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Message 1953365 - Posted: 2 Sep 2018, 9:38:17 UTC

Hello,
Sorry, not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but the graphics have stopped showing for Seti@Home. Rosetta@Home graphics are fine! Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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Message 1953452 - Posted: 2 Sep 2018, 20:35:01 UTC - in response to Message 1953365.  

According to some of the other projects you run, you have an Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 GPU which, when you run work on that, doesn't have graphics. Only tasks run on the CPU have graphics, and then only when they're Multibeam v8.
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Message 1954412 - Posted: 8 Sep 2018, 18:05:19 UTC - in response to Message 1953452.  

ok, cheers,
ill limit work to cpu and suspend gpu ten.
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Message 1955558 - Posted: 15 Sep 2018, 19:06:44 UTC - in response to Message 1953452.  

well, only running tasks on cpu, and still no graphics!!
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Message 1960038 - Posted: 13 Oct 2018, 9:04:25 UTC

Well, I just got back on BOINC & SETI after a long, unplanned hiatus. Forced to use my Samsung Edge 8+ for the time being as I lost all of my computers when my house burnt to the ground the day before Halloween last year!! Haven't had a chance to pick up a new one yet as I have just moved back into my house a month ago after they finally finished rebuilding it from the ground up! Anyway, I got all set up on my cell phone here & am running tasks BUT for some reason I'm not seeing the "SETI graphics" as it's running, like I would on my PCs (colorful graphs, fast Fourier transform, etc.) Is there something that I need to do different since I'm using a cell phone? Sincere thanx in advance for any help with this issue.
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Message 1960041 - Posted: 13 Oct 2018, 9:10:09 UTC - in response to Message 1960038.  

The Android application doesn't have a screen saver.
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Message 1960282 - Posted: 14 Oct 2018, 15:33:19 UTC - in response to Message 1960041.  

Greetings, Jord! It's been a great many moons since we've spoken to one another. Anyway, many thanks for the quick response. As I mentioned in my post, this is my very 1st time using Android to crunch my WUs. As such, I had no idea that there was no screen saver (running graphic) when using an Android system!! What a bummer!! Have you (or anyone else) heard if they may be adding it in the future? I miss not having it lol!
Anyway, thank you again for the info.
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Message 1960300 - Posted: 14 Oct 2018, 17:31:08 UTC - in response to Message 1960282.  

As far as I know, apart from the Android operating system itself, external apps are not allowed to show moving images (or a screen saver). Aside from that, it can make the GPU very hot.
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