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Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-28, 21:32
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By sylvester
Thank you for your suggestion to look into the...

Thank you for your suggestion to look into the logs. It was in the log of the 4 CPU machine, the only one that I had no direct VPN access to and had to operate it by remote hands. It was one of the...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-28, 06:54
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By sylvester
BUG: Half-assigned exponent (blank columns)

One more problem with V4->V5 transition. Somehow the V5 server had assigned me
an exponent that doesn't show in any of the work*.ini files in my 24.14 clients.

CPU Name,Core,Exponent,Work...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-28, 05:21
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By sylvester
BUG: upgrade/linking lost my reservations

I'm finishing up those for on a 4 CPU machine using 24.14:

DoubleCheck=21406279,66,1
DoubleCheck=21406339,66,1
DoubleCheck=21406361,66,1
DoubleCheck=21406367,66,1

Only the last one survived...
Forum: Lounge 2008-10-24, 17:40
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By sylvester
Mersenne Research Incorporated

So, where it now officialy registered? Florida or California?

Also, when's the IPO? ;-)
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-10-15, 03:24
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By sylvester
It does work when you do it correctly: 1)...

It does work when you do it correctly:

1) stop the program
2) edit the .ini file
3) start the program

services.msc control applet has under "Actions" an option to "Connect to another...
Forum: Lounge 2008-10-02, 17:22
Replies: 4,049
Views: 243,671
Posted By sylvester
Just a few weeks ago I had a long discussion with...

Just a few weeks ago I had a long discussion with our HR manager about how to deal with troublesome employees and contractors. I was advocating just sitting quiet and observing. She was advocating...
Forum: Science & Technology 2008-09-23, 12:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By sylvester
Music listening has always been a social...

Music listening has always been a social activity. Even if you have a supposedly personal device, you still are expected to occasionally let other people put on your headphones and listen to what you...
Forum: Science & Technology 2008-09-23, 12:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By sylvester
I'm sorry I offended you. I will repeat...

I'm sorry I offended you.

I will repeat myself using different words. I (and other poeple like me) had been asked the question like yours many times. In the past people were asking how to slow...
Forum: Science & Technology 2008-09-23, 04:16
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By sylvester
That is a good sign. That is your own body...

That is a good sign. That is your own body defending itself against the onslaught of corrupted sound waves. If you are young man and you are satisfied with anything less than 320kbps (224kbps when...
Forum: Hardware 2008-09-23, 03:30
Replies: 821
Views: 119,284
Posted By sylvester
Lower latency, e.g. 5-5-5-15 (DDR2) vs. 7-7-7-15...

Lower latency, e.g. 5-5-5-15 (DDR2) vs. 7-7-7-15 (DDR3).

See Wikipedia article about DDR3 for starters.

If you need further explanation, google "bandwidth latency tradeoff". There are plenty of...
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-23, 02:12
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By sylvester
Make that world and I'll agree.

Make that world and I'll agree.
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-21, 01:37
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By sylvester
Cool Thanks for motivating me to watch this movie....

Thanks for motivating me to watch this movie. Even considering the low budget, the movie was weak. But the story was good enough to shine through a bad adaptation to the screen.

At the very least...
Forum: News 2008-09-19, 20:56
Replies: 901
Views: 74,231
Posted By sylvester
You probably are technically correct. However, if...

You probably are technically correct. However, if you had ever seen the scheduled job list on a real SQL production server, you would also understand that this workaround is completely impractical.
...
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-19, 19:30
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By sylvester
Smile Is somebody working on casting a sequel to the...

Is somebody working on casting a sequel to the Rainman?
Forum: Soap Box 2008-09-19, 19:28
Replies: 820
Views: 39,667
Posted By sylvester
Smile No matter whether the USofA system turns...

No matter whether the USofA system turns communist or fascist, I want to be the first on the record as genuflecting towards: Herr Primzahlenführer Woltman and Comrade Prime Secretary Kurowski.
Forum: Soap Box 2008-09-19, 17:58
Replies: 820
Views: 39,667
Posted By sylvester
Your attitude is sometimes refered to as internal...

Your attitude is sometimes refered to as internal emigration.
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-19, 17:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By sylvester
I don't think that you know how to make an...

I don't think that you know how to make an effective business case to raise in front of management. I've found GIMPS to be rather easy sale, considering how difficult it is to install,maintain and...
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-18, 04:48
Replies: 55
Views: 3,549
Posted By sylvester
From the name LMFIT one can make a guess that...

From the name LMFIT one can make a guess that this was some implementation of the Levenberg-Marquardt algorithm. Perhaps that will make your search easier.
Forum: Soap Box 2008-09-18, 04:06
Replies: 820
Views: 39,667
Posted By sylvester
Smile Gentlemen! The situation is stressfull, thus...

Gentlemen!

The situation is stressfull, thus some entertainment may be in order. I'm going to quote an anonymous poster on one of the newsgroups I sometimes visit.


Thank you for your help.
Forum: News 2008-09-15, 08:15
Replies: 299
Views: 34,835
Posted By sylvester
In American English that would be either "getting...

In American English that would be either "getting a scoop" or "fact checking" depending on whether you searching for a first source of information or a secondary source to cross-check the first.
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-14, 01:12
Replies: 70
Views: 2,437
Posted By sylvester
I want to thank you again for giving me an...

I want to thank you again for giving me an opportunity to clarify myself.

I have personally seen:

(1) California high-school graduates who are incapable of writing (mentally incapable, not...
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-14, 00:01
Replies: 70
Views: 2,437
Posted By sylvester
Thank you very much for pointing the weakness of...

Thank you very much for pointing the weakness of my argument. Instead of forced institutionalization (psychiatric) I should have used established a legal guardianship.

I understand the laws...
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-13, 21:59
Replies: 70
Views: 2,437
Posted By sylvester
OK, I'm going to assume you are posting from the...

OK, I'm going to assume you are posting from the BRD.



Yes, it is. As a person who lived on both sides of the Atlantic I can explain this to you.

USA has a terrible problem with their public...
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-13, 20:51
Replies: 70
Views: 2,437
Posted By sylvester
I want to publicly thank E.W.Mayer,PhD for...

I want to publicly thank E.W.Mayer,PhD for regaining his composture and replacing the four-letter-word with the above quote. I was getting afraid that the blood pressure of the people crucial to the...
Forum: Lounge 2008-09-13, 20:01
Replies: 70
Views: 2,437
Posted By sylvester
I think you are indeed posting from the outside...

I think you are indeed posting from the outside of the USA. Please read the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straw_man article to understand what I was trying to allude to.

Thank you again.
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