Yan - Warp1
It's GREAT to see guys starting to hit some milestones again. Thanks both
Glad if my (petty) contribution helps.
I have a question:
I will be going away for a couple of weeks, and consider leaving my computer folding as usual. However I have a slight problem - my ISP shuts down my connection once every 24h, giving me a new Ip (I´m on DSL) and this sometimes resaults in some kind of network problems, meaning my folding is halted as it can´t download a new WU or transmit the old data. I would hate for this to happen the first day if I am away for more than a week (leaving the computer doing nothing).
1 Is it possible to download several WUs at the same time (preferably ones with a deadline of 14 days or more)?
2. Is it possible to ask F@H to cut the internet connection after it is done up- and downloading data (this would also solve my problem)
3. A bad solution really, but possibly a working one - is it possible to schedule restarts of the computer every 24h or so?
Or do you have a better solution?
System is Athlon XP@185x11,5 on a 8RDA+ running XP home edition
I currently use the graphical client, but wouldn´t mind changing to the console one if that would help
hello Yan, welcome to AOA and Twam 45. noone
makes a 'petty' contribution. 1 wu could be the one
that finds the 'Cure'. any and all that you fold are
good question, others here may have better ideas
but I'll start. the 8RDA+ can be setup in BIOS to
start and shutdown. that will work if the ISP closes
your connection every day at the same time.
if the isp closes after 24h of connection time, you
can set up Task Scheduler to open the conn. for an
hour a day.
I have cable/modem and router with Dynamic Host
Connection Protocall or DHCP. I don't know much
about DSL but woulden't want it if thats how they
good luck and good folding.
Can't help on the DSL side but you could always download a pile of WU's and just let it work on them all at once. Slows it down but effective.
Firstly I didn´t mean "petty". My sense of language has been a bit messy since I moved to germany. I meant Modest.
Yan, forgive me if I sounded harsh. I wasn't using
my language skills very well.
the 'Power on by Alarm' function will not have any
effect if the computer is already running. if a shut-
down/restart works to reset the connection (IP)
and solve the network(ing) problem. then you can
set the alarm to shutdown (I think?) and restart. if
the problem is due to your ISP changing the IP add
every 24h or once a day.
if your ISP changes the IP add. when you have
been connected for 24h, then you could use Task
Scheduler to open then close the connection. I am
not sure this will work with the "always on" conn. I
must learn more about this DSL/ISP stuff.
Dod, tell us how to dl a bunch of wu's, please.
Just set up a bunch of folders, call them fah1, fah2 and so on. Download a new console client into each. Start it up and let it run. Each will download their own new WU. When you're going through the initial setup it asks if you want to change the default settings. Enter "yes" and change the machine number, 1 to 8 to match each folder, and that gives you 8 different WU's.
I think I saw a method described somewhere where you could actually do more but I didn't bookmark it.
thanks Allan, dod. could you put this info in the faq
for future ref. it seems to answer one multiple wu
question. my guess is that eavry instance or wu is
worked on at the same time. this would slow things
down but if the deadline is met wouldn't be a prob.
I haven't had the need to run more than one at a
time. now that I know how to make it work!?!
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I'll try to put it in the FAQ soon, dab.
I'm running 3 instances on my main rig, because my cable company sometimes disconnects me, so I don't want it sitting idle.
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