Well, I said that this is an approximation. Before these calculations, I had no idea of how many PRPs we would find.

[QUOTE=Gordon;379856]So how many Mersenne Primes was that you found again ???
Please reply with the prime exponent you found and we'll throw you a :party:[/QUOTE] Well, this is not correct. In order to find these Mersenne primes, you need several people: the inventor of the algorithm, one or more persons that polish it making more amenable to computers, the one who code it in an optimized way, and the person who runs the computer that finally finds the results. So you are just one little line in the "cast of characters" (that spans several screens) of the discovery of M2976221. Silverman is in the second category of people mentioned above, but I think he is not related to anything related to Mersenne number primality. 
[STRIKE]The posts that were less than useful to this thread are now moved to the [URL="http://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=12945"]eponymous thread[/URL].[/STRIKE]
The posts that were less than useful to this thread are now moved to the [URL="http://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=12945"]thread for posts that are less than useful[/URL]. 
[QUOTE=alpertron;379857]
Silverman is in the second category of people mentioned above, but I think he is not related to anything related to Mersenne number primality.[/QUOTE] Wrong again. Check with David Slowinski. A long time prior to GIMPS (early 80's), I provided David with a moderately large list of exponents that did not need to be factored because I had found small divisors. 
[QUOTE=axn;379483]I don't see how the last 64 bits help.
Lets say F divides Mp. By Fermat, 3^(Mp/F) = 3 (mod (Mp/F)). Raising both sides to F, we get 3^Mp = 3^F (mod Mp/F). Now if we have the full residue 3^Mp (mod Mp), we can easily calculate 3^Mp (mod Mp/F). But last 64bits? Are you saying 3^Mp = 3^F (mod Mp/F) ==> 3^Mp = 3^F (mod Mp). I just tried it with M2311 (77567729423209*4514379640917651135021865565129IPRP652). LHS holds, but RHS doesn't.[/QUOTE] I now had some spare time to check if the low bits help and indeed they don't* and I didn't find a trick to make them useful (I was thinking that we could bitrotate the residue, but we can only do that mod M[SUB]p[/SUB], not mod M[SUB]p[/SUB]/F). The top 512bits, as P.L.M. wrote, work, but one needs a modification to the program, to save those 512bit residues in a file and later fetch and use them. EWMayer wrote [URL="http://mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=342776&postcount=15"]some code like that[/URL]. If I were to implement this, I could write a patch to prime95 (I've written and used small other ad hoc hacks; it is doable). ____ *I [STRIKE]remembered[/STRIKE] was misled into thinking about this possibility by my anecdotal experience with tiny factors, like 5 for some [TEX]2^p \pm 2^{{p+1}\over{2}}+1[/TEX] and 7 for some [TEX]3^p \pm 3^{{p+1}\over{2}}+1[/TEX]. They show up as prpbase^4 and prpbase^6 in the RES64, but this is a pure coincidence: e.g. [FONT="Fixedsys"]2^1223+2^612+1 is composite: RES64: [0000000000000051] (0.0041s+0.0008s)[/FONT] (where 51[SUB]16[/SUB] = 81 = 3^4) They are, of course, special for that form. This small curio does not extend itself to even slightly larger factors, let alone 8090+ bit factors that are relevant for the OP PRP project. 
[QUOTE=R.D. Silverman;379861]Wrong again. Check with David Slowinski.
A long time prior to GIMPS (early 80's), I provided David with a moderately large list of exponents that did not need to be factored because I had found small divisors.[/QUOTE] OK, my fault. I didn't know that. But this is not related to the second category I mentioned before, but more with KWh spent on calculations. 
[QUOTE=Batalov;379859]The posts that were less than useful to this thread are now moved to the [URL="http://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=12945"]eponymous thread[/URL].[/QUOTE]
[URL="http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/eponymous?s=t"][URL="http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/eponymous?s=t"]eponymous[/URL][/URL]  nice word, completely wrongly used. Nice to see the forum police out and about. 
[QUOTE=Batalov;379859]The posts that were less than useful to this thread are now moved to the [URL="http://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=12945"]eponymous thread[/URL].[/QUOTE]
Which was actually everything from about post 155 onwards, if you want to set yourself as the forum police then at least be consistent :bow: 
[QUOTE=alpertron;379831]Using the formulas above I computed the expected numbers of PRP to be found in different ranges. Notice that most Mersenne numbers are not factored up to these bounds because the factorization stopped when the first prime factor was found.
[CODE] Range Known PRPs 25 digits 30 digits 35 digits  1K2K 45 14 17 20 2K5K 26 17 20 24 5K10K 16 12 14 16 10K20K 10 11 13 15 20K50K 8 13 16 18 50K100K 7 9 11 13 100K200K 5 9 10 12 200K500K 5 11 13 15 500K1M 3 8 9 11 1M2M 3 7 9 10 2M3M 0 4 5 6 3M4M 0 3 3 4 4M5M 0 2 3 3 5M10M 0 7 8 9 [/CODE][/QUOTE] I am not convinced by some of those numbers. 10k20k has had complete 40 digit ecm run but is low. 20k50k has had 35 digit and some 40 digit but is lower than your estimate for 25 digit. I realize ecm doesn't find 100% of factors upto the ecm limit but those numbers seem a little odd. 
[QUOTE=Gordon;379872]Which was actually everything from about post 155 onwards, if you want to set yourself as the forum police then at least be consistent :bow:[/QUOTE]
[I]Genial[/I]!! :big grin: Thank you for you vital grammatical correction. I've adjusted the above message, perhaps more to your liking. It must be grammatically correct now, because it is grammatically correct. (From the Department of Redundancy Department.) Now, here's why messages from about post 155 onwards are not moved. Some (not all of them) were useless. Humor, wordplay, flirtations are fine  especially, in a thread that started to devolve into a philosophical/philological debate veering into Clintonesque defenses based on a convenient redefinition of the meaning of the word "is" (or "sex", or "probable", or whatever). But that thread is for messages that are [B]less[/B] than useful: mud fight, namecalling, nonsequiturs, bragging, and such. Into the "less than useful" thread such messages go, regardless of the size of the brain of whoever throws :poop: in the fan. Also, in my humble opinion, [SPOILER]Rules of MENSA: 1st RULE: You do not talk about MENSA. 2nd RULE: You DO NOT talk about MENSA. 3rd RULE: If someone says “stop” or goes limp, taps out of a fight, pay attention, they are most likely in MENSA and way more intelligent than you! (c)[/SPOILER] 
:goodposting::batalov:

[QUOTE=henryzz;379883]I am not convinced by some of those numbers. 10k20k has had complete 40 digit ecm run but is low. 20k50k has had 35 digit and some 40 digit but is lower than your estimate for 25 digit. I realize ecm doesn't find 100% of factors upto the ecm limit but those numbers seem a little odd.[/QUOTE]
The problem in your reasoning is that the 40digit level is only complete in the cases that no factors were found. According to [URL="http://www.mersenne.org/report_ecm/default.php?txt=0&ecm_lo=10000&ecm_hi=20000&ecmnof_lo=10000&ecmnof_hi=20000"]the official report[/URL], the 35digit level is complete up to 11.5K, and the 30digit level is (almost) complete up to 16K. The other numbers are in the range 25 to 30 digits. So I think the estimate for 10K to 20K is OK for me. Notice that completing the ndigit level means that about 30% of the prime factors with that number of digits were not found because of the statistical nature of ECM. In the range 20K to 50K only the 25digit level was completed according to [URL="http://www.mersenne.org/report_ecm/default.php?txt=0&ecm_lo=20000&ecm_hi=50000&ecmnof_lo=20000&ecmnof_hi=50000"]this report[/URL]. 
[QUOTE=alpertron;379921]The problem in your reasoning is that the 40digit level is only complete in the cases that no factors were found. According to [URL="http://www.mersenne.org/report_ecm/default.php?txt=0&ecm_lo=10000&ecm_hi=20000&ecmnof_lo=10000&ecmnof_hi=20000"]the official report[/URL], the 35digit level is complete up to 11.5K, and the 30digit level is (almost) complete up to 16K. The other numbers are in the range 25 to 30 digits. So I think the estimate for 10K to 20K is OK for me. Notice that completing the ndigit level means that about 30% of the prime factors with that number of digits were not found because of the statistical nature of ECM.
In the range 20K to 50K only the 25digit level was completed according to [URL="http://www.mersenne.org/report_ecm/default.php?txt=0&ecm_lo=20000&ecm_hi=50000&ecmnof_lo=20000&ecmnof_hi=50000"]this report[/URL].[/QUOTE] Good point. Sorry for the mistake. 
[QUOTE=Batalov;379888][I]Genial[/I]!! :big grin:[/QUOTE]
I must bow to your far superior knowledge of the nuances of the English language [QUOTE=Batalov;379888]Now, here's why messages from about post 155 onwards are not moved. Some (not all of them) were useless. Humor, wordplay, flirtations are fine  especially, in a thread that started to devolve into a philosophical/philological debate veering into Clintonesque defenses based on a convenient redefinition of the meaning of the word "is" (or "sex", or "probable", or whatever). [/QUOTE] But by your reasoning anything that adds nothing to the discussion must be considered less than useful, so you fail again. You see when you decide to set yourself up as the arbiter of what does and doesn't add value, don't be surprised that when you act inconsistently based on your prejudices that the thread holding up the Sword of Damocles is cut. Or you could simply in future decide not to act like the thinkpol. 
You are kidding yourself if you think that moderation is a police work. It is mostly waste disposal. If you always wanted to apply but were too shy to ask about it, don't be, write to Mike. Waste has to be disposed of. Spam and lunacy, too. Nonsense can stay.
The sewer thread for the waste was not always called what it is called now. It used to bear names of those prolific individuals who made most contributions. Its current name is a bit too kind (you can thank Mike). It is for posts with negative usefulness, if you insist on a better definition. "Less than useful"  not quite the same, I agree. Some posts are deleted altogether, if this is news to you (e.g. commercial spam). Require the proverbial "CODE OF CONDUCT" if you absolutely demand to know what particular flavor of 1984 is implemented on this forum. 
[CODE]M2327417/23915387348002001 is a probable prime![/CODE]
I'm waiting on some additional PRP checks with PFGW before submitting to PRP Top site. 
[QUOTE=axn;381734][CODE]M2327417/23915387348002001 is a probable prime![/CODE]
I'm waiting on some additional PRP checks with PFGW before submitting to PRP Top site.[/QUOTE] Congratulations!!! That's a lot bigger than the previous record holder of divisors of Mersenne numbers. 
Congratulations from me, too. As Dario said this is now the largest Mersennecofactor known as a prp. It should be soon Nr. 1 on Henris & Renauld Lifchitz's page at [URL]http://www.primenumbers.net/prptop/searchform.php?form=%282^n1%29%2F%3F&action=Search[/URL]
. Of course only if you reportet it there ;) [URL="http://www.primenumbers.net/prptop/searchform.php?form=%282^n1%29%2F%3F&action=Search"][/URL] 
[QUOTE=axn;381734][CODE]M2327417/23915387348002001 is a probable prime![/CODE]
I'm waiting on some additional PRP checks with PFGW before submitting to PRP Top site.[/QUOTE] Congrats :toot: 
[QUOTE=MatWurS530113;381755]Of course only if you reportet it there ;)[/QUOTE]
It cleared PRP tests with base=5 & 7 as well, so I have submitted it. Should show up in a couple of days, I guess.:smile: 
[QUOTE=axn;381786]It cleared PRP tests with base=5 & 7 as well, so I have submitted it. Should show up in a couple of days, I guess.:smile:[/QUOTE]
I found another hit: M270,059 = 540119 * 6481417 * 7124976157756725967 * PRP81265 
[QUOTE=alpertron;382224]I found another hit:
M270,059 = 540119 * 6481417 * 7124976157756725967 * PRP81265[/QUOTE] Congrats :smile: 
Congratulation Dario!
The next one we don't need to factor anymore :max:. If James is reading here: Is it possible to mark those prpfactors which are already proven as primes on the prppage? That M11=23*prp2 looks somehow .... strange ^^ And on the page for the smoothest P1factors the case k=1 should be ignored. k=1 happens only iff the exponent of the Mnumber is a SophieGermaineprime congruent 3 mod 4, thus this column is the same as a list of the SGprimes = 3 mod 4. Matthias 
They're (both) here... [url]http://www.primenumbers.net/prptop/searchform.php?form=%282^x1%29%2F%3F&action=Search[/url]

Another probable prime:
M19121 = 917809 * 415147656569 * 1531543915081 * 27784129616513881634842031 * PRP5701 This probable prime is in the range of a primality test. 
On this page
[URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/prp.php?show=3&min_exponent=1&max_exponent=10%2C000%2C000"]http://www.mersenne.ca/prp.php?show=3&min_exponent=1&max_exponent=10%2C000%2C000[/URL] 1093 is also up for PRP testing. I ran it and this is the message I got: "M1093/known_factors is a probable prime! We4: 088A088A,00000000" Not sure if this exponent has been PRP'd and reported before I hope that someone else is not working on it  sorry if I spoiled your moment 
[QUOTE=houding;383518]On this page
[URL]http://www.mersenne.ca/prp.php?show=3&min_exponent=1&max_exponent=10%2C000%2C000[/URL] 1093 is also up for PRP testing.[/QUOTE] It is not up for PRP testing. Of course, everyone can run yet another PRP test on a known [I]prime[/I], but it doesn't make it a meaningful exercise. It is wasteful for those who are unfamiliar with the Cunningham project to go below "[URL="http://homes.cerias.purdue.edu/~ssw/cun/"]min_exponent=1300[/URL]" (or, with its extensions, below 2400). Dario is correct that the PRP5701 is trivially proven prime. For comparison, Wu has just [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/primes/page.php?id=118512"]recently proven[/URL] a Wagstaff prime as large as 25,000 decimal digits. An ECPP proof for any number up to, say, 10000 decimal digits is a rather trivial exercise in 2014. 
My apologies.
I guess (maybe I should not guess:smile:) that there is more to than just putting a PRP line from that page in P95 and running it, and then getting an answer yes it is PRP or not, and then telling someone about it. My favorite RDS will probably agree :grin: I have some homework to do if i want to know that is all about. Adolf 
[QUOTE=alpertron;383494]Another probable prime:
M19121 = 917809 * 415147656569 * 1531543915081 * 27784129616513881634842031 * PRP5701 This probable prime is in the range of a primality test.[/QUOTE] I'm running a primality test on that now using Primo. I will report the result, or that I've abandoned it, at some point. :smile: So far, I'm at 18565/18938 bits. 
I ran the P1 factorization method with B1=200K, B2=5M on the range 900000990000 and B1=2M, B2=50M on the range 9900001000000, for the Mersenne numbers that already have known factors (in previous months I'd ran P1 with B1=10M, B2=500M on all Mersenne numbers without known factors).
After finding more than 600 new prime factors, I ran PRP on the cofactors, but no new PRP appeared. I started P1 with B1=300K, B2=10M on the composite Mersenne numbers with exponents in the range 800000900000. 
[QUOTE=MiniGeek;383537]I'm running a primality test on that now using Primo. I will report the result, or that I've abandoned it, at some point. :smile: So far, I'm at 18565/18938 bits.[/QUOTE]
Done, submitted to [url]http://www.factordb.com/index.php?id=1100000000710088779[/url] 
Stop the presses!!!
After finding more than 1700 new prime factors of Mersenne numbers in the range 700K  1M using P1 algorithm, I finally discovered a PRP: M750,151 = 429934042631 * 7590093831289 * 397764574647511 * 8361437834787151 * 17383638888678527263 * PRP225744 
Nice find! I suppose Primo won't prove it prime for a while yet... :)

[B]Earth[/B], also known as [B]Sol 3[/B], was a giant supercomputer designed to prove the primality of this number. Designed by Deep Thought and built by the Magratheans, it was commonly mistaken for a planet, especially by the ape descendants who lived on it. It was situated far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral Arm of the Galaxy.
Unfortunately, the Earth was destroyed by the Vogons five minutes before the program was to be completed. 
[QUOTE=Batalov;384424][B]Earth[/B], also known as [B]Sol 3[/B], was a giant supercomputer designed to prove the primality of this number. Designed by Deep Thought and built by the Magratheans, it was commonly mistaken for a planet, especially by the ape descendants who lived on it. It was situated far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral Arm of the Galaxy.
Unfortunately, the Earth was destroyed by the Vogons five minutes before the program was to be completed.[/QUOTE] :tu: :tu: Thanks for this. 
There is something to be said for dumb luck.
[CODE]M3464473/604874508299177 is a probable prime! We4: E866B6FC,00000000 [/CODE] Still need to do some (slow) independent check with PFGW. Ugh! EDIT: Anybody know how to make P95 use a different base to do the PRP test? 
That's the first MegaPRP cofactor of a Mersenne number known. Congratulations.

Congratulation, too. :smile:

[QUOTE=axn;385016]
EDIT: Anybody know how to make P95 use a different base to do the PRP test?[/QUOTE] Congrats. Try adding PRPBase=n to prime.txt. 
[QUOTE=axn;385016]There is something to be said for dumb luck.
[CODE]M3464473/604874508299177 is a probable prime! We4: E866B6FC,00000000 [/CODE] Still need to do some (slow) independent check with PFGW. Ugh! EDIT: Anybody know how to make P95 use a different base to do the PRP test?[/QUOTE] Congrats. :toot: If I were you, I would run: [code] ./pfgw64 tc q"(2^34644731)/604874508299177" [/code] to get a fermat+lucas PRP test done. :smile: 
[QUOTE=Prime95;385027]Try adding PRPBase=n to prime.txt.[/QUOTE]
Thanks. That worked (well, it isn't obvious that it worked, so I tried it first on a composite number). [QUOTE=paulunderwood;385028]If I were you, I would run: [code] ./pfgw64 tc q"(2^34644731)/604874508299177" [/code] to get a fermat+lucas PRP test done. :smile:[/QUOTE] I have already submitted the PRP to the Top list after passing b=5,7 tests, but I will run this as well. The problem is that PFGW doesn't have suspend/resume for these tests, so I'll have to be careful not to shutdown my laptop or interrupt the test in anyway while it runs. Probably will take the better part of a day (or more) to run it, since PFGW uses the generic FFT for them. :sad: 
I've just found:
M488,441 = 61543567 x 30051203516986199 x PRP147012 
[QUOTE=alpertron;389763]I've just found:
M488,441 = 61543567 x 30051203516986199 x PRP147012[/QUOTE] Anyone up for making: a) a website or b) a codebox on the first post to show what Mersenne numbers have been "fully factored" (PRPs anyways)? 
There is already a [URL="http://www.primenumbers.net/prptop/searchform.php?form=%282%5En1%29%2F%3F&action=Search"]website[/URL].

@Dario:
:tu: (edit 2: @Batalov: also on [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/prp.php"]James'[/URL]) 
I'm a bit unfamiliar with Probable Primes. How Probable is Probable? Is there a [I]realistic[/I] chance that any of the PRP's for the "fully factored" Mersennes are actually composite?

[QUOTE=TheMawn;389828]Is there a [I]realistic[/I] chance that any of the PRP's for the "fully factored" Mersennes are actually composite?[/QUOTE]There is a more realistic chance you will be hit by lightning whilst simultaneously being hit by a meteor whilst simultaneously experiencing an earthquake of magnitude 9.9 on Friday the 13th at 06:06:06 in the morning.

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[QUOTE=TheMawn;389828]I'm a bit unfamiliar with Probable Primes. How Probable is Probable? Is there a [I]realistic[/I] chance that any of the PRP's for the "fully factored" Mersennes are actually composite?[/QUOTE]
Actually the chances are not so remote. It is true that for a number of that size to be strong pseudoprime to some bases,[URL="http://primes.utm.edu/notes/prp_prob.html"] the chances are extraordinarily low,[/URL] even lower than Retina said, but Mersenne factors don't behave like general numbers of their sizes. It is quite common for a composite mersenne factor to be 2PSP, for example all 3 composite combinations of 233, 1103 and 2089 (prime factors of M29) are pseudoprimes base 2. This seems to happen more often for p=1 (mod 4), but it happens often enough for p=3 (mod 4), for example 514447 is a 2PSP (is the product of 359 and 1433, prime factors of M179). Interesting enough, you can find small multiplebasePSP very easy for small composite factors of mersenne numbers, for example 10974881 is both 2PRP and 3PRP, but it not a prime (it is a PSP product of 1913 and 5737, prime factors of M239). And so on. There can be easily found small mersenne factors which are PRP to many bases, but still composite. So, there IS a remote chance that those big PRPs are still PSP. I guess we will not know very soon. Anyhow, the result is nice, and worth of congratulations. 
[QUOTE=LaurV;389837]Actually the chances are not so remote. It is true that for a number of that size to be strong pseudoprime to some bases,[URL="http://primes.utm.edu/notes/prp_prob.html"] the chances are extraordinarily low,[/URL] even lower than Retina said, but Mersenne factors don't behave like general numbers of their sizes. It is quite common for a composite mersenne factor to be 2PSP, for example all 3 composite combinations of 233, 1103 and 2089 (prime factors of M29) are pseudoprimes base 2. This seems to happen more often for p=1 (mod 4), but it happens often enough for p=3 (mod 4), for example 514447 is a 2PSP (is the product of 359 and 1433, prime factors of M179). Interesting enough, you can find small multiplebasePSP very easy for small composite factors of mersenne numbers, for example 10974881 is both 2PRP and 3PRP, but it not a prime (it is a PSP product of 1813 and 5737, prime factors of M239). [/QUOTE]
Base 2 should not be used for Mersenne cofactors. They [B]all[/B] pass it. Let p be a prime and f = 2[SUP]s[/SUP]kp+1 be a composite factor of 2^p1 (where k is odd). We know that 2^p == 1 (mod f). Raising both sides by k, we get 2^(pk) == 1 (mod f) i.e. 2^((f1)/2[SUP]s[/SUP]) == 1 (mod f) IOW, f passes Base2 strong PRP test. 
What PRP tests have been done on M488,441?
Chris 
The default from Prime95. There is a setting in the program to change the base. If someone wants to do it, go ahead.

[CODE] ./pfgw64 tc q"(2^4884411)/(61543567*30051203516986199)"
PFGW Version 3.7.7.64BIT.20130722.x86_Dev [GWNUM 27.11] Primality testing (2^4884411)/(61543567*30051203516986199) [N1/N+1, BrillhartLehmerSelfridge] Running N1 test using base 5 Running N+1 test using discriminant 13, base 1+sqrt(13) (2^4884411)/(61543567*30051203516986199) is Fermat and Lucas PRP! (2068.5123s+0.0169s) [/CODE] 
I ran my own algorithm written in GMP:
[CODE]Likely prime with a=0 real 86m52.781s user 84m37.781s sys 1m32.782s [/CODE] Which means jacobiSymbol(1,n)==1 and (x+2)^(n+1)==5 (mod n, x^2+1). This implies a 5PRP test and the test: x^(n+1)==1 (mod n, x^2(6/5)*x+1) :smile: 
Another big cofactor of Mersenne number which is probable prime:
(2^4403991)/(16210820281161978209*31518475633*880799) 
Another fully factored small Mersenne:[URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent.php?exponentdetails=10433"] M10433[/URL] (and [URL="http://factordb.com/index.php?query=M10433"]at FactorDB[/URL])
M10433 = 146063 · 7345550506166399 · 17578384916225511229570561 · [COLOR=Blue]407523153578238773059225963827711400649[/COLOR][SUB]<39>[/SUB] · [COLOR=Blue]P3056[/COLOR] 
One more:
[URL="http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2%5E353391"]M35339[/URL] = 5776625742089 · 291148630508887 · 7028028455954046211351 · [COLOR="Blue"]4153830438466899077960892137[SUB]<28>[/SUB] · P10562[/COLOR] 
[QUOTE=Batalov;400573]One more:
[URL="http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2%5E353391"]M35339[/URL] = 5776625742089 · 291148630508887 · 7028028455954046211351 · [COLOR="Blue"]4153830438466899077960892137[SUB]<28>[/SUB] · P10562[/COLOR][/QUOTE] Excellent findings!!! It is not clear to me why the report at [url]http://www.mersenne.org/report_exponent/?exp_lo=35339&exp_hi=&full=1[/url] does not show the finder of the 28digit prime factor. 
I tried different options for submitting a factor, and all of them don't list the finder (me :)
I am now simply submitting a single line [QUOTE]M35339 has a factor: 4153830438466899077960892137[/QUOTE] into manual results form  either on mersenne.ca or mersenne.org (while logged in!). I tried pasting the whole ECM output  the result is the same (or worse  not parsed out). It doesn't matter to me. It is a valid contender for the [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/top20/page.php?id=49"]Mersenne cofactor[/URL] top20; this does matter. The cofactor is proven before submitting, of course. 
[QUOTE=Batalov;400581]I tried different options for submitting a factor, and all of them don't list the finder (me :)
I am now simply submitting a single line into manual results form  either on mersenne.ca or mersenne.org (while logged in!). I tried pasting the whole ECM output  the result is the same (or worse  not parsed out). It doesn't matter to me. It is a valid contender for the [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/top20/page.php?id=49"]Mersenne cofactor[/URL] top20; this does matter. The cofactor is proven before submitting, of course.[/QUOTE] I can see in the server logs where you posted that result at 20150421 @ 17:08:12 UTC. George or James can probably give better guidance on why it might accept the factor but not log the result text as submitted. It may have been formed in such a way it couldn't parse all of it, or something... and now that it's a known factor it won't accept any other submissions for it, I think. But never fear, it can be manually done I'm sure. 
I think for small and very old factors, this is fine (for them to be anonymous).
In Ye Goode Olde Days, factors were immaterial  only primes were the goal of the project, so they bore no name. In fact, that's fine even for larger factors (including mine); I mean fine for me. However, because large crowds started making a sport out of factoring alone and they need some encouragement ("look, here is _[I]my[/I]_ factor"; "hey, my factor is bigger than yours!") and they need their name attached to a factor. Which is a fair price for the amount of (GPU) work (and electricity) they put into this effort. They [I]will[/I] want to find a bigger factor and they [I]will[/I] run their computers some more. If all they will be getting out of the project would be the heated house and a constant hum from the computer, they may fall off pretty fast. 
[QUOTE=Batalov;400619]
However, because large crowds started making a sport out of factoring alone and they need some encouragement ("look, here is _[I]my[/I]_ factor"; "hey, my factor is bigger than yours!") and they need their name attached to a factor. Which is a fair price for the amount of (GPU) work (and electricity) they put into this effort. They [I]will[/I] want to find a bigger factor and they [I]will[/I] run their computers some more. If all they will be getting out of the project would be the heated house and a constant hum from the computer, they may fall off pretty fast.[/QUOTE] +1 (me, me, me, sexy meme....) :razz: 
[QUOTE=Batalov;400619]I think for small and very old factors, this is fine (for them to be anonymous).
In Ye Goode Olde Days, factors were immaterial  only primes were the goal of the project, ...[/QUOTE]Why you want to downgrade those poor little factors when they are precisely the thing that everyone is searching for; PRIMES! It's not the size of the primes that matters, it's what you do with them. [size=1]It's my prime and I'll stroke it as fast and as often as I want. And besides, I was only cleaning it. Honest.[/size] 
:rofl: :goodposting:

[QUOTE=Batalov;400573]One more:
[URL="http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2%5E353391"]M35339[/URL] = 5776625742089 · 291148630508887 · 7028028455954046211351 · [COLOR="Blue"]4153830438466899077960892137[SUB]<28>[/SUB] · P10562[/COLOR][/QUOTE] And one more: [URL="http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2%5E416811"]M41681[/URL] = 1052945423 · 16647332713153 · [COLOR="Blue"]2853686272534246492102086015457[SUB][/SUB] · [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/primes/page.php?id=119809"]P12495[/URL][/COLOR][/QUOTE] 
This time I found a big PRP:
(2^17907431)/(146840927*158358984977*3835546416767873* 20752172271489035681) is a 539014digit PRP. See [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/1790743[/url] 
[QUOTE=alpertron;404786]This time I found a big PRP:
(2^17907431)/(146840927*158358984977*3835546416767873* 20752172271489035681) is a 539014digit PRP. See [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/1790743[/url][/QUOTE] :w00t: Congrats! 
[QUOTE=axn;404804]:w00t: Congrats![/QUOTE]
Thanks, it appears that the cofactor of M1790743 is now 35th in the ranking of the top PRP list: [url]http://www.primenumbers.net/prptop/prptop.php?page=1#haut[/url] 
The 300th (probably) completely Mersenne number factored known is M675977
The cofactor (2[sup]675977[/sup]1)/(1686378749257*7171117283326998925471) has 203456 digits. You can see it at: [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/675977[/url] List of PRP Mersenne cofactors: [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/prp.php?show=1&min_exponent=1&max_exponent=10%2C000%2C000[/url] 
The 306th known probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponent is [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/151013"]M151013[/URL]
It is a semiprime, whose smaller factor 61157791169561859593299975690769 was discovered October 28. This is too large for primality certification. All probableprime cofactors for exponents 63703 and below have been proven prime (274 out of the 306), while all the larger ones are only (highly) probably prime. The list of known Mersenne primes and fullyfactored or probablyfullyfactored exponents can be found at [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/prp.php[/url] The 305th was [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/5233"]M5233[/URL], with 5 factors plus a cofactor. The 304th was [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/822971"]M822971[/URL], with 3 factors + cofactor. The 303rd was [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/5240707"]M5240707[/URL], the current record holder. It is a semiprime, whose smaller factor 75392810903 was discovered a long time ago by trialfactoring, but was not PRP tested until late July of this year. 
[QUOTE=GP2;447216]All probableprime cofactors for exponents 63703 and below have been proven prime (274 out of the 306), while all the larger ones are only (highly) probably prime.[/QUOTE]
The record for ECPP proof is about 31k digits ([url]http://primes.utm.edu/top20/page.php?id=27[/url]). That means the next four PRPs [C](M82939  PRP24938, M86137  PRP25896, M86371  PRP25984, M87691  PRP26371)[/C] are "provable" (with some serious time commitment.) 
The 307th fullyfactoredorprobablyfullyfactored Mersenne number is [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/25243"]M25243[/URL].
It has four factors plus a PRP cofactor. The fourth factor 449245236879223161338352589831 was found using P−1 stage 1 with B1=500000000. This is within range of primality testing by Primo, if someone wants to tackle it. 
[QUOTE=GP2;448486]The 307th fullyfactoredorprobablyfullyfactored Mersenne number is [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/25243"]M25243[/URL].
It has four factors plus a PRP cofactor. The fourth factor 449245236879223161338352589831 was found using P−1 stage 1 with B1=500000000. This is within range of primality testing by Primo, if someone wants to tackle it.[/QUOTE] It will be a UTM submission: [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/top20/page.php?id=49"]top20[/URL] :smile: Edit, I'll prove it prime with Primo  is there someone I should cocredit? 
Do we want PRP status of cofactors logged in primenet as well?
I'm not sure how mersenne.ca is updated? is it getting info from primenet via scripts running on primenet? Does mersenne.ca contain other information missing from primenet besides the PRP information? Like extra factors for exponents besides the first one, that are not in primenet? 
[QUOTE=ATH;448494]Do we want PRP status of cofactors logged in primenet as well?
I'm not sure how mersenne.ca is updated? is it getting info from primenet via scripts running on primenet? Does mersenne.ca contain other information missing from primenet besides the PRP information? Like extra factors for exponents besides the first one, that are not in primenet?[/QUOTE] Primenet does not store any information about which exponents are fullyfactored or probablyfullyfactored. It should, or at least we should make sure that fullyfactored exponents are eliminated from consideration for any further factoring by ECM or other method. mprime/Prime95 can do PRP testing, but it does not send the results to Primenet, nor can these results be manually submitted to Primenet. These results have to be manually submitted to Mersenne.ca, at [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/index.php?submitresults=1[/url] Mersenne.ca is the central repository for PRP information on Mersenne exponents, with the full list at [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/prp.php[/url] All of the PRP exponents up to and including M63,703 have had their cofactors certified prime with Primo or some other means. All the higher exponents are only probablyfullyfactored, albeit with very high confidence. Ranges for PRP testing can be reserved at [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/prp.php?assigned_distribution=1[/url] by clicking on the blue links and then clicking on the button in the resulting page. However, that page does not really document clearly that results need to be submitted at [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/index.php?submitresults=1[/url] Mersenne.ca pulls updates daily from Primenet. Both of these sites should have identical information about residues and factors, including second and higher factors. A few months ago, a few dozen inconsistencies were discovered between the two databases, but those were reconciled and presumably there is no longer an issue. One difference is that Mersenne.ca has factors data for exponents up to 4.29 billion, whereas Primenet only stores factors data for exponents up to 1.00 billion. 
[QUOTE=paulunderwood;448489]It will be a UTM submission: [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/top20/page.php?id=49"]top20[/URL] :smile:
Edit, I'll prove it prime with Primo  is there someone I should cocredit?[/QUOTE] [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/primes/page.php?id=122574"]Submission[/URL] to The Prime Pages. I submitted the certificate to FactorDB. Can some please provide me with a link to it so I can include the link in TPP database :smile: 
[QUOTE=paulunderwood;448489]
... is there someone I should cocredit?[/QUOTE] GP2? 
[QUOTE=Batalov;448667]GP2?[/QUOTE]
No need... 
I have added a link at TPP to the cofactor certificate at FactorDB. Now [url]http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/25243[/url] can be updated from "probable prime" to "prime"

The 308th known probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponent is [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/25933"]M25933[/URL].
It has three factors plus the PRP cofactor, and its latest 40digit factor 5589137403017310421606050379256829183569 was found using P1 with B1=500000000, B2=19081568754210, using mprime for stage 1 and gmpecm for stage 2. Like the last time, this needs a Primo certificate. 
[QUOTE=GP2;448932]The 308th known probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponent is [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/25933"]M25933[/URL].
It has three factors plus the PRP cofactor, and its latest 40digit factor 5589137403017310421606050379256829183569 was found using P1 with B1=500000000, B2=19081568754210, using mprime for stage 1 and gmpecm for stage 2. Like the last time, this needs a Primo certificate.[/QUOTE] Good going. If it's alright, I'd like to do the certificate for this one. It will be done within the day. 
[QUOTE=Jayder;448936]Good going. If it's alright, I'd like to do the certificate for this one. It will be done within the day.[/QUOTE]
Well, I guess you called dibs. 
And the hits just keep on coming:
[URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/4834891"]M4834891[/URL]/1701881633/70659688575577 is a probable prime This is the 309th fullyorprobablyfully factored Mersenne exponent, and the second largest after M5240707. This is an unexpected flurry of new PRP results. The factors were discovered long ago, but now the wavefront of PRP testing has reached the 4.8M range... 
[QUOTE=GP2;449044]
[URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/4834891"]M4834891[/URL]/1701881633/70659688575577 is a probable prime .[/QUOTE] FWIW: [CODE]time ../../coding/gwnum/lucasPRP M4834891cofactor 1 2 4834891 1 Lucas testing on x^2  3*x + 1 ... Is Lucas PRP! real 64m3.983s user 228m46.452s sys 4m39.080s[/CODE] [URL="http://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=435694&postcount=14"]Reference program[/URL] :geek: 
[QUOTE=GP2;448932]The 308th known probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponent is [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/25933"]M25933[/URL].
It has three factors plus the PRP cofactor, and its latest 40digit factor 5589137403017310421606050379256829183569 was found using P1 with B1=500000000, B2=19081568754210, using mprime for stage 1 and gmpecm for stage 2. Like the last time, this needs a Primo certificate.[/QUOTE] Forgot to post this yesterday: [url]http://factordb.com/index.php?id=1100000000886495500[/url] Is it suggested that I submit this to the Prime Pages? I will have to make an account and figure it out if so. 
[QUOTE=Jayder;449055]Forgot to post this yesterday: [url]http://factordb.com/index.php?id=1100000000886495500[/url]
Is it suggested that I submit this to the Prime Pages? I will have to make an account and figure it out if so.[/QUOTE] Yes. It is a top20 proven Mersenne cofactor :smile: 
[URL="http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2%5E533811"]factordb is showing that M53381 is fullyfactored[/URL]
As of this writing, it has [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/53381"]not been tested yet at mersenne.ca[/URL] It has three factors plus the PRP cofactor. I found the third factor a couple of days ago using ECM. This is the 310th known fullyfactored or probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponent. This one will be a bit challenging to certify primality. Who wants to try it? 
[QUOTE=GP2;449724][URL="http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2%5E533811"]factordb is showing that M53381 is fullyfactored[/URL]
As of this writing, it has [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/53381"]not been tested yet at mersenne.ca[/URL] It has three factors plus the PRP cofactor. I found the third factor a couple of days ago using ECM. This is the 310th known fullyfactored or probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponent. This one will be a bit challenging to certify primality. Who wants to try it?[/QUOTE] I'll pick it up. It will take about four weeks on a 6 core 1090T. Until then... :smile: 
[QUOTE=GP2;449724]As of this writing, it has [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/53381"]not been tested yet at mersenne.ca[/URL][/QUOTE]
It is now. 
Mersenne.ca is showing that M[URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/84211"]84211[/URL]/1347377/31358793176711980763958121/3314641676042347824169591561 is a probable prime.
It is the 311th known fullyfactored or probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponent. The third factor was discovered a few days ago, the results.txt actually reported "Cofactor is a probable prime!" but I didn't notice it at the time. It is a bit too large for primality certification to be feasible in a reasonable amount of time. Note that certification of the nextlower M82939 has not been attempted yet, as far as I know. The largest certified fullyfactored exponent is M63703. There are now five known probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponents in the 80k range (82939, 84211, 86137, 86371, 87691), not to mention the prime M86243, but none in the 70k range. 
[QUOTE=GP2;454160]Mersenne.ca is showing that M[URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/84211"]84211[/URL]/1347377/31358793176711980763958121/3314641676042347824169591561 is a probable prime.
It is the 311th known fullyfactored or probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponent. The third factor was discovered a few days ago, the results.txt actually reported "Cofactor is a probable prime!" but I didn't notice it at the time. It is a bit too large for primality certification to be feasible in a reasonable amount of time. Note that certification of the nextlower M82939 has not been attempted yet, as far as I know. The largest certified fullyfactored exponent is M63703. There are now five known probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponents in the 80k range (82939, 84211, 86137, 86371, 87691), not to mention the prime M86243, but none in the 70k range.[/QUOTE] On a many core/socket system, these can be proved in a "reasonable amount of time", because a proof with ECPP (using Primo) is [URL="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embarrassingly_parallel"]embarrassingly parallel[/URL]. 
[QUOTE=paulunderwood;454164]On a many core/socket system, these can be proved in a "reasonable amount of time", because a proof with ECPP (using Primo) is [URL="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embarrassingly_parallel"]embarrassingly parallel[/URL].[/QUOTE]
Well, feel free to tackle it after M53381... :smile: although M82939 might have priority. Odd that no PRPs were found in the 70k range or the upper half of 60k. I did find factors there but no PRPs resulted. 
[QUOTE=GP2;454165]Well, feel free to tackle it after M53381... :smile: although M82939 might have priority.
Odd that no PRPs were found in the 70k range or the upper half of 60k. I did find factors there but no PRPs resulted.[/QUOTE] I decline your offer of testing those hefty numbers :wink: I have completed the certificate of the M53381 cofactor and have submitted it to both [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/primes/page.php?id=123121"]UTM's The Prime Pages[/URL] and factordb. Please update your records :smile: 
[QUOTE=paulunderwood;454500]I decline your offer of testing those hefty numbers :wink:
I have completed the certificate of the M53381 cofactor and have submitted it to both [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/primes/page.php?id=123121"]UTM's The Prime Pages[/URL] and factordb. Please update your records :smile:[/QUOTE] Seems like its already updated, rank 4 on the Mersenne cofactor list, congrats! [quote][INDENT][URL="http://primes.utm.edu/top20/page.php?id=27"]Elliptic Curve Primality Proof[/URL] (archivable [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/top20/home.php#archivable"]*[/URL]) Prime on list: [B]no[/B], rank [B]41[/B] Subcategory: "ECPP" [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/top20/page.php?id=49"]Mersenne cofactor[/URL] (archivable [URL="http://primes.utm.edu/top20/home.php#archivable"]*[/URL]) Prime on list: [B]yes[/B], rank [B]4[/B] Subcategory: "Mersenne cofactor" [/INDENT][/quote] 
The 312th fullyfactored or probablyfullyfactored Mersenne exponent is [URL="http://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/175631"]M175631[/URL]
It has two smaller factors plus a PRP cofactor. The second factor was found by user TJAOI on March 3. I'm not sure who ran the PRP test. 
Someone has been running hundreds of ECM curves on [URL="https://www.mersenne.org/report_exponent/?exp_lo=53381&exp_hi=&full=1&ecmhist=1"]M53381[/URL] in the past few days, even though it has been known to be probablyfullyfactored since December, and certified fullyfactored a few days ago... hmmm...
Probablyfullyfactored and fullyfactored exponents ought to be removed from the ECM report listings. Some already have been but some haven't. Right now, [URL="https://www.mersenne.org/report_ecm/?txt=0&ecm_lo=1&ecm_hi=1&ecmnof_lo=53300&ecmnof_hi=53400"]53381 still appears there[/URL]. 
[QUOTE=GP2;454567]Someone has been running hundreds of ECM curves on [URL="https://www.mersenne.org/report_exponent/?exp_lo=53381&exp_hi=&full=1&ecmhist=1"]M53381[/URL] in the past few days ...[/QUOTE]
The proverbial disbelievers, right? :rolleyes: 
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