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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby lxnay » Sat Jul 21, 2012 18:36

Then file a bug about USE=cuda.
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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby sabayonino » Sat Jul 21, 2012 22:48

lxnay wrote:Then file a bug about USE=cuda.



If Cuda will be enabledc , those that use ATI-drivers will download nvidia-drivers (of course... it's deps.)

Although many projects are running cuda 4.2

http://gpo.zugaina.org/dev-util/nvidia-cuda-toolkit

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[edit] doesn't matter if Boinc doesn't detect the driver version installed
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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby dudumomo » Mon Jun 09, 2014 17:10

Hi guys,

I've installed Sabayon on a new laptop however BOINC from the repo is not working. It cannot connect to localhost and I don't have any /var/lib/boinc/gui_rpc_auth.cfg for example. (Usually the issue to forget set the password)

So I'm not sure what to do....how does it work in your case?

PS: I've tried to install BOINC manually from Berkely SH, but now with Gnome 3.12, I do not have Startup application where I could write a command to start up (/home/myuser/Download/BOINC/run_client usually)
How to solve this?

Thanks for your help!
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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby sabayonino » Mon Jun 09, 2014 19:20

Hi

you can run boinc in your favourite location (not only /var/lib/boinc) as your user
(Boinc service must be running ... )

Install Boinc
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# equo i boinc


Enable the service
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# systemctl enable boinc.service


default running directory is located to /var/lib/boinc but you can setup other path.Example work directory stored in your home)

edit /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/boinc.service

you'll have something like :
(edit User,Group and working directory)
[Unit]
Description=BOINC Daemon

[Service]
User=<your_user>
Group=users
Nice=19
# Setting up boinc directory in your home (or where you want)
ExecStart=/usr/bin/boinc_client --dir /home/<your_user>/boinc --redirectio

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target


save and exit

Start the service ; will create the boinc working directory
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# systemctl start boinc.service


stop the service ; now you can edit the auth file
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# systemctl stop boinc.service


as user , edit auth file (example : without any password):
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$ echo "" > ~/boinc/gui_rpc_auth.cfg


restart the service
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# systemctl start boinc.service


run the boinc manager and setup all parameters for your computing


Boinc Manager in Simple View
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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby dudumomo » Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:31

Thanks for the tuto!
But it didn't create the boinc working file...So I've created myself with user priviledges but it doesn't work neither...no gui_rpc_auth.cfg and if I want to stop the daemon it hungs for quite long time so I need to kill it...

Any idea how to solve this?
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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby sabayonino » Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:11

dudumomo wrote:Thanks for the tuto!
But it didn't create the boinc working file...So I've created myself with user priviledges but it doesn't work neither...no gui_rpc_auth.cfg and if I want to stop the daemon it hungs for quite long time so I need to kill it...

Any idea how to solve this?

if you are using /var/lib/boinc directory , add you ruser to boinc groups

your user must have wrtite privileges to /var/lib/boinc directory (default boinc:boinc)
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# gpasswd -a <your_user> boinc


and
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 # chmod 775 -R /var/lib/boinc

(logout and relogin to make active the changes)
I suggest to put boinc work directory inside your home directory or where your user has write permissions

as I explained
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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby dudumomo » Tue Jun 10, 2014 15:11

It's actually what I did initially, to change the path to /home/myuser/boinc...but it did not create the folder when I started the service...
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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby sabayonino » Tue Jun 10, 2014 17:58

dudumomo wrote:It's actually what I did initially, to change the path to /home/myuser/boinc...but it did not create the folder when I started the service...



can you paste the "/etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/boinc.service" file ??
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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby dudumomo » Wed Jun 11, 2014 15:43

Hi Sabayonlino,

Here is my boinc.service file:
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[Unit]
Description=BOINC Daemon

[Service]
User=karibu
Group=user
Nice=19
ExecStart=/usr/bin/boinc_client --dir /home/karibu/boinc --redirectio

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target


Actually, it has created the boinc folder at the next restart.
But still no gui_rpc_auth.cfg

And when I launch boincmgr with my user I got:
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execvp(/home/karibu/boinc, --redirectio, --launched_by_manager) failed with error 13!


Thanks for your help!
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Re: Can I Install BOINC from the Repos?

Postby sabayonino » Wed Jun 11, 2014 17:01

Group ID is wrong

Group=users
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