Error code -111 to -120 explained
ERR_OPENDIR -111 - BOINC is unable to read the directory path.
ERR_XML_PARSE -112 - BOINC found an unexpected XML tag or XML format in one of its XML files. Possible files at error: cc_config.xml, client_state.xml, global_prefs_override.xml
Solution: Check your XML files for a broken XML tag.
BOINC couldn't resolve your computer's host name or IP address. Your firewall may be blocking communications on port 80, or you are behind a proxy server.
Solution: Make sure your firewall allows BOINC through on port 80. If using a proxy server, set it up in BOINC. If you are using your computer at work, ask your boss or IT department for permission to use BOINC.
BOINC cannot download from the project's server. It is giving up on trying to download again and deferring for x-minutes. If the server went down for some reason, an error 404 will give this same reaction.
Solution: Wait until the project is back up. Check your internet connection. Are you allowing BOINC through the firewall/proxy?
BOINC cannot upload to the project's server. It is giving up on trying to upload again and deferring for x-minutes. If the server went down for some reason, an error 404 will give this same reaction.
Solution: Wait until the project is back up. Check your internet connection. Are you allowing BOINC through the firewall/prox
This error is generated in general, when a reference to a certain URL, project or result's name is invalid. In detail that is:
- The project as stated in the state file can't be found.
- The result as stated in the state file can't be found.
- The requested version of a science application for a certain task can't be found.
- Missing or incorrect project URL.
- On Date/Time conversion (date/time informations are passed as a long float number), a given time value passed to the date/time converter is negative or the output buffer was not initialized correctly.
- The science app respectively it's corresponding file containing a soft link to the executable file can't be found.
This error may also be issued if a trickle (used by some projects) can't be generated due to a missing/wrong project/result name.
This error is generated when the requested slot number (the working directory for a result) is negative.
This error is generated, if e.g. the length of the path-/file name for a given file exceeds 1023 Bytes. May not happen on Windows systems, since AFAIK the maximum path-/file name allowed under Windows is 260 bytes.
BOINC couldn't find a signature on the file it downloaded.
Solution: Complain about it on the project's forums. It may be their error. Also try to reset your project. It could be that your public key got corrupted. A project reset fixes that.
BOINC couldn't check the encryption key on a file it downloaded. Does the file have a signature?
Solution: Complain about it on the project's forums. BOINC will try to download the file again. Also try to reset the project. It may be that your public key is corrupt. A project reset should fix that.
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