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Forum: Hardware 2020-08-06, 03:41
Replies: 25
Views: 440
Posted By Mark Rose
Not always. Small SSDs are cheaper. I still...

Not always. Small SSDs are cheaper.

I still use spinning rust for archival storage. Though with 8 TB SSDs becoming affordable, it's getting harder to justify the spinning rust.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-06, 03:32
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Mark Rose
For what it's worth, if you want serious...

For what it's worth, if you want serious throughput, the RTX cards are a much better deal, even when buying new, once you consider running costs and the cost of supplying a PCIe port and power.
...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-08-04, 22:43
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,689
Posted By Mark Rose
Certainly looks like...

Certainly looks like (https://www.gpu72.com/reports/worker/6e67460a77a11a707a665a6270df1a82/) it was him.
Forum: Forum Feedback 2020-08-04, 22:32
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Mark Rose
:+1:

:+1:
Forum: Linux 2020-08-01, 01:48
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Mark Rose
Before it crashes, can you verify you're able to...

Before it crashes, can you verify you're able to write to the disk, and that the `sync` command returns okay? I wonder if it's a problem with the NFS file system going away.

Perhaps you can shell...
Forum: News 2020-08-01, 01:42
Replies: 245
Views: 9,915
Posted By Mark Rose
It looks like readme.txt from the mprime tarball...

It looks like readme.txt from the mprime tarball hasn't been updated in a while. In addition to the new awesome things, it's missing the various copyright notices that are in the Windows version, and...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-31, 21:06
Replies: 47
Views: 1,305
Posted By Mark Rose
She sells sea shells near sea shores

She sells sea shells near sea shores
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-29, 18:26
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Mark Rose
It will still run LL-DC in reasonable time. But...

It will still run LL-DC in reasonable time. But not very power efficiently.
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-28, 04:23
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By Mark Rose
There are two potential problems with this. The...

There are two potential problems with this. The first is on the client side, where saturating upload is going to delay TCP/ACK and UDP packet. Forget having a VOIP call or doing online gaming. This...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-28, 03:53
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By Mark Rose
There are two on eBay right now

There are two on eBay right now
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-26, 22:30
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By Mark Rose
64 Kbps is likely to be safe. Yes, it will take 4...

64 Kbps is likely to be safe. Yes, it will take 4 hours to upload, but just about anyone who isn't on dialup should be able to handle that.

But that brings up a point: does the upload process...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-07-25, 00:40
Replies: 36
Views: 1,161
Posted By Mark Rose
Is there a reason to not give new LL assignments...

Is there a reason to not give new LL assignments when there are no LL-DC assignments? Surely there will be enough stragglers that can DC the each other's work. Plus LaurV needs to keep his GPUs warm....
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-07-23, 03:58
Replies: 615
Views: 21,722
Posted By Mark Rose
Queued these: DoubleCheck=82948039,76,1 ...

Queued these:

DoubleCheck=82948039,76,1
DoubleCheck=82952587,76,1
DoubleCheck=82988863,76,1

Should be done in a month.
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-07-22, 22:14
Replies: 615
Views: 21,722
Posted By Mark Rose
Instructions for the top post for mprime: ...

Instructions for the top post for mprime:


Grab the lines of the exponents that you will do.
Stop mprime.
Edit your worktodo.txt, inserting the new lines, save it, and close the editor.
...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-20, 18:34
Replies: 799
Views: 72,589
Posted By Mark Rose


Forum: Lounge 2020-07-20, 14:49
Replies: 1,004
Views: 54,635
Posted By Mark Rose
Did you hear about the DSP engineer who remodeled...

Did you hear about the DSP engineer who remodeled the entryway in her house overnight?

It was a fast foyer transform.
Forum: Data 2020-07-20, 14:46
Replies: 3,295
Views: 204,062
Posted By Mark Rose
Makes me wonder if poaching results could be held...

Makes me wonder if poaching results could be held in a different table to be processed when an active assignment expires.
Forum: Forum Feedback 2020-07-16, 18:29
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Mark Rose
Just browsing, not using the new posts function....

Just browsing, not using the new posts function. Don't visit for a couple of weeks, and the forum loses your place in threads and so on, so it's difficult to catch up on things. But we'll see how it...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2020-07-16, 01:07
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Mark Rose
I thought it was related to user activity, but it...

I thought it was related to user activity, but it seems it's purely based on date, looking at the screenshot Mike posted
Forum: News 2020-07-15, 05:30
Replies: 245
Views: 9,915
Posted By Mark Rose
If possible, can the temporary files be written...

If possible, can the temporary files be written to in large chunks, such as 4 MB at a time? There are a few reasons for this:

1. SSDs suffer from write amplification, where writes smaller than 4...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2020-07-15, 04:49
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Mark Rose
I guess I could setup a crontab to do that

I guess I could setup a crontab to do that
Forum: Forum Feedback 2020-07-14, 14:19
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Mark Rose
Forum keeps marking unread stuff as read

I haven't been around as much, as I haven't been as busy crunching numbers, but every time I come back it seems everything has been marked as read except for very recent stuff. This makes it...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-06-23, 21:22
Replies: 615
Views: 21,722
Posted By Mark Rose
Took these DoubleCheck=82377083,76,1 ...

Took these

DoubleCheck=82377083,76,1
DoubleCheck=82512347,76,1
DoubleCheck=82669403,76,1
Forum: Linux 2020-06-23, 21:19
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Mark Rose
https://askubuntu.com/questions/907246/how-to-disa...

https://askubuntu.com/questions/907246/how-to-disable-systemd-resolved-in-ubuntu
Forum: News 2020-06-23, 19:33
Replies: 245
Views: 9,915
Posted By Mark Rose
Regarding using AWS, I would implement something...

Regarding using AWS, I would implement something like this:

1. Have the PrimeNet server generate a signed URL for uploading to S3. Pass this to the client, and the client uploads straight to S3....
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