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Forum: PrimeNet 2020-08-07, 14:06
Replies: 1,954
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Posted By Uncwilly
I noticed that bunch of the assignments in the...

I noticed that bunch of the assignments in the LL-DC range have no expiration date.
https://www.mersenne.org/assignments/?exp_lo=52146719&exp_hi=54000000&execm=1&exp1=1&extf=1&exfirst=1
Why is...
Forum: Data 2020-08-07, 14:00
Replies: 3,295
Views: 204,060
Posted By Uncwilly
Anyone know who this PrimeNet user is? Lasers...

Anyone know who this PrimeNet user is?
Lasers and plasmas in Bordeaux
They have a slug of Cat 0-1 assignments not getting done, all on 1 machine.
Forum: Software 2020-08-07, 00:37
Replies: 571
Views: 73,288
Posted By Uncwilly
Remember that each bit level of TF is twice the...

Remember that each bit level of TF is twice the effort of the one before it. So, 1 bit level less. And that leaves more factors in the low end of the P-1 search to be found.
We live in interesting...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-08-07, 00:31
Replies: 20
Views: 22,721
Posted By Uncwilly
RTE, that will settle the prime/not-prime status,...

RTE, that will settle the prime/not-prime status, but not if the initial run was correct if it was not prime on the first one.

The triple submission of one with a factor is a non-issue for us...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-06, 18:03
Replies: 3,950
Views: 234,881
Posted By Uncwilly
With those many views and many structures, there...

With those many views and many structures, there will be much data for blast propagation and building techniques and materials. The shadow of the granary in the shockwave is interesting.
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-06, 03:10
Replies: 25
Views: 440
Posted By Uncwilly
Buy a 25 kg bag of sand and use each grain as a...

Buy a 25 kg bag of sand and use each grain as a bit. That is cheap.
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-08-06, 01:09
Replies: 2,391
Views: 134,576
Posted By Uncwilly
15 = 5 * 3 5 = factor 3 = cofactor 1260...

15 = 5 * 3
5 = factor
3 = cofactor

1260 = 7 * 5 * 36
7 = prime factor
5 = prime factor
36 = composite cofactor (will not be a PRP prime.)
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-05, 21:19
Replies: 69
Views: 1,132
Posted By Uncwilly
Comments and suggestions are not ramming them...

Comments and suggestions are not ramming them down a throat. Nor are style guides. Post-facto changing a writer's text such as this notable example...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-08-05, 18:20
Replies: 2,391
Views: 134,576
Posted By Uncwilly
The question comes about of what can be done...

The question comes about of what can be done about those suspect machines. A forumite can be contacted after their results are directly DC'ed, Anon can't be.
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-08-05, 17:08
Replies: 2,391
Views: 134,576
Posted By Uncwilly
At the moment, I think that LL's that need a DC,...

At the moment, I think that LL's that need a DC, should in general be left to machines that are not upgraded to v30, rather than do a fresh PRP.
But, the "strategic" LL-DC candidates (those that...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-05, 16:48
Replies: 25
Views: 440
Posted By Uncwilly
Weren't the drum or cylinder drives single head...

Weren't the drum or cylinder drives single head and designed for more sequential access?
And at one point I heard that there were machines that pulled the cylinders out of an array to read them.
Forum: Software 2020-08-05, 14:42
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Uncwilly
From a quick look the Raspberry OS...

From a quick look the Raspberry OS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raspberry_Pi_OS) is based on Debian (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian) which is a linux distro.

The download name starts with...
Forum: Software 2020-08-05, 14:35
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Uncwilly
Are you running linux on your Pi? If you are you...

Are you running linux on your Pi? If you are you need to run mprime (get it here: https://www.mersenne.org/download/)
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-08-05, 14:04
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Uncwilly
"The House [GIMPS Inc] always wins."

"The House [GIMPS Inc] always wins."
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-08-05, 13:52
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Uncwilly
As the above post hinted at, we are transitioning...

As the above post hinted at, we are transitioning to doing PRP as the primary test to to find primes (it used to be the LL test). So, all first time checks should be PRP tests. The PRP test has 2...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-05, 02:24
Replies: 3,950
Views: 234,881
Posted By Uncwilly
I knew a lady that lost her father in that event....

I knew a lady that lost her father in that event. Some things just disappeared with no trace of them ever found.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-04, 20:34
Replies: 3,950
Views: 234,881
Posted By Uncwilly
One of those buildings vanishes.

One of those buildings vanishes.
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-08-04, 04:36
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,689
Posted By Uncwilly
SRBase decided to no longer pull their work for...

SRBase decided to no longer pull their work for their BOINC from GPU72. They want to fast work that is found ahead of the wave front area.
Oops, that might not be it. But see here for that story...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-03, 20:26
Replies: 69
Views: 1,132
Posted By Uncwilly
The language used in >99% of posts in this forum...

The language used in >99% of posts in this forum is English. This de facto "our language" does not carry the same level of required genderism that other languages do. And for those that do, there...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-08-03, 18:54
Replies: 1,587
Views: 130,650
Posted By Uncwilly
FYI the previous thread titles are as follows: ...

FYI the previous thread titles are as follows:
found a factor? say it
found a factor? say it backwards... fast
found a factor? say it backwards then fast for a week
found a factor? say it...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-08-03, 15:17
Replies: 615
Views: 21,721
Posted By Uncwilly
Are you doing a DC anyway? If not I will.

Are you doing a DC anyway? If not I will.
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-08-03, 15:16
Replies: 615
Views: 21,721
Posted By Uncwilly
I think so too. I posted in the PrimeNet server...

I think so too. I posted in the PrimeNet server is broke thread.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-08-03, 15:14
Replies: 1,954
Views: 135,847
Posted By Uncwilly
PrimeNet is allowing TF assignments down it the...

PrimeNet is allowing TF assignments down it the DC Cat 0-2 area.
Anything that low should not be having TF done, especially if it has already been done to a reasonable level.
Here is a current very...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-03, 14:57
Replies: 967
Views: 39,198
Posted By Uncwilly
PRK might fall into that. And the recent...

PRK might fall into that.

And the recent Trump reporting fiasco is an attempt at it.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-03, 02:58
Replies: 69
Views: 1,132
Posted By Uncwilly
There was a thread...

There was a thread (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=23009) from 2018-2019 It went off in a not so great direction. Consider GIMPS as an initialism that morphed in to an acronym.
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