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gd_barnes 2008-01-21 01:11

Come join us!
 
[COLOR=black]Come one, come all! This is a very exciting project where we hope to find many top-5000 primes in a short period of time.[/COLOR]

[COLOR=black]With this project, the primary focus will be to do Riesel prime tests of the form k * 2^n – 1 for 300 < k <= 1001 that have not been reserved by others or are not being actively worked on. k < 300 and 1001 < k < 1400 are already being searched by other projects or individuals.[/COLOR]

[COLOR=black]This forum is to coordinate and extend prime searching at Michael Hartley’s originally well-designed 'Prime Search' site that has now gone defunct. It is believed that the prime-searching community originally largely ignored this testing range because there was previously no forum to coordinate sieving and searching. This forum has changed that and has brought testing up to where it should be.[/COLOR]


[COLOR=black]Sieve files have been prepared in advance for all n-ranges. We are running large team drives for all ranges as follows:[/COLOR][LIST][*]PRPnet automated testing for 25 k's in k=300-350 and n>2M.[*]Individual-k reservations for k=350-400 and n>2M.[*]PRPnet automated testing and manual reservations for k=400-1001 and n>1M.[/LIST][COLOR=black]Subprojects will include:[/COLOR][LIST][*]Testing of other k-values outside the original scope of the project that are significantly behind their neighbors as to how far they have been searched. If necessary, coordination with existing reservations at other sites will be done ahead of time. This is the crux of the entire project. 300<k<=1001 has been searched much less than k<300 and k>1001.[*]In the future, double-checking of n=260K-600K for already completed k-values.[/LIST][COLOR=black]The main two goals of the project relate to all k < 1000 and are as follows:[/COLOR][LIST][*]All k's should be fully tested to the top-5000 range at all times.[*]All k's should have their non-top-5000 ranges tested.[/LIST][COLOR=black]Please see other threads in the forum for questions about searching and software.[/COLOR]

For information and downloads for the manual version of LLR or sr(n)sieve, please see the [URL="http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=9890"]software/instructions/questions[/URL] thread.

For information on running PRPnet clients on our servers, please refer to our [URL="http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=12223"]PRPnet[/URL] thread.

For PRPnet installation, please see [URL="http://prpnet.primegrid.com/"]Primegrid prpnet clients[/URL].

For information on running LLRnet clients on our servers, please refer to our [URL="http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=9959"]Automated LLR testing with LLRnet[/URL] thread.

For LLRnet installation, please see [URL="http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=13165"]LLRnet supports LLR V3.8 and higher[/URL].

If you would like to be automatically notified by Email of primes found on LLRnet servers, please see [URL="http://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=153239&postcount=6"]automatic prime notification[/URL] in this thread.

[COLOR=black]Thanks and come join us for the fun at No Prime Left Behind![/COLOR]

[COLOR=black]Gary[/COLOR]

jasong 2008-01-22 23:50

lol, great project idea. I think of myself as a Republican, but this kind of humor is awesome. People take themselves WAY too seriously.

I have a project of my own that I'm doing on my quad-core, it's for a fairly high k, so I'm not going to announce my work until I post a prime or get sick of the project. I'm sieving from n=665K-5M. So, in a sense, we're kind of doing the same project.

Even without the great name, No Prime Left Behind sounds like a fantastic project. You'll probably see me, on and off, crunching this project in the future.

Good luck, people! :)

gd_barnes 2008-01-23 21:41

[quote=jasong;123603]lol, great project idea. I think of myself as a Republican, but this kind of humor is awesome. People take themselves WAY too seriously.

I have a project of my own that I'm doing on my quad-core, it's for a fairly high k, so I'm not going to announce my work until I post a prime or get sick of the project. I'm sieving from n=665K-5M. So, in a sense, we're kind of doing the same project.

Even without the great name, No Prime Left Behind sounds like a fantastic project. You'll probably see me, on and off, crunching this project in the future.

Good luck, people! :)[/quote]


Thanks for the kind words Jasong. Feel free to join us at any time and knock off some of your favorite n=333333 primes. :smile:

When you say we're doing 'kind of' the same project, how so? Are you sieving a gob of k's or some of the same k's that we are? Or is it just a single k? I can't imagine it's too many k for such a huge n-range.

You need not reveal details. I'm more curious from a general perspective. n=665K-5M is so huge that it almost has to be DC effort that you're going for. And BTW, I would have no objection if it was some of the same k's that we are testing here. IMHO, projects don't own k's. We only ask that people coordinate their efforts with us if they are working on 300<k<=1001 so that we don't duplicate work.

One reason I ask this is because about the time that we get to around the n=450K-500K range on this project, I'll begin coordinating an effort to sieve n=600K-1M for 300<k<=1001 so we can go after some really BIG primes! :smile: I don't want us to duplicate anyone's work more than we have to.


Gary

IronBits 2008-12-14 01:01

Don't forget about this!
[quote]
Here's another simple way to install llrnet on 2, 4 and 8 cores machine.
The default server is on port 5000.
To change the port just edit llr-clientconfig.txt for all cores and look for the server location.

Another thing you need to edit is your nickname, please look for the line
username = "TeamName_nickname" and change it to
[B]username = "nickname"[/B] There is no 'TeamName' allowed in the username.

Extract the zip, for 2 and 4, versions and unrar for the 8 version.
To run the client you just need to run llrnet.exe respectively for each core.

Links to download:

[URL="http://em99010pepe.googlepages.com/llrnet_2_NPLB_win.zip"]http://em99010pepe.googlepages.com/l...2_NPLB_win.zip[/URL] (Core duo windows)
[URL="http://em99010pepe.googlepages.com/llrnet_4_NPLB_win.zip"]http://em99010pepe.googlepages.com/l...4_NPLB_win.zip[/URL] (Quad-core windows)
[URL="http://em99010pepe.googlepages.com/llrnet_8_NPLB_win.part1.rar"]http://em99010pepe.googlepages.com/l..._win.part1.rar[/URL] (Octo part 1 windows)
[URL="http://em99010pepe.googlepages.com/llrnet_8_NPLB_win.part2.rar"]http://em99010pepe.googlepages.com/l..._win.part2.rar[/URL] (Octo part 2 windows)

All clients will run in the system tray.
If you right click on the icon and if you choose "New GUI Window" you will get remotely control of all cores and see their progress.

Carlos [/quote]

gd_barnes 2008-12-14 01:11

[quote=IronBits;153236]Don't forget about this![/quote]


Max, do we need to add a link to the above post in the 1st post of this thread?

IronBits 2008-12-14 02:01

If you are using any of our servers and want to be Emailed a notification that you have found a prime on the server automatically, then send us an Email with your
user='username'
email address to use: 'somebody@someplace.net'
Of course, you need to substitute 'username' and 'somebody@someplace.net' with your real values for us to use. :wink:

Please send it to us at gbarnes017 at gmail dot com.

Thanks,
IB

mdettweiler 2008-12-14 04:52

[quote=gd_barnes;153238]Max, do we need to add a link to the above post in the 1st post of this thread?[/quote]
Okay, I'll see about getting links for this, as well as David's post right after yours, in the first post shortly...

vjdeedee 2009-05-03 09:39

How come the installation file has CRUS.something-I-cannot-recall.pt in its clientconfig.txt file instead of "nplb.ironbits.net" or "noprimeleftbehind.net"

DeeDee

mdettweiler 2009-05-03 13:44

[quote=vjdeedee;172062]How come the installation file has CRUS.something-I-cannot-recall.pt in its clientconfig.txt file instead of "nplb.ironbits.net" or "noprimeleftbehind.net"

DeeDee[/quote]
That was our old server. Sorry about that--it's corrected in the new set of client packages we have available:

[B]Windows:[/B] [URL="http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net/downloads/llrnet-nplb-0.9b7-win32.zip"][COLOR=#000000]http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net/dow....9b7-win32.zip[/COLOR][/URL]
[B]Linux:[/B] [URL="http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net/dow...b7-linux32.zip"][COLOR=#000000]http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net/dow...b7-linux32.zip[/COLOR][/URL]

We're currently in a sort of transition phase right now, where we're moving to a new web site and forum, and revamping all of our documentation and etc. (including these client packages which still referenced the old server). Please pardon our dust. :wink:

Flatlander 2010-09-11 11:13

Maybe the first post here should be updated. :smile:

Flatlander 2010-12-31 20:31

The first post here points to the software/instructions/questions thread. The first post in that thread contains a zip with very dated (i.e slower) software. :smile:

vaughan 2011-01-02 07:08

I agree with Flatlander.

Gary & Max, it is really hard to find the most up-to-date version of the NPLB application software. Searching through this thread one finds the "old" GUI version (that still seems to work OK but is apparently not the fastest version). Also there is the fast version but this is confusing as the version with a higher version number is for Linux and a 0.01 lower version is for Windows 32-bit. More than two dozen of my computers are 64-bit and on first inspection it seems as if there is no NPLB software for Windows 64-bit operating systems. (With insider knowledge we know that the NPLB software is 32-bit and is capable of running under 64-bit Windows, and that there is no speed increase when running 64-bits but to the noobie they wouldn't know all this).

We need a clear link to the software and to instructions for how to run it on multi-core CPUs.

mdettweiler 2011-01-02 07:22

[QUOTE=vaughan;244314]I agree with Flatlander.

Gary & Max, it is really hard to find the most up-to-date version of the NPLB application software. Searching through this thread one finds the "old" GUI version (that still seems to work OK but is apparently not the fastest version). Also there is the fast version but this is confusing as the version with a higher version number is for Linux and a 0.01 lower version is for Windows 32-bit. More than two dozen of my computers are 64-bit and on first inspection it seems as if there is no NPLB software for Windows 64-bit operating systems. (With insider knowledge we know that the NPLB software is 32-bit and is capable of running under 64-bit Windows, and that there is no speed increase when running 64-bits but to the noobie they wouldn't know all this).

We need a clear link to the software and to instructions for how to run it on multi-core CPUs.[/QUOTE]
Indeed...I knew the first post of this thread hadn't been updated in a while but looking at it just now I see it was last edited in July 2009(!)--well before the latest LLRnet clients came out, not to mention PRPnet.

I've been meaning to overhaul the "getting started" instructions here for a while...we have pretty decent instructions for PRPnet but not for the newest LLRnet. I wrote some how-to's for the latest clients over in the TPS project subforum when I helped them set up some LLRnet and PRPnet servers a few months back; with slight modifications, those would work quite well for NPLB.

I'm adding that to my to-do list right now. :smile: (Thanks for the heads-up!)

Flatlander 2011-01-03 13:46

Can someone post a link to the latest Windows (64bit) LLRnet client please.
I'm chasing my tail here. :wink::grin:

mdettweiler 2011-01-03 19:59

[QUOTE=Flatlander;244415]Can someone post a link to the latest Windows (64bit) LLRnet client please.
I'm chasing my tail here. :wink::grin:[/QUOTE]
Here's the latest Windows 32/64-bit client :wink:: [url]http://www.rieselprime.de/dl/LLRnetV073.zip[/url]

Flatlander 2011-01-03 21:07

Merci. I'll add my new lappy to the rally shortly. :smile:

gd_barnes 2011-11-04 07:42

I have brought the 1st post in this thread up to date.

AMDave 2011-11-04 11:48

Nice work.
You just got promoted to the website front page
[url]http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net/stats/index.php[/url]

gd_barnes 2011-11-04 18:15

[QUOTE=AMDave;277097]Nice work.
You just got promoted to the website front page
[URL]http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net/stats/index.php[/URL][/QUOTE]

Great thanks.

Karsten pointed out that we had a dead link in the post. It has now been corrected. The line is 3rd from the bottom and says "For LLRnet installation, please see [URL="http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=13165"][COLOR=#000080]LLRnet supports LLR V3.8 and higher[/COLOR][/URL].". Can you also make that change in the website front page?


Thanks again,
Gary

AMDave 2011-11-05 01:07

Fixed

gd_barnes 2011-12-27 20:14

I have made several updates to the first posting here, mainly due to the fact that the project is headed in a PRPnet direction now. They are as follows:

1. In the "Sieved files have been prepared" section, tweeked the bullet points to show which kind of server is running which drives. Also added info. about the 6k drive.

2. In the "Two main goals" section, corrected some grammar in one of the bullet points.

3. Towards the bottom, added links to info. about running PRPnet servers.

Dave, can you tweak the NPLB home page at [URL]http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net/stats/index.php[/URL] ? Thanks.


Gary

AMDave 2011-12-30 14:47

verbatim. :smile:

Lennart 2014-08-26 10:15

Hello all.

I read this on the first post on t6his tread and on homepage on noprimeleftbehind main page.

Is this correct ?

[COLOR=black]"Sieved files have been prepared in advance for all n-ranges. We are running large team drives for all ranges as follows:[/COLOR][LIST][*]Individual-k reservations for k=300-400 and n>1M.[*]LLRnet automated testing for 6 k's in k=300-400 and n>1M.[*]PRPnet automated testing and manual reservations for k=400-1001 and n>1M.[*]PRPnet automated testing and manual reservations for k=1400-2000 and n>500K.[*]LLRnet automated testing for k=2000-3000 for n=50K-425K. "[/LIST]
Is this correct ?


Lennart

mdettweiler 2014-08-26 23:21

Hmm, it looks like a lot of that's out of date. We set aside the k=1400-2000 and k=2000-3000 ranges a long time ago to focus on pushing k=300-1001 to higher n levels. Currently we have:[list][*]Individual-k reservations for k=300-400 and n>1M.[*]PRPnet automated testing for 18 k's in k=300-400 and n>1M.[*]PRPnet automated testing and manual reservations for k=400-1001 and n>1M.[/list]
Additionally, there are a number of other details in the first post that could bear updating.

My mod status expired a long time ago due to inactivity, so I can't update the first post - Gary will need to do that accordingly when he gets the chance. (Once that's done, Dave can update the webpage to reflect the new verbiage.)

MyDogBuster 2014-08-27 09:19

I'll let Gary update that stuff. Only he knows what he wants. Thanks for pointing it out Lennart.

AMDave 2015-03-31 12:15

We appear to have a ripe spot for a NPLB Rally in the next few weeks:
[url]http://www.amdusers.com/forum/showthread.php/10398-April-2015-competitions?p=79229#post79229[/url]
There's a lull in the challenge sphere that we can fill.

If Gary is in agreement and would like to nominate a drive & port we can top it up and make it so.
Is anyone else up for a 1 or 2 or 3 week Rally on a single drive?

PS -
it doesn't have to be a single port Rally
We can do multi-port Rallies like our third, fourth, fifth, etc. last ones - [url]http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net/stats/index.php?content=gauntlet&rally_date=20110404[/url]
The last 2 have been single port rallies, but that's not a trend.

gd_barnes 2015-04-01 04:37

I have (finally) updated the first post in this thread.

AMDave 2015-04-03 00:16

verbiage updated
[CODE]Checked out revision 407.
[echo] *** Release completed ***
BUILD SUCCESSFUL
Total time: 16 seconds[/CODE]

For the moment (until the next backup+restore test) you can see the differences between PROD and DR
PROD - [url]http://www.noprimeleftbehind.net/stats/[/url]
DR - [url]http://nplb.no-ip.org/stats/[/url]

AMDave 2017-12-20 03:59

The link to Lennart's PRPNet clients is no longer working for me.

This affects the first post in this thread and also the PRPNet thread [url]http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=12223[/url]

The old link found on CRUS and the wiki (see External link: "PRPNet main page" at [url]http://www.mersennewiki.org/index.php/PRPclient[/url]) was
[url]http://home.roadrunner.com/~mrodenkirch/home/PRPNet.html[/url]
which appears (I think) to have moved to:
[url]https://sourceforge.net/projects/prpnet/[/url]

Is this the right place to get the latest PRPNet client?
or is it somewhere else?

pinhodecarlos 2017-12-20 09:14

You can find them here:

[url]http://prpnet.primegrid.com/[/url]

gd_barnes 2017-12-20 12:04

I have updated the first post here.

AMDave 2017-12-21 08:59

Thanks Carlos.
Those are the newer versions I was looking for.

pinhodecarlos 2017-12-21 22:46

[QUOTE=AMDave;474484]Thanks Carlos.
Those are the newer versions I was looking for.[/QUOTE]

Not sure if the following links is suitable for here with access to more clients.

[url]https://primegrid.com/download/[/url]


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