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December 26, 2004 12:50:20 PM

Folding@Home is a LARGE GRID COMPUTING effort. Presently over 1,000,000 computers and over 400,000 people have contributed. Present speed is approximately 173Teraflops.
Completely nonprofit and totally for humanities benefit. Join the team, it's kind of fun. :-D

__Us-><A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph...;/A>
Them-><A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph...;/A>

Seems other people/sites can claim they have great community spirit.

"priyajeet" started a team to do protein folding for humanities benefit and to have this community recognized. We're team 40051 at <A HREF="http://folding.stanford.edu" target="_new">http://folding.stanford.edu&lt;/A> and we could use a little of your help.


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Come join us. We'd like to have you with us. There are over 40 of us and were nowhere near enough, we'd like your company. We're team 40051 at <A HREF="http://folding.stanford.edu" target="_new">http://folding.stanford.edu&lt;/A>.

I'm also giving away GMail just send me a private message after completing 100 points.


The loving are the daring!
December 26, 2004 1:19:19 PM

<b>Project Rank: 577</b> (we were 583 Last Reported). Folding is <b>falling off </b> two big contributors are off for family or better weather and others either have big molecules in the works or are making the best of the holidays.

<b>Members: Unchanged @ 43</b>

<b>Contest:</b> We have a few Gmail accounts to give away to new joiners if you contribute to the folding effort. Apparently these are being auctioned on EBAY now, .. what some people will do for a $1. Anyway, email me after you reach 100 Points :smile:

<b>Off To The Races:</b>

It's "error_911" and "skaarj" trading places back and forth.
Error had pulled ahead with a big fole but skaarj has now passed him. Talk about exciting!

In the group of "Folken" and "Silmatherien"... keep trading place. Folks what A RACE! We have to wait longer for the results of this race to become clear. Oh wait.. complications. Sparky853 is in the middle of that pack with overtake velocity on his side. Lets see where this one goes.


<b>LOG</b>

We wave goodbye to "Digital Front".. better than "Digital Behind".. hehe. "Louisiana State" goodbye, sorry $$$ is so tight that u can't use the free CPU cycles for academic work.

Interesting Team names ahead of us, check it out!
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">Linky!</A>

Merry Xmas To You and Yours...and to all a Good Night


The loving are the daring!<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by Flinx on 12/27/04 02:00 PM.</EM></FONT></P>
December 26, 2004 1:53:17 PM

New thread... sweet. I think the least Tom's could do is make one of these a sticky... seeing how we are supporting both them and the folding project.

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December 26, 2004 2:49:03 PM

Wow, last time I looked at the scores I was beating you by at least 500points and now it looks like you are beating me by the same ammount! How did you manage that? Looks like I am going to have to do some serious folding this week.
December 26, 2004 5:12:16 PM

Jammy,

Couple things happened. I added another processor. I overclocked two processors. I got lucky with the molecules assigned.
:smile:

Endyen (aka "me") was shaking his fist at me cause I passed you at least for the momement. He seems to like you. This is not a gay thing is it? :lol:  I'm turning on almost all my machines for the holidays to get a little leg up on you fellows.

The loving are the daring!
December 26, 2004 5:35:39 PM

I love you to xnilf. Truth is, I had to use the joke about eating jam. Thanks for another opportunity to use it.
December 26, 2004 5:38:33 PM

Think I might have to get my old athlon T'bird up and running, I need all the CPU power I can get.
December 26, 2004 11:04:54 PM

<b>Update!!</b>
Up to <b>578</b> overall, and I'm poised to take over Silmatharien and Folken (ahead of me by 110 and 140 respectivly)

GO ME!!! :smile:


XP2800+, Abit NF7, 1GB Dual-Channel DDR333, ATI R9800PRO 128MB, TT PurePower 420W, LG DVD+-R/RW
December 27, 2004 12:36:43 AM

<b> !!!! GO SPARKY GO !!!!!
!! YEAH SPARKY853 !!
</b>

P.S. Sooner or later your bound to catch me.

The loving are the daring!
December 27, 2004 2:25:11 AM

It's Folding time
There's no need to be afraid
At Folding time, we fold all night and we fold all day

And in our world of PCs we can spread a smile of joy
Share your cycles with the world at Folding time

But say a prayer
Pray for the other ones
All of the time it's hard, but when you're having fun
There's so many cycles wasted
And it's such a crying shame

Where those many cycles wasted could be put to better use
To fold some complex protiens, to help a common good
Well tonight thank God this could be your chance!

And you cant unwaste those cycles this Christmas time
The cheapest gift you'll ever give is them
(Oooh) Where nothing ever folds
Where no one really knows
Do they know it's Folding time at all

(Here's to you) raise a glass for everyone
(Here's to them) cooling that burning PC
Do they know it's Folding time at all

Use those cycles, Use those cycles, Use those cycles
Let them know it's Folding time again

Use those cycles
Let them know it's Folding time again
Use those cycles
Let them know it's Folding time again
Use those cycles
Let them know it's Folding time again
Use those cycles
Let them know it's Folding time again


- Courtesy of 'David' of the OCForums - www.ocforums.com
December 27, 2004 7:12:13 AM

Here's a little warning for you, and everyone else.
Funny thing happened to me. My folding got real slow, half as fast as it should be. I thought WTF, and tried reloading, even delted and stated over. Then I checked in task manager. I was running 2 FahCore_65.exe, one for me, and one for system. I closed the one for system. Guess what? It came back. I ended it again. It came back. I pulled the nic cable, and it died.
Now that I'm back online, it's back. I dont know if I'm running folding for someone else or if this hacker is using folding for other evil purposes, but watch out.
December 28, 2004 12:47:08 AM

ME TOO! So you think that this is a hack? I found the same thing in my task manager 2 weeks ago. I cant delete one of the versions and the only way to see it running is when the task manager is open. It will not alow me to delete it. This thing has taken over my system. What are your latest thoughts on this? Have you gotten rid of it yet?
December 28, 2004 1:42:36 AM

#26 in two days, excellent excellent [/Zoidburg]

hehehehe

RIP Block Heater....HELLO P4~~~~~
120% nVidia Fanboy+119% Money Fanboy
GeForce 6800 Ultra--> The Way we thought FX 5800Ultra is meant to be played
THGC's resident Asian and nVboy :D 
December 28, 2004 2:28:55 AM

Not yet. I have a couple of firewalls to put up, but no time to do it. I keep taskmanager running, when I'm connected, end the process, when it comes up, and pull the plug on my nic, when I'm not on line.
December 28, 2004 2:29:19 AM

Sorry, but I have no idea of what you are talking about.
December 28, 2004 2:31:33 AM

So you have no other suggestions on how to get rid of this in the task manager?
December 28, 2004 4:26:38 AM

At the end of your next WU, uninstall the prog, and delete anything to do with "FahCore". It will work for a while.
Make sure folding isn't running @ the time, or you wont be able to delete it.
December 28, 2004 10:34:37 AM

Are they both instances of FahCore? Or is one FahCore and one WinFAH?
Are you using windowsXP or windows 2000? If you are using windows XP then type MSCONFIG into the run dialog box and see if multiple versions of FahCore or winFAH are being loaded at startup.
December 28, 2004 11:32:24 AM

Both of mine are Fahcore.
December 28, 2004 11:57:03 AM

<b>Update!!</b>

The THGC Team is up to <b>570</b>.

On a personal folding note, I pulled ahead of both Silmatharien & Folken this morning with a couple big Work Units.

I have a ways to go, but Lucas1223a, RichPLS, and Jammydodger, your next! :smile:


XP2800+, Abit NF7, 1GB Dual-Channel DDR333, ATI R9800PRO 128MB, TT PurePower 420W, LG DVD+-R/RW
December 28, 2004 12:59:01 PM

<b>Project Rank: 570</b> (we were 577 Last Reported). Folding is up a little. I guess I was was worried about nothing. People must have had big folds in the works. Two big contributors are off for family or better weather.

<b>Members: changed +1, Total: 44</b> Welcome spitfire_x86

<b>Contest:</b> We have a few Gmail accounts to give away to new joiners if you contribute to the folding effort. Apparently these are being auctioned on EBAY now, .. what some people will do for a $1. Anyway, send me a private message after you reach 100 Points :smile:

<b>Off To The Races:</b>

"error_911" with "carey" on his tail. "skaarj" seems to have pulled away with a big day. Guess those large paying molecules have secured his lead.

In the group of "Folken" and "Silmatherien"... keep trading place. Folks what A RACE! We have to wait longer for the results of this race to become clear. Oh wait.. complications. Sparky853 had jumped out of the middle of the pack with overtake velocity on his side. He's just two hundred points behind "Folken" and "Silmatherien". If you read his previous post, u can see he's gunning for more!!!

<b>Kudos</b>
sjonnie........30,000 points --- and if u think its easy come and try
sidvicious.....10,000 points --- a milestone - congrats
me...............1,000 points --- a quick climb
wuzy............1,000 points --- slow and steady wins the race
xponchox......1,000 points --- welcome to the fold
mozzartusm..1,000 points --- dedication is what it takes

<b>LOG</b>

We just made Swiss cheese out of the "Swiss Team".. hehe. "Platinum Performance" may be shining to others but they look kind of dark in ur shadow. "Bulgaria Linuxman" we love Linux so no hard feelings that we had to step on u, okay?

Interesting Team names ahead of us, check it out!
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">Linky!</A>


The loving are the daring!
December 28, 2004 1:32:34 PM

You still have a way to go before you beat me sparky, but im keeping an eye on you.
December 28, 2004 1:35:18 PM

I may have a ways to go, but I am coming for you. :wink: I just started F@H on another machine this morning, I now have 7 computer crunching away. :smile:

XP2800+, Abit NF7, 1GB Dual-Channel DDR333, ATI R9800PRO 128MB, TT PurePower 420W, LG DVD+-R/RW
December 28, 2004 2:22:23 PM

I only have 2...looks like im in trouble.
December 28, 2004 3:50:12 PM

Yup, bothe FahCore_, but the other one is being run by system. The second one only starts when you are on-line. Last night I saw it start, right after I had uninstalled F@H. cheeky bastard.
December 29, 2004 11:54:11 AM

<b>Project Rank: 561</b> (we were 570 Last Reported). Folding rates seem to be up. Yeseterday we totaled over 4000 points. Right now we're running at a 24hr average of almost 5000 points.

<b>Members: changed +2, Total: 46</b> Welcome "fishmahn" and "Daniel J. Eliades"

<b>Contest:</b> We have a few Gmail accounts to give away to new joiners if you contribute to the folding effort. Apparently these are being auctioned on EBAY now, .. what some people will do for a $1. Anyway, send me a private message after you reach 100 Points :smile:

<b>Off To The Races:</b>

"error_911" with "carey" on his tail. "skaarj" seems to be getting into this race too.

In the group of "Folken" and "Silmatherien"... keep trading place. Folks what A RACE! We have to wait longer for the results of this race to become clear. Oh wait.. complications. Sparky853 had jumped out of the middle of the pack with overtake velocity on his side. He's just two hundred points behind "Folken" and "Silmatherien".

<b>Kudos</b>
Nothing New

<b>LOG</b>

"MaximumCPU" needs to get another CPU, maxing out what they've got not going to cut it with us! "Zama American High School" has fallen behind us. I always amazes me that these High Schools lay in our path putting out respectable number and like here under 600 in the world. "SystemCooling Crunchin Critters" reminds me of animal critters I ate as a snack as a kid; yumm critters!!!


Interesting Team names ahead of us, check it out!
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">Linky!</A>


The loving are the daring!
December 29, 2004 6:47:42 PM

<A HREF="http://vspx27.stanford.edu/cgi-bin/main.py?qtype=teampa..." target="_new">At Stanford Team 38558</A>

As you can see they started slightly earlier than us.
Their <b>ranking</b> approx: <b>2450</b> (we are 560).
Starting earlier has not helped them.

The other site does not show them as they are not under the 2000 barrier.

......................................................
Couple of other teams moving up on our behinds though.


The loving are the daring!<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by Flinx on 12/29/04 03:49 PM.</EM></FONT></P>
December 29, 2004 7:15:07 PM

Transfering points between teams in not possible, out of 12 members, only 6 are active.

Judging by their low individual point output, I doubt that it would be worth the trouble anyway.



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December 30, 2004 12:44:19 PM

<b>Project Rank: 555</b> (we were 561 Last Reported). Folding rates seem to be down, temporarily I hope. I know I have 3 high value folds in the works and I suspect others have been similarly blessed. Hopefully the lag is short and we'll see those monsters roll in. At one point yesterday our 24hr contrib was almost 5000 points but right now it's about half that. Average is about in the middle

<b>Members: changed +0, Total: 46</b> Welcome "fishmahn" and "Daniel J. Eliades"

<b>Contest:</b> We have a few Gmail accounts to give away to new joiners if you contribute to the folding effort. Apparently these are being auctioned on EBAY now, .. what some people will do for a $1. Anyway, send me a private message after you reach 100 Points :smile:

<b>Off To The Races:</b>

"error_911" with "carey" on his tail. "skaarj" seems to have passed this race right by; must have had a high value fold.

In the group of "Folken" and "Silmatherien"... keep trading place. Folks what A RACE! We have to wait longer for the results of this race to become clear. A mere 100 points seperate them. "Sparky853" seems to have run on ahead of these gents in the middle of the night.

<b>Kudos</b>
Nothing New

<b>LOG</b>

For the "Crowbar Swinging Idiots" it seems their prybars are a bit bent out of shape. "Underclockers" have been left behind; hey boys the idea is to get MORE points not LESS points; they have it all wrong :-(. We've left our stamp of approval on "CDLabels", so wish them all a goodbye.


Interesting Team names ahead of us, check it out!
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">Linky!</A>

And some guys catching up:
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">Dalhousie</A>
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">Board.ie</A>
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">SlashCom</A>
We need some of you older folder to get back into it if we're even going to stay with this pack of three

The loving are the daring!
December 30, 2004 4:43:15 PM

<b>How to run F@H</b>

If you are a determined folder, you need to run the console version. This will use minimum system overheads and give you maximum folding throughput. Plus, with a multiple CPU machine you can run as many instances as you have CPUs, up to 8.

Download it and make a folder for it on a non-system drive. Make multiple folders for each CPU. Make a shortcut to the console and edit the shortcut pathname to add the -local -config. Name this shortcut CONFIG. Make another shortcut and edit the pathname to include just the -local flag, name this shortcut LOCAL. Run the config shortcut, entering username and teamname, don't ask the system to start the service automatically, this can lead to you having multiple instances of F@H running, not good on a single CPU machine. If you have multiple CPUs go into advanced and set machine ID to 1 for CPU1, 2 for CPU2 etc.
Once the config script has ended it will start folding. Future instances of folding can be run without the config just by running your LOCAL shortcut, it will use the configuration file you just made. Place a copy of the LOCAL shortcut in your startup folder to run the console every time you log on.

The trouble with the console version is it leaves a console window on your desktop. This can be hidden with various aps, or, more convenietly, you can use a program like ServiceMill to run the console APP as a SERVICE. In this way the system will run the F@H console in the background without you having to ever think about it or see the console window again!

Happy folding!

<A HREF="http://www.anandtech.com/myanandtech.html?member=114979" target="_new">My PCs</A> :cool:
December 30, 2004 8:04:18 PM

I'm going to have a big day. Going to be around 900 or so points. Going to be juicy.. And they gave me two more juicy ones to do but those won't be done till tomorrow.


I'm also back to some 40-60 point ones. Somewhere along the line I think I even had a 9 pointer somehow!

The loving are the daring!
December 30, 2004 10:07:32 PM

Would the console version really have significantly less system overheads then the graphical vesion if you are just running the graphical version in the tool bar and not using the display mode????

Stupid bug.......you go squish now!
December 30, 2004 10:44:42 PM

1 percent difference over a year means 3.65 days (approx) difference. I see the winFAH using about 15 min while FahCore is almost 24hrs of CPU time. That means winFAH uses a little more than one percent.

If your running a few computers it adds up rather fast.

Depends how dedicated you are. :smile:

The loving are the daring!
December 31, 2004 5:59:05 PM

<b>Project Rank: 537</b> (we were 555 Last Reported).
We are doing alright. The latest joiners have pitched in to add to our average. A bunch of folds with big points arrived and even jostled our average up a little. Right now we're aroud 3,800 pts/day.

<b>Members: changed +0, Total: 46</b>

<b>Contest:</b> We have a few Gmail accounts to give away to new joiners if you contribute to the folding effort. Apparently these are being auctioned on EBAY now, .. what some people will do for a $1. Anyway, send me a private message after you reach 100 Points :smile:

<b>Off To The Races:</b>

"error_911", "carey" and "james" are in a small battle. Jostling for postions.

In the group of "Folken" and "Silmatherien"...
"Folken" has pulled ahead. Probably because of an extra processor.

"Rick", "James", and "Daniel J Eliades" have gotten off to a good start. They are all off the bottom rungs of our team. list.

<b>Kudos</b>
Nothing New

<b>LOG</b>

The "Teatime Hackers" have lost their crumpets. "Luxembourg" is in a small state of mind. We've launched "The Fireworks Guys". And sadly, the "Illonois Institute Of Technology" just can't keep up.

Interesting Team names ahead of us, check it out!
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">Linky!</A>

And some guys catching up:
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">Dalhousie</A>
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">Board.ie</A>
<A HREF="http://folding.extremeoverclocking.com/team_overtake.ph..." target="_new">SlashCom</A>
We need some of you older folders to get back into it if we're even going to stay with this pack of three

-----------------------------------
Happy New Year To All .. And Happy Folding!!!


The loving are the daring!
December 31, 2004 6:59:22 PM

I put in a nice big fold today, as well as 4 or 5 smaller ones. I now have a respectable lead on Folken, who is 475 behind me, and I am gunning for Lucas1223a, who is ahead of me by 400, then RichPLS, who is ahead by 470.

I also have a couple big folds in the works for the next couple days.

Keep folding THGC!!

XP2800+, Abit NF7, 1GB Dual-Channel DDR333, ATI R9800PRO 128MB, TT PurePower 420W, LG DVD+-R/RW
December 31, 2004 7:16:21 PM

Great Work Sparky,

We're managing to buy a little time. Building a little defense against those who creep up from behind.

We really need a couple more people to fend off those guys gaining ground on us. IF SOME OF THE OLD "FOLDERS" came back we could probably do that.

New members would also help. We've made good strides there, adding about 25 or so over the last month. People will lose interest though and so we're going to need more helpers.

So if you're new and not contributing. Join up and become a member of TEAM 40051 <A HREF="http://folding.standford.edu" target="_new">http://folding.standford.edu&lt;/A>

The loving are the daring!
February 10, 2007 12:57:43 PM

So whats going on with this project? is it still going?
February 10, 2007 8:25:51 PM

Quote:
So whats going on with this project? is it still going?


Uhh, yeah. Check the stickies in this very part of the forumz.
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