BURP

The section for those minor projects that are around, such as CAS@home, Yafu, Yoyo@home and also including those that are "non-intensive", such as GoofyxGrid, WUProp, which can both be run in the background.
UBT - Halifax-lad
Posts: 3790
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

BURP

Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Thu May 25, 2006 11:33 pm

Big & Ugly Rendering Projects, is slowly coming back to life after server upgrades and upgrading its mirror sites.

The site may be unavailable at times at the moment due to further testing, work is slowly been sent out to test the strain on the system and hopefully after that were into full production for us all to crunch

BURP

UBT - Halifax-lad
Posts: 3790
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Thu Sep 07, 2006 5:27 pm

The summer vacation is coming to an end and the coding is beginning again hopefully it won't be too long until the WU's are flowing freely :D
Summer update 2: The longterm storage manager has now been completed and been put into action. During some of the early tests with the storage manager session 139 got damaged beyond repair. There was no backup and there are no plans to back up session data in the future either (perhaps input files and postprocessed files, but backing up all the intermediate files would require too much space). You can keep track of diskspace usage along with other information on the server status page The next two steps of the 'coding vacation' involves public testing of the new wrapper (and later of the new Blender code), so stay tuned!

UBT - Halifax-lad
Posts: 3790
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Wed Sep 13, 2006 9:55 pm

The WU's and testing is been delayed the BOINC Dev's need to re-write a whole lot of BOINC code to make it compatible and work with some BURP code.

Its High Priority from BOINC to get it done ASAP

UBT - Halifax-lad
Posts: 3790
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Sun Sep 24, 2006 5:33 pm

Got my self a rare BURP WU, been at downloading it for the last 15 mins, hope all goes well whilst it processes

This is the session I am helping to render

The Little Ball-Game

UBT - Halifax-lad
Posts: 3790
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Sun Sep 24, 2006 6:16 pm

WU's failed miserably on my computer

Here is part of the rendering so far

UBT - Mikee
Marvin the Dalek
Posts: 4217
Joined: Wed Mar 15, 2006 12:00 am
Location: North Wales

Post by UBT - Mikee » Fri Dec 15, 2006 5:41 pm

Dec 15, 2006
A bunch of workunits have been released and if successful more will be released during the day.
Also, it is now possible to edit your gallery description and session information. Both places support BBcode (although you can have BBcode in neither the title nor the short description of a session - since these are used to provide fast overviews).
Bad timing! Just as I was clearing the cache to do Reisel when 1 of these came through with a 1 day turnaround!

I'm not aborting it - they're too rare!
Follow us on Twitter... http://twitter.com/UKBOINCTeam

Image Image

Image

UBT - JohnR
UBT Contributor
Posts: 391
Joined: Sun Apr 30, 2006 1:00 am

Post by UBT - JohnR » Sat Dec 16, 2006 11:46 am

Thanks for the posting that work is available.  UBT are in 3rd place in the UK.
Only 1000 credits to get second :) but the no. 2 team is also crunching.

The Sneaky Club is working on Riesel to get 1st in the UK, as Burp say the work will only last 2 days it gives non Sneaky Club members a race.    :D
Can we get UBT into 2nd place in 2 days and also beat the Sneaky Club in lifting the team a place up the stats :twisted:

Only 128Mb required so an old slow machine can help :wink:
Last edited by UBT - JohnR on Sat Dec 16, 2006 12:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.

UBT - Halifax-lad
Posts: 3790
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Sat Dec 16, 2006 12:09 pm

Remember to see the known problems before starting with BURP

UBT - JohnR
UBT Contributor
Posts: 391
Joined: Sun Apr 30, 2006 1:00 am

Post by UBT - JohnR » Mon Dec 18, 2006 12:56 am

Lost a load of credits yesterday when BURP messed up - oh the joys of alpha.
Still the team managed to catch up today :D
We should have gained a place in UK stats, now up to no 2.

Lets see how we look in a day as the BURP team stats seen very slow to update.

UBT - Mikee
Marvin the Dalek
Posts: 4217
Joined: Wed Mar 15, 2006 12:00 am
Location: North Wales

Post by UBT - Mikee » Mon Dec 25, 2006 12:35 pm

Some small BURP stuff coming through (nothing to do with Brussel sprouts!)
Follow us on Twitter... http://twitter.com/UKBOINCTeam

Image Image

Image

Gary
Posts: 869
Joined: Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:00 am

Post by Gary » Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:19 pm

Signed up for this project on 2nd Nov 2006 and just got my 1st wu's  :D

UBT - Halifax-lad
Posts: 3790
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:20 pm

Gary wrote:Signed up for this project on 2nd Nov 2006 and just got my 1st wu's  :D
Just looked at BOINC I too have got a WU hope this one works OK

Gary
Posts: 869
Joined: Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:00 am

Post by Gary » Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:33 pm

Blimey, do you use a pc or are you directly wired into the forum  :lol:

UBT - Halifax-lad
Posts: 3790
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:34 pm

Gary wrote:Blimey, do you use a pc or are you directly wired into the forum  :lol:
Just happen to be checking through my messages around the internet so thats why I'm so quick at the moment :lol:

UBT - Simon
UBT Contributor
Posts: 226
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - Simon » Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:39 pm

UBT - Halifax--lad wrote:
Gary wrote:Blimey, do you use a pc or are you directly wired into the forum  :lol:
Just happen to be checking through my messages around the internet so thats why I'm so quick at the moment :lol:
lies! all lies he's got himself a DSL line right into his brain ;) how else do you think he gets all that info about new projects so quickly

Gary
Posts: 869
Joined: Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:00 am

Post by Gary » Wed Jan 10, 2007 8:09 pm

UBT - Simon wrote:
UBT - Halifax--lad wrote:
Gary wrote:Blimey, do you use a pc or are you directly wired into the forum  :lol:
Just happen to be checking through my messages around the internet so thats why I'm so quick at the moment :lol:
lies! all lies he's got himself a DSL line right into his brain ;) how else do you think he gets all that info about new projects so quickly
What like the lawnmower man  :lol:

all 6 wu finished in around 12 mins & got another 10  :)

UBT - Halifax-lad
Posts: 3790
Joined: Mon Mar 13, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - Halifax-lad » Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:35 pm

BURP should be going to Alpha stage sometime this week with any luck, probally still have bugs in the WUs

UBT - The Prof....
Posts: 1630
Joined: Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - The Prof.... » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:27 pm

Currently running a wu that has been going for over 5 hours and is 66.304% finished  :shock:
Thought this only had small wu's  :?:  :?:   :!:
Hope this is going to be worth it..... .. . .

UBT - The Prof....
Posts: 1630
Joined: Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:00 am

Post by UBT - The Prof.... » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:27 pm

Currently running a wu that has been going for over 5 hours and is 66.304% finished  :shock:
Thought this only had small wu's  :?:  :?:   :!:
Hope this is going to be worth it..... .. . .

Edit :- just noticed that the time limit expired 15 mins ago  :(
Be just my luck for it to get thrown out now  :oops:

2nd edit:- This one's going backwards now as well  :?   :shock:

UBT - Mikee
Marvin the Dalek
Posts: 4217
Joined: Wed Mar 15, 2006 12:00 am
Location: North Wales

Post by UBT - Mikee » Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:47 am

Nov 25, 2007
(11.00 UTC) The server crashed again, this time for good. The motherboard did a suicidal action and took the CPU with it down.
Until it is possible to install a replacement motherboard and CPU the server will be running in degraded-mode meaning that no sessions will be rendered and no access will be available to the result and workunit database (see the more technical details for a reason why). Forums and the remaining website should be unaffected and no data was lost during this incident.
Updates on service availability will be posted here when the status changes. Currently mail and CVS is offline along with the longterm storage array. A fundraising for the new server components has been created. The exact cost is still to be determined. Keep tuned for updates.
Follow us on Twitter... http://twitter.com/UKBOINCTeam

Image Image

Image

Post Reply