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Forum: News 2005-02-24, 15:05
Replies: 132
Views: 19,880
Posted By Reboot It
... and of course knowing which number to test...

... and of course knowing which number to test helps speed up the verification a lot! :banana:
Forum: PrimeNet 2004-07-22, 12:56
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By Reboot It
You can of course also bookmark (add to...

You can of course also bookmark (add to favourites or whatever) your own individual account report page when you are on it. Then you won't have to enter your details each time.
Forum: Hardware 2004-07-19, 13:00
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By Reboot It
As has been mentioned before, sometimes cooling...

As has been mentioned before, sometimes cooling is worse with an open case, because cooling airflows are no longer constrained by the case to go where they are intended. Closing the case properly...
Forum: Software 2004-07-05, 18:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By Reboot It
With critical stuff like that I always download...

With critical stuff like that I always download the file straight away after uploading it and do a bit-for-bit compare. If that works, I know I can trust the whole process.

Yes, I know, the words...
Forum: Hardware 2004-06-29, 13:44
Replies: 7
Views: 1,301
Posted By Reboot It
Following on from xilman's comments about how to...

Following on from xilman's comments about how to unstick a drive that has been shut down for a while and won't restart, the following has been said to be a useful technique to try to prevent that...
Forum: Hardware 2004-06-18, 13:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By Reboot It
Remember that ongoing electricity costs (and any...

Remember that ongoing electricity costs (and any related air conditioning costs!) should be factored into these calculations. Don't just consider the initial purchase cost in isolation.
Forum: Software 2004-06-18, 13:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By Reboot It
I didn't think GIMPS and all its related websites...

I didn't think GIMPS and all its related websites used Akamai, and what affected them was very specific and also not as serious as some had reported.
Forum: Software 2004-06-17, 13:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By Reboot It
I have also had this happen in the last few days,...

I have also had this happen in the last few days, running on Windows 2000 Server and Windows XP Home platforms.
Forum: Lounge 2004-06-10, 17:16
Replies: 34
Views: 2,724
Posted By Reboot It
And a bigamous cannibal at that!

And a bigamous cannibal at that!
Forum: Lounge 2004-06-10, 13:32
Replies: 34
Views: 2,724
Posted By Reboot It
No! Of course the plural of "spice" is "spices" ...

No! Of course the plural of "spice" is "spices" :wink:

Once you start on this there are so many! The use of "... with you and I" instead of "... with you and me" is one bugbear for me, as is the...
Forum: Lounge 2004-05-07, 12:56
Replies: 860
Views: 62,454
Posted By Reboot It
You still use a Pentium 90, 24/7! (Not...

You still use a Pentium 90, 24/7!

(Not guilty, but my slowest is a PII 166.)
Forum: Lounge 2004-05-07, 12:54
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Reboot It
Or you could just select options "No icon" and...

Or you could just select options "No icon" and "Start at bootup" and leave it on the PC to run for as long as it will!

If you do so, remember to make sure it is not set to Manual Communication and...
Forum: Software 2004-05-05, 13:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By Reboot It
My experience is that it can take a long time...

My experience is that it can take a long time (may be as much as two minutes :shock: ) to load from the first save file when you restart Prime95, during which time the CPU load varies a lot, maybe...
Forum: Hardware 2004-04-29, 16:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,112
Posted By Reboot It
True, but by having two (or more) separate disk...

True, but by having two (or more) separate disk drives you increase the overall probability of having at least one hardware failure. If you have that failure, of course as has been said you lose all...
Forum: Software 2004-04-29, 16:37
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Reboot It
When you are upgrading from an older version of...

When you are upgrading from an older version of Prime95 to a newer version, you need to take care that the old version is completely stopped and unloaded before upgrading. From the Prime95 menu...
Forum: Data 2004-04-22, 13:41
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
Posted By Reboot It
If I remember correctly the owner of that site...

If I remember correctly the owner of that site had some problems with his web hosting, and so it may well be down for some time.
Forum: PrimeNet 2004-03-15, 14:29
Replies: 27
Views: 2,956
Posted By Reboot It
It's even less than that! I think actually you...

It's even less than that! I think actually you only get 1/1000 (i.e. 0.001) P90 CPU years for a completed P-1 test.
Forum: Lounge 2004-03-12, 13:58
Replies: 860
Views: 62,454
Posted By Reboot It
You know you're addicted when you have a...

You know you're addicted when you have a "computer room" at home. This is even more significant if you also no longer have a "bedroom"!
Forum: Software 2004-03-10, 15:28
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By Reboot It
If I remember rightly (and I might very well...

If I remember rightly (and I might very well not!) you cannot have times wrapping around over midnight. For it to work, "Daytime begins" must be earlier in the day (i.e. less than) than "Daytime...
Forum: Hardware 2004-02-17, 19:11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By Reboot It
Checkpoint files for current Double-Checks are...

Checkpoint files for current Double-Checks are about 2.5 MB and for current first-time Lucas-Lehmer tests are about 5 MB, so a floppy disk is no good here!
Forum: Hardware 2004-02-17, 19:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,411
Posted By Reboot It
In a nutshell: most of the heat comes from...

In a nutshell: most of the heat comes from Prime95 using the CPU (processor) to its maximum all of the time. Most PCs are hardly using any of their potential CPU power, but Prime95 is so well...
Forum: Software 2004-02-12, 19:34
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By Reboot It
I think that's why Undoc.txt exists, so that...

I think that's why Undoc.txt exists, so that there is neither too much to overwhelm somebody starting out and also so that you can learn the basics before you start fiddling with settings that can...
Forum: Software 2004-02-09, 14:23
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By Reboot It
Have you seen this option from UNDOC.TXT? ...

Have you seen this option from UNDOC.TXT?

This allows you to set a sensible daytime RAM allocation that allows you to work and yet allocate much more RAM at night. If an exponent completes P-1...
Forum: Data 2004-01-21, 14:21
Replies: 22
Views: 3,207
Posted By Reboot It
Yes, but surely more likely is that someone will...

Yes, but surely more likely is that someone will turn up with an old file from 1999 to add to the archive and then the naming system will mean that the files don't appear in the correct order.

I...
Forum: Software 2004-01-07, 19:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By Reboot It
And you managed to remember the saying and...

And you managed to remember the saying and extract the joke that I was trying to think up all the while while writing my previous post! :banana:
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