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Message 379 - Posted 13 Mar 2006 15:03:55 UTC

I\'ve just signed up for Leiden Classical and so far have downloaded and subsequently uploaded about 50 workunits that have ALL failed because of various computational errors. Possible reasons/ solutions? (Mac OS 10.4.5) Thanks.
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Message 411 - Posted 23 Mar 2006 10:26:01 UTC

Usually the problem with Macs is that hey have no glut installed and the dynamic library is not present. Pleas make sure you have glut installed...


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Message 440 - Posted 29 Mar 2006 20:16:44 UTC - in response to Message ID 411.

What does this mean, exactly?

The Applications page says the apps should download and run automatically, we don\'t need to do anything. If there is something special we need to do on Macs to run Leiden Classical, please post a note on the Apps page or somewhere more prominent. (e.g. CPDN indicates a couple places on their site that OSX requires a fortran library must be installed prior to connecting.)

For those of us not versed in GLUT, a Google search indicates we may have to install a developer package or compile something? I have to ask why this should be necessary for running a menubar commandline version of a BOINC app?

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Usually the problem with Macs is that hey have no glut installed and the dynamic library is not present. Pleas make sure you have glut installed...



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Message 448 - Posted 30 Mar 2006 7:39:14 UTC - in response to Message ID 440.

The reason why GLUT is not pre-installed on Mac I don\'t know, for some it is somehow for others it\'s not. Perhaps it gets installed if you also enable X11 on your system ?! Ask the Mac-world why ...

Only now how to use the command line interface on a Mac :-(.

So if someone would be able to sort that out for me, I\'ll put a post on the web for it afterwards.

BTW, the reasons why the GLUT and OpenGL stuff is not statically linked:

http://boinc.gorlaeus.net/forum_thread.php?id=50

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Message 450 - Posted 1 Apr 2006 21:36:42 UTC - in response to Message ID 448.

The reason why GLUT is not pre-installed on Mac I don\'t know, for some it is somehow for others it\'s not. Perhaps it gets installed if you also enable X11 on your system ?! Ask the Mac-world why ...

Only now how to use the command line interface on a Mac :-(.

So if someone would be able to sort that out for me, I\'ll put a post on the web for it afterwards.


As far as I can tell, the standard X package from Apple doesn´t include GLUT, but XFree86 4.3 from the XonX project does: http://sourceforge.net/projects/xonx.
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Message 1533 - Posted 16 Mar 2007 1:02:36 UTC - in response to Message ID 450.

The reason why GLUT is not pre-installed on Mac I don't know, for some it is somehow for others it's not. Perhaps it gets installed if you also enable X11 on your system ?! Ask the Mac-world why ...

Only now how to use the command line interface on a Mac :-(.

So if someone would be able to sort that out for me, I'll put a post on the web for it afterwards.


As far as I can tell, the standard X package from Apple doesn«t include GLUT, but XFree86 4.3 from the XonX project does: http://sourceforge.net/projects/xonx.


If you have your original System Discs, just install X11 instead of going to the above link. I tried that program first, and while it DOES work, it didn't like my Dock and kept removing things from it. It also stuck a big "?" in there as well, that would not go away. X11 works flawlessly.
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Message 1747 - Posted 9 Jun 2007 12:23:28 UTC - in response to Message ID 411.

i don't uderstand what is GLUT ?
i'm a basic Mac user, not a unix expert...
can you be more explicit ?
I've a PowerMac G5 2 x 2,3 Ghz with Mac OS 10.4.9 (Tiger)... and Leiden always makes calculations error.

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Message 1748 - Posted 9 Jun 2007 22:13:38 UTC
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You are probably missing a graphical library:

http://boinc.gorlaeus.net/Graphical_libs.php

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Message 1762 - Posted 16 Jun 2007 8:13:33 UTC - in response to Message ID 411.
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Usually the problem with Macs is that hey have no glut installed and the dynamic library is not present. Pleas make sure you have glut installed...


But i'm a standart Mac user, and as many Mac user, i have no idea of what is a GLUT and how to install or activate it.
I installed the developpers tool from my installation disks... but no changes in Leiden behaviour : computational errors.
What else ?
I'm to the point to give up Leiden, there's many others boinc projects more "Mac [user] friendly"
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Message 1841 - Posted 22 Jul 2007 16:06:14 UTC

I finally saw that my Mac had problems with the WU's here. Installing X11 from the install CD fixed my problem. This should be stated on the Application page.
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Message 1846 - Posted 23 Jul 2007 9:04:56 UTC - in response to Message ID 1841.
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I finally saw that my Mac had problems with the WU's here. Installing X11 from the install CD fixed my problem. This should be stated on the Application page.



And it does... http://boinc.gorlaeus.net/Graphical_libs.php

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Message 1936 - Posted 9 Nov 2007 17:50:11 UTC - in response to Message ID 1846.

Glad to find this thread. I am running Tiger, and tried to get Leiden today and it will get three WUs at a time to do, and they all say computation error... every single one. Will check that out. Have been using Folding@Home (increase) and BOINC for SETI@Home, and Rosetta@Home.

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