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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.

Theory application reaches 4 TRILLION events today !!

14 Mar 2018
LHC@home's Theory application today passed the milestone of 4 TRILLION simulated events. This project, under its earlier name "Test4Theory", began...

CMS Job queue draining

22 Feb 2018
Due to a problem with the WMAgent submission task, a new batch of CMS jobs is not being put in the Condor queue. So, the queue is now draining and...

Task creation delayed - database maintenance

05 Feb 2018
Due to a database issue last week, task generation is delayed and we need to clean up stuck workunits. The project daemons will be on and off this...

Thanks for supporting SixTrack at LHC@Home and updates

23 Jan 2018
Dear volunteers, All members of the SixTrack team would like to thank each of you for supporting our project at LHC@Home. The last weeks saw a...

LHC@home down-time due to system updates

23 Jan 2018
Tomorrow Wednesday 24/1, the LHC@home servers will be unavailable for a short period while our storage backend is taken down for a system update....

Short interruptions Tuesday

16 Jan 2018
There will be a couple of short server outages while our BOINC service pass to fail-over nodes today, Tuesday 16th of January. Similar...

File upload issues

08 Jan 2018
Our NFS storage backend got saturated and hence uploads are failing intermittently. The underlying cause is an issue with file deletion, we are...

Increased file server capacity

14 Dec 2017
Since Tuesday evening, we have had intermittent issues with upload failures due to a combination of a large number of new hosts running BOINC that co...

Missing accounts

13 Dec 2017
Due to a too aggressive spam-cleaning campaign (our fault), we have accidentally deleted some valid accounts on Monday. We have restored a backup...

BOINC server update Thursday

05 Dec 2017
We will upgrade the LHC@home web servers to the new BOINC server code with the "Bootstrap" theme on Thursday 7 December. The new style and layout can...