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Message 2384 - Posted: 14 Oct 2021, 11:35:54 UTC
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The University's storage system (that we heavily use) is having big performance issues thus everything is painfully slow. I stopped the work generator, which actually was not working because of this. No new tasks will be generated until the assimilator will be able to move the finished results to the proper place. There is nothing else to do but wait until the problem will be solved, no ETA, unfortunately.

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Message 2385 - Posted: 14 Oct 2021, 14:23:16 UTC - in response to Message 2384.

Most crunchers attatch several projects to a computing node, so if one, or more, temporarily, stops producing work, their machines happily move onto other projects. Nice of you to let us know though.

It would be interesting to know what kind of systems, (processors, RAM, disk capacity, communications etc.), are used to run a project.
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Message 2386 - Posted: 15 Oct 2021, 15:22:21 UTC - in response to Message 2385.

Well, I really don't know what's behind the University storage system (hardware, configuration, etc.), we just use it :)
BTW, it seems that the system is slowly recovering, when the numbers in the project status page will be close to zero I will try to start the work generator again and see if it will work as usual.

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Message 2387 - Posted: 15 Oct 2021, 17:28:49 UTC - in response to Message 2386.

Good news!!!
Really looking forward to that, as my computers are starting to get very hungry now! :-)

Btw., I can see that there where no stats exported to BoincStats today. Is that issue also related to the failing storage system?

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Message 2388 - Posted: 16 Oct 2021, 13:46:02 UTC

Can we donate our GRC so you can buy your own storage node?

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Message 2391 - Posted: 18 Oct 2021, 9:08:12 UTC - in response to Message 2387.

Good news!!!
Really looking forward to that, as my computers are starting to get very hungry now! :-)

Btw., I can see that there where no stats exported to BoincStats today. Is that issue also related to the failing storage system?

I had also to stop all the BOINC's server cron activities...

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Message 2394 - Posted: 25 Oct 2021, 22:25:04 UTC - in response to Message 2391.

We are still facing the "storage" problem. Everything, sometimes, is painfully slow (I temporarily disabled the work generator)


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