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NotFred's Diskless folding issue

Postposted on Wed Aug 13, 2008 5:49 pm

Greetings forums,

I'm currently running an Ubuntu 8.04 with Not Fred's Diskless folding server. When I set this up about a month ago, it was working fine and I was able to track clients and their status. Not when I go to the web interface of the folding computer, the main page comes up, explaining the user, team, preferences and so forth. When I click on Unit Info or View log file I'm not getting any data. I'm getting 404 document not found. On one of my computers I'm getting a message that says grep: /etc/folding/1/fahlog.txt: No such file or directory. It appears it's folding, because on all three computers I'm able to download the backup of WU. Any ideas?

Thanks guys,
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Re: NotFred's Diskless folding issue

Postposted on Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:01 pm

It's dead, definitely not folding. I suspect the backup is actually not really doing anything. Which version of my stuff are you running? Stanford changed the URL for the client download and I updated to the new one on 17th July, if you have an older version it may not have the correct client. FYI new version out tonight anyway!
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Re: NotFred's Diskless folding issue

Postposted on Thu Aug 14, 2008 5:38 pm

I'm not sure how to determine the version I'm running. I believe I set this up in mid June. I just ran updates and upgrades to the Ubuntu box and used the wget command to re-download the boot disk files here: http://reilly.homeip.net/folding/diskless.zip. I rebooted the server and clients and am still having the same issues. Is there an updated version somewhere else?

Thanks,

EDIT: I'm now running version 080813
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Re: NotFred's Diskless folding issue

Postposted on Mon Aug 18, 2008 4:02 pm

*Bump
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Re: NotFred's Diskless folding issue

Postposted on Mon Aug 18, 2008 5:27 pm

Well, I got it working. I booted my clients up today and noticed that the team name and number had changed. I went in edit these to my team and saved. Didn't think about that after I re-downloaded the client. I also redid this step:

To enable the diskless machines to backup their work, touch the files

backup.$IP.A.$Instance
backup.$IP.B.$Instance
latest.$IP.$Instance

in the directory /var/lib/tftpboot/ where $IP is the IP address of the diskless folder (starting at the beginning of the range specified in the dhcpd.conf file above) and $Instance is the instance being backed up. Instance numbers start at 1 and there is one per logical processor (so 2 for HyperThreading or Dual Core processors). Also chmod 777 the files after creating them.

This appeared to fix this issue.

On another note, I don't see the new version you said you were going to release the other day...
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