Centos7 F@h installation fails

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Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby MrWaffelXD » Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:37 pm

Hey there,

I struggle with the installation of F@h on my Centos 7 Terminal Server. I tried to install everything a couple of times.

I already updated my system and did everything as written in the installation-guide (Im a new user so im not allowed to post urls. Just google: fold @ home centos terminal it should be the first result).

If I run
sudo rpm -e --justdb FAHControl

All I get is an error:

Error: The package FAHControl is not installed

By executing the installation commands:

sudo rpm -i --nodeps fahclient-7.4.4-1.x86_64.rpm

sudo rpm -i --nodeps fahcontrol-7.4.4-1.noarch.rpm

sudo rpm -i --nodeps fahviewer-7.4.4-1.x86_64.rpm

I got the result (today I didnt removed the old installation this time):

The package fahcontrol-7.4.4.1.x86_64 is already installed.

My FAHClient is running.

Have a nice day,
Jonas

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Re: Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby PantherX » Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:07 am

Welcome to the F@H Forum MrWaffelXD,

Can you please post your log file. Ensure that you have copied the System configuration which is present at the start of the log file (viewtopic.php?f=106&t=26036).
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Re: Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby Neil-B » Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:46 am

This post explains how to post logs in case it helps https://foldingforum.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=26036
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Re: Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby MrWaffelXD » Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:25 pm

Here are all log files I have.

FILE1:

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*********************** Log Started 2020-03-23T16:18:47Z ***********************
16:18:47:************************* Folding@home Client *************************
16:18:47:    Website: http://folding.stanford.edu/
16:18:47:  Copyright: (c) 2009-2014 Stanford University
16:18:47:     Author: Joseph Coffland <joseph@cauldrondevelopment.com>
16:18:47:       Args: --child --lifeline 28807 /etc/fahclient/config.xml --run-as
16:18:47:             fahclient --pid-file=/var/run/fahclient.pid --daemon
16:18:47:     Config: /etc/fahclient/config.xml
16:18:47:******************************** Build ********************************
16:18:47:    Version: 7.4.4
16:18:47:       Date: Mar 4 2014
16:18:47:       Time: 12:01:17
16:18:47:    SVN Rev: 4130
16:18:47:     Branch: fah/trunk/client
16:18:47:   Compiler: GNU 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-46)
16:18:47:    Options: -std=gnu++98 -O3 -funroll-loops -mfpmath=sse -ffast-math
16:18:47:             -fno-unsafe-math-optimizations -msse2
16:18:47:   Platform: linux2 2.6.18-164.11.1.el5
16:18:47:       Bits: 64
16:18:47:       Mode: Release
16:18:47:******************************* System ********************************
16:18:47:        CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v3 @ 2.50GHz
16:18:47:     CPU ID: GenuineIntel Family 6 Model 63 Stepping 2
16:18:47:       CPUs: 10
16:18:47:     Memory: 24.00GiB
16:18:47:Free Memory: 23.28GiB
16:18:47:    Threads: POSIX_THREADS
16:18:47: OS Version: 3.10
16:18:47:Has Battery: false
16:18:47: On Battery: false
16:18:47: UTC Offset: 1
16:18:47:        PID: 28809
16:18:47:        CWD: /var/lib/fahclient
16:18:47:         OS: Linux 3.10.0-042stab142.1 x86_64
16:18:47:    OS Arch: AMD64
16:18:47:       GPUs: 0
16:18:47:       CUDA: Not detected
16:18:47:***********************************************************************
16:18:47:<config>
16:18:47:  <!-- Folding Slot Configuration -->
16:18:47:  <gpu v='false'/>
16:18:47:
16:18:47:  <!-- Slot Control -->
16:18:47:  <power v='light'/>
16:18:47:
16:18:47:  <!-- User Information -->
16:18:47:  <user v='anonymous'/>
16:18:47:
16:18:47:  <!-- Folding Slots -->
16:18:47:</config>
16:18:47:Switching to user fahclient
16:18:47:Trying to access database...
16:18:47:Successfully acquired database lock
16:18:47:Enabled folding slot 00: PAUSED cpu:5 (not configured)
16:19:48:Saving configuration to /etc/fahclient/config.xml
16:19:48:<config>
16:19:48:  <!-- Folding Slot Configuration -->
16:19:48:  <gpu v='false'/>
16:19:48:
16:19:48:  <!-- Slot Control -->
16:19:48:  <power v='light'/>
16:19:48:
16:19:48:  <!-- User Information -->
16:19:48:  <user v='anonymous'/>
16:19:48:
16:19:48:  <!-- Folding Slots -->
16:19:48:  <slot id='0' type='CPU'/>
16:19:48:</config>
16:19:48:Set client configured
16:19:48:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 65.254.110.245:8080
16:19:49:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 65.254.110.245:8080
16:19:49:WU00:FS00:Assigned to work server 155.247.166.219
16:19:49:WU00:FS00:Requesting new work unit for slot 00: READY cpu:5 from 155.247.166.219
16:19:49:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 155.247.166.219:8080
16:19:50:ERROR:WU00:FS00:Exception: 10001: Server responded: HTTP_SERVICE_UNAVAILABLE
16:19:50:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 65.254.110.245:8080
16:19:51:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '65.254.110.245:8080': Empty work server assignment
16:19:51:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 18.218.241.186:80
16:19:51:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '18.218.241.186:80': Empty work server assignment
16:19:51:ERROR:WU00:FS00:Exception: Could not get an assignment
16:20:50:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 65.254.110.245:8080
16:20:51:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '65.254.110.245:8080': Empty work server assignment
16:20:51:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 18.218.241.186:80
16:20:51:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '18.218.241.186:80': Empty work server assignment
16:20:51:ERROR:WU00:FS00:Exception: Could not get an assignment
16:22:28:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 65.254.110.245:8080
16:22:28:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '65.254.110.245:8080': Empty work server assignment
16:22:28:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 18.218.241.186:80
16:22:29:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '18.218.241.186:80': Empty work server assignment
16:22:29:ERROR:WU00:FS00:Exception: Could not get an assignment
16:23:04:Lost lifeline PID 28807, exiting
16:23:05:Clean exit

FILE2:

*********************** Log Started 2020-03-23T16:24:52Z ***********************
16:24:52:************************* Folding@home Client *************************
16:24:52:    Website: http://folding.stanford.edu/
16:24:52:  Copyright: (c) 2009-2014 Stanford University
16:24:52:     Author: Joseph Coffland <joseph@cauldrondevelopment.com>
16:24:52:       Args: --child --lifeline 29025 /etc/fahclient/config.xml --run-as
16:24:52:             fahclient --pid-file=/var/run/fahclient.pid --daemon
16:24:52:     Config: /etc/fahclient/config.xml
16:24:52:******************************** Build ********************************
16:24:52:    Version: 7.4.4
16:24:52:       Date: Mar 4 2014
16:24:52:       Time: 12:01:17
16:24:52:    SVN Rev: 4130
16:24:52:     Branch: fah/trunk/client
16:24:52:   Compiler: GNU 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-46)
16:24:52:    Options: -std=gnu++98 -O3 -funroll-loops -mfpmath=sse -ffast-math
16:24:52:             -fno-unsafe-math-optimizations -msse2
16:24:52:   Platform: linux2 2.6.18-164.11.1.el5
16:24:52:       Bits: 64
16:24:52:       Mode: Release
16:24:52:******************************* System ********************************
16:24:52:        CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v3 @ 2.50GHz
16:24:52:     CPU ID: GenuineIntel Family 6 Model 63 Stepping 2
16:24:52:       CPUs: 10
16:24:52:     Memory: 24.00GiB
16:24:52:Free Memory: 23.18GiB
16:24:52:    Threads: POSIX_THREADS
16:24:52: OS Version: 3.10
16:24:52:Has Battery: false
16:24:52: On Battery: false
16:24:52: UTC Offset: 1
16:24:52:        PID: 29027
16:24:52:        CWD: /var/lib/fahclient
16:24:52:         OS: Linux 3.10.0-042stab142.1 x86_64
16:24:52:    OS Arch: AMD64
16:24:52:       GPUs: 0
16:24:52:       CUDA: Not detected
16:24:52:***********************************************************************
16:24:52:<config>
16:24:52:  <!-- Folding Slot Configuration -->
16:24:52:  <gpu v='false'/>
16:24:52:
16:24:52:  <!-- Slot Control -->
16:24:52:  <power v='light'/>
16:24:52:
16:24:52:  <!-- User Information -->
16:24:52:  <user v='anonymous'/>
16:24:52:
16:24:52:  <!-- Folding Slots -->
16:24:52:  <slot id='0' type='CPU'/>
16:24:52:</config>
16:24:52:Switching to user fahclient
16:24:52:Trying to access database...
16:24:52:Successfully acquired database lock
16:24:52:Enabled folding slot 00: READY cpu:5
16:24:52:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 65.254.110.245:8080
16:24:53:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '65.254.110.245:8080': Empty work server assignment
16:24:53:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 18.218.241.186:80
16:24:54:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '18.218.241.186:80': Empty work server assignment
16:24:54:ERROR:WU00:FS00:Exception: Could not get an assignment
16:24:54:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 65.254.110.245:8080
16:24:55:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '65.254.110.245:8080': Empty work server assignment
16:24:55:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 18.218.241.186:80
16:24:55:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '18.218.241.186:80': Empty work server assignment
16:24:55:ERROR:WU00:FS00:Exception: Could not get an assignment
16:25:54:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 65.254.110.245:8080
16:25:55:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '65.254.110.245:8080': Empty work server assignment
16:25:55:WU00:FS00:Connecting to 18.218.241.186:80
16:25:55:WARNING:WU00:FS00:Failed to get assignment from '18.218.241.186:80': Empty work server assignment
16:25:55:ERROR:WU00:FS00:Exception: Could not get an assignment
16:25:58:Caught signal SIGTERM(15) on PID 29027
16:25:58:Exiting, please wait. . .
16:25:58:Caught signal SIGHUP(1) on PID 29027
16:25:58:WARNING:Next signal will force exit
16:25:59:Clean exit


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Re: Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby Joe_H » Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:19 pm

I don't see anything unusual with the install, other than the exit at the end. Are you closing the autostartup of the FAHClient, or are you starting it manually?

The installation guide has not been update to reflect the current v7.5.1 client, you may want to use that, download from - https://foldingathome.org/alternative-downloads/.

Due to dependencies FAHcontrol still may not install, it was last updated 2 years ago and newer versions of Linux may need workarounds or additional installs for it to work.

Finally, the client is only shown running for a short time, perhaps not long enough to get an assignment. The servers are getting more requests than they can fill, so it may take a while at times - viewtopic.php?f=16&t=33193.
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Re: Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby mat2 » Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:50 pm

Centos 7 Terminal Server

You mean a headless server? FAHControl and FAHViewer (EDIT: corrected, previously I made a mistake and wrote "FAHClient") are graphical (GUI) applications, so don't install them on the server.

FAHClient can be controlled from the command line, by typing:
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telnet localhost 36330
- write "help" to get a list of commands. Logs can be found in /var/lib/fahclient.

You can also install FAHControl on another computer and setup FAHClient to allow remote control (with password authorization).

EDIT: FAHClient is the main program, that does the work of folding proteins. FAHControl is the GUI application to control it..
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Re: Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby PantherX » Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:25 pm

mat2 wrote:...FAHControl and FAHClient are graphical (GUI) applications, so don't install them on the server..

Please note that while FAHControl is a GUI application, FAHClient is not.
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Re: Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby Joe_H » Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:14 am

Might be thinking of FAHViewer which is a graphical application.
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Re: Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby mat2 » Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:10 am

Might be thinking of FAHViewer which is a graphical application.

Yup, corrected above. Thanks for spotting it.
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Re: Centos7 F@h installation fails

Postby MrWaffelXD » Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:24 pm

Hey,
thank you all very much for replys.
Somehow I don't got notified as you answered. I'm so sorry about that!

Somehow I was able to start folding by using:

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FAHClient --user=USERNAME --team=260329 --passkey=PASSKEY --gpu=false --smp=true


I'm unsure why its working now. Maybe the client wasn't running the last times.

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