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Forum: Proth Prime Search 2022-09-23, 04:27
Replies: 69
Views: 1,919
Posted By VBCurtis
Viewing can make you dumber. We agree.

Viewing can make you dumber. We agree.
Forum: Software 2022-09-23, 04:26
Replies: 521
Views: 116,921
Posted By VBCurtis
Why don't you ask sourceforge, instead of this...

Why don't you ask sourceforge, instead of this forum?
Forum: Factoring 2022-09-21, 21:29
Replies: 215
Views: 32,984
Posted By VBCurtis
Might this be useful as some sort of patch for...

Might this be useful as some sort of patch for GGNFS? Then again, is anyone conversant-enough in the code to try changing the current cofactor-splitting routine for this one?
Forum: NFS@Home 2022-09-21, 03:31
Replies: 125
Views: 8,235
Posted By VBCurtis
13_2_929m1 is finished: p72 factor:...

13_2_929m1 is finished:
p72 factor: 780778546514880750445336683547771312965186372855386896205272960031549563
p172 factor:...
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2022-09-19, 02:43
Replies: 872
Views: 40,669
Posted By VBCurtis
I just finished this morning a GNFS-182. Sieving...

I just finished this morning a GNFS-182. Sieving took 100M cpu-seconds on 2.5Ghz Ivy Bridge cores, and yielded a 21.6M matrix using msieve TD =110 (18.6M matrix using CADO filtering, but the matrix...
Forum: NFS@Home 2022-09-19, 01:58
Replies: 129
Views: 8,031
Posted By VBCurtis
QUEUED AS 5_2_797m1 5*2^797-1 is ready for...

QUEUED AS 5_2_797m1

5*2^797-1 is ready for e-small after a bit more than t50 ECM:
n:...
Forum: Proth Prime Search 2022-09-19, 00:15
Replies: 69
Views: 1,919
Posted By VBCurtis
Try a search engine. Again. Your...

Try a search engine. Again.

Your combination of complaints, demands, and abrasiveness (impoliteness) is growing quite tiresome.
Forum: GMP-ECM 2022-09-19, 00:11
Replies: 23
Views: 1,104
Posted By VBCurtis
If we knew why, we wouldn't have a mystery now,...

If we knew why, we wouldn't have a mystery now, would we?
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2022-09-18, 19:51
Replies: 35
Views: 526
Posted By VBCurtis
New thread for this task seems good. :tu: ...

New thread for this task seems good. :tu:
Just move garambois' post to its own thread, simple?
Forum: CADO-NFS 2022-09-15, 17:50
Replies: 105
Views: 25,982
Posted By VBCurtis
You should get the 2022 parameters from the...

You should get the 2022 parameters from the thread so marked, and replace your stock files. I mean, unless you prefer jobs taking 10-40% longer than they need to- it's not like you must replace the...
Forum: NFS@Home 2022-09-15, 15:11
Replies: 139
Views: 11,634
Posted By VBCurtis
We cannot know the duplicate range in advance. ...

We cannot know the duplicate range in advance. However, GNFS jobs all behave very similarly, so a bit of experience (ok, a lot of experience) guides us to the right number of raw relations to target...
Forum: Proth Prime Search 2022-09-15, 04:56
Replies: 69
Views: 1,919
Posted By VBCurtis
We, the humans on this forum, are telling you not...

We, the humans on this forum, are telling you not to use that test flag -tp on that number. If you do, you're not using the software as directed so the results are not reliable. You've now...
Forum: Proth Prime Search 2022-09-15, 03:44
Replies: 69
Views: 1,919
Posted By VBCurtis
The post you keep quoting states the exact...

The post you keep quoting states the exact condition that you keep questioning. I've re-quoted it here so you can read the last line of the post. Is your number of the form k * b^n-1? That format...
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2022-09-15, 03:41
Replies: 872
Views: 40,669
Posted By VBCurtis
Gary- Definitely. I'm not actively working on...

Gary-
Definitely. I'm not actively working on the list y'all posted for my benefit.
I'm still willing to crack something in the C140s to help along your efforts, but nothing needs to be left for...
Forum: y-cruncher 2022-09-15, 03:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,255
Posted By VBCurtis
By all means, make your own clean thread! If...

By all means, make your own clean thread!
If there are edits you wish to make later, you can get mod attention and one of us (I volunteer, at minimum) will paste in the edits you request.
Forum: Proth Prime Search 2022-09-15, 03:15
Replies: 69
Views: 1,919
Posted By VBCurtis
A "bug" is unexpected behavior. Using a...

A "bug" is unexpected behavior. Using a primality test that isn't known to be correct on your input is not a bug.

You don't understand the software, and you're mistaken about having found a bug....
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2022-09-15, 03:12
Replies: 872
Views: 40,669
Posted By VBCurtis
I'm solving a couple of NFS matrices this week,...

I'm solving a couple of NFS matrices this week, and the aliquot sequences I'm working are currently providing me C140-C150 composites. So, I'm good for a couple weeks.

I did an extensive...
Forum: y-cruncher 2022-09-15, 03:05
Replies: 12
Views: 1,255
Posted By VBCurtis
I'd post it right here in this thread. Anyone...

I'd post it right here in this thread. Anyone browsing this subforum will see the new post in the thread, and anyone who reads the site via "New Posts" will also see it. The thread title catches...
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2022-09-14, 20:54
Replies: 1,924
Views: 222,517
Posted By VBCurtis
This was exactly my conclusion too. :tu:

This was exactly my conclusion too. :tu:
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2022-09-14, 20:53
Replies: 872
Views: 40,669
Posted By VBCurtis
Which ones are those? I didn't know I had more...

Which ones are those? I didn't know I had more work reserved in this project; I can finish up ones I have reserved, particularly if they're bigger starting terms in base 13.
Forum: Factoring 2022-09-14, 15:18
Replies: 75
Views: 9,587
Posted By VBCurtis
I use 30% for each LPB increase on a single side,...

I use 30% for each LPB increase on a single side, which is equivalent to 70% for a 1LPB increase on both sides.

This conversion does not work when comparing jobs of different sizes, but works well...
Forum: Proth Prime Search 2022-09-14, 07:03
Replies: 69
Views: 1,919
Posted By VBCurtis
If you have such strong opinions about all this,...

If you have such strong opinions about all this, why are you asking us what to run?
Define "better". Faster?
False positives don't matter beyond a couple hundred digits, and if your interests are...
Forum: Software 2022-09-14, 05:53
Replies: 521
Views: 116,921
Posted By VBCurtis
You don't even use the software! How do you know...

You don't even use the software! How do you know you want the GUI rather than the much-more-useful command line?
Forum: Proth Prime Search 2022-09-14, 05:52
Replies: 69
Views: 1,919
Posted By VBCurtis
If it fails that test with -tc option, it is...

If it fails that test with -tc option, it is composite.
Forum: Proth Prime Search 2022-09-14, 01:29
Replies: 69
Views: 1,919
Posted By VBCurtis
Pick a program (say PFGW) that does a prp test,...

Pick a program (say PFGW) that does a prp test, then once you find a probable prime use ECPP software to prove it prime.
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