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chrstphrchvz
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2018-12-07 08:09:50
last modified: 2018-12-07 08:16:02

This is a minor cosmetic issue. For one of my hosts (https://boincstats.com/en/bam/host/733444; CPID is f205725c92f82ecf40e86d4d995d64ee according BOINC data directory but BOINCstats/BAM! shows CPID is 54343c80130b436624093f6ed0d48fe2), the information for "Operating System" is cut short and the remainder of it ends up being detected as "VirtualBox":

Operating System      , 32 bits 
Linux Raspbian, Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.6 (stretch) [4.14.71-v7+

VirtualBox libc 2.27 (Debian GLIBC 2.27-6)]


I notice that in the acct_mgr_request.xml for this host, there is a '|' (pipe character) in the <os_version> that might be what's throwing off BAM!:

Code:
<host_info>
<timezone>-21600</timezone>
<domain_name>raspberrypi</domain_name>
<ip_addr>127.0.1.1</ip_addr>
<host_cpid>f205725c92f82ecf40e86d4d995d64ee</host_cpid>
<p_ncpus>4</p_ncpus>
<p_vendor>ARM</p_vendor>
<p_model>ARMv7 Processor rev 4 (v7l) [Impl 0x41 Arch 7 Variant 0x0 Part 0xd03 Rev 4]</p_model>
<p_features>half thumb fastmult vfp edsp neon vfpv3 tls vfpv4 idiva idivt vfpd32 lpae evtstrm crc32</p_features>
<p_fpops>913582898.250345</p_fpops>
<p_iops>24747819797.015736</p_iops>
<p_membw>1000000000.000000</p_membw>
<p_calculated>1543052830.582979</p_calculated>
<p_vm_extensions_disabled>0</p_vm_extensions_disabled>
<m_nbytes>918188032.000000</m_nbytes>
<m_cache>-1.000000</m_cache>
<m_swap>563933184.000000</m_swap>
<d_total>15205974016.000000</d_total>
<d_free>5381558272.000000</d_free>
<os_name>Linux Raspbian</os_name>
<os_version>Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.6 (stretch) [4.14.71-v7+|libc 2.27 (Debian GLIBC 2.27-6)]</os_version>
<n_usable_coprocs>0</n_usable_coprocs>
<wsl_available>0</wsl_available>
<product_name>BCM2835</product_name>
<coprocs>
</coprocs>
</host_info>


Ideally, VirtualBox should be detected by there being a tag <virtualbox_version> in acct_mgr_request.xml's <host_info>, at least for recent BOINC client versions (not sure about much older versions).

[EDIT: tweak some formatting, which did not look the same after clicking "Post".]
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