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Folding@Home and User Password

Discussion in 'Distributed Computing' started by madamimadam, Oct 21, 2002.

  1. macrumors 65816


    Hey, I have a DP web server here which does not take a vast amount of request so I thought I would set one of those processors to some use.

    I have always had the server locked down with the locking feature of the screensaver but when I switch the screen saver to Folding@Home I am no longer asked for my password.

    I am running X.1.5.... anyone know if this is a problem with F@H or with F@H under 10.1.x??

    I do not want to use the terminal on the server if I can avoid it and I am going to upgrade it to X.2 soon.
  2. Moderator emeritus


    That's a weird one...the only thing I can think of is that it's not supported on 3rd party screensavers.

    Have you checked all the documentation for it (Folding screensaver)?
  3. macrumors 65816


    Come on, let's not come out with intelligent ideas of things I should have done AGES ago
  4. Moderator emeritus


    Ha...what can I say...I do tech support all day long, and RTFM is my mantra. :D

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