[RC5] DNETC is not backing down with CST needs processing power

bert bertodell at suddenlink.net
Thu Apr 14 19:11:50 EDT 2011

If you are not the owner of that server and are trying to run dnetc on 
it,I do hope you have permission before you even think of installing it 
on that server,you might be opening a can of worms(wouldn't want you to 
get fired or kicked out of school,etc).


On 4/14/2011 5:13 PM, Philippe Faure wrote:
> Hello,
> Yes, the problem is that the process is run by another user.  I don't
> have access to the admin account to run DNETC as a service.
> Thanks for the suggestion to run with fewer than the total number of
> processors.  I am now doing that and it seems to be working.  What I
> meant by backing off was "pausing" when the other process starts.
> Thanks
> Philippe
> Quoting Jeff Lawson<bovine at distributed.net>:
>> Are you saying that the "Pause when running" feature doesn't work
>> because the process is running as another user?  If so, have you tried
>> installing dnetc as a service?
>> When you say you have backed off usage of some of the CPU, does that
>> mean you have configured dnetc to use fewer processors than the total
>> available?
>> On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 7:59 PM, Philippe Faure<philippe at faure.ca>  wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I have a large server (24 logical CPU's) that can run DNETC, but for
>>> some reason when an application is started by someone else, DNETC
>>> doesn't recognize this, and doesn't relinquish the CPU processing time.
>>> The software is called CST (http://www.cst.com/).  I was wondering if
>>> someone else has come across this issue?
>>> Since the user running CST and the DNETC user are not the same, I
>>> can't check from processes manually.  This is happening on an Windows
>>> Server 2008 R2.
>>> For now, I have backed off the user of all CPU, but this is a
>>> sub-optimal solution.  If someone else has come across this issue, I
>>> would like to know how they solved it.
>>> thanks
>>> Philippe
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