mersenneforum.org  

Go Back   mersenneforum.org > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000
Search took 0.27 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: garo
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-03, 13:17
Replies: 1,722
RIP
Views: 156,117
Posted By garo
Feck it! I was watching the original interview...

Feck it! I was watching the original interview from which that famous clip was taken a few days before his death.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-05, 21:22
Replies: 88
Views: 8,624
Posted By garo
Yes shade does impact output. From Nov-Feb my...

Yes shade does impact output. From Nov-Feb my neighbour's roof (can't cut that down) shades one half of my system. But output is low from Nov-Feb anyway so I didn't bother with optimizers.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-05, 21:20
Replies: 88
Views: 8,624
Posted By garo
Nice. For some reason US prices are very high. Do...

Nice. For some reason US prices are very high. Do you have a large battery to go with it? I have a 4.8kW system installed in 2019 and it was ~$12,000 before incentives. But I'm in Ireland at 53...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-05, 11:16
Replies: 88
Views: 8,624
Posted By garo
It may be a comparative disadvantage to say CA....

It may be a comparative disadvantage to say CA. But it is still at a significant cost advantage to other sources such as coal or nat gas.



There are disadvantages in that solar and wind power...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-04, 18:39
Replies: 88
Views: 8,624
Posted By garo
Wrong! Solar and wind are both cheaper than...

Wrong! Solar and wind are both cheaper than fossil fuel power on a no-subsidy basis now. Build loads of solar and wind, overprovision and then store some and/or build HVDC interconnects. Also using...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-03-03, 23:29
Replies: 685
Views: 67,107
Posted By garo
Whoa there! Bhutto was a mixed bag. Flawed - her...

Whoa there! Bhutto was a mixed bag. Flawed - her husbad was notoriously corrupt - but helped restore democracy to country which had most recently lost it when Zia ul Haq executed her father.
Suu...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-03-03, 23:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,694
Posted By garo
It is indeed deeply depressing to watch India...

It is indeed deeply depressing to watch India become the latest domino to fall. It now resembles Turkey in that it has a majoritarian nationalist authoritarian leader while holding election.
Forum: Software 2021-01-11, 10:18
Replies: 290
Views: 22,538
Posted By garo
Thanks for confirming that George. This is...

Thanks for confirming that George. This is exactly what I meant: Resuming from Jacobi requires reading from a savefile.

@Jacob: The owner of that folder is Administrators but Kaspersky has...
Forum: Software 2021-01-10, 22:51
Replies: 290
Views: 22,538
Posted By garo
This is a tricky one for you George. I am running...

This is a tricky one for you George. I am running build 30.3b2 but no reason why the same issue (won't call it a bug) doesn't exist in this version.


Kaspersky was bugging me so I said yes to...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-27, 22:59
Replies: 164
Views: 34,763
Posted By garo
Would have made a lot of money if you had...

Would have made a lot of money if you had followed your own advice :smile:
Forum: Software 2020-08-14, 08:02
Replies: 526
Views: 80,347
Posted By garo
Agreed. I have some boxes that are really slow or...

Agreed. I have some boxes that are really slow or on only a few hours each week. These would happily do the CERT work, But they are not good for anything other than TF otherwise. Maybe P-1 but the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-22, 22:27
Replies: 49
Views: 6,360
Posted By garo
@Ernst: Got a newer app called macs fan control....

@Ernst: Got a newer app called macs fan control. smcFanControl hasn't been updated for four years and for some reason had the fan RPMs all wrong for me. The new app seems to be running fine and has...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-21, 23:01
Replies: 49
Views: 6,360
Posted By garo
@Ernst: Thanks I got it via brew. Let's see how...

@Ernst: Thanks I got it via brew. Let's see how it goes.You are right though that you cannot run both cores at full blast for too long.

@ric: I have the same CPU. That's a good idea. I may try...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-18, 14:17
Replies: 49
Views: 6,360
Posted By garo
Yes my experience has been that the fans do...

Yes my experience has been that the fans do nothing for about 2-3 mins after starting Prime95. Then they spin up and stay at full blast and yet the laptop keeps getting hotter. I have to turn Prime95...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-18, 13:31
Replies: 49
Views: 6,360
Posted By garo
Thread hijack alert! So I am the proud owner...

Thread hijack alert!

So I am the proud owner of a macbook pro with a i9-9880H processor. The one on the right in George's link above: https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-mac/macbook-pro/16-inch Of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-14, 21:36
Replies: 164
Views: 34,763
Posted By garo
Is this it? Good chance we saw the top on...

Is this it? Good chance we saw the top on Wednesday.
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2020-06-08, 12:15
Replies: 4
Views: 3,975
Posted By garo
Gotcha. Thanks for your help. Not sure why I was...

Gotcha. Thanks for your help. Not sure why I was making it more complicated in my head.
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2020-06-08, 12:07
Replies: 4
Views: 3,975
Posted By garo
Right. I got that far but couldn't make the...

Right. I got that far but couldn't make the connection. How do I get from the totient function to (a+b) mod (p-1)?
Forum: Other Mathematical Topics 2020-06-08, 11:43
Replies: 4
Views: 3,975
Posted By garo
Modular arithmetic query

Apologies if this is very basic. Could anyone tell me why

(g^{a}\ mod\ p) \cdot (g^{b}\ mod\ p) \ mod\ p\equiv g^{(a+b)\ mod\ (p-1)}\ mod\ p
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-07, 23:56
Replies: 17
Views: 6,772
Posted By garo
Fortunately it is five weeks. When I reseated the...

Fortunately it is five weeks. When I reseated the RAM I took the opportunity i.e. a can of compressed air, to the mobo. System hasn't rebooted since.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-05-26, 18:12
Replies: 717
Views: 49,153
Posted By garo
So true.

So true.
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-22, 11:24
Replies: 112
Views: 16,082
Posted By garo
Interesting to read this 5 year old thread and...

Interesting to read this 5 year old thread and chappy's critiques of the cost of green energy. Solar PV and wind have come a long way on those 5 years.
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-22, 10:44
Replies: 23
Views: 5,580
Posted By garo
Its a dual core on DDR2 so yes memory bandwidth...

Its a dual core on DDR2 so yes memory bandwidth is a big issue. Didn;'t try with 3 or 4 workers obviously.
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-21, 11:12
Replies: 23
Views: 5,580
Posted By garo
So ran benchmarks across a number of a machines...

So ran benchmarks across a number of a machines with different memory speeds and CPUs and this is what I am going with.

Core2 6600: 1 worker - there was almost no difference between 1 and 2...
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-21, 10:06
Replies: 4
Views: 2,270
Posted By garo
Turn off hyper-threading. Run benchmarks to see...

Turn off hyper-threading. Run benchmarks to see if you will be better off running 1 worker on two cores rather than 2 workers on 2 cores. I have a 7500U and I found I got slightly more throughput...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 1000

 
All times are UTC. The time now is 15:15.

Wed May 12 15:15:09 UTC 2021 up 34 days, 9:56, 0 users, load averages: 2.56, 2.84, 2.86

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

This forum has received and complied with 0 (zero) government requests for information.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
A copy of the license is included in the FAQ.