[rescue] Distributed Folding - the Geeks team

James james at jdfogg.com
Sat Dec 20 18:07:58 CST 2003

I started back up a few days ago, but don't have very many spare cycles
right now.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sheldon T. Hall [mailto:shel at cmhcsys.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2003 2:32 PM
> To: Sun Rescue
> Subject: [rescue] Distributed Folding - the Geeks team
> When I asked "what can I do with this Challenge L," Mike Meredith
> suggested
> http:www.distributedfolding.org.  I'm doing that.  I've joined the Geeks
> team, I'm running it on a couple of machines, etc.
> Although 40 people are signed up for the team, only a few seem to be doing
> anything.  If anyone has some spare MIPs (even if they aren't MIPs MIPs),
> there's more room.
> They have clients for Wintel, Linux, various Mac/OS Xen, Solaris,
> IRIX, etc.
> The client, while not, perhaps, having the most elegant interface known to
> man, seems innocuous.  You can start it and stop it without
> losing anything.
> It will run completely in the background.
> I don't think we'll ever catch the big teams, but I rather enjoy the idea
> that I'm actually contributing something to medical research while heating
> my house....
> -Shel
> --
> Sheldon T. Hall
> shel at cmhc.com
> 206-780-7971 (CMHC)
> 206-842-2858 (Home)
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