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Message 1905435 - Posted: 7 Dec 2017, 23:34:23 UTC

My Windows Vista computer doing service on SETI@HOME received a warning:

SETI@home: Notice from server
NVIDIA GPU: Upgrade to the latest driver to process tasks using your computer's GPU
12/6/2017 4:39:02 PM

It is still running CPU + GPU jobs right now, but I don't know for how long given the GPU Driver version warning.

Vista Nvidia driver updates stopped with 342.01, which is what it is running.

Will there be an exception made to allow the older computers without ongoing Nvidia GPU updates to contribute moving forward?
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Message 1905439 - Posted: 7 Dec 2017, 23:42:57 UTC - in response to Message 1905435.  

My Windows Vista computer doing service on SETI@HOME received a warning:

SETI@home: Notice from server
NVIDIA GPU: Upgrade to the latest driver to process tasks using your computer's GPU
12/6/2017 4:39:02 PM

It is still running CPU + GPU jobs right now, but I don't know for how long given the GPU Driver version warning.

Vista Nvidia driver updates stopped with 342.01, which is what it is running.

Will there be an exception made to allow the older computers without ongoing Nvidia GPU updates to contribute moving forward?



For the NVIDIA GeForce GT 240, driver 342.01 is the latest for all Windows versions. The GT240 is pre Fermi, and driver development has ended.
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Message 1905440 - Posted: 7 Dec 2017, 23:45:26 UTC - in response to Message 1905435.  

Don't worry about the 'Notice from server'. Your existing tasks will continue to run until further notice - to be precise, until a new version of the SETI@Home search program is released - and that's not even on the horizon as yet.

Keep an eye on the message boards here: if a new version is ever required - perhaps to process the Parkes data, as announced today - there will be plenty of discussion here about how to continue working on older hardware.
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Message 1905484 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 4:35:19 UTC

Thanks guys, that's good news, I'll watch for updates.
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Message 1905507 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 7:18:02 UTC

Do we have a problem?

Clicking on the OP's name gets me,"No such user". :-(

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Message 1905509 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 7:22:26 UTC - in response to Message 1905507.  

Do we have a problem?
Clicking on the OP's name gets me,"No such user". :-(

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Message 1905516 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 7:36:56 UTC - in response to Message 1905439.  

My Windows Vista computer doing service on SETI@HOME received a warning:

SETI@home: Notice from server
NVIDIA GPU: Upgrade to the latest driver to process tasks using your computer's GPU
12/6/2017 4:39:02 PM

It is still running CPU + GPU jobs right now, but I don't know for how long given the GPU Driver version warning.

Vista Nvidia driver updates stopped with 342.01, which is what it is running.

Will there be an exception made to allow the older computers without ongoing Nvidia GPU updates to contribute moving forward?



For the NVIDIA GeForce GT 240, driver 342.01 is the latest for all Windows versions. The GT240 is pre Fermi, and driver development has ended.

Actually you'll need a driver from the 337.xx driver range, or earlier version, to use that GPU properly and a lunatic's install maybe.

Cheers.
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Message 1905518 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 7:52:31 UTC

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Ancient Astronaut Theorists can tell you that I do not help with tech questions via private message. Please use the forums for that.
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Message 1905526 - Posted: 8 Dec 2017, 8:48:48 UTC - in response to Message 1905518.  

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Server Status Page desn't work properly either ;-)

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Message 1906152 - Posted: 10 Dec 2017, 8:38:09 UTC - in response to Message 1905518.  

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Jord can you forward on to whomever the server error on my donor status page please.
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