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Message 24542 - Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | 17:11:19 UTC

We had to cancel these WUs on-the-fly. fragxa3 were 10 times longer by mistake and would not have finished in most computers.
On Monday we will look into compensating who was affected by this.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Message 24559 - Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | 18:39:47 UTC - in response to Message 24542.

I also got one of those "monster"-WUs (1x4-MJHARVEY_FRAGXA3-0-30-RND0566_0). First I wondered why I got such a big one because I had configured the client to geht only small ones. When I saw the slow progress, I left the PC on to finish it and make the best out of it. After about 40h of computing time the client discarded the WU stating "no longer needed". There were only about 10h of time left to calculate and it would have finished in time. When I looked in the stats and saw 0 credits I was really frustrated and was about to abort this project, since this was the 3rd WU I didn't get credits for. Some compensation would be fine to raise the motivation for this project again! :)

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Message 24590 - Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | 9:16:09 UTC - in response to Message 24542.

We had to cancel these WUs on-the-fly. fragxa3 were 10 times longer by mistake and would not have finished in most computers.
On Monday we will look into compensating who was affected by this.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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So Monday has come and gone. Have you come up with something?

Just like numbacruncher above me I've wasted a good deal of time on one thesis units on my gtx 570. Somewhere between 24 and 30 hours in total. This is a serious amount of time and energy I could've spent productively.

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Message 24591 - Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | 12:04:34 UTC
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Were all waiting for things. I'm waiting for the new.app. give them time he said compensation would be given. Mistakes happen.

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Message 24597 - Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | 22:30:52 UTC - in response to Message 24542.

Mr. Moderator,
Would you please give us an update on getting credit for the GPU time we spent on these cancelled WU's?. Thanks in advance, Rick
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Message 24708 - Posted: 4 May 2012 | 10:01:53 UTC - in response to Message 24597.

I'll look into it today.

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Message 24783 - Posted: 7 May 2012 | 15:08:05 UTC - in response to Message 24708.

We are having problems to get the data from the database about these WUs.
It's possible that we cancel the records when we canceled the WUs, so we cannot do anything.

It's strange as the WU should be there, but I don't remember well how I stopped them as it was in a hurry.

It's probable that we cannot do anything about it. Sorry.

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