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Forum: Data 2021-08-03, 22:50
Replies: 17
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Posted By drkirkby
I've had four assignments, which were assigned as...

I've had four assignments, which were assigned as category 0, on the same machine at the same time. It was not that hard to do, but the difference in time to test a category 0 vs category 1...
Forum: Data 2021-08-03, 22:35
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By drkirkby
Since, for reasons I can't possibly comprehend,...

Since, for reasons I can't possibly comprehend, you want to work in the 168 million range, you could put in prime.txt
MinExponents=168000000
MaxExponents=169000000
Then the server will give you...
Forum: Software 2021-08-02, 18:39
Replies: 370
Views: 37,751
Posted By drkirkby
Was that comment really necessary? I've...

Was that comment really necessary?

I've been on a large number of forums in my years on the internet, including two maths related


I did a huge amount of work in porting the SageMath...
Forum: Data 2021-08-02, 18:18
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By drkirkby
P-1 benchmarking results in me getting cat 4 assignments

I was doing some P-1 benchmarking of my computer on this exponent

https://www.mersenne.org/report_exponent/?exp_lo=105211111&full=1

and needed to repeat a few tests. The server reported the...
Forum: Software 2021-08-02, 16:38
Replies: 370
Views: 37,751
Posted By drkirkby
Thank you. The linux64/makefile only contains ...

Thank you. The linux64/makefile only contains
FACTOROBJ = factor64.oso does not have enough information to build factor64.o from factor64.asm, which is in prime95/factor64.asm. I thought that file...
Forum: Software 2021-08-01, 22:49
Replies: 370
Views: 37,751
Posted By drkirkby
I assume it is an oversight, but in the source...

I assume it is an oversight, but in the source distribution of version 30.6b4, there's no assembly code for factor64 on linux. There's an object file (factor64.o), and assembly code for other...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-31, 21:17
Replies: 885
Views: 80,209
Posted By drkirkby
Thank you. I was well ****ed off when I read the...

Thank you. I was well ****ed off when I read the comment from Uncwilly. I thought the thread was suppose to be a bit of fun. There are of course umpteen references to the number of computers people...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-30, 21:51
Replies: 885
Views: 80,209
Posted By drkirkby
Feel free to delete my joke if it is too similar...

Feel free to delete my joke if it is too similar to several that has been posted before.
Forum: Software 2021-07-30, 10:20
Replies: 370
Views: 37,751
Posted By drkirkby
I run all the GIMPS work from $HOME/gimps....

I run all the GIMPS work from $HOME/gimps. Everything runs from there. The PRP test result was uploaded more than 52 hours ago, but I don't believe a proof has been uploaded.

An hour and fifteen...
Forum: Software 2021-07-30, 08:38
Replies: 370
Views: 37,751
Posted By drkirkby
I don't know the cause, but I submitted the...

I don't know the cause, but I submitted the results from a PRP test of M105212323 using mprime 30.6b4. The log does not indicate any errors, but the proof file was never generated.

[Worker #2 Jul...
Forum: Hardware 2021-07-29, 21:54
Replies: 38
Views: 3,098
Posted By drkirkby
Yes axn's estimate was pretty good. More of the...

Yes axn's estimate was pretty good. More of the log shows,
[Worker #1 Jul 26 23:23] Available memory is 376520MB.
[Worker #1 Jul 26 23:23] D: 2730, relative primes: 7107, stage 2 primes: 3087325,...
Forum: Hardware 2021-07-29, 19:58
Replies: 38
Views: 3,098
Posted By drkirkby
Thank you. Sunday I will probably sort out...

Thank you.

Sunday I will probably sort out the rest of my spreadsheet with all the timings. I inadvertently overlooked one P-1 test as I was manually changing worktodo.txt. Then I realised I...
Forum: Software 2021-07-29, 18:00
Replies: 370
Views: 37,751
Posted By drkirkby
I must say George, this has some of the best...

I must say George, this has some of the best commented C code I have ever seen. :tu::tu::tu::tu::tu: It would be nice if there were some instructions for building on linux, but I eventually worked...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-07-29, 13:11
Replies: 184
Views: 12,831
Posted By drkirkby
The statistics at this page ...

The statistics at this page
https://www.mersenne.org/report_top_500/
would indicate that SRBase, (along with a 14 others in the top 500), do 100% trial factoring.

The majority (perhaps...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-29, 08:39
Replies: 885
Views: 80,209
Posted By drkirkby
the police raid your house looking for a cannabis...

the police raid your house looking for a cannabis factory, suspecting you have one due to the amount of heat being generated.

(It is fairly common in the UK for the police to use thermal imaging...
Forum: Lounge 2021-07-29, 08:22
Replies: 885
Views: 80,209
Posted By drkirkby
the primality test of the Mersenne number you are...

the primality test of the Mersenne number you are testing is almost complete, and you are dying for a pee, but you will not go to the loo until your computer reports whether the number is prime or...
Forum: Data 2021-07-28, 23:52
Replies: 59
Views: 2,488
Posted By drkirkby
You totally misinterpreted what I meant. My...

You totally misinterpreted what I meant. My wording was very poor. I was not trying to imply GIMPS was a by-product of SRBase.

IF the aim of SRBase was to find large Mersenne primes, then they...
Forum: Data 2021-07-28, 20:20
Replies: 634
Views: 88,467
Posted By drkirkby
If you are concerned, why not go back and check a...

If you are concerned, why not go back and check a couple of exponents with known factors, and ensure you find the factors you know exist. Would that not give you confidence in your hardware, without...
Forum: Data 2021-07-28, 20:09
Replies: 59
Views: 2,488
Posted By drkirkby
Correction, from the BOINC system requirements...

Correction, from the BOINC system requirements page, on the Windows platform
https://boinc.berkeley.edu/wiki/System_requirements
ATI Support

You must have driver version 8.12 or better...
Forum: Data 2021-07-28, 20:04
Replies: 59
Views: 2,488
Posted By drkirkby
As far as I can see from the SRBase website ...

As far as I can see from the SRBase website

https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/
Join SRBase



Read our rules and policies (https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/info.php)
This project uses...
Forum: Data 2021-07-28, 19:40
Replies: 59
Views: 2,488
Posted By drkirkby
I believe it would be possible to get a huge...

I believe it would be possible to get a huge amount of GHz days credit for P-1 - if that is what someone ego desires. They would have to a be a pretty sad person, but I suspect I could do more than...
Forum: Data 2021-07-28, 18:54
Replies: 59
Views: 2,488
Posted By drkirkby
Is GIMPS not just a by-product of the real...

Is GIMPS not just a by-product of the real interest for SRBase?
----------------------------------------------
https://srbase.my-firewall.org/sr5/
About SRBase

is a mathematical research...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-28, 09:18
Replies: 30
Views: 773
Posted By drkirkby
I just unzipped your uploader.zip, which is...

I just unzipped your uploader.zip, which is 2020344 bytes in length, converted to a tar file, then used lmza compression on that. The length of the compressed file was 168867 bytes, so 83.6% of the...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-27, 21:29
Replies: 30
Views: 773
Posted By drkirkby
In order to check if they work, here are 3...

In order to check if they work, here are 3 LibreOffice attachments. The checksums are in the filenames. Looking at LibreOffice, it has a "Math" tool, which saves files with the extension .odf, which...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-07-27, 15:05
Replies: 30
Views: 773
Posted By drkirkby
There are good reasons for not allowing .exe...

There are good reasons for not allowing .exe files, but the reasons for some other files formats can't be uploaded is probably just a case of nobody asking for them, rather than them being "not...
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