PETITION?

It seems that a lot of GPU problems revolve around specific versions of drivers. Though NVidia has their own support structure, you can often learn from information reported by others who fold.

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Re: PETITION?

Post by Ricorocks » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:30 pm

From this thread learned a few things:

1. Yellow circles are NOT common
2. NVIDIA all the gripes about open cl, is not the cause of my problems
3. Used a problematic driver, for awhile, causing problems + reading don't use this driver, talked about more than once. Egg on face/My Bad
4. FOE button

Bottom line me frustration with 'yellow circles' jumping to the wrong conclusion, thinking my troubles were with open cl. So a little embarrassed I should be fine!

Thanks Guys
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Re: PETITION?

Post by Nathan_P » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:34 pm

Yeah drivers is a big pain under windows 10, if you can switch dedicated folders back to win 7 or switch to Linux. If you can't everytime stupid update forces a driver update on you, goto the NVidia site and download the latest from them or roll back to the previously installed NVidia driver
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Re: PETITION?

Post by Joe_H » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:48 pm

The EOC stats only track a portion of the folders, so that site is not going to show you the full range of contributors. The stats shown there are restricted to the top 6,000 teams whether active or inactive. You can get some indication of what is going on with folding there, but an incomplete one.

Kakaostats.net shows a bit over 29,000 active folders, but I don't know what definition of "active folder" is being used for its stats display.
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Re: PETITION?

Post by road-runner » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:42 am

bruce wrote:
road-runner wrote:I havent had any problems other than one hang at 99% with 4-1070s 2-1080s and a 980ti
I'll bet that if you examine the log of that WU, you'll find it didn't really hang at 99% but rather significantly before that.
That was quit awhile ago but now that you mention it seems like when I rebooted the rig it started at 38% or similar and went on through with no problem. I am using older drivers though before the driver problem started 373.06 and used that driver with windows 10 and the 980ti on the new rig I just built last week and its working fine also, the other rigs are windows 7
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Re: PETITION?

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Re: PETITION?

Post by Aurum » Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:49 pm

SteveWillis wrote:I looked it up yesterday and was surprised that there were only a little over 12,000 folders with ANY points in the last 7 days. http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/ ... p?s=&srt=1
And I thought "I am One in a Million." Well, that's a goal.

"Join over 105,000 computers around the world" (from the old F@H page). Hmm, on average a username has 8 rigs.
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