IRC logs of #boinc for Thursday, 2008-12-25

00:03 <efc> night FL

00:27 <ChristmasCoder> Merry Plink 202.129.29.133

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00:46 <efc> My monitor shipped. Good job CFL/CC.

00:46 <ChristmasCoder> hey, twas e-z

00:47 <efc> I will check the status

00:49 <efc> All this CUDA mess gave me an idea

00:49 <efc> maybe it would be easier to implement a FPGA CUDA processor

00:50 <efc> than fancy pants s@h

00:54 <efc> if its a very simple model of computation..

00:55 <ChristmasCoder> plink 210.171.61.20

00:55 <ChristmasCoder> web site hacker - looking for phpMyAdmin

00:56 <efc> Maybe he wants to fix your lousy web site

00:56 <ChristmasCoder> hmm?

00:57 <ChristmasCoder> "lousy web site"?

00:58 <efc> Yep, you ingrate

00:58 <ChristmasCoder> I de-louse it regularly

00:58 <efc> Obviously not, the open source movement is trying to assist you via the internet

00:59 <efc> Maybe I should send Wikip some money. Seems like I gave away to evrybody else this year..

00:59 <Soul_keeper> Coprocessors[CUDA|GeForce 9800 GT|1|511MB]

00:59 <ChristmasCoder> I thought the Japanese were allies

00:59 <Soul_keeper> now just to wait for them to have work for it i guess

01:00 <efc> sweet soul_keeper

01:01 <ChristmasCoder> ack another one

01:01 <ChristmasCoder> plink 217.79.34.242

01:02 <ChristmasCoder> going after "mail", "webmail", "rc" and "roundcube"

01:02 <ChristmasCoder> this one is in Bulgaria

01:02 <ChristmasCoder> Sofia

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01:03 <efc> What are they doing? Trying ports?

01:05 <Soul_keeper> hmmm i dunno if this GPU computing works or not

01:05 <Soul_keeper> either niether gpugrid or seti beta have work right now, or it's broken

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01:12 <ChristmasCoder> they are fetching URLs - getting 404s

01:12 <ChristmasCoder> trying to see if the web server has various things installed

01:13 <ChristmasCoder> I guess theyhave a bunch of exploits up their sleeves to try if they know what's installed

01:13 <efc> They'll probably offer to install software for you absolutely free of charge.

01:13 <ChristmasCoder> I hear rootkit is a popular one

01:17 <ChristmasCoder> well, time to try the bed again

01:18 <efc> night CC

01:18 <Soul_keeper> ChristmasCoder, get an nvidia card

01:18 <ChristmasCoder> the hackers will have to try to manage without me

01:18 <Soul_keeper> i don't wanna be the only one trying boinc on the gpu round here ...

01:19 <ChristmasCoder> sorry Soul_keeper - no mun, no phun

01:19 <ChristmasCoder> I'm off to try to have some dreams of sugar plums dance in my head

01:19 <efc> I'll try it when they have the Geforce4 version :P

01:19 <Soul_keeper> lol k

01:20 <ChristmasCoder> gn and mc efc Soul_keeper

01:20 <Soul_keeper> late

01:20 <Soul_keeper> well with just over 100 bucks i got a decent card that supports things

01:20 <Soul_keeper> the anticipation of something actually running on it is killing me tho

01:22 <efc> How many could you load up in one machine?

01:23 <MTughan> Wow... I was away from my computer for about 30 hours there.

01:25 <Soul_keeper> efc, the two machines i have only have 1x pcie slot a peice

01:25 <Soul_keeper> but you can put 4 in some motherboards ...

01:25 <Soul_keeper> well 8 i suppose.  4x dual GPU cards

01:26 <MTughan> The Fastra.

01:27 <efc> if the model of computation isn't too complex maybe I could build some

01:27 <MTughan> Uses 4 GeForce 9800GX2s, along with a 1500W PSU.

01:29 <Soul_keeper> nice

01:29 <Soul_keeper> i got a single 9800GT

01:30 <MTughan> They use it for medical imaging. :P

01:30 <efc> People die every day. Commence the BOINCing.

01:31 <Soul_keeper> well i got a few seti beta WUs now, but they appear to just be running on the cpu

01:45 <MTughan> All right, testing Aqua's OS X app now...

01:46 <MTughan> He had problems creating a Tiger compatible version... You have to really look that up to figure it out.

01:48 <Soul_keeper> hmmm i think i figured out what's going on

01:49 <Soul_keeper> they tie the gpu to the cpu cores

01:49 <Soul_keeper> so you can apparently only run as many tasks as cpu cores you have or something silly

01:49 <MTughan> I believe that's the case on Windows ATM.

01:50 <Soul_keeper> that's from a Jul post on GPUgrid tho ...

01:51 <Soul_keeper> anyone here run seti beta ?

01:51 <MTughan> Nope.

01:51 <MTughan> And with it being almost 2AM, I should be off... Seeya tomorrow.

01:51 <Soul_keeper> i need to compare WU times to someone with a c2d

01:51 <MTughan> And have a Merry Christmas all!

01:51 <MTughan> &nn

01:51 <Romulus> Live long and crunch!

01:51 <Soul_keeper> ok bye

01:57 <quail> &wx ypad

01:57 <Romulus> quail: Temperature: 73°F / 23°C | Humidity: 57% | Pressure: 29.86in / 1011hPa | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: SSW | Wind Speed: 14mph / 22km/h | Updated: 5:00 PM CST; Scattered Clouds. High:89 F.; Chance of Rain. Low:62 F.; Scattered Clouds. High:86 F.; Chance of Rain. Low:59 F.; Scattered Clouds. High:84 F.; Clear. Low:60 F.;

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02:18 <efc> "There is no radiation risk from atomic operations."

02:21 <Soul_keeper> &wx 91977

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02:22 <Soul_keeper> &more

02:22 <Romulus> Soul_keeper: afternoon. Rain may be heavy at times in the morning. Highs 56 to 61 in the western valleys to 50 to 55 near the foothills. Winds west 15 to 20 mph. Gusts to 30 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 70 percent.; Thursday Night - Mostly cloudy in the evening...becoming partly cloudy. Chance of showers. Colder. Lows 34 to 44. Winds southwest 15 to 20 mph. Chance of measurable (1 more message)

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02:22 <Soul_keeper> &more

02:22 <Romulus> Soul_keeper: precipitation 50 percent.; Flash Flood Watch for San Diego County in effect until 6:00 PM PST on December 25, 2008; Wind Advisory for San Diego County in effect until 6:00 PM PST on December 25, 2008; Special Weather Statement for San Diego County in effect until 6:00 AM PST on December 25, 2008;

02:27 <efc> ah, found an assembly reference for the CUDA compiler

02:32 <Soul_keeper> efc,  you gonna make your own projects ?

02:32 <Soul_keeper> :)

02:34 <yoyo[RKN]> moin

02:34 <yoyo[RKN]> &wx berlin,germany

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02:34 <yoyo[RKN]> brrrr

02:35 <efc> not projects.. CUDA processor was the idea, looking at it now

02:35 <Soul_keeper> lol midnight mass with the pope ?

02:36 <Soul_keeper> cuda just lets you use the GPU's  collection of libraries/tools (runtime environment and compiler etc.)

02:36 <Soul_keeper> it would take me some serious time to wrap my head around coding with it

02:37 <Soul_keeper> doubt i could do it without the rest of my life falling off a cliff (more than it already has)

02:37 <efc> i was looking at implementing a processor that could run the stuff it compiles

02:37 <efc> or at least, what it would take

02:38 <efc> doesn't look like a terribly complicated model of computation

02:38 <efc> the driver probably does a lot to get it running optimally

02:38 <Soul_keeper> likely

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02:46 <Soul_keeper> i had to step out for a minute, there were two cats chasing a possum

02:47 <Soul_keeper> welp time for me to sleep

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08:22 <xcamel> merry christmas all...

08:26 <ChristmasCoder> Merry Christmas

08:26 <ChristmasCoder> installing Samsung 32" HDTV - bbl

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09:08 <ELGono> merry christmas dudes

09:32 <Tidus> merry christmas to all :)

09:32 <Bah_Humbug> Bah Humbug!

09:47 <xcamel> bah hamburger..

09:55 <Bah_Humbug> you want fry's with that..

09:59 <xcamel> stupid drive going bad on my winbox..

10:00 <xcamel> but need to go feed the animals.

10:19 * ELGono is bored

10:20 <ELGono> filled up with delicious food and too lazy to work

10:25 <siofwolves> aye, merry christmas fellow boinc folk. santa didn't bring me a new box :(

10:34 <xcamel> didn't here either.

10:36 <xcamel> spork >> 201.116.17.162

10:39 <MTughan> 'lo all

10:39 <MTughan> Doug, nice name. ;)

10:39 <xcamel> 'lo Mike

10:39 <MTughan> 'lo Jay

10:39 <xcamel> merry xmas and all

10:40 <MTughan> Well, my parents gave me Pop Tarts, olives, Gatorade powder, and chocolate in my stocking... :P

10:40 <xcamel> odd combo..

10:40 <MTughan> To say the least.

10:41 <MTughan> Looks like CC got some nice stuff...

10:42 <xcamel> I got a new computer chair...

10:42 <xcamel> bbiab..

10:49 <MTughan> Hehe... BOINCStats got special graphics for today.

11:25 <xcamel> generally a nice day out.. a bit windy

11:25 <xcamel> and a little above freezing

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11:54 <xcamel> &wx 12074

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11:54 <xcamel> &more

11:54 <Romulus> xcamel: mph...becoming north after midnight.; Friday - Partly sunny in the morning...then becoming mostly cloudy. Cold with highs in the upper 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph... becoming southeast in the afternoon.;

11:55 <xcamel> &bighello

11:55 <Romulus> Hello Aruzo, Bah_Humbug, Celelaptop, ChristmasCoder, ComradeHaz, deprecated, DerMeister, desti, ELGono, freakazoid0223, FreeLarry58, KathrynM, Lorvija, MacG, mchelen, MTughan, Nickuwo, novacrust, PieSpyRom, PovAddict_, quail, redeeman, Romulus, sethy, sigmund, siofwolves, Soul_keeper, Tank_Master, Tidus, Turf, up365, xcamel, and yoyo[RKN]

11:55 <xcamel> merry christmas!

11:55 * Tank_Master sends 663 lampfishes after xcamel

11:55 <Tank_Master> :)

11:55 <Tank_Master> merry xmas to u 2 ;)

11:55 <xcamel> you mean lamprey?

11:55 * siofwolves sends Romulus a christmas boinc stat

11:55 <Tank_Master> u spam HLer u... :P

11:56 <xcamel> almost dinner..

11:56 <Tank_Master> no, a lampfish

11:56 <Tank_Master> its a deepsea fish

11:56 <xcamel> alrightythen

12:17 <ChristmasCoder> Merry Christmas all

12:19 <ChristmasCoder> working on post-unwrap work - new LCD HDTV running in the bedroom waiting on wall mounting, putting some posters in frames, preparing to attach 15" digital picture frame to wall, then assemble the exercise bicycle

12:19 <ChristmasCoder> busy busy but happy happy

12:19 <ChristmasCoder> bbl =)

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12:37 <PovAddict_> http://www.isitchristmas.com/

12:37 <Romulus> Title: Is it Christmas? (at www.isitchristmas.com)

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14:22 <ChristmasCoder> plink host.nosmokerscity.com - many ftp hack attempts on user ID "Administrator"

14:22 <ChristmasCoder> dis ain't no doze box

14:23 <ChristmasCoder> I wish I could resolve that name in DNS

14:23 <Tidus> lol...

14:23 <Tidus> spoofed dns

14:23 <ChristmasCoder> uh-huh

14:23 <Tidus> ping comes up empty for me

14:24 <ChristmasCoder> uh-huh

14:24 <ChristmasCoder> nslookup says "what?!?"

14:24 <xcamel> no dig or jwhois either

14:24 <ChristmasCoder> must be those pesky Chinese intelligence

14:24 <ChristmasCoder> or lack thereof

14:25 <ChristmasCoder> Mom and Dad are on their way - Christmas Day dinner is the next event on today's agena

14:25 <PovAddict> you need the real IP from before your ftp log or whatever converted it to a hostname...

14:25 <xcamel> cloaked dns

14:26 <ChristmasCoder> I looked at tcpdump -vv | grep ftp and that's what it says too

14:26 <Tidus> and the raw logs aren't giving you an ip?

14:26 <ChristmasCoder> I dropped the ftp service to stop it

14:26 <xcamel> nothing resolves on that

14:27 <PovAddict> ChristmasCoder: use -n on tcpdump

14:27 <ChristmasCoder> tcpdump -n

14:27 <ChristmasCoder> what's that do?

14:27 <ChristmasCoder> nslookup?

14:28 <PovAddict> it *stops* tcpdump from looking up the names

14:28 <PovAddict> so it will give you the real IP

14:28 <ChristmasCoder> ah

14:28 <ChristmasCoder> well - he's gone now

14:28 <Tidus> if they spoofed dns, probably spoofed ip as well

14:28 <ChristmasCoder> dropping the ftp service usually makes them go away mad

14:29 <PovAddict> Tidus: that's not possible, unless the attacker is only interested in DoSing you

14:29 <ChristmasCoder> ossec isn't able to help either

14:29 <ChristmasCoder> anyways - about time for parents to get here, and you know how parents are...

14:29 <ChristmasCoder> laterz all

14:30 <Tidus> seeya

14:30 <xcamel> have fun

14:42 <xcamel> at least I got most of the ice scraped off the driveway

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15:03 <Tidus> nice

15:03 <Tidus> &weather 65647

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15:20 <Tank_Master> fikin netsplits

15:21 <Tidus> yeah

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15:35 <efc> Moo.

15:36 <Tidus> oom.

15:36 <efc> Everyone having a good Christmas?

15:37 <Tidus> i'm attempting to

16:23 <quail> efc: yeah, had a not bad one :-)

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17:14 <Rookie_69> &seen wdsmia

17:14 <Romulus> Rookie_69: wdsmia was last seen in #boinc 1 day, 20 hours, 45 minutes, and 50 seconds ago: <wdsmia> &nn

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17:15 <Rookie_69> I'm told dinner's ready... I'll be back.

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17:20 <efc> Goo Quail

17:20 <efc> (d)

17:25 <efc> I read a bit about the assembly format that the CUDA stuff produces. Seems relatively straightforward.

17:26 <Soul_keeper> :)

17:27 <efc> I'm still not quite clear on how the whole thing is set up.

17:27 <efc> Is there a special file with the s@h client thats just the CUDA stuff?

17:27 <PovAddict> yes

17:27 <PovAddict> it's a .exe

17:27 <PovAddict> ;)

17:28 <efc> I was wondering how they handle the handoffs from CPU<->GPU

17:28 <PovAddict> get the code then... it's all GPL

17:29 <efc> I'm at it

17:30 <Soul_keeper> seti beta doesn't have enough work to keep my computer busy

17:30 <Soul_keeper> and appears to NOT be using the GPU at all

17:30 <Soul_keeper> gotta wait till next year i guess

17:31 <efc> Pov, what I was looking at is seeing other ways of running the cuda version, like different hardware or whatever

17:32 <PovAddict> efc: you'd need a different program for sure

17:32 <PovAddict> I really doubt you can make the cuda version run on your hardware unmodified

17:32 <PovAddict> at the very least you'd have to modify some initialization code to talk to your hardware instead of a graphics card

17:33 <efc> The cuda compiles into some semi abstract assembly thing called PTX

17:33 <efc> But I don't know how you'd go about intercepting that

17:33 <efc> Yeah I'm sure some mods would be required

17:33 <PovAddict> modifying the app to talk to your hardware and send it the same code that the GPU gets would be possible maybe

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17:37 <Soul_keeper> &wx 91977

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17:40 <efc> An interesting concept would be to translate the PTX assembly to VHDL, however I believe this would be Hard.

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17:43 <efc> I looked but didn't find the PTX assembly dump of the s@h client.

17:48 <PovAddict> no such thing probably

17:48 <PovAddict> there's only .cu files that get compiled

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17:50 <efc> You can generate the ptx but generally there's not much reason to.

17:51 <PovAddict> well it's probably generated and sent to the GPU when it runs

17:51 <efc> I think the .cu goes to ptx sort of like java compiles to some java assembly thingy

17:51 <PovAddict> yeah

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18:02 <ChristmasCoder> re-hi

18:03 <efc> moo CC

18:03 <efc> Did you get another failing slope from Santa?

18:03 <ChristmasCoder> Ooo  nice splits earlier

18:04 <ChristmasCoder> No, nor did I get any money to help with the expense of the first one

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18:14 <quail> merry humbug all

18:14 <efc> moo Quail

18:15 <quail> ah efc :-)

18:17 <ELGono> lo dudes

18:41 <ChristmasCoder> hello quail efc ELGono

18:48 * ChristmasCoder wanders off into the Christmas darkness

18:52 * efc pushes CC off his wall

18:53 <Soul_keeper> http://sterlingdesktops.com/digcam24/IMG_0440.JPG   does this look like a mexican rabbit to you guys ?

18:53 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/75xoo4> (at sterlingdesktops.com)

18:55 <Soul_keeper> http://sterlingdesktops.com/digcam24/IMG_0441.JPG

18:55 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/a4fzc5> (at sterlingdesktops.com)

19:14 <Soul_keeper> http://sterlingdesktops.com/digcam24/IMG_0442.JPG

19:14 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/a48nmt> (at sterlingdesktops.com)

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19:39 <sethy> PovAddict?

19:39 <Romulus> I guess PovAddict is in Windows, (ab)using unix tools like hell, sethy

19:39 <sethy> orly?

19:39 <sethy> he should output yarly!

19:45 <sethy> apparently a fedora suits me

19:45 <sethy> (the hat, not linux)

19:52 <MTughan> Well, to finish off Christmas, I backed the van into another... :(

19:52 <MTughan> No damage on the other van, but our rear bumper has a nice dent in it now.

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19:55 <MTughan> Holy crap... I got another Christmas present: my best day on BOINCStats on record, second only to a brief stint at the former Ramsey.

19:56 <MTughan> 6500 credits in one day. Take that PovAddict! :)

19:58 <MTughan> And in other Christmas news on my end... I got my quad-core (almost)!

19:58 <MTughan> Just need a video card, which I can get tomorrow.

20:00 <PovAddict> augh

20:00 <PovAddict> GPU... now *that* will be unfair for me :((

20:00 <MTughan> lol

20:00 <MTughan> I'm probably not getting a Nvidia card.

20:01 <PovAddict> http://boincstats.com/charts/chart_uk_bo_compare_credits_users_76151;991407.gif eek

20:01 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/69rdm8> (at boincstats.com)

20:03 <PovAddict> wow

20:03 <PovAddict> "u all might like to hear this. I left my window by my rig open, and I wake up this morning to find 3 inches of snow at the bottom of my computer, and the whole thing had a layer of snow. Dryed it off and it still works perfect :) lucky me"

20:04 <MTughan> Aqua or Milkyway? I remember reading that.

20:04 <PovAddict> boincstats shoutbox

20:05 <MTughan> Oh... Yeah, could've easily been that too. :P

20:09 <MTughan> PovAddict: I was going to overtake you around 590K before. It's up to 600K, about 5 days.

20:10 <PovAddict> those stats can't be right due to your unusually high credits yesterday

20:10 <MTughan> I should have the quad-core built tomorrow, but it might not be up for a couple days after.

20:10 <MTughan> No, I've been about two days behind you for 590K for a while now.

20:10 <PovAddict> quad?

20:10 <PovAddict> ok in that case those stats are *under*-estimating

20:10 <PovAddict> ._.

20:11 <MTughan> I have the quad proc, the MB, and the RAM, but no GPU yet. Also thinking about upgrading my PSU.

20:11 <MTughan> Computer store opens at 9AM tomorrow, I'll probably hit it around 9:30AM.

20:11 <MTughan> (Add 3 hours for your time)

20:11 <PovAddict> lol

20:12 <PovAddict> you want me to run and try to get hardware before you do? :D

20:12 <MTughan> No, you can count down your hours above me. :D

20:12 <PovAddict> >_<

20:12 <MTughan> rofl

20:12 * PovAddict disables automatic compiling in Eclipse

20:13 <PovAddict> = less CPU compiling, more CPU ABC'ing

20:22 <sethy> PovAddict!

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20:23 <sethy> i dont think i can participate this new year ;_;

20:23 <PovAddict> why?

20:24 <sethy> girlfriend has invited me round

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20:25 <sethy> so i cant be admin of freenode for 2 days ;_;

20:28 <MTughan> Awesome... Just cleaned out the computer in a game of poker.

20:32 <MTughan> Hmm, Zalman's website is down... Or at least the DNS records are.

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20:33 <PovAddict> can you access anything else?

20:33 <PovAddict> a minute ago gtalk and msn disconnected at the same time, and IRC showed a lag of 100 seconds

20:34 <PovAddict> now I still can't get on MSN and can't resolve any hostname

20:35 <MTughan> I got to a Google search fine.

20:35 <MTughan> I can get to msn.com fine.

20:35 <PovAddict> now it worked...

20:35 <MTughan> RSS reader can get to MacRumors.

20:35 <MTughan> But still no Zalman.

20:36 <MTughan> http://www.dnswatch.info/dns/dnslookup?la=en&host=zalman.co.kr&type=A&submit=Resolve

20:36 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/8adrhl> (at www.dnswatch.info)

20:37 <MTughan> Whereas, if I go to your domain... http://www.dnswatch.info/dns/dnslookup?la=en&host=stuff.povaddict.com.ar&type=A&submit=Resolve

20:37 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/8husxd> (at www.dnswatch.info)

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20:53 <Rookie_69> &wx yaw

20:53 <Romulus> Rookie_69: Temperature: 27.9°F / -2.3°C | Humidity: 51% | Pressure: 30.12in / 1019.9hPa | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: WNW | Wind Speed: 13.8mph / 22.2km/h | Updated: 9:53 PM AST; Tonight - Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of flurries early this evening then clear. Wind west 50 km/h (31 mph) gusting to 80 km/h (50 mph) becoming northwest 30 km/h (19 mph) gusting to 50 km/h (31 mph) (1 more message)

20:53 <Rookie_69> &more

20:53 <Romulus> Rookie_69: this evening. Low -12C(10F).; Friday - Sunny with cloudy periods. Wind northwest 20 km/h (12 mph) becoming light in the afternoon. High -7C(19F). Friday night cloudy periods. Low -14C(6F).; Saturday - Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. High 1C(34F).;

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21:11 <Rookie_69> Talkative crowd tonight.

21:11 <BadBarbarian> lol

21:12 <Rookie_69> Hi, BB.

21:20 <BadBarbarian> hi

21:28 <Rookie_69> Went down to boat club to tighten up cover and have a look at damage from sunday night's 100-120 km/h gusts... not pretty.

21:31 <Rookie_69> Buckled jack stands and a snapped mast on one boat.

21:33 <Rookie_69> Suddenly, taking the mast out seems like a good idea.

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21:43 <Rookie_69> NN.

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21:47 <PovAddict> any idea how much RAM the PG sieve subprojects use?

21:47 <PovAddict> I want to switch my sister's Pentium IV from LLR to sieve (less stressful on the CPU, should lower heat)

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21:57 <PovAddict> top usernames on Einstein@Home: http://pastebin.com/d5d4bdd0b

21:57 <Romulus> Title: pastebin - collaborative debugging tool (at pastebin.com)

21:57 <PovAddict> if anybody cares

21:58 <sethy> am i there?

21:58 <PovAddict> no, there aren't hundreds of people called "sethiroth66"

21:58 <PovAddict> only one afaik

21:58 <sethy> then i dont care then

21:59 <sethy> xD

21:59 <sethy> Rob is trying to install debian to his USB stick over netinst

22:00 <sethy> since when did TFFE get a refurbishment?

22:01 <sethy> poor dogbytes on the homepage ;_;

22:01 <sethy> still miss him

22:01 <sethy> it was around this time last year :(

22:01 <PovAddict> linkage

22:01 <sethy> http://www.thefinalfrontear.com/

22:01 <Romulus> Title: The Final Front Ear (at www.thefinalfrontear.com)

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22:11 <PovAddict> sethy: I can't find you on my DB

22:12 <PovAddict> can you look up your BOINC CPID?

22:12 <PovAddict> found you

22:14 <sethy> :D

22:14 <sethy> dont i like, have a link on my server homepage?

22:15 <sethy> along with comparison of you, mike and me

22:16 <PovAddict> I imported Einstein user list into a MySQL table

22:17 <PovAddict> was trying to calculate your rank

22:17 <PovAddict> I searched name="seth" and found 43 users :P

22:17 <sethy> XD

22:17 <sethy> sethiroth66?

22:17 <PovAddict> sethiroth66 found none

22:17 <PovAddict> that's when I asked here :P

22:17 <PovAddict> then I found which of the "seth"s was you, compared to boincstats, and rank didn't match

22:17 <PovAddict> I thought I had done something wrong

22:18 <sethy> seth

22:18 <PovAddict> and then I noticed I was comparing your Einstein rank as calculated on my DB, with your *global BOINC rank* as calculated by BOINCStats :P

22:18 <sethy> all lowercase

22:18 <sethy> xD

22:18 <PovAddict> when I actually went to the Einstein-only page on boincstats it did match

22:19 <sethy> i should like, get the links for all my boincstat pages again

22:21 <sethy> http://thefinalfrontear.yuku.com/reply/31060/t/What-to-do-when-the-internet-goes-down.html#reply-31060

22:21 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/9ccfxg> (at thefinalfrontear.yuku.com)

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22:30 <sethy> oh yeah PovAddict, hows the bas coming along?

22:30 <PovAddict> bas?

22:30 <sethy> bash

22:30 <sethy> quote

22:31 <PovAddict> I was going to reply but MSN disconnected, then I forgot

22:31 <PovAddict> :

22:31 <PovAddict> who said *I* was going to upload it?

22:31 <sethy> i thought you submitted?

22:32 <PovAddict> I said yes it's worth submitting then went to do something else... a few mins later you said "got a link yet?"

22:32 <sethy> cos i thought you submitted

22:32 <PovAddict> I didn't and wasn't going to

22:32 <PovAddict> but then MSN disconnected so I couldn't tell you

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22:35 <sethy> meh

22:35 <sethy> i'll do it in a minute

22:35 <sethy> playing with yuku

22:54 <PovAddict> 2MB of the E@H user list is country names

22:56 <PovAddict> 1945 bytes if you take duplicates out :/

22:56 <PovAddict> waaaaste

22:56 <sethy> does Boincstats have a public access to their Database?

22:56 <PovAddict> no

22:56 <sethy> ;_;

22:56 <PovAddict> why?

22:56 <sethy> they pull remotely?

22:56 <sethy> i wanna download it

22:56 <sethy> xD

22:56 <PovAddict> download what?

22:57 <PovAddict> http://project-url/stats

22:57 <MTughan> The stats, I think.

22:57 <PovAddict> like http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/stats/

22:57 <Romulus> Title: Index of /stats (at einstein.phys.uwm.edu)

22:58 <PovAddict> I wonder how much space would be saved if I store countries as a numeric ID (pointing to a country table)

22:58 <PovAddict> and CPIDs in binary instead of hex

22:59 <sethy> i think you'd waste space if CPID's were in binary instead of hex

22:59 <PovAddict> for sure just putting them into a DB would use less space than the XMLs...

22:59 <PovAddict> sethy: no, I'd take half the space

22:59 <sethy> hmm

23:00 <PovAddict> "6e" = 2 bytes

23:00 <PovAddict> "n" = 1 byte

23:00 <sethy> its 4 AM... i've been drinking... I'M NOT TIRED!?

23:00 <PovAddict> 0x6e = ascii code of 'n'

23:01 <sethy> oic?

23:01 <PovAddict> also

23:01 <PovAddict> I need an index

23:01 <sethy> i c what you mean by binary

23:01 <sethy> you mean store in ascii

23:01 <sethy> etc

23:02 <PovAddict> mysql> CREATE INDEX user_cpid ON user (cpid);

23:02 <PovAddict> Query OK, 216994 rows affected (3.82 sec)

23:04 <sethy> i think i should use the team stats for QMC@Home to make a test PHP project (expanding knowledge)

23:04 <efc> DROP TABLE

23:05 <sethy> your doing it wrong

23:05 <sethy> DROP TABLE user;

23:07 <efc> DROP TABLE social_security

23:07 <MTughan> +;

23:07 <PovAddict> efc: done that already

23:08 <efc> Excellent. Long term it would really help us out.

23:08 <PovAddict> not the social security

23:08 <PovAddict> dropped all tables from my einstein_stats db

23:08 <sethy> britain has security

23:09 <MTughan> http://www.ctrlaltdel-online.com/sillies.php?d=20081219

23:09 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/9vvryt> (at www.ctrlaltdel-online.com)

23:10 <sethy> chef gordon?

23:15 <MTughan> Dunno about Chef Gordon, but I could probably find Chef Brian...

23:16 <sethy> thats the one, chef brian

23:16 <sethy> too much hells kitchen

23:16 <MTughan> Heh.

23:17 <sethy> Left sock plus spider kneekap equals "the fuck!" learn!

23:17 <Bah_Humbug> asks sethy to please watch his or her language Thanks, your friendly channel op.

23:17 <sethy> I WAS QUOTING

23:17 <sethy> it doesnt count ;_;

23:17 <MTughan> lol

23:21 <MTughan> Found it! http://www.ctrlaltdel-online.com/comic.php?d=20080105

23:21 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/2z9o95> (at www.ctrlaltdel-online.com)

23:25 <sethy> http://www.wylug.org.uk/about/meetings/

23:25 <Romulus> Title: WYLUG Meetings (at www.wylug.org.uk)

23:26 <sethy> look under the 1st set of links on the right...

23:26 <sethy> sometimes i wonder about these guys

23:26 <MTughan> "Online Viagra"?

23:27 <MTughan> How do you know that wasn't hacked?

23:27 <sethy> because these guys are pro's?

23:27 <PovAddict> meh

23:28 <MTughan> So? Doesn't mean they haven't noticed it yet, and they're only as secure as their software.

23:28 <sethy> would YOU hack linux meet *realises your macfag*

23:28 * sethy stfu's

23:28 <MTughan> I'm not a Mac fag. I use Linux on my other comp.

23:28 <sethy> would you hack linux meet page?

23:28 <sethy> srsly?

23:28 * PovAddict has seen "h4xx0r3d by SoMeScRiPtKiDDiE" (who thinks he looks cool typing like that) in a nokia.com product listing

23:29 <MTughan> I don't know. I'm not a hacker.

23:32 <sethy> if you could, would you?

23:32 <MTughan> No.

23:32 <sethy> also - http://binarybonsai.com/2008/12/15/a-copyright-infringement-claim-flickr-and-me/#more-2992

23:32 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/6jml4n> (at binarybonsai.com)

23:32 <sethy> well then

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23:38 <infinisoft> Woot, swapped my laptop's HDD for a bigger/faster one :)

23:38 <MTughan> Nice.

23:38 <infinisoft> 7200 rpm 320 GB

23:38 <MTughan> I have a similar drive, but half the capacity.

23:39 <infinisoft> It runs pretty nice, had some issues w/ vista but I seem to have ironed those out

23:40 <infinisoft> For some reason I had to reinstall the touchpad drivers after booting with the new drive

23:42 <infinisoft> I have an second drive bay but I need to find this drive cage/caddy that I took off the old one

23:43 <sethy> there is a 500 2.5" external i want

23:43 <sethy> problem is, its 180GBP to buy in shop, 90GBP if i buy online

23:46 <infinisoft> Those MyBook ones?

23:47 <sethy> its by freecom

23:47 <sethy> i have one thats 160GB

23:47 <sethy> cost me 60GBP from instore

23:47 <infinisoft> I was looking at those and also a SSD but it would've been a PITA to have to shift my files around and put the OS on there

23:48 <sethy> not to mention, it costs forever amounts of money for like 64GB or something

23:49 <infinisoft> Yeah, I like this one needed the capacity plus its got good performance and doesn't draw much more power than 5400 rpms

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