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Message 26734 - Posted: 11 Feb 2007, 21:36:21 UTC

I\'d hoped my latest CPDN-WU would have held out a bit longer, so I could\'ve at least made it through Phase 1 but, alas, a signal 11 decided otherwise. Luckily, year 1937 had just been finished, so at least I managed to do 17 years. However, since it\'s taken me almost 1 year to to those mere 17 years, I\'ve come to the conclusion the CPDN-project is not meant for a person who uses his pc like me. It\'s a shame though, I really would\'ve liked to contribute more to this project, but having not finished one WU completely, I decided it\'s time to quit.
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Message 26785 - Posted: 14 Feb 2007, 0:11:33 UTC

The amount of memory shown for your machine suggests an on-board video chip. That is of frequent cause of trouble.
Thyme Lawn\'s Testing Graphics Compatibility & driver update:
http://bbc.cpdn.org/forum_thread.php?id=1038&nowrap=true#3977

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Message 26798 - Posted: 14 Feb 2007, 23:01:22 UTC - in response to Message 26785.  
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The amount of memory shown for your machine suggests an on-board video chip. That is of frequent cause of trouble.

No WAY dude, that this machine has an on-board video chip. I don\'t go for that kind of stuff. Had an on-board audio chip in use for a long time, but not video. There a Radeon 9800XT Edition by Sapphire handling my video. However, the Nvidea video drivers have been causing my x-windows to crash when starting the GUI so I don\'t try to update them anymore.
By the way, haven\'t you looked at my profile and noticed I\'m using Linux?
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Message 27740 - Posted: 5 Apr 2007, 15:47:32 UTC

I know this disappointing feeling. Just kicked out CPDN on one of my computers. It ran for more than 3 months (alone - it said that it needes some 14.000.000 hours for completion so no other project had even a chance of running) and now, after having completed ~53% it just decided to finish again without results. So my statistic with that computer is 10 downloaded WU of which NONE has ever completed.

Those ~53% is the closest I ever came to finishing a WU... My 2nd PC is still at ~50% - let\'s see if it can finish this one (it\'s the 4th WU it got, all the other failed as well). If it doesn\'t, I\'ll say goodbye to CPDN. Sad, but I still want to donate some CPU time to some other working projects!
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