What do Suspended, Waiting and Postponed mean?

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Possible messages you can come across:

  • Waiting for memory.
  • Waiting for GPU memory.
  • Waiting to run.
  • Waiting to run (Scheduler wait: Waiting to acquire lock)
  • Postponed: waiting to acquire lock.
  • Postponed: please upgrade BOINC to the latest version.
  • Suspended: on batteries.
  • Suspended: computer is in use.
  • Suspended: user request.
  • Suspended: time of day.
  • Suspended: CPU benchmarks in progress.
  • Suspended: need disk space - check preferences.
  • Suspended: computer is not in use.
  • Suspended: starting up.
  • Suspended: an exclusive app is running.
  • Suspended: CPU is busy.
  • Suspended: network bandwidth limit exceeded.
  • Suspended: requested by operating system.

Essentially, all these mean that BOINC is paused, or has paused any running work.

.. needs further explanation per message.

Original writer Original FAQ Date
Jorden 46 07-01-2007