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Re: [Condor-users] Question concerning BOINC backfill and condor

On Aug 17, 2006, at 8:47 AM, Doug Baggett wrote:

So Basically if I set up my local config file like the following below
Condor will


This is pretty simple for LINUX boxes, but what is the correct procedure for windows boxes already running BOINC as a service background process? Should I uninstall BOINC on those boxes and then get the stand alone boinc windows executable, and then follow the same procedure for their config files? Or is there a way to use the current BOINC installation by just disabling their service in service manager and then having condor control it. (what do you

condor is not yet smart enough to automatically talk to an existing BOINC service and dynamically add/remove resources from BOINC's control as needed. so yes, for now, we recommend disabling the BOINC service and configuring the backfill stuff to spawn/kill BOINC, just like under unix. same holds for folks using BOINC on macos via the startup items menu stuff.