boinc???

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Re: boinc???

Post#181 by wacojohn » 30 Oct 2015, 14:56

Bogomips wrote:@wacojohn

Over the next days will test out the script. However don't think used that many different commands, all pretty basic. Would be around the ten mark I think.

Anyway wouldn't hurt to look at du and cp, as far as stick is concerned. Also useful to get to grips with ln and ls. In fact, and this is just a suggestion, see if you can as guest link boinc in modules to directory disk, using ln. (Using ln there should not be a possibility of doing any harm.)
Yes, Sir. Looked at each one briefly. My head is spinning. Have MINIMALLY used cp and ls for years. Would never even claim much knowledge of either. du and ln (?) ... never before now. overwhelming.
In fact, and this is just a suggestion, see if you can as guest link boinc in modules to directory disk, using ln. (Using ln there should not be a possibility of doing any harm.)
Here is where the misunderstanding is. While I would love to master Linux .... I have many other responsibilities. Being BOINC was not available .. I agreed to help develop it under you .. by following your instruction. Linux 101 in all its value and glory, is not something I have time for .. though it is obviously long over due. Please don't take offense. I appreciate your suggestions and tutelage. What I have not expressed is all the things that call me away ... and I need to 'learn Linux' another time. This has NOTHING to do with you personally ... I appreciate your suggestion(s) and even agree with them. I just can't take that kind of time. Need to listen and do, listen and answer, and get this development project done. That is my circumstance, and I apologize. Link boinc in modules to directory disk .... absolutely. Figure out how to do it .... not at this time.

Looking forward to your next instructions .. and NONE of this is meant offensively.

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Re: boinc???

Post#182 by wacojohn » 01 Nov 2015, 13:56

I checked for any replies with FF and FF suddenly closed. Been sitting open for the last few days. Ran it again, and after a few seconds, it closed again. Initiated a restart of computer ... got blank white screen. No mouse action. Hit pwr button, came back up. FF is working again, but there are no add-ons.

Thought I would let you know.

EDIT FF just closed again. Opened it back up though ... for the moment seems OK. Might close again at any time.

Edit it MIGHT have something to do with Flash .... seems to only crash/close when I have a youtube tab open. I have had flash problems on FF since the beginning.

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Re: boinc???

Post#183 by Ed_P » 01 Nov 2015, 18:13

wacojohn wrote:Edit it MIGHT have something to do with Flash .... seems to only crash/close when I have a youtube tab open. I have had flash problems on FF since the beginning.
It could be a RAM shortage, those porn videoes take a lot of memory. :oops: Add this to your config's Append line:

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 ramsize=80%
and reboot. It may help.
Ed

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Re: boinc???

Post#184 by wacojohn » 01 Nov 2015, 18:19

Ed_P wrote:
wacojohn wrote:Edit it MIGHT have something to do with Flash .... seems to only crash/close when I have a youtube tab open. I have had flash problems on FF since the beginning.
It could be a RAM shortage, those porn videoes take a lot of memory. :oops: Add this to your config's Append line:

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 ramsize=80%
and reboot. It may help.

Will do. Thanks Ed. Can't view any flash content ... dunno why. Have no idea. Have to address that later, .. after I become BOINCable. Thanks again.

EDIT ... added

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 ramsize=80%
and rebooted. Opened FF .. no sudden closure. Opened new tab .. went to http://www.youtube.com ... and within about 2 seconds .. FF instantly closed. Back on now ... but no tab open except this one PORTEUS FORUM tab. :(

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Re: boinc???

Post#185 by Bogomips » 02 Nov 2015, 00:18

wacojohn wrote:I checked for any replies with FF and FF suddenly closed. Been sitting open for the last few days.
What can you expect? There are dozens of scripts out there. Google has about a dozen, to say nothing of facebook and twitter. There are scripts that your browser is running following your every move: mouse on window, mouse on desktop, mouse clicked, etc. There are lots of invasive scripts, and then there are those not properly tested, which create little bugs which when broswer runs for days are given chance to multiply and beget bigger bugs until eventually whole system grinds to a halt. If browser unprotected every site you visit you are picking up scripts, so your browser could be running in the region of a hundred unnecessary garbage scripts.
wacojohn wrote:Ran it again, and after a few seconds, it closed again. Initiated a restart of computer ... got blank white screen. No mouse action.
Completely contaminated.
Hit pwr button, came back up. FF is working again, but there are no add-ons.

Thought I would let you know.

EDIT FF just closed again.
Well, at least it seems it's not your profile that's causing the problem, as it's not connected at the moment.
Opened it back up though ... for the moment seems OK.
As you can guess had lots of aggro from these scripts when running FF with m/c frequently freezing up on me.

How to disable flash: Tools > Add-ons > Never Activate

If config file has only just been edited, it's most likely boinc would be running. Check:

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ps -e | grep boinc
Probably unable to do anything. As it is there was under 200MB memory available, but with ram guzzling up 80% of all memory, boinc will hardly be able to breathe.

Do
  1. Backups
    1. Profile

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      cp -a /mnt/sda1/disk/.mozilla /mnt/sda1/disk/ch_old/moz
    2. Configs

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      ln /mnt/sda1/boot/syslinux/porteus.*  /mnt/sda1/disk
    3. Boinc

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      ln /mnt/sda1/porteus/modules/boinc*.xzm /mnt/sda1/disk
  2. Do 9a(iii), 9b, 9c, 9d, 9e of 2nd Post this Thread.
If there is still trouble with FF, changes could be clobbered. So might have to start changes anew, which means saving all you wish to save in disk/ch_old.
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Re: boinc???

Post#186 by wacojohn » 02 Nov 2015, 02:36

I edited OUT the RAM 80% Item from porteus.cfg

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guest@porteus:~$ ps -e | grep boinc
 1107 ?        00:00:05 boinc
guest@porteus:~$ cp -a /mnt/sda1/disk/.mozilla /mnt/sda1/disk/ch_old/moz
guest@porteus:~$ ln /mnt/sda1/boot/syslinux/porteus.*  /mnt/sda1/disk
guest@porteus:~$ ln /mnt/sda1/porteus/modules/boinc*.xzm /mnt/sda1/disk



guest@porteus:~$ sudo cp /mnt/sda1/boot/syslinux/porteus.svd /mnt/sda1/boot/syslinux/porteus.cfg
Password:
guest@porteus:~$ 

rebooted as instructed

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Password: 
root@porteus:~# activate /mnt/sda1/disk/systemd-224-1-i686-0-kde.xzm
Updating shared library links:  /sbin/ldconfig
root@porteus:~# activate /mnt/sda1/disk/gtk3-3.16.7.i686-pkg-1.xzm
Updating shared library links:  /sbin/ldconfig
Updating glib schemas: /usr/bin/glib-compile-schemas /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas
Updating GIO cache: /usr/bin/gio-querymodules /usr/lib/gio/modules
Updating GTK immodules: /usr/bin/update-gtk-immodules
Updating XFCE menu: update-desktop-database
root@porteus:~# 



guest@porteus:~$ cd /home/guest
guest@porteus:~$ cat /proc/cmdline
quiet initrd=initrd.xz fsck timezone=US/Central utc cliexec=boinc~--dir~/mnt/sda1/disk/BOINC~--daemon changes=EXIT:/disk BOOT_IMAGE=vmlinuz 
guest@porteus:~$ lsblk | grep loop
loop0    7:0    0    16M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/000-kernel.xzm
loop1    7:1    0    46M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/001-core.xzm
loop2    7:2    0     4K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/001-core_alldesktops-15
loop3    7:3    0  43.7M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/002-xorg.xzm
loop4    7:4    0    12K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/002-xorg_alldesktops-15
loop5    7:5    0  24.6M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/003-xfce.xzm
loop6    7:6    0   352K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/004-xfce_fixes-150124.x
loop7    7:7    0     4K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/0099-settings.xzm
loop8    7:8    0  34.4M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/04-firefox.xzm
loop9    7:9    0  24.7M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/boinc-7.2.42.i686.xzm
loop10   7:10   0     5M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/flashplayer-plugin-11.2
loop11   7:11   0  41.8M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/mozilla-firefox-38.3.0e
loop12   7:12   0  12.3M  1 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/systemd-224-1-i686-0-kd
loop13   7:13   0    40K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/tree-1.6.0-i486-1.xzm
loop14   7:14   0  34.1M  1 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/gtk3-3.16.7.i686-pkg-1.
guest@porteus:~$ ldd /usr/bin/boinc | grep found
guest@porteus:~$ ldd /usr/bin/boincmgr | grep found
/usr/bin/boincmgr: /lib/liblzma.so.5: no version information available (required by /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libtiff.so.5)
guest@porteus:~$ cat /var/log/porteus-livedbg
# Recognized devices:
/dev/sda1: LABEL="Porteus" UUID="c939d1c2-09d0-40c5-ad05-b731ccf9d66d" SEC_TYPE="ext2" TYPE="ext3" 
/dev/sda2: LABEL="Porteus Swap" UUID="dd28b0f1-74ea-455a-8ca7-ba09e4dfc9d6" TYPE="swap" 

# Booting device:
/mnt/sda1

# Porteus data found in:
/mnt/sda1/porteus

# Changes are stored in:
memory

# Non standard /rootcopy dir:
none

# Modules activated during boot time:
/mnt/sda1/porteus/base/000-kernel.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/base/001-core.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/base/001-core_alldesktops-150124.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/base/002-xorg.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/base/002-xorg_alldesktops-150126.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/base/003-xfce.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/base/004-xfce_fixes-150124.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/base/0099-settings.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/base/04-firefox.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/modules/boinc-7.2.42.i686.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/modules/flashplayer-plugin-11.2.202.540-i386-1alien.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/modules/mozilla-firefox-38.3.0esr-i486-1_slack14.1.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/modules/nVidia-304.123-porteus-v3.1-i486-1ftm.xzm
/mnt/sda1/porteus/modules/tree-1.6.0-i486-1.xzm
/mnt/sda1//disk/changes
guest@porteus:~$ cd /mnt/sda1/disk/BOINC
guest@porteus:/mnt/sda1/disk/BOINC$ boincmgr
boincmgr: /lib/liblzma.so.5: no version information available (required by /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libtiff.so.5)
Warning: Mismatch between the program and library build versions detected.
The library used 2.8 (no debug,Unicode,compiler with C++ ABI 1008,wx containers,compatible with 2.6),
and your program used 2.8 (no debug,Unicode,compiler with C++ ABI 1002,wx containers,compatible with 2.6).


guest@porteus:~$ ls -lh /mnt/sda1/porteus/{,base,modules,optional}
/mnt/sda1/porteus/:
total 24K
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Oct 13 23:18 base/
-r-xr-xr-x 1 root root 1015 Oct 13 21:35 make_iso.sh*
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Oct 26 09:31 modules/
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Oct 13 21:35 optional/
-r--r--r-- 1 root root  437 Oct 13 21:35 porteus-v3.1-i486.sgn
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Oct 13 21:35 rootcopy/

/mnt/sda1/porteus/base:
total 166M
-r--r--r-- 1 root root  17M Oct 13 21:32 000-kernel.xzm
-r--r--r-- 1 root root  46M Oct 13 21:33 001-core.xzm
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4.0K Jan 24  2015 001-core_alldesktops-150124.xzm
-r--r--r-- 1 root root  44M Oct 13 21:34 002-xorg.xzm
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  12K Jan 26  2015 002-xorg_alldesktops-150126.xzm
-r--r--r-- 1 root root  25M Oct 13 21:34 003-xfce.xzm
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 352K Jan 24  2015 004-xfce_fixes-150124.xzm
-r--r--r-- 1 root root 4.0K Oct 13 21:34 0099-settings.xzm
-r--r--r-- 1 root root  35M Oct 13 21:35 04-firefox.xzm

/mnt/sda1/porteus/modules:
total 101M
-rw-r--r-- 2 root root  25M Oct 19 14:59 boinc-7.2.42.i686.xzm
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 5.1M Oct 20 05:49 flashplayer-plugin-11.2.202.540-i386-1alien.xzm
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  42M Oct 23 10:45 mozilla-firefox-38.3.0esr-i486-1_slack14.1.xzm
-r--r--r-- 1 root root  30M Oct 13 21:35 nVidia-304.123-porteus-v3.1-i486-1ftm.xzm
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  40K Oct 26 09:30 tree-1.6.0-i486-1.xzm

/mnt/sda1/porteus/optional:
total 0
guest@porteus:~$ 



guest@porteus:~$ lsblk | grep loop
loop0    7:0    0    16M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/000-kernel.xzm
loop1    7:1    0    46M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/001-core.xzm
loop2    7:2    0     4K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/001-core_alldesktops-15
loop3    7:3    0  43.7M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/002-xorg.xzm
loop4    7:4    0    12K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/002-xorg_alldesktops-15
loop5    7:5    0  24.6M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/003-xfce.xzm
loop6    7:6    0   352K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/004-xfce_fixes-150124.x
loop7    7:7    0     4K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/0099-settings.xzm
loop8    7:8    0  34.4M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/04-firefox.xzm
loop9    7:9    0  24.7M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/boinc-7.2.42.i686.xzm
loop10   7:10   0     5M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/flashplayer-plugin-11.2
loop11   7:11   0  41.8M  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/mozilla-firefox-38.3.0e
loop12   7:12   0  12.3M  1 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/systemd-224-1-i686-0-kd
loop13   7:13   0    40K  0 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/tree-1.6.0-i486-1.xzm
loop14   7:14   0  34.1M  1 loop /mnt/live/memory/images/gtk3-3.16.7.i686-pkg-1.
guest@porteus:~$


guest@porteus:~$ free -m
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:           500        492          7          0         23        115
-/+ buffers/cache:        353        146
Swap:         1534         24       1510
guest@porteus:~$


guest@porteus:~$ df -h ~
Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
aufs            301M   18M  283M   6% /
guest@porteus:~$



guest@porteus:~$ ps -e | grep boinc
 1113 ?        00:00:08 boinc
 1784 pts/1    00:00:08 boincmgr
guest@porteus:~$


Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:01 PM CST |  | cc_config.xml not found - using defaults
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Starting BOINC client version 7.2.42 for i686-pc-linux-gnu
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Libraries: libcurl/7.44.0 OpenSSL/1.0.1c zlib/1.2.8 libidn/1.25 libssh2/1.4.3
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Running as a daemon
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Data directory: /mnt/sda1/disk/BOINC
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | GPU detection failed. error code 5632
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | No usable GPUs found
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Host name: porteus
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Processor: 1 GenuineIntel Celeron (Coppermine) [Family 6 Model 8 Stepping 6]
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pse36 mmx fxsr sse
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | OS: Linux: 3.17.4-porteus
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Memory: 500.09 MB physical, 1.50 GB virtual
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Disk: 7.57 GB total, 4.83 GB free
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Local time is UTC -6 hours
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST | malariacontrol.net | URL http://www.malariacontrol.net/; Computer ID 1620550; resource share 100
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST | Einstein@Home | URL http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/; Computer ID 12098378; resource share 100
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST | Einstein@Home | General prefs: from Einstein@Home (last modified 31-Jan-2014 20:16:00)
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST | Einstein@Home | Host location: none
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST | Einstein@Home | General prefs: using your defaults
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Reading preferences override file
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Preferences:
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | max memory usage when active: 200.03MB
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | max memory usage when idle: 375.06MB
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | max disk usage: 0.50GB
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | suspend work if non-BOINC CPU load exceeds 25%
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | (to change preferences, visit a project web site or select Preferences in the Manager)
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST |  | Not using a proxy
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:02 PM CST | Einstein@Home | Some tasks need more memory than allowed by your preferences.  Please check the preferences.
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:15 PM CST |  | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
Sun 01 Nov 2015 08:13:25 PM CST |  | Resuming computation
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:03:21 PM CST |  | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:04:32 PM CST |  | Resuming computation
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST | Einstein@Home | General prefs: from Einstein@Home (last modified 31-Jan-2014 20:16:00)
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST | Einstein@Home | Host location: none
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST | Einstein@Home | General prefs: using your defaults
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST |  | Reading preferences override file
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST |  | Preferences:
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST |  | max memory usage when active: 300.05MB
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST |  | max memory usage when idle: 375.06MB
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST |  | max disk usage: 0.50GB
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST |  | suspend work if non-BOINC CPU load exceeds 25%
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:17 PM CST |  | (to change preferences, visit a project web site or select Preferences in the Manager)
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:28 PM CST | malariacontrol.net | update requested by user
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:28 PM CST | malariacontrol.net | Sending scheduler request: Requested by user.
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:28 PM CST | malariacontrol.net | Not requesting tasks: don't need
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:33 PM CST | malariacontrol.net | Scheduler request completed
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:37 PM CST | Einstein@Home | update requested by user
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:38 PM CST | Einstein@Home | Sending scheduler request: Requested by user.
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:38 PM CST | Einstein@Home | Not requesting tasks: don't need
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:05:40 PM CST | Einstein@Home | Scheduler request completed
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:06:55 PM CST |  | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:07:56 PM CST |  | Resuming computation
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:09:12 PM CST | Einstein@Home | update requested by user
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:09:13 PM CST | Einstein@Home | Sending scheduler request: Requested by user.
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:09:13 PM CST | Einstein@Home | Not requesting tasks: don't need
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:09:16 PM CST | Einstein@Home | Scheduler request completed
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:09:57 PM CST |  | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:10:07 PM CST |  | Resuming computation
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:10:18 PM CST |  | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:22:08 PM CST |  | Resuming computation
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:22:18 PM CST |  | Suspending computation - CPU is busy
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:51:03 PM CST |  | Resuming computation
Mon 02 Nov 2015 02:51:23 PM CST |  | Suspending computation - CPU is busy


EDIT
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The selected files could not be trashed
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Re: boinc???

Post#187 by Bogomips » 05 Nov 2015, 19:57

@wacojohn

I am sorry that you are incapable of seeing that you have been running Boinc on your own from 17 Sep 2015 up to some time just before 15 Oct 2015.

Post of 13 Oct 2015 (my emphasis)
wacojohn wrote:The point is, I would like to boot up this computer and run BOINC. I would like to be able to update the OS ... I would think. To reach these goals, I think I need you to resume your support and development of the 'module', then instruct on Porteus installation and BOINC execution.

I would not blame you if you said 'Get out of my life' .... and I feel terrible that I missed the point ... that we are not 'finished' ....but I can't run this the way it is at this point

I hope you will be willing to finish this up. Thank you in advance.
Consenting to this I expected that this would be taken as a goodwill gesture, that the OP realised I had other priorities, and that I would help out as and when I could. No time frame was mentioned, so OP should have realised it would not be a matter of just a few days. As it happens it could have been a matter of just a few days, were it not for unnecessary delays on the part of the OP.

I need you to resume your support and development of the 'module'
Since before the 27 Sep 2015 been running Boinc for myself using the module offered in i486 xzm modules.
    1. Post of 19 Oct utc 01:39: OP proved incapable of downloading Boinc module from link given to post in i486 xzm modules. Post of 19 Oct utc 12:17: as concession md5sum and download link copied from aforementioned post given together with request to download Boinc module
    2. 20th Oct had Boinc client running
    3. On 22nd Oct had proved the module. Following update of XFCE to GTK+3, Boinc manager was functional.
  1. Post 24 Oct utc 13:53: confirms Boinc running on system (without changes) together with update of XFCE to GTK+3, allowing Boinc manager to be functional
I need you to resume your support and ... instruct on Porteus installation
  1. Post 24 Oct utc 22:06: Implementing changes with Boinc
  2. 25 Oct: Work on Changes together with bending over backwards to get FireFox going with all extensions held in profile.
  3. Post 25 Oct utc 20:22: Verification of cleaned up Installation together with availability of FF profile holding extensions
I need you to resume your support and ... instruct on ... BOINC execution.
Able to do this as am myself running Boinc. This is nothing to do with Porteus or the module but correct invocation of the Boinc program, using the program documentation:
  • Invocation of Boinc client giving correct arguments to enable client to connect to BOINC directory data.
  • Invocation of Boinc manager working round failure of program to follow documentation given by help switch. The script to do this should have been run correctly in the run described by post of 25 Oct utc 20:22, but for reason only known to OP was invoked, but incorrectly, not as per script.
Proving Boinc client and manager viability in conjunction with cleaned up changes and an available FF profile holding all extensions should have gone through in run alluded to by post of 25 Oct utc 20:22.

Over and done with straight away, but for the sheer ineptitude exhibited by the OP: witness ultimatum made in my Post of 23 Oct utc 21:30, and Post of 28 Oct utc 01:57 where I thought it to be so simple that nothing could go wrong. And well blow me down, you could have knocked me over with a feather, the OP managed to make a pig's ear of it. (Witness my response pointing this out in Post of 28 Oct utc 13:11).

This had to drag on with all sorts of shenanigans until Post of 29 Oct 14:54 showed that OP had finally got it right! (Functioning changes, together with Boinc client, Boinc manager and FF with all extensions.) Could now consider a script to make this final phase of the start up process foolproof.

Conclusion

Other priorities over the last few days meant Boinc had to take a back seat, apart from looking at ways how best to implement the start-up script, and as well my previous post describing steps to take after reboot in order to restore the situation. (Functioning changes, together with Boinc client, Boinc manager and FF with all extensions.)

(The OP it would appear, expects 24/7 support. This is not available. Here we are all volunteers.)

You have made your thoughts and your ignorance abundantly clear in could someone explain this, please, so forget the start-up script, forget help with fine tuning Boinc, forget help with backing up the Boinc environment.

Should reboot become necessary, my previous post outlines the steps needed to restore the situation (Functioning changes, together with Boinc client, Boinc manager and FF with all extensions).

The fact that you are incapable of seeing that you are or were until just recently running Boinc client and manager on a cleaned up installation using changes and having all your Firefox extensions available, requires that I abandon you to your own devices.

good luck
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