IRC logs of #boinc for Wednesday, 2010-04-21

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02:11 <efc> There are two major products .. Hehe

02:12 <Tank_Master> ?

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02:43 <GaelicGrime> I edited that message to include 3 items efc

02:46 <Tank_Master> ahh lol

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06:31 <hawmps> 'lo

06:42 <wdsmia> &wx 50319

06:42 <Romulus> wdsmia: Weather for Des Moines, IA; Temperature: 50.0°F / 10.0°C | Humidity: 77% | Pressure: 29.87in / 1011.4hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: WSW | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Today - Partly sunny. High around 70. West wind around 5 mph; Tonight - Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 40s. West wind near 10 mph; Thursday - Mostly sunny. High around 70. Northeast wind near 10 (1 more message)

06:42 <wdsmia> &more

06:42 <Romulus> wdsmia: mph shifting to the southeast in the afternoon

06:44 <hawmps> &wx 12020

06:44 <Romulus> hawmps: Weather for Ballston Spa, NY; Temperature: 36.2°F / 2.3°C | Humidity: 91% | Pressure: 29.61in / 1002.6hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: NW | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Today - Partly sunny. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph...increasing to south 10 to 15 mph this afternoon. Chance (1 more message)

06:44 <hawmps> &more

06:44 <Romulus> hawmps: of rain 30 percent; Tonight - Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows in the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent; Thursday - Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph...increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon

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11:29 <desti> http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=43688

11:29 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/yyuuza5> (at earthobservatory.nasa.gov)

11:41 <PovAddict> anyone here have experience with TV tuner cards and Linux?

11:58 <hawmps> long ago... it was a cable type adapter

12:03 <PovAddict> I have one that has TV tuner (coaxial cable), composite video (yellow RCA connector), and FM radio tuner

12:04 <PovAddict> months ago I got the TV tuner to "work" (noisy monochrome image and got few channels) on Linux after loading the kernel module with special parameters...

12:05 <hawmps> some of them work very nicely.. any of the recommended cards for 'myth tv' are the ones you want to look at.

12:06 <hawmps> all of the pieces-parts for video4linux are required.

12:06 <PovAddict> the kernel detects an UNKNOWN/UNKNOWN device with a SAA7130 chip

12:07 <PovAddict> vlc debug messages say only video capture is supported (no tuner or radio), but even that doesn't work

12:08 <hawmps> elgono is the real V4L expert

12:08 <PovAddict> oh, good call

12:09 <PovAddict> I have a large stack of 8mm tapes to convert to digital

12:09 <hawmps> you need to correct the modules.conf with the right device ingot for the SA7

12:09 <hawmps> er.. info, that is..

12:11 <hawmps> info >> http://sites.google.com/site/jobinau2/saa7130basedtvtunercardunderlinux

12:11 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/y2rlw2a> (at sites.google.com)

12:11 <hawmps> modprobe saa7134 card=3

12:12 <hawmps> (SAA7130 TV tuner card under Linux. How To.)

12:12 <PovAddict> I need to re-find the proper card= value

12:13 <hawmps> rmmod saa7134_alsa saa7134_dvb saa7134

12:15 <PovAddict> with card=3 and loading input 2 in vlc, I see the composite video input, but it's pretty disorted

12:15 <PovAddict> PAL vs NTSC mismatch, looks good now

12:16 <PovAddict> damn, the interlacing is painful

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13:08 <RomW> @Pov, have you given the latest in trunk a try? It should correctly state that a GPU task needs some more VRAM now

13:13 <PovAddict> fighting other hardware atm

13:13 <RomW> oh

13:13 <RomW> okay

13:14 <PovAddict> and myself

13:14 <PovAddict> I have a pile of 8mm tapes to convert to digital video

13:14 <RomW> ick

13:15 <yoyo[RKN]> moin

13:15 <PovAddict> hard to get capture card and recording working on Linux, and hard to test when I can't stand watching 2-year-old self being ridiculous in front of the camera :P

13:15 <RomW> lol

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14:25 <wdsmia_w> Major Boinc milestone… just passed the top Frog in combined credit :)

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15:25 <wetfoot> Hi

15:25 <wetfoot> good evening :)

15:26 <yoyo[RKN]> wb

15:26 <wetfoot> ty

15:26 <wetfoot> hows ur administration going?

15:26 <yoyo[RKN]> &wx sxf

15:26 <Romulus> yoyo[RKN]: Weather for Berlin Schoenefeld, ; Temperature: 39°F / 4°C | Humidity: 70% | Pressure: 29.95in / 1014hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: West | Wind Speed: 14mph / 22km/h ; Wednesday - Conditions: Chance of Rain. High: 46°F; Wednesday Night - Conditions: Chance of Rain. Low: 32°F; Thursday - Conditions: Chance of Rain. High: 53°F; Thursday Night - Conditions: (1 more message)

15:26 <yoyo[RKN]> good

15:26 <wetfoot> cool

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15:45 <RomW> ick, the upgrade from ints to unsigned bigints for workunit and result ids is not going to be fun

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15:50 <RomW> @yoyo, nice graphs on the server status page

15:50 <RomW> Did you get the sxs issue taken care of?

15:52 <yoyo[RKN]> sxs?

15:52 <yoyo[RKN]> from yesterday?

15:53 <RomW> yeah

15:53 <yoyo[RKN]> the graphs are generated by munin, I just wrote 3 small plugins

15:53 <yoyo[RKN]> yes, now I got the windows app running

15:54 <RomW> cool deal on both

15:54 <yoyo[RKN]> I installed the test app some hours ago and a lot of results are returned already from windows hosts

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16:09 <jaek> hmm, does boinc use all gpus on the system?

16:09 <Romulus> New news from boinc: Article in Fast Company

16:09 <jaek> even if they are not in a sli configuration?

16:09 <jaek> and if so, how can i tell?

16:19 <RomW> <use_all_gpus> in cc_config.xml

16:19 <RomW> http://boinc.berkeley.edu/wiki/Client_configuration

16:19 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/55ypmz> (at boinc.berkeley.edu)

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16:52 <xcamel> re-hi

16:59 <RomW> howdy

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17:24 <wdsmia> re-hi

17:30 <wdsmia> lol http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE63K4GC20100421

17:30 <Romulus> <http://tinyurl.com/239durc> (at www.reuters.com)

18:05 <wetfoot> PovAddict I don't suppose you are around?

18:07 <wetfoot> ...didnt suppose :(.... :p

18:08 <GaelicGrime> I am pear is that close enough to round?

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19:00 <xcamel> hmmm.. some decent shortwave tonight

19:01 <xcamel> 6980 KHz

19:09 <wetfoot> ProvAddict.. you afk?

19:10 <PovAddict> yes

19:10 <PovAddict> oh wait

19:10 <wetfoot> lol

19:10 <GaelicGrime> what is on 6980 (still too early in the day for me to hear anything there)

19:10 <wetfoot> damn message bot thinking its alive again

19:11 <xcamel> something from france, I think

19:11 <wetfoot> PovAddict can I get your details for defining your interview?

19:11 <xcamel> 7375 is rocking too.

19:11 <PovAddict> define 'details'

19:11 <wetfoot> Name, background? :p

19:11 <wetfoot> Credit card number, mothers maiden name... you know the usual :p

19:12 <RomW> lol

19:12 <wetfoot> that last bit was  ajoke just incase you didn't realise!

19:12 <GaelicGrime> about all I can usually hear this time of day is religious broadcasters and Cuban numbers

19:15 <wetfoot> If you don't want to be known thats fine too! Ill just say he prefers to be known as provAddict in the field :D

19:15 <wetfoot> PovAddict*

19:16 <RomW> Actually he isn't that shy... :)

19:16 <RomW> He uses his real name and stuff on boinc_dev

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19:22 <PovAddict> [20:11] <wetfoot> Credit card number, mothers maiden name... you know the usual :p

19:22 <PovAddict> too bad, I don't have a credit card :P

19:22 <RomW> lol

19:24 <wetfoot> lol

19:25 <wetfoot> so would it be ok to get some info to put in my description of whom I have interviewed?

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19:51 <xcamel> 7470 KHz also.. but fading

19:52 <xcamel> check that - 7460

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22:49 <quail> &convert currency 9.69 USD AUD

22:49 <Romulus> quail: Error: The command "convert" is available in the Currency and Math plugins.  Please specify the plugin whose command you wish to call by using its name as a command before "convert".

22:49 <quail> &currency convert 9.69 USD AUD

22:49 <Romulus> quail: 9.69 usd = 10.47 aud

22:50 <quail> &currency convert 19.57 USD AUD

22:50 <Romulus> quail: 19.57 usd = 21.14 aud

22:56 <efc> moo Q

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23:26 <quail> meep meep efc

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