archive: Re: SETI@home personal stats

Re: SETI@home personal stats

Ed T. Toton III ( (no email) )
Mon, 31 May 1999 08:53:58 -0400 (EDT)

Yes, I've noticed that the stats tend to be off. I think sometimes
it gives credit to the wrong account. :)

On Mon, 31 May 1999, Jarmo Korteniemi wrote:

> How about this:
>
> I use two machines (I've been using the home pc for.. 10-15 days and office
> pc for 2 days) and I've recieved 10 packets so far to process. But the
> statistics show that I've already sent back 39 packets!!!
> And, furthermore, the total processing time reported in the statistics is
> 1027 hours. That's like 40 days or something (fulltime!), and since I've
> been using the 2nd machine only for 2 days, it leaves at least 38 full days
> for my home machine. It's quite impossible: seti@home for windows has been
> here for.. err.. 15 days? 20?
>
> This seems to be quite an error in the stats departement.
>
> --
> | Jarmo Korteniemi, student @ __o\._/\
> | Dept. of Astronomy, University of Oulu, Finland '^^_)\^\)
> | http://www.student.oulu.fi/~jkorteni/ _(._)._.
> | (-: I don't know what apathy is, nor do I care! :-)
>

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