Folding SMP Client question

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Sazar, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    For anyone who is using the SMP client, I have a question.

    How can I run it easily under Vista? I don't want to have to re-initialize the sucker EVERY time I re-start and I don't want the console window just sitting there, staring at me.

    Will there be a big gain if I run this v/s a few individual folding clients per core?

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  2. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    Make sure to follow the instructions on installation, and keep your secondary login service running so it can start with your credentials.
     
  3. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Steevo, I had it running last night when I was setting up my new system, but it is very inconvenient.

    Since it is a new build, I have to reboot after driver installs and what not and it is a pain when I have to restart the whole process for the SMP client.

    What is the PPD advantage and so forth of the SMP v/s running 2/3 or 4 individual items?

    Is it worth it? The annoyances?

    :D

    Thanks
     
  4. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    yes.. very worth it

    the SMP units are typically returning points in the 1700+ range per unit. My dual core box is returning them every other day or so.
     
  5. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Fitz, are you running an XP or Vista box?
     
  6. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    This is on XP, but I've gotten it working on Vista as well.. but my laptop running Vista isn't on all the time so I would rarely finish SMP WU's on time so I switched this back to the normal cores.