A flurry of activity on Saturday on the farm. The temp dropped a bit so I fired up the two GPUgrid crunchers and had them going until lunch time Sunday when it got too hot again. I left a couple of the Intel GPU machines running all weekend so they are making a bit of a contribution to Asteroids and Einstein.
On the 13th of February we got 7.0.52. Nothing major, just some tweaks around GPU starvation when they are excluded from projects.
I am seeing some strangeness where it seems to favor the project with the lower resource share rather than the one with the highest share. That means I will have to run some logs and post them to the mailing list and also setup a simulation for the developers.
The Pi's just get left running, I don't spend much time checking on them.
In my post of the 21st of February I explained how to setup BoincTasks so that it can talk to the Pi. I also got them talking to my proxy server. See details below.
Daniel Carrion posted a comment on my 21st of February post regarding SubsetSum where he has apps available for them via his blog.
Proxy server and Pi
The process went like this:
1. Make sure /etc/hosts has an entry for the proxy server. You'll need the IP address and hostname.
2. Add the following lines to the file /etc/environment
3. Create a new file in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/ and name it "10proxy"; put inside
Where proxyhost is the name of your proxy server and port is the port number its using.