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News from the forums

Here is the news from the Forums -  the latest live discussions taking place on the projects' BOINC sites.

See Project Message Forums on the right to access the Message Boards and all News for each project directly.

Deadline change for ATLAS jobs

16 Aug 2017
Due to the tight deadline of the ATLAS tasks, we change to deadline of ATLAS jobs from 2 weeks to 1 week. The ATLAS job takes about 3-4 CPU hours to...

New ATLAS app version released for Linux hosts

10 Aug 2017
We released a new version of the ATLAS app today, 2.41 for the x86_64-pc-linux-gnu platform. The new features of this version include: 1. It...

New ATLAS app version released for Linux hosts

10 Aug 2017
We released a new version of the ATLAS app today, 2.41 for the x86_64-pc-linux-gnu platform. The new features of this version include: 1. It...

CMS Weekend problem

05 Aug 2017
Warning: The WMAgent which controls CMS jobs appears to have a failed component very recently. Queue seems to be exhausted. Please set No New Tasks...

CMS Weekend problem

05 Aug 2017
Warning: The WMAgent which controls CMS jobs appears to have a failed component very recently. Queue seems to be exhausted. Please set No New Tasks...

Optimising distribution of SixTrack tasks

27 Jul 2017
Dear Volunteers, we are trying to improve the distribution of SixTrack tasks. If your host could process more tasks but during the project update...

Optimising distribution of SixTrack tasks

27 Jul 2017
Dear Volunteers, we are trying to improve the distribution of SixTrack tasks. If your host could process more tasks but during the project update...

Aborted Work Units

24 Jul 2017
After deleting many really old results from 2013 until March 2017 (was meant to be December 2016) it seems many Tasks have been aborted. A full...

Aborted Work Units

24 Jul 2017
After deleting many really old results from 2013 until March 2017 (was meant to be December 2016) it seems many Tasks have been aborted. A full...

CMS Jobs working again

18 Jul 2017
It's been a few hours now since the Data Bridge appears to have been fixed and jobs are staging out normally. You can resume running CMS tasks at...

CMS Jobs working again

18 Jul 2017
It's been a few hours now since the Data Bridge appears to have been fixed and jobs are staging out normally. You can resume running CMS tasks at...

CMS@Home -- please set No New Tasks and perhaps temporarily run another project

16 Jul 2017
There is a problem staging-out CMS@Home jobs to the Data Bridge. Until we find the cause, please set your CMS crunchers to No New Tasks, or...

CMS@Home -- please set No New Tasks and perhaps temporarily run another project

16 Jul 2017
There is a problem staging-out CMS@Home jobs to the Data Bridge. Until we find the cause, please set your CMS crunchers to No New Tasks, or...

BOINC Workshop 2017

14 Jul 2017
The BOINC Workshop 2017 will be held 6-8 Sept in Paris. Everyone with a significant involvement in BOINC is welcome to attend. Thanks to Marius...

No RESULTS accepted from Linux Kernel 4.8.*

14 Jul 2017
As an emergency measure and over the weekend, I have set max_results_day to -1 for all hosts running Linux (Ubuntu?) Kernel 4.8.*. SixTrack is...