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321 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (764,805)Cullen LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (660,696)PPS LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (128,505)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (127,088)SoB LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,727,544)SGS LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (38,916)TRP LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (59,947)Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,296,505)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (92,286,049)PPS Sieve Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (236,679,387)TRP Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (367,833)GFN Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (4,396,792)
Message 65715 - Posted: 22 May 2013 | 17:45:04 UTC

I'm running a GTX 600 and 600ti but only one of the GPUs seems to be scheduled. I am running 7.0.64 64 bit version on Windows 8. At first, I'm positive that I was running two threads but now only one. Any ideas? What seems to be happening is that I have 6 docking threads running. If I stop all the threads, then both GPUs start up. Is there a way to make sure that gpu processing gets precedence over core processing?

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Found 2 primes in the 2018 Tour de PrimesFound 1 prime in the 2020 Tour de Primes321 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,000,095)Cullen LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,008,839)ESP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,006,418)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,006,485)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,993,656)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,888,926)SoB LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,306,239)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,170,637)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,048,045)TRP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,001,707)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,007,879)321 Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,003,334)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (268,250)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,000,502)PPS Sieve Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (307,000,341)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,000,133)TRP Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,000,970)AP 26/27 Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (200,128,500)GFN Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (170,400,013)WW Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (537,548,000)PSA Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (200,000,001)
Message 65717 - Posted: 22 May 2013 | 18:44:58 UTC

In cc_config.xml, change the use_all_gpus flag to 1.

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Discovered 1 mega prime321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,726,625)Cullen LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,031,868)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,064,082)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,038,750)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,000,461)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,674,374)SoB LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (42,604,648)SR5 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,829,173)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,413,082)TRP LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,291,092)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,046,412)321 Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,057,614)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (4,002,919)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,005,451)PPS Sieve Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (52,042,965)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,341,676)TRP Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,070,804)AP 26/27 Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,742,251)GFN Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (50,000,251)PSA Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (728,547,693)
Message 65725 - Posted: 22 May 2013 | 21:50:21 UTC
Last modified: 22 May 2013 | 21:50:55 UTC

More specifically, you need to create or modify the file:

C:\ProgramData\BOINC\cc_config.xml

which should contain the following lines. Please note that I've also included the command to report tasks immediately. That helps if you want to be the prime finder and not the doublechecker.

<cc_config> <options> <report_results_immediately>1</report_results_immediately> <use_all_gpus>1</use_all_gpus> </options> </cc_config>


After you make this change, in your BOINC client click on Advanced/Read config file to make BOINC aware of the change.

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Discovered 1 mega prime321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,893,273)Cullen LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,440,687)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,738,876)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,292,626)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,648,951)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,653,927)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,558,341)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,748,705)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,335,713)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,602,818)Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,282,622)321 Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (740,566)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (59,788,598)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,143,068)PPS Sieve Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (524,673,938)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,130,821)TRP Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,074,710)AP 26/27 Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (43,842,888)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (224,648,943)PSA Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (62,378,755)
Message 65740 - Posted: 23 May 2013 | 4:31:56 UTC

This solution is good to know, because maybe it is BOINC version specific. I'm running 6.10.58 on Linux, on a box that has 2 570's, and I've never had a problem getting work for both at the same time. My cc_config.xml has *only* the report_results_immediately line. If I ever update BOINC, I'd guess it might break. Or is something else in play? Thanks.

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321 LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,137,410)Cullen LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,005,544)ESP LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,006,232)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,005,199)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,036,498)PSP LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,065,730)SoB LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,036,592)SR5 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,008,007)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,001,244)TRP LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,002,759)Woodall LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,572,736)321 Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,005,104)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (4,000,304)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,087,920)PPS Sieve Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,247,907)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,313,121)TRP Sieve (suspended) Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,284,804)AP 26/27 Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,001,285)GFN Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,599,058)WW Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,000,000)PSA Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,756,474)
Message 65744 - Posted: 23 May 2013 | 5:59:06 UTC

when you have 2 or more identical or one family GPUs, use_all_gpus option is not necessary.
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Discovered 1 mega prime321 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,893,273)Cullen LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,440,687)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,738,876)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,292,626)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,648,951)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,653,927)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,558,341)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,748,705)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,335,713)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,602,818)Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,282,622)321 Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (740,566)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (59,788,598)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,143,068)PPS Sieve Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (524,673,938)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,130,821)TRP Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,074,710)AP 26/27 Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (43,842,888)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (224,648,943)PSA Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (62,378,755)
Message 65786 - Posted: 24 May 2013 | 4:56:10 UTC - in response to Message 65744.

when you have 2 or more identical or one family GPUs, use_all_gpus option is not necessary.

Thanks for that explanation. Cool, I learned something new (not that I will ever understand all of the mysteries of boinc) :-)

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Message 65808 - Posted: 24 May 2013 | 17:12:32 UTC - in response to Message 65744.

when you have 2 or more identical or one family GPUs, use_all_gpus option is not necessary.


Incorrect - BOINC defaults to the 'best' 1 (bug with I think 7.0.29). Therefore I myself have had to use this flag.

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Discovered 1 mega primeFound 1 prime in the 2020 Tour de PrimesFound 1 prime in the 2021 Tour de Primes321 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,765,410)Cullen LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,285,191)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,190,352)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,081,904)PPS LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (25,401,827)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,197,873)SoB LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,742,481)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,032,238)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,056,458)TRP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,488,161)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,054,445)321 Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,055,947)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,033,554)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,014,617)PPS Sieve Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (793,955,024)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,194,722)TRP Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,107,364)AP 26/27 Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,546,808)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (281,034,883)WW Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (110,284,000)
Message 66025 - Posted: 28 May 2013 | 13:12:42 UTC

I seem to have this issue too and I can't figure out why. A few weeks back PrimeGrid decided it would only use one of the GTX680s despite GPU work waiting. If I get work for another GPU capable project it'll happily use that on the second GPU. I've tried with an without the cc_config.xml entry, which made no change.

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Found 2 primes in the 2018 Tour de PrimesFound 1 prime in the 2020 Tour de Primes321 LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,000,095)Cullen LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,008,839)ESP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,006,418)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,006,485)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,993,656)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,888,926)SoB LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,306,239)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,170,637)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,048,045)TRP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,001,707)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,007,879)321 Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,003,334)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (268,250)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,000,502)PPS Sieve Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (307,000,341)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,000,133)TRP Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,000,970)AP 26/27 Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (200,128,500)GFN Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (170,400,013)WW Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (537,548,000)PSA Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (200,000,001)
Message 66049 - Posted: 28 May 2013 | 17:11:20 UTC

7.0.28? Is the available RAM different in BOINC's initial msgs? Hmm... Try a driver rollback - try 310.90.

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Discovered 1 mega primeFound 1 prime in the 2020 Tour de PrimesFound 1 prime in the 2021 Tour de Primes321 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,765,410)Cullen LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,285,191)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,190,352)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,081,904)PPS LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (25,401,827)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,197,873)SoB LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,742,481)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,032,238)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,056,458)TRP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,488,161)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,054,445)321 Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,055,947)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,033,554)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,014,617)PPS Sieve Double Gold: Earned 500,000,000 credits (793,955,024)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,194,722)TRP Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,107,364)AP 26/27 Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,546,808)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (281,034,883)WW Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (110,284,000)
Message 66050 - Posted: 28 May 2013 | 17:43:31 UTC

Both show the exact same RAM and other details in the event log. And I've tried various drivers with no change.

The first time it happened I let PrimeGrid run out of work, ran without it for a few days, and then let it get work again. This time it used both GPUs again. But eventually it started doing the same again. I only use 6 of the 8 CPUs, ensuring two are free, so it shouldn't be a matter of competition for processing time.

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Message 66068 - Posted: 28 May 2013 | 21:46:54 UTC

Don't u hate it when PCs just do things for NO reason.....

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Eliminated 1 conjecture "k"Found 1 prime in the 2018 Tour de Primes321 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,698,294)Cullen LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,655,866)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,198,062)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,817,032)PPS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,016,096)PSP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,891,779)SoB LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,111,741)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,278,494)SGS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,457,856)TRP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,714,186)Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,726,778)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (4,094,130)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,628,594)PPS Sieve Double Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000,000 credits (1,040,865,445)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,235,150)TRP Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,376,844)AP 26/27 Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (11,615,539)GFN Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (427,593,017)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (125,462,363)
Message 66073 - Posted: 28 May 2013 | 22:24:55 UTC - in response to Message 66068.

Don't u hate it when PCs just do things for NO reason.....

When something happens once it's a fluke (which I don't mind), but if keeps repeating, it's usual that awful thing called M$ Windows ;)


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As Initial Finder: SR5 243944*5^1258576-1 Dgts-879,713


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Message 66095 - Posted: 29 May 2013 | 11:20:49 UTC - in response to Message 66068.

Don't u hate it when PCs just do things for NO reason.....


After running the same config for years, only to have it go off on it's tangent, yes, it's annoying to have an entire 680 just kicking its heels for no obvious or discernible reason.

It does seem to be specific to PrimeGrid though. Currently it's running 5 CullenLLR units on the CPU, one PPS Sieve on one GPU, and one Cosmology@Home unit on the sixth and final allowed CPU core, and letting a bunch of CUDA units just sit there.

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Message 66328 - Posted: 4 Jun 2013 | 6:45:36 UTC

A small bit of progress. The normal total is 6 CPU cores and the 2 GPUs. If there's 6 CPU tasks running, PrimeGrid won't use the second GPU. If the total of CPU tasks running is below 6, then PrimeGrid will start using the second GPU once again. Other projects don't show this behaviour.

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Message 66332 - Posted: 4 Jun 2013 | 11:29:21 UTC - in response to Message 66328.

A small bit of progress. The normal total is 6 CPU cores and the 2 GPUs. If there's 6 CPU tasks running, PrimeGrid won't use the second GPU. If the total of CPU tasks running is below 6, then PrimeGrid will start using the second GPU once again. Other projects don't show this behaviour.


I can think of a few things:

* In the task display, it should list something like "0.500 CPUs + 1 NVIDIA GPUs) on the GPU task(s). Is that first number number greater than 1.000? Try this with 2 GPU tasks running.

* You're running boinc 7.1.x. I've heard of a variety of problems with 7.1. Do you have this problem with the stable boinc release 7.0.64?

* I don't think this is the cause of this problem, but I've also heard of trouble with the 320 Nvidia driver. You might want to roll back to 311.

* Do you have anything in cc_config, app_info, or app_config?

* Is boinc configured to use 100% of the cpus?

* You may have already mentioned it, but which PrimeGrid app(s) are you trying to run on your GPU?
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Message 66333 - Posted: 4 Jun 2013 | 11:52:02 UTC - in response to Message 66332.

A small bit of progress. The normal total is 6 CPU cores and the 2 GPUs. If there's 6 CPU tasks running, PrimeGrid won't use the second GPU. If the total of CPU tasks running is below 6, then PrimeGrid will start using the second GPU once again. Other projects don't show this behaviour.


I can think of a few things:

* In the task display, it should list something like "0.500 CPUs + 1 NVIDIA GPUs) on the GPU task(s). Is that first number number greater than 1.000? Try this with 2 GPU tasks running.

* You're running boinc 7.1.x. I've heard of a variety of problems with 7.1. Do you have this problem with the stable boinc release 7.0.64?

* I don't think this is the cause of this problem, but I've also heard of trouble with the 320 Nvidia driver. You might want to roll back to 311.

* Do you have anything in cc_config, app_info, or app_config?

* Is boinc configured to use 100% of the cpus?

* You may have already mentioned it, but which PrimeGrid app(s) are you trying to run on your GPU?



It happened with other 7.0.xx clients, including stable 7.0.64. 7.1.X was in the hope of sorting it.

The GPU usage is at 0.954 for each unit, that's never changed.

There's no cc_config, app_info or app_config in use. All is stock, standard apps.

The choice of work type doesn't seem to matter, it's the same with all.

BOINC isn't configured to use all the CPUs, just 6 of the possible 8 threads, ensuring two are always available completely for the GPU units.

I'd suspect the 320.xx series of drivers too, but other projects don't show this behaviour.

At the moment, it's running two PG Genefers but 5 CPU tasks.

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Message 66334 - Posted: 4 Jun 2013 | 12:23:22 UTC - in response to Message 66333.

BOINC isn't configured to use all the CPUs, just 6 of the possible 8 threads, ensuring two are always available completely for the GPU units.


I'm actually not certain on how that works; I'm thinking maybe this is preventing boinc from using those CPU cores for the GPU tasks. Of course, if you change that to 8 cores, it will run 8 cpu threads which won't really help.

The problem (which is on my to-do list) is that boinc thinks the GPU apps use more than half of a CPU core, so to run 2 of them it needs a whole core free.

Fortunately, you can override what BOINC thinks about the CPU usage by putting the following in app_config.xml in the .../boinc/projects/www.primegrid.com/ directory:

<app_config> <app> <name>pps_sr2sieve</name> <gpu_versions> <gpu_usage>1.0</gpu_usage> <cpu_usage>0.1</cpu_usage> </gpu_versions> </app> <app> <name>genefer</name> <gpu_versions> <gpu_usage>1.0</gpu_usage> <cpu_usage>0.1</cpu_usage> </gpu_versions> </app> <app> <name>genefer_wr</name> <gpu_versions> <gpu_usage>1.0</gpu_usage> <cpu_usage>0.1</cpu_usage> </gpu_versions> </app> </app_config>


That tells boinc that the apps use 1 GPU each, and 1/10th of a CPU core each.

Note that app_config only works on boinc 7.0.40+.

I think that should do it, but if not, also putting this line in each of the <app> sections:

<max_concurrent>2</max_concurrent>


Note that this is the maximum number of CPU & GPU versions combined of that app, so if you wanted to run PPS Sieve on 8 cores AND 2 GPUs, you would have to make that number 10 rather than 2.
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Message 66336 - Posted: 4 Jun 2013 | 13:12:14 UTC


One more thing to check is that you have enough memory free. your running an i7 and dual GPUs with what appears to be 6GB of system memory. That should normally be okay, but if you are also running lots of other applications for your normal use, you may be running low on memory. If that is the case, BOINC will hold some of its work in a waiting to run state. I've seen this happen with PG apps on an i7 of the same generation with 4GB, so if your normal use is memory intensive, this could be part of the problem.

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Message 66337 - Posted: 4 Jun 2013 | 13:19:50 UTC - in response to Message 66336.

I've already restarted multiple time, plus I've happily run 6 Einstein@Home units, at 600 megs each, plus two GPU units simultaneously in the past.

I'm beginning to wonder if this is a BOINC thing more so than PrimeGrid. Currently it's two Genefers on the GPUS, but only 5 CPU units, 1 Cosmology@Home and 4 LHC@Home. I get the impression that it's running a limit of 7 tasks, and swaps out the GPU option as a lower priority in favour of a CPU unit that needs to run at high priority.

It's frustrating since I've changed nothing to warrant this, I can't tell what precise logic it's working on, and it seems to bear no relation to any of the settings.

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I've already restarted multiple time, plus I've happily run 6 Einstein@Home units, at 600 megs each, plus two GPU units simultaneously in the past.

I'm beginning to wonder if this is a BOINC thing more so than PrimeGrid. Currently it's two Genefers on the GPUS, but only 5 CPU units, 1 Cosmology@Home and 4 LHC@Home. I get the impression that it's running a limit of 7 tasks, and swaps out the GPU option as a lower priority in favour of a CPU unit that needs to run at high priority.

It's frustrating since I've changed nothing to warrant this, I can't tell what precise logic it's working on, and it seems to bear no relation to any of the settings.


SOME projects use BOTH the cpu and the gpu to crunch a single unit. If you go into the Boinc Manager you can see each unit, under the tasks tab, and you will see how much of a cpu core is being used to crunch a single gpu unit. For instance on Collatz it is using 0.02% of a cpu core, but on Rainbow it is using 0.894% of a cpu core. On those projects using alot of a cpu core it is advisable to leave one cpu core free, for each physical gpu, so the gpu can be maximally productive.

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Message 66573 - Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | 15:10:51 UTC - in response to Message 66570.

If you go into the Boinc Manager you can see each unit, under the tasks tab, and you will see how much of a cpu core is being used to crunch a single gpu unit.


Close, but not exactly correct.

That number is how much the boinc client thinks your CPU is being used. It's often wildly inaccurate. For example, it claims that GFN uses about 80% of a CPU on my computer, while the real figure is substantially less than 10%.

Fixing the estimates is on my to-do list, but it's not something I currently know how to do, and it's not high enough on the priority list to research it at this time.

(If anyone out there does know how those numbers are derived and can point me in the right direction, that would be very helpful.)
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Message 66599 - Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | 4:45:08 UTC - in response to Message 66573.

I remembered a similar issue on Collatz from a couple of years ago. Here's the discussion:
http://boinc.thesonntags.com/collatz/forum_thread.php?id=662&sort_style=&start=20
(relevant portion starts just below the top of page 2)
Looks like the admin was hacking and rebuilding the boinc server code, rather than finding a configuration file or something like that. May not help, but I thought I'd pass it along.

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Message 66611 - Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | 13:32:36 UTC

It doesn't appear to PG related. If I adjust the number of CPUs to be used, it honours the value immediately and correctly. It'll only use both GPUs, if there's no CPU work, and it doesn't matter if there's numerous cores free. I just can't see what logic it's meant to be working off.

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Message 66621 - Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | 23:42:25 UTC
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I just can't see what logic it's meant to be working off.


Could you post your running app_config file and any cc_config that's running.

Also please confirm the number of GPUs you want to use, and the number of CPUs to be used. If there is a mix of apps to be run concurrently (beit multiple GPU apps from different Projects and / or multiple CPU apps from different projects, need to know those as well)

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Message 66628 - Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | 11:52:57 UTC

There's no app_config in use, and cc_config only consists or return-results-immediately.

About 10 minutes ago, it went back to running both GPUs and all 8 CPUS simultaneously without any intervention. It's like it listens to a special secret voice, only it can hear.

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Message 66660 - Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | 18:49:25 UTC - in response to Message 66573.


That number is how much the boinc client thinks your CPU is being used. It's often wildly inaccurate. For example, it claims that GFN uses about 80% of a CPU on my computer, while the real figure is substantially less than 10%.

Fixing the estimates is on my to-do list, but it's not something I currently know how to do, and it's not high enough on the priority list to research it at this time.

(If anyone out there does know how those numbers are derived and can point me in the right direction, that would be very helpful.)


Just an FYI, now that I have turned some dual-GPU machines back on to BOINC from PRPnet for the SR5 work, I am remembering how much of a problem this is for multiple GPU setups. For example, my dual GTX-640s use 0.72 CPU each, which together results in an entire core/thread being frozen in a waiting to start state.

I vaguely recall this being an issue some years ago as the AP26 application was starting up. Seems like there was an easy server setting to adjust for this...I'll see if I can find the info for you.

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Message 66706 - Posted: 15 Jun 2013 | 1:58:32 UTC
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Thanks to Scott Brown's help, I've changed the server settings so that the Boinc client will now think that GPU applications use only a tiny portion of a CPU core, and should never, on its own, reserve a whole core to service the GPU.

This should take effect on all new GPU tasks you download, but tasks already on your computer won't be affected.

Please let me know if this causes any undesirable side effects.
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Message 66721 - Posted: 15 Jun 2013 | 11:23:26 UTC - in response to Message 66706.
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So far it is causing only *desirable* side effects. Thanks to you and Scott. 3 GFN WR are now underway (estimate 0.03 CPU) and will be so during the challenge.

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Message 66727 - Posted: 15 Jun 2013 | 12:03:42 UTC

The problem I would see is with GFN when the block size is lowered for better responsiveness. Block size 6 on short tasks use 40-60% CPU so 2 GPUs would require a whole CPU core. If not, the actual CPU tasks would slowdown, as well as the GFN tasks some, from the CPU & GPU tasks fighting for resources.

Also PPS sieve uses up to 30% itself on some systems that may cause problems.

I would set the CPU use to .35 for both so if 3 GPUs are used only then would it reserve a full CPU core for GPU feeding support.
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Message 66731 - Posted: 15 Jun 2013 | 12:20:36 UTC - in response to Message 66727.

The problem I would see is with GFN when the block size is lowered for better responsiveness. Block size 6 on short tasks use 40-60% CPU so 2 GPUs would require a whole CPU core. If not, the actual CPU tasks would slowdown, as well as the GFN tasks some, from the CPU & GPU tasks fighting for resources.

Also PPS sieve uses up to 30% itself on some systems that may cause problems.

I would set the CPU use to .35 for both so if 3 GPUs are used only then would it reserve a full CPU core for GPU feeding support.


Unfortunately, I can't simply set the GPU use to X. It's... horribly convoluted. The CPU usage number is going to vary wildly from system to system, and the best I can do is force it so low that BOINC never reserves a core for it. If you actually DO want to run with a core reserved for the GPU, that's easy to do in the boinc preferences. But there's no way for you to stop BOINC from keeping a core idle if that number is too high.
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Message 66750 - Posted: 15 Jun 2013 | 14:22:32 UTC
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There's no app_config in use, and cc_config only consists or return-results-immediately.

About 10 minutes ago, it went back to running both GPUs and all 8 CPUS simultaneously without any intervention. It's like it listens to a special secret voice, only it can hear.


The "secret voice" is because there is no app_config in use (or in extremis an app_info). The latter are rarely needed now with the app_config system. You do however need to set one or the other else the beast will wonder about "almost" making its own mind up (euphemistically) when crunching.

There is a long(ish) thread on app_confg at:

http://boinc.berkeley.edu/dev/forum_thread.php?id=8051&sort_style=&start=0

You will see in the first half of the thread some wild stabs at it (it was new then), but by the thread end it settled.

app_config's work for 99% of tasks, its only really when the Cruncher wants to run a prior version or a test app that issues can occur, and the old app_info comes back into play. But in 99% of times app_config is a god-send. Once set you could leave it for years (for the same App) - all the adjustment is done server side as time goes by, not by the Cruncher.

I'm up to my arm-pits in a motherboard drama/replacement so further examples of app_config you'll have to search for on other Projects. One thing is for sure, do not look at an app_config and assume because its "small" its no good - its absolutely fine, as 99% of people - including power crunchers - just specify the latest apps in app_info anyway.

app_config just makes it hugely simpler with very very little drawback in 99% of occasions.

Anyway .... bottom line is, you will continue to have issues unless either an app_config or in extremis an app_info is used.

You need to be running BOINC 7.0.40-42 for BOINC to recognise app_config.

The BOINC page on it (scroll all the way to the bottom), headed:

"Application configuration "

http://boinc.berkeley.edu/wiki/Client_configuration

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Message 66755 - Posted: 15 Jun 2013 | 16:00:34 UTC - in response to Message 66750.

Anyway .... bottom line is, you will continue to have issues unless either an app_config or in extremis an app_info is used.


Actually, I think this particular problem is now fixed (hopefully) permanently (again, hopefully) on the server, so there should be no need to use either app_info or app_config merely to get boinc to use all the cores.

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