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SubjectGot spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted bySnowball 2
Posted on07/19/01 04:55 PM



Thx to bluejay for reminding me from a previous thread...

Haven't heard of SETI yet? As quoted from their site,

"SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.
"


Every good hardware forum has a SETI team. Just check out the top teams. Sun microsystems, Intel, Overclockers.com, Anandtech, and tons of others are among the best teams.

My proposition? We need a Retrogames.com SETI@home team! It's a free little 7 MB program that runs as a screen saver, has NO spyware, and is fun to watch =P. If you are overclocking your PC this is a great program to check for stability. Should it error out alot chances are you need to peel back a few mhz.

Let's be the first emulation site to join SETI! What do you get from it? Glory, pride, and a happy computer! Maybe we will discover some aliens! Who knows! Let's spread our influence and compete with major teams!

Interested? Start here. Download the program and then start an account. Shouldn't take more than 10 minutes to do both. Then go here to join the team. It's simple and the whole ordeal won't last 15 minutes.

Name of the team is: Retrogames Hardware & Software Tech Support Forum SETI@home Team

Once you're done log on and let the computer start crunching that data! Drop a post if you are having problems.



* Post edited by bluejaywpg to update broken web links


Subjectthat actually sounds prety cool. new Reply to this message
Posted byPlane Wrecker
Posted on07/19/01 08:19 PM



Sadly I can see what would happen if Retrogames (cunt arse actually) made contact.

Day 1: Contact made, snowball sends a link

Day 2: UFO busted and trys bluejay showing good will fixes it, Unfrotuatly I sneek on board along with satsu, death knight, cerial killer etc.

Day 3: Two words Rosewell NM. Plane Wrecker gets shit faced crashes UFO thingy satusu barfs all over the place death knight uses UFO death ray on bruno in brazil vaproising a small town.

Day 4: The ailen vistors are never heard from again :)

In all seriousness though I'll probally download the prog as it is pretty cool to watch. Plus I want to be there during RG first contact day :)

Damnit don't listen to that american airlines banner. Fly Delta because its like cunt arse )nt( horse fucker.


SubjectYeah, we'd just ruin it for everyone. new Reply to this message
Posted bySatsuNoHiTo
Posted on07/19/01 09:05 PM



And GDI those drinks I puke up better be piña coladas because I want a sweet alcohol drink now.

  


SubjectI can help the team standings new Reply to this message
Posted byUncleVom
Posted on07/19/01 09:46 PM



I have quite a few work units.
I will drag them over.
If that's cool with you guys.

UncleVom
.


SubjectThat Sucks new Reply to this message
Posted byUncleVom
Posted on07/19/01 10:57 PM



I cannot give the team my work unit credits :-(
Well I had better get crunching.
I needed a change of scenery anyway.

UncleVom



SubjectJoined. new Reply to this message
Posted bywildcat
Posted on07/20/01 00:13 AM



Me and my whopping 48 units. I guess I'll have to put S@H back on my system, although I'll not be able to contribute much (1 WU every 17 hr of uptime. K6 suxors).

And, your Uncleship, your 1783 units and 2.853 years did transfer. You currently lead by 1735 units and, oh, 24000 hours.

> Every good hardware forum has a SETI team. Just check out the top 100 teams.
> Sun microsystems, Intel, Overclockers.com, Anandtech, and tons of others are
> among the best teams.

Well, most... No [H]ard|OCP, they're doing Folding@Home.

> My proposition? We need a Retrogames.com SETI@home team! It's a free little
> 800kb program that runs as a screen saver, has NO spyware, and is fun to watch
> =P. If you are overclocking your PC this is a great program to check for
> stability. Should it error out alot chances are you need to peel back a few
> mhz.

Better yet, use the WinNT commandline client (if you're using Win98 or better, or Win95 with Winsock 2). You'll lose the pretty screensaver, but you'll generally shave about 10% off your time, which is significant when your FPU consists of 15 Benedictine monks. You can get a lot of speed tips here (but don't join them, you fuckin' traitors!).

This Universe never did make sense; I suspect that it was built on government contract.


SubjectAwesome! Reply to this message
Posted bySnowball 2
Posted on07/20/01 00:24 AM



To Uncle Vom and wildcat. Thank you! You guys have pulled your awesome stats to this team! What more could I ask for. For those still in wonder. Join now! I just started myself!

Let retrogames beat ass on every other emulation site! Join now!!!

Wildcat and Uncle Vom recruit whoever you can! I'll be trying my hardest.





SubjectI'm in new Reply to this message
Posted byPlane Wrecker
Posted on07/20/01 01:46 AM



Just as long as I get a UFO out of this :)

Damnit don't listen to that american airlines banner. Fly Delta because its like cunt arse )nt( horse fucker.


SubjectThx! new Reply to this message
Posted bySnowball 2
Posted on07/20/01 07:17 AM



YOu have to get your own. We all have one. We just don't share.





SubjectRe: Joined. new Reply to this message
Posted byUncleVom
Posted on07/20/01 10:14 AM




> Better yet, use the WinNT commandline client (if you're using Win98 or better,
> or Win95 with Winsock 2). You'll lose the pretty screensaver, but you'll
> generally shave about 10% off your time, which is significant when your FPU
> consists of 15 Benedictine monks.

Seti Spy is a good entertainment replacement for the CPU hogging screen saver.

Seti Driver and Seti Queue allows you to cache work units

SETI Driver is at http://home.sprintmail.com/~obermd/SETIDriver
Roelof's SETISpy is at http://pages.tca.net/roelof/setispy
Ken Reneris' SETIQueue is at http://www.reneris.com/seti/default.asp

The newsgroups
alt.sci.seti
sci.astro.seti
are a good source for info/

BTW All of my work units were processed by AMD.
Let's get kicking some butt, get permission to load this on every computer you have access to and assign it to the team.

If you start having real problems there is help.

http://www.carolynsclinic.f2s.com/







SubjectRe: Got spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted bybluejaywpg
Posted on07/20/01 07:01 PM



Great idea! I'm now in. I will get my 2nd PC in once I get it hooked up again. :)

> Thx to bluejay for reminding me from a previous thread...
>
> Haven't heard of SETI yet? As quoted from their site,
>
> "SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in
> the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by
> running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.
> "
>
> Every good hardware forum has a SETI team. Just check out the top 100 teams.
> Sun microsystems, Intel, Overclockers.com, Anandtech, and tons of others are
> among the best teams.
>
> My proposition? We need a Retrogames.com SETI@home team! It's a free little
> 800kb program that runs as a screen saver, has NO spyware, and is fun to watch
> =P. If you are overclocking your PC this is a great program to check for
> stability. Should it error out alot chances are you need to peel back a few
> mhz.
>
> Let's be the first emulation site to join SETI! What do you get from it?
> Glory, pride, and a happy computer! Maybe we will discover some aliens! Who
> knows! Let's spread our influence and compete with major teams!
>
> Interested? Start here. Download the program and then start an account.
> Shouldn't take more than 10 minutes to do both. Then go here to join the team.
> It's simple and the whole ordeal won't last 15 minutes.
>
> Once you're done log on and let the computer start crunching that data! Drop a
> post if you are having problems.
>
>
>


Jay
Hardware/Tech Support Moderator

# of bugs found in Windows so far:




SubjectRe: Got spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted byRocLobsta
Posted on07/20/01 09:04 PM



> Let's be the first emulation site to join SETI!

actually EmuUnlim have had a team for absolutely ages (I'm in it) Sorry guys :(


SubjectRe: Got spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted byUncleVom
Posted on07/20/01 10:46 PM



> > Let's be the first emulation site to join SETI!
>
> actually EmuUnlim have had a team for absolutely ages (I'm in it) Sorry guys :(
>
Oh shit, I guess we will have to be the emulation team with the most work units then.

Roc, join us, resistance is futile.

UncleVom




SubjectRe: Got spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted byRocLobsta
Posted on07/21/01 06:54 AM



> Roc, join us, resistance is futile.

You won't gain my work units if I move over, I've only got 53 anyhow :(


SubjectRe: Got spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted byUncleVom
Posted on07/21/01 08:29 AM



> > Roc, join us, resistance is futile.
>
> You won't gain my work units if I move over, I've only got 53 anyhow :(
>
Despite what they say work units do transfer.
I didn't manage 1800 work units in 2 days :-)
I transfered from Team Canada, they won't even miss me.

UncleVom



SubjectRe: Joined. new Reply to this message
Posted bywildcat
Posted on07/21/01 06:06 PM



> BTW All of my work units were processed by AMD.

AMD what?

> Let's get kicking some butt, get permission to load this on every computer you
> have access to and assign it to the team.

I would, but all the open lab computers here at school already have it crunching for someone in CCIT, and the ones that aren't have issues installing it (damn NT4 anyway).

This Universe never did make sense; I suspect that it was built on government contract.


SubjectRe: Joined. new Reply to this message
Posted byUncleVom
Posted on07/21/01 06:29 PM



> > BTW All of my work units were processed by AMD.
>
> AMD what?
>
Currently 1 Tbird 1200 @ 1266 & 1 Tbird 900 @ 945 and a K6-2 333

Before switching to Tbirds I had previously used a K6-2 550 and a K6-2 500 @ 400 and the K6-2 333 for crunching the numbers.

The K6-2 333 is my linux router box and does about 1 wu a day.

The K6-2 550 will make it back on line if I ever get my home/office renovation finished, the other K6-2 is now used for workbench duty.

UncleVom


SubjectI just joined n/t new Reply to this message
Posted byCaffeine
Posted on07/27/01 00:28 AM



> Thx to bluejay for reminding me from a previous thread...
>
> Haven't heard of SETI yet? As quoted from their site,
>
> "SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in
> the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by
> running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.
> "
>
> Every good hardware forum has a SETI team. Just check out the top 100 teams.
> Sun microsystems, Intel, Overclockers.com, Anandtech, and tons of others are
> among the best teams.
>
> My proposition? We need a Retrogames.com SETI@home team! It's a free little
> 800kb program that runs as a screen saver, has NO spyware, and is fun to watch
> =P. If you are overclocking your PC this is a great program to check for
> stability. Should it error out alot chances are you need to peel back a few
> mhz.
>
> Let's be the first emulation site to join SETI! What do you get from it?
> Glory, pride, and a happy computer! Maybe we will discover some aliens! Who
> knows! Let's spread our influence and compete with major teams!
>
> Interested? Start here. Download the program and then start an account.
> Shouldn't take more than 10 minutes to do both. Then go here to join the team.
> It's simple and the whole ordeal won't last 15 minutes.
>
> Once you're done log on and let the computer start crunching that data! Drop a
> post if you are having problems.
>
>
>





SubjectI Just left from my old team ;) new Reply to this message
Posted byBraiNKilleR
Posted on07/27/01 03:33 PM



Lets finish with these and start the arcadedecryption@home project ;)


BraiNKilleR


SubjectRe: Got spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted byQacer
Posted on07/27/01 03:56 PM



This is interesting. However, I'd rather donate my spare CPU time to help find the cure for cancer.

Cancer Project




SubjectI'm in too! (nt) new Reply to this message
Posted bySolvalou
Posted on07/27/01 05:51 PM



> Thx to bluejay for reminding me from a previous thread...
>
> Haven't heard of SETI yet? As quoted from their site,
>
> "SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in
> the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by
> running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.
> "
>
> Every good hardware forum has a SETI team. Just check out the top 100 teams.
> Sun microsystems, Intel, Overclockers.com, Anandtech, and tons of others are
> among the best teams.
>
> My proposition? We need a Retrogames.com SETI@home team! It's a free little
> 800kb program that runs as a screen saver, has NO spyware, and is fun to watch
> =P. If you are overclocking your PC this is a great program to check for
> stability. Should it error out alot chances are you need to peel back a few
> mhz.
>
> Let's be the first emulation site to join SETI! What do you get from it?
> Glory, pride, and a happy computer! Maybe we will discover some aliens! Who
> knows! Let's spread our influence and compete with major teams!
>
> Interested? Start here. Download the program and then start an account.
> Shouldn't take more than 10 minutes to do both. Then go here to join the team.
> It's simple and the whole ordeal won't last 15 minutes.
>
> Once you're done log on and let the computer start crunching that data! Drop a
> post if you are having problems.
>
>
>



"Jesus built my Hotrod."




SubjectMinor problem with SETI@Home new Reply to this message
Posted bysnoopie
Posted on07/27/01 08:11 PM



Heya. I just joined the SETI@Home team. I am registered with the team, but for some reason, my Name isn't being displayed on the team's page. It shows all my statistics, but my name appears as a blank. In other words, on the Retrogames SETI@Home page, I appear as:
10) 23 444 hr 54 min 19 hr 20 min 38.0 sec

It's no big deal or anything, but if anyone knows what the problem might be, please let me know. Thanks a lot.




SubjectRe: Got spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted bybluejaywpg
Posted on07/27/01 10:40 PM



Hmm, I'll have to think about setting up my 2nd PC for that. (Since it will contribute very few WU to SETI@home anyway.)

> This is interesting. However, I'd rather donate my spare CPU time to help find
> the cure for cancer.
>
> Cancer Project
>


Jay
Hardware/Tech Support Moderator

# of bugs found in Windows so far:




SubjectRe: Got spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted byKevin Butler
Posted on07/30/01 06:06 PM



Also, if you want to chew out work units faster (i.e. every 9 or so hours), it's better to use the command line version (DOS version) then the WIN32 version. Even with my pathetic 233MHz, I can put out a work unit every 8-9 hours. With my 933MHz, I put out one every 6½-7 hours when all is well with the system. Plus there is a SETI "Frontend" that allows you to see how much you have processed and to set up your units. At present, I have 1 I work on with 9 waiting to be worked on.

> Thx to bluejay for reminding me from a previous thread...
>
> Haven't heard of SETI yet? As quoted from their site,
>
> "SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in
> the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by
> running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.
> "
>
> Every good hardware forum has a SETI team. Just check out the top 100 teams.
> Sun microsystems, Intel, Overclockers.com, Anandtech, and tons of others are
> among the best teams.
>
> My proposition? We need a Retrogames.com SETI@home team! It's a free little
> 800kb program that runs as a screen saver, has NO spyware, and is fun to watch
> =P. If you are overclocking your PC this is a great program to check for
> stability. Should it error out alot chances are you need to peel back a few
> mhz.
>
> Let's be the first emulation site to join SETI! What do you get from it?
> Glory, pride, and a happy computer! Maybe we will discover some aliens! Who
> knows! Let's spread our influence and compete with major teams!
>
> Interested? Start here. Download the program and then start an account.
> Shouldn't take more than 10 minutes to do both. Then go here to join the team.
> It's simple and the whole ordeal won't last 15 minutes.
>
> Once you're done log on and let the computer start crunching that data! Drop a
> post if you are having problems.
>
>
>



SubjectSee above for getting a lot of units completed new Reply to this message
Posted byKevin Butler
Posted on07/30/01 10:53 PM



> Also, if you want to chew out work units faster (i.e. every 9 or so hours), it's
> better to use the command line version (DOS version) then the WIN32 version.
> Even with my pathetic 233MHz, I can put out a work unit every 8-9 hours. With
> my 933MHz, I put out one every 6½-7 hours when all is well with the system.
> Plus there is a SETI "Frontend" that allows you to see how much you have
> processed and to set up your units. At present, I have 1 I work on with 9
> waiting to be worked on.



SubjectRe: Got spare cpu cycles? new Reply to this message
Posted byiAlex
Posted on09/05/01 01:01 PM



Just joined the group with my 14 WU : )
My suggestion is to link it from retrogames home page and get more crazy gamers to chunk data

Alex




Subjecta new Reply to this message
Posted bySatsuNoHiTo
Posted on01/28/04 00:12 AM



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SubjectHEY BIZZLEWICHES UPDATE HEAR fixed new Reply to this message
Posted bywildcat
Posted on06/24/04 06:07 PM



New SETI@Home site

New SETI@Home client

New team site

GET TO WORK YOU LAZY BUMS




SubjectRe: HEY BIZZLEWICHES UPDATE HEAR fixed new Reply to this message
Posted bybluejaywpg
Posted on10/29/07 06:44 PM



> New SETI@Home site
>
> New SETI@Home client
>
> New team site
>
> GET TO WORK YOU LAZY BUMS

3 years later & the links are updated in Snowball's original post. I figured I'd do it myself heh.

Jay
Hardware/Support Moderator





SubjectThe ULTIMATE crunching farm new Reply to this message
Posted bybluejaywpg
Posted on10/29/07 06:47 PM



Look at all the Core 2 Duos. I'm jealous!

Jay
Hardware/Support Moderator





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