly
02-Jan-2019 16:22:24 [---] log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task, cpu_sched_debug, sched_op_debug
02-Jan-2019 16:22:24 [---] Libraries: libcurl/7.61.0 OpenSSL/1.1.1 zlib/1.2.11 libidn2/2.0.5 libpsl/0.20.2 (+libidn2/2.0.4) nghttp2/1.32.1 librtmp/2.3
02-Jan-2019 16:22:24 [---] Data directory: /home/keith/Desktop/BOINC
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] CUDA: NVIDIA GPU 0: GeForce GTX 1080 (driver version 410.78, CUDA version 10.0, compute capability 6.1, 4096MB, 3980MB available, 9523 GFLOPS peak)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] CUDA: NVIDIA GPU 1: GeForce GTX 1070 (driver version 410.78, CUDA version 10.0, compute capability 6.1, 4096MB, 3984MB available, 6463 GFLOPS peak)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] CUDA: NVIDIA GPU 2: GeForce GTX 1070 (driver version 410.78, CUDA version 10.0, compute capability 6.1, 4096MB, 3984MB available, 6463 GFLOPS peak)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] OpenCL: NVIDIA GPU 0: GeForce GTX 1080 (driver version 410.78, device version OpenCL 1.2 CUDA, 8120MB, 3980MB available, 9523 GFLOPS peak)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] OpenCL: NVIDIA GPU 1: GeForce GTX 1070 (driver version 410.78, device version OpenCL 1.2 CUDA, 8120MB, 3984MB available, 6463 GFLOPS peak)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] OpenCL: NVIDIA GPU 2: GeForce GTX 1070 (driver version 410.78, device version OpenCL 1.2 CUDA, 8116MB, 3984MB available, 6463 GFLOPS peak)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [SETI@home] Found app_info.xml; using anonymous platform
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [libc detection] gathered: 2.28, Ubuntu GLIBC 2.28-0ubuntu1
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Host name: Mal
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Processor: 16 AuthenticAMD AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Eight-Core Processor [Family 23 Model 8 Stepping 2]
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ht syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt pdpe1gb rdtscp lm constant_tsc rep_good nopl nonstop_tsc cpuid extd_apicid aperfmperf pni pclmulqdq monitor ssse3 fma cx16 sse4_1 sse4_2 movbe popcnt aes xsave avx f16c rdrand lahf_lm cmp_legacy svm extapic cr8_legacy abm sse4a misalignsse 3dnowprefetch osvw skinit wdt tce topoext perfctr_core perfctr_nb bpext perfctr_llc mwaitx cpb hw_pstate sme ssbd sev ibpb vmmcall fsgsbase bmi1 avx2 smep bmi2 rdseed adx smap clflushopt sha_ni xsaveopt xsavec xgetbv1 xsaves clzero irperf xsaveerptr arat npt lbrv svm_lock nrip_save tsc_scale vmcb_clean flushbyasid decodeassists pausefilter pfthreshold avic v_vmsave_vmload vgif overflow_recov succor smca
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] OS: Linux Ubuntu: Ubuntu 18.10 [4.18.0-13-generic|libc 2.28 (Ubuntu GLIBC 2.28-0ubuntu1)]
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Memory: 15.65 GB physical, 2.00 GB virtual
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Disk: 99.41 GB total, 84.71 GB free
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Local time is UTC -8 hours
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] Found app_config.xml
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] Found app_config.xml
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [SETI@home] Found app_config.xml
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] hsgamma_FGRPB1G: Max 2 concurrent jobs
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] milkyway: Max 2 concurrent jobs
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Config: GUI RPC allowed from any host
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] Config: excluded GPU. Type: NVIDIA. App: all. Device: 0
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] Config: excluded GPU. Type: NVIDIA. App: all. Device: 0
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Config: use all coprocessors
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] URL http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/; Computer ID 12762011; resource share 25
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] Your settings do not allow fetching tasks for CPU. To fix this, you can change Project Preferences on the project's web site.
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] URL http://www.gpugrid.net/; Computer ID 495691; resource share 25
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] Your settings do not allow fetching tasks for CPU. To fix this, you can change Project Preferences on the project's web site.
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] URL http://milkyway.cs.rpi.edu/milkyway/; Computer ID 793614; resource share 25
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] Your settings do not allow fetching tasks for CPU. To fix this, you can change Project Preferences on the project's web site.
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [SETI@home] URL http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/; Computer ID 8646147; resource share 900
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [SETI@home] General prefs: from SETI@home (last modified 26-Dec-2018 22:58:31)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [SETI@home] Host location: none
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [SETI@home] General prefs: using your defaults
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Preferences:
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] max memory usage when active: 12823.21 MB
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] max memory usage when idle: 16029.01 MB
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] max disk usage: 8.00 GB
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] (to change preferences, visit a project web site or select Preferences in the Manager)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] Request CPU reschedule: Prefs update
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] Request CPU reschedule: Startup
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Setting up project and slot directories
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Checking active tasks
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Setting up GUI RPC socket
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] Checking presence of 430 project files
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 Initialization completed
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] Request CPU reschedule: Not idle
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] Request CPU reschedule: periodic CPU scheduling
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] schedule_cpus(): start
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] add to run list: e10s10_e3s26p2f345-PABLO_V3_p27_isolated_IDP_IDP-1-4-RND9664_0 (NVIDIA GPU, FIFO) (prio -0.000000)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] add to run list: e44s3_e26s11p0f112-ADRIA_FOLDLNTL9_STRONGERI_100_10APE_crystal_ss_contacts_20_ntl9_9-0-1-RND3167_0 (NVIDIA GPU, FIFO) (prio -0.041413)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] add to run list: e14s30_e7s44p1f53-PABLO_V3_p27_sj403_IDP-0-4-RND2801_0 (NVIDIA GPU, FIFO) (prio -0.082826)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] add to run list: e68s3_e40s4p0f70-ADRIA_FOLDLNTL9_STRONGERI_500_crystal_ss_contacts_20_ntl9_3-0-1-RND1378_0 (NVIDIA GPU, FIFO) (prio -0.124239)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] reserving 1.000000 of coproc NVIDIA
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] add to run list: de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_3_1545263705_6064357_1 (NVIDIA GPU, FIFO) (prio -1.481230)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] add to run list: LATeah2006L_1100.0_0_0.0_416973_1 (NVIDIA GPU, FIFO) (prio -1.518770)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] reserving 1.000000 of coproc NVIDIA
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] add to run list: de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_2_1545263705_6018329_1 (NVIDIA GPU, FIFO) (prio -1.522644)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] add to run list: LATeah2006L_1100.0_0_0.0_467901_0 (NVIDIA GPU, FIFO) (prio -1.560184)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] reserving 1.000000 of coproc NVIDIA
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] add to run list: de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle4_4s_NoContraintsWithDisk260_2_1545263705_6038350_1 (NVIDIA GPU, FIFO) (prio -1.564059)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] enforce_run_list(): start
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] preliminary job list:
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] 0: e10s10_e3s26p2f345-PABLO_V3_p27_isolated_IDP_IDP-1-4-RND9664_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] 1: e44s3_e26s11p0f112-ADRIA_FOLDLNTL9_STRONGERI_100_10APE_crystal_ss_contacts_20_ntl9_9-0-1-RND3167_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] 2: e14s30_e7s44p1f53-PABLO_V3_p27_sj403_IDP-0-4-RND2801_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] 3: e68s3_e40s4p0f70-ADRIA_FOLDLNTL9_STRONGERI_500_crystal_ss_contacts_20_ntl9_3-0-1-RND1378_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 4: de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_3_1545263705_6064357_1 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 5: LATeah2006L_1100.0_0_0.0_416973_1 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 6: de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_2_1545263705_6018329_1 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 7: LATeah2006L_1100.0_0_0.0_467901_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 8: de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle4_4s_NoContraintsWithDisk260_2_1545263705_6038350_1 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] final job list:
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] 0: e10s10_e3s26p2f345-PABLO_V3_p27_isolated_IDP_IDP-1-4-RND9664_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] 1: e44s3_e26s11p0f112-ADRIA_FOLDLNTL9_STRONGERI_100_10APE_crystal_ss_contacts_20_ntl9_9-0-1-RND3167_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] 2: e14s30_e7s44p1f53-PABLO_V3_p27_sj403_IDP-0-4-RND2801_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] 3: e68s3_e40s4p0f70-ADRIA_FOLDLNTL9_STRONGERI_500_crystal_ss_contacts_20_ntl9_3-0-1-RND1378_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 4: de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_3_1545263705_6064357_1 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 5: LATeah2006L_1100.0_0_0.0_416973_1 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 6: de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_2_1545263705_6018329_1 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Einstein@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 7: LATeah2006L_1100.0_0_0.0_467901_0 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] 8: de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle4_4s_NoContraintsWithDisk260_2_1545263705_6038350_1 (MD: no; UTS: no)
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] scheduling e10s10_e3s26p2f345-PABLO_V3_p27_isolated_IDP_IDP-1-4-RND9664_0
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] [cpu_sched_debug] scheduling e44s3_e26s11p0f112-ADRIA_FOLDLNTL9_STRONGERI_100_10APE_crystal_ss_contacts_20_ntl9_9-0-1-RND3167_0
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [Milkyway@Home] [cpu_sched_debug] scheduling de_modfit_sim19fixed_bundle6_2s_NoContraintsWithDisk140_3_1545263705_6064357_1
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] using 2.96 out of 16 CPUs
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] Starting task e10s10_e3s26p2f345-PABLO_V3_p27_isolated_IDP_IDP-1-4-RND9664_0
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [GPUGRID] Starting task e44s3_e26s11p0f112-ADRIA_FOLDLNTL9_STRONGERI_100_10APE_crystal_ss_contacts_20_ntl9_9-0-1-RND3167_0
02-Jan-2019 16:22:25 [---] [cpu_sched_debug] enforce_run_list: end
Einstein@Home: setting reason to BUFFER_FULL
GPUGRID: setting reason to BUFFER_FULL
15) Message boards : BOINC client : Need help in compiling the client in Linux (Message 89444)
Posted 2 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
Post:
I started from scratch and used:
./configure --disable-server --enable-client --disable-manager
and that seemed to go to completion with no errors this time.

So where does the built client end up? What directory is it in?
16) Message boards : BOINC client : Need help in compiling the client in Linux (Message 89443)
Posted 2 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
Post:
I have tried to build with --disable-manager and it still fails.

From the matrix instructions for clients > 7.4.0 it says to configure --with-gtk -disable-shared but the configure says that --with-gtk option is unrecognized.
17) Message boards : BOINC client : Need help in compiling the client in Linux (Message 89440)
Posted 2 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
Post:
Now I have this error.

gtk/taskbarex.cpp:17:10: fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: No such file or directory
 #include <gtk/gtk.h>
          ^~~~~~~~~~~
compilation terminated.
make[2]: *** [Makefile:1328: boincmgr-taskbarex.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/keith/Downloads/boinc-9f8f52b7824164091828bc586189771971b399d5/clientgui'
make[1]: *** [Makefile:646: all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/keith/Downloads/boinc-9f8f52b7824164091828bc586189771971b399d5'
make: *** [Makefile:550: all] Error 2


Any help?
18) Message boards : BOINC client : Need help in compiling the client in Linux (Message 89439)
Posted 2 Jan 2019 by Profile Keith Myers
Post:
I am trying to compile the client. I just need the client but error messages keep telling me to install additional packages that are supposed only needed for the manager. So I have done that to shut up the autoconfig

The last error message was about needing sqlite3 and I installed that. Tried to make and I hit this error at the end.
Making all in clientgui
make[3]: Entering directory '/home/keith/Downloads/boinc-9f8f52b7824164091828bc586189771971b399d5/clientgui'
  CXX      boincmgr-browser.o
browser.cpp:45:10: fatal error: sqlite3.h: No such file or directory
 #include <sqlite3.h>
          ^~~~~~~~~~~
compilation terminated.
make[3]: *** [Makefile:1090: boincmgr-browser.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory '/home/keith/Downloads/boinc-9f8f52b7824164091828bc586189771971b399d5/clientgui'
make[2]: *** [Makefile:646: all-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory '/home/keith/Downloads/boinc-9f8f52b7824164091828bc586189771971b399d5'
make[1]: *** [Makefile:550: all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/keith/Downloads/boinc-9f8f52b7824164091828bc586189771971b399d5'
make: *** [Makefile:567: ../../../stage] Error 2


Looked in the cd packages/generic/sea/ directory where the client is supposed to end up eventually and it is not there. Just the boincmgr icons and the makefiles.

Anyone able to help me?
19) Message boards : Questions and problems : Fedora 29: no GPU although CUDA is installed (Message 89379)
Posted 28 Dec 2018 by Profile Keith Myers
Post:
The manufacturer provided OpenCL drivers, i.e. Nvidia or AMD are proper OpenCL drivers. And you should be able to use science apps that require OpenCL. There are quite a few. MilkyWay and Einstein are some as well as the stock Seti gpu app which is also OpenCL based.

It is only the pseudo OpenCL support provided by the nouveau and Mesa drivers that cause problems for compute. If you have installed the Nvidia proprietary drivers you should have OpenCL support.

One quick way to check is to install clinfo
 sudo apt install clinfo
and run clinfo in Terminal. It will report the CUDA version of the drivers and the OpenCL version of the drivers. If for some reason the Nvidia metapackage of the drivers missed the OpenCL installation you can always load them separately.
sudo apt-get install ocl-icd-libopencl1
20) Message boards : Questions and problems : Fedora 29: no GPU although CUDA is installed (Message 89367)
Posted 27 Dec 2018 by Profile Keith Myers
Post:
You don't have any CUDA drivers loaded. You have the Mesa drivers loaded which is only OpenCL. But the real problem is the Mesa OpenCL driver is not a 'real' OpenCL driver. It's version of OpenCL is not compatible with the majority of projects that have OpenCL science applications like Seti.

If you say that you have installed the proprietary Nvidia drivers then the Mesa drivers are the only ones loading. If you don't see a statement in the beginning of the Event Log proclaiming the Nvidia CUDA loading like this:
26-Dec-2018 07:22:29 [---] CUDA: NVIDIA GPU 0: GeForce GTX 1080 (driver version 410.78, CUDA version 10.0, compute capability 6.1, 4096MB, 3980MB available, 9523 GFLOPS peak)

then you aren't using your Nvidia drivers. Normally when you install the Nvidia drivers, they blacklist the nouveau drivers which is what reports the Mesa drivers. So the blacklist didn't happen. You can always create your own blacklist.

But I don't have a clue what your Mesa driver is reporting as a NVE7 device. I don't know of any previous Nvidia card identified as such.


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