Results 1 to 8 of 8
12-14-07, 09:56 AM #1
How do I get Seti running on my PS3 ?
I bought my husband a PS3 for Xmas and am thinking of seeing how it runs Seti.
Any suggestions please ?
12-14-07, 06:18 PM #2
seti won't run on ps3 but folding at home will i think.
P5E-Q6600-GO-@ 3.6 4 GB GSKILL PC6400@480
2-320GB 7200.10's RAID 0, 2-250GB HITACHIS RAID 0
PLEXTOR PX-810SA, EVGA 8800GTX 768mb 600/950
W/C'D - SWIFTECH APOGEE GTX BLOCK SWIFTECH MCP-355 PUMP WITH DELRIN PUMP TOP
1/2 TYGON TUBING AND BLACK ICE 2 RAD. - 2X120MM FANS
SEASONIC HT-650, GREEN ASPIRE TURBO CASE
12-14-07, 10:11 PM #3
I found this on the seti forums. It can be done, but you'll have to set up linux on it.
Edit: After looking in a couple more places, the SETI build for PS3 is definately buggy and unoptimized. Probably not worth the trouble of setting it up.
12-15-07, 07:53 AM #4
Thats just too bad
I find it kind of strange that Folding@home is built into the PS3 but Seti is not even worth running on it.
12-15-07, 08:26 AM #5
Premium Member #3
Desktop: AsRock X99 WS | 5820k | 32 GB G.Skill | GTX 770 Classified | Intel 750 NVME 400GB & 1 TB Samsung Evo | Windows 3.1 | 6x 2560x1440 Monitors
- Join Date
- May 2006
- South Dakota
VM Server 1: Dell R710 | 2x L5630 | 96 GB RAM | 8x 256 GB Samsung Pro | IBM M1015 | 34 TB Raw disk | ESXi
VM Server 2: Dell R710 | 2x L5630 | 96 GB RAM | 8x 256 GB Samsung Pro | ESXi
Router: Biostar A68N-5000 | Silverstone ITX case | 15w pull | pfsense
"That's not overkill, or a lot. That's just thiderastic." -txus.palacios
"Clouds are silent, cold, and wet. Servers are none of these things." -Bobnova
Current projects: Rackmount Overkill (New) | Little Overkill (New) | Desktop Overkill (New)
Articles: Rack Mounting 101 | Dell Perc 5/i Throughput Benchmarks
Want to talk directly to all the moderators at once? Call the Mod Hotline!
12-15-07, 11:16 AM #6
Well heck, with all the PS3's out there someone had better get on it hehehe
Someone should do it just so Folding@home isnt the only viable option
12-15-07, 11:31 AM #7
What I meant to say was, by the time you got it set up and working properly, you could have just built an old P4 box or something and gotten the same amount of points per day. SETI is always worth it, except when its not.
12-15-07, 11:32 AM #8
I remember reading in the project forums that the SETI folks were seeking a programmer who could write a version for all of the available power of a ps3.Mining LTC
#4 in the 20 Million SETI Club
Top 4 Producer for BOINC Seti Many GHz of Seti Crunching Power!
Number 18 Seti Classic Cruncher
Member of the Phase Cooled 6Ghz Club
[SG] Halo Custom Edition Clan Leader