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Folding@Home add-in for WHS would be excellent! RRS feed

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  • My WHS is always on and mostly under low load. Ideal for running Folding@Home (FAH): http://folding.stanford.edu/

    There's a specially developed FAH client for my PS3 - very powerful, but not always on. Perhaps some bright spark can organise a FAH client add-in for WHS? I'm confident that most WHS users would embrace it! Always good to give something back...

    Here's hoping!
    Tuesday, September 30, 2008 6:20 AM

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  • Low load with the appropriate hardware means also less power consumption - which is a good thing in my opinion.
    All non WHS related Add-Ins could touch the EULA, create a certain risk that WHS components are breaking and sometimes add to the power consuption of your WHS.

    Best greetings from Germany
    Olaf
    Friday, October 3, 2008 11:11 AM
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  • They list a 2003 version under downloads.  So in theory you could remote desktop to your WHS and install it..  Warning, this is not supported and could break WHS.  You've been warned!
    athlon 3400, 2gb ram, 7 drives totaling about 3.15 tbs.
    Sunday, October 5, 2008 3:36 AM
  • I've been running the Windows XP/2003/Vista Console client  from Day 1 on my WHS build. Just be sure and run it as a Service, it won't "break" anything.

    Tuesday, October 7, 2008 2:15 AM