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Message 39296 - Posted: 11 May 2010, 21:57:38 UTC
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I'm unable to change my project preferences for about 2 weeks now. Because i have no ati gpu and do not want to use my CPU's for this project, i always have only selected Nvidia GPU from the projects preferences. since the introduction of the ATI GPU, my project preferences where reset and i'm unable to change it back.

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Message 39458 - Posted: 26 May 2010, 21:06:28 UTC - in response to Message 39296.

Yes..
There is something wrong with the preferences settings.


I changed for (I wanted to change) a few minutes the computing preferences.
The first questions were all NO, but after saving the three questions are now YES.


  • Suspend work while computer is on battery power?
    Matters only for portable computers ja
  • Ausf├╝hrung anhalten wenn der Computer benutzt wird? ja
  • Suspend GPU work while computer is in use?
    Enforced by version 6.6.21+ ja


(strange, one question is in german and the setting also. And yes, I'm a german.. ;-)


I wanted to set the project preferences to not use nVIDIA/ATI GPU, only CPU.
After saving I see again all YES.


Now it's not possible to set NO in the preferences?

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Message 39474 - Posted: 28 May 2010, 10:08:11 UTC - in response to Message 39458.

Try overriding settings with BOINC (Manager), noticed it too.
Now trying to post for the 3rd time, in a row :( , looks like the server is about to crash, everything very slow and sometimes refusing to load.

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Message 39476 - Posted: 29 May 2010, 18:28:06 UTC - in response to Message 39458.
Last modified: 29 May 2010, 18:36:07 UTC

Indeed it's unpossible now.
After the ati gpu application was introducted the preferences page gave a error after changing the preferences, and everything was set to yes.
The page was fixed some time after because it doesn't give a error any more but it's stil not working.
I think the are having enough problems right now with the servers so this wil not have a very high priority i think.

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