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Forum: GpuOwl 2020-07-02, 04:38
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By ixfd64
As mfaktc already supports sieving on GPUs, this...

As mfaktc already supports sieving on GPUs, this should make very little difference unless you're sieving on the CPU.
Forum: Software 2020-06-27, 19:18
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By ixfd64
Update: the second behavior doesn't seem to be...

Update: the second behavior doesn't seem to be specific to macOS because it just happened on a Windows laptop.
Forum: Software 2020-06-08, 20:28
Replies: 36
Views: 1,804
Posted By ixfd64
After reading some posts more closely, it seems...

After reading some posts more closely, it seems "stage 0" in this context refers to what is normally called stage 1 elsewhere.
Forum: Software 2020-06-07, 07:37
Replies: 36
Views: 1,804
Posted By ixfd64
Dumb question: what does P-1 stage 0 do?

Dumb question: what does P-1 stage 0 do?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-02, 01:29
Replies: 31
Views: 1,936
Posted By ixfd64
I was afraid that was the case, but thanks. By...

I was afraid that was the case, but thanks. By extension, I assume it's not possible to retroactively extend expired assignments either?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-01, 22:28
Replies: 31
Views: 1,936
Posted By ixfd64
I tried that but got a message saying there was...

I tried that but got a message saying there was no assignment meeting the specified criteria. It's possible that the exponent has fallen into a category that can't be manually reserved.

Side...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-01, 21:29
Replies: 31
Views: 1,936
Posted By ixfd64
It looks like the assignments on two of my...

It looks like the assignments on two of my machines ("game-pc-10" and "tvr-mac-pro") have expired. Any way to get them reassigned back to me?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-01, 19:44
Replies: 31
Views: 1,936
Posted By ixfd64
Have P-1 assignments been given an extension too?

Have P-1 assignments been given an extension too?
Forum: Computer Science & Computational Number Theory 2020-05-29, 18:49
Replies: 26
Views: 7,733
Posted By ixfd64
Unless there's a prize involved, we should...

Unless there's a prize involved, we should ideally be working together rather than competing against one another.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-16, 23:55
Replies: 1,618
Views: 140,202
Posted By ixfd64
I've pushed a few more changes to mfakto. They're...

I've pushed a few more changes to mfakto. They're pretty minor, but here are the highlights:


fixed several compiler warnings. macOS users should no longer see them.
fixed two potential...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-15, 20:14
Replies: 3,276
Views: 269,750
Posted By ixfd64
Silly question: what's the difference between a...

Silly question: what's the difference between a block and a grid?

I've seen these terms used interchangeably, but my understanding is that they are different things.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-12, 17:33
Replies: 1,618
Views: 140,202
Posted By ixfd64
It turns out the MinGW build that comes with...

It turns out the MinGW build that comes with Win-builds doesn't correctly compile OpenCL programs. I was able to compile a working version of mfakto using the package from SourceForge:...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-11, 22:22
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By ixfd64
One thing for sure is that humans and cats would...

One thing for sure is that humans and cats would constantly be fighting for political power.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-09, 05:45
Replies: 1,618
Views: 140,202
Posted By ixfd64
I've been investigating the issue where the macOS...

I've been investigating the issue where the macOS version would fail to find factors on Intel HD Graphics. From what I got from various sources, the issue is due to buggy drivers shipped with the OS....
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-06, 01:47
Replies: 1,618
Views: 140,202
Posted By ixfd64
https://github.com/Bdot42/mfakto It's...

https://github.com/Bdot42/mfakto

It's currently only available as source code.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-05, 23:04
Replies: 1,618
Views: 140,202
Posted By ixfd64
Hey everyone, mfakto 0.15pre7 is now available on...

Hey everyone, mfakto 0.15pre7 is now available on GitHub. Here are the changes:


kracker has added preliminary support for newer architectures up to RDNA
Some compiler warnings have been fixed...
Forum: Software 2020-04-27, 05:02
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By ixfd64
I thought x86 assembly was supported? ...

I thought x86 assembly was supported?

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/32788891/using-assemblylanguage-in-a-uwp-app
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-04-24, 23:17
Replies: 4,911
Views: 213,301
Posted By ixfd64
I'm disappointed to learn that GPU to 72 no...

I'm disappointed to learn that GPU to 72 no longer supports BOINC due to a service mark dispute. Hopefully this won't mean the end of BOINC integration for GIMPS as a whole.
Forum: Software 2020-04-24, 22:52
Replies: 43
Views: 4,093
Posted By ixfd64
Another thing I recently realized is that the...

Another thing I recently realized is that the project as a whole needs to be modernized. In particular, here are two ideas that can be implemented without too much trouble:

1. All available source...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-04-17, 16:12
Replies: 31
Views: 1,936
Posted By ixfd64
I just noticed another one of my computers...

I just noticed another one of my computers stopped returning results about a month ago. It probably rebooted due to a system update, but there was nobody to log in again. Ugh... I can't wait for this...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-13, 21:37
Replies: 1,394
RIP
Views: 87,778
Posted By ixfd64
Ugh... this one hurts.

Ugh... this one hurts.
Forum: Software 2020-04-13, 16:43
Replies: 539
Views: 68,098
Posted By ixfd64
I found an issue on macOS: if you keep checking...

I found an issue on macOS: if you keep checking and unchecking the "Merge All Workers" option, then Prime95 will keep creating new windows.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-04-09, 01:28
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By ixfd64
No worries. As these assignments are already in...

No worries. As these assignments are already in progress, I manually increased the bounds in my worktodo.txt file so the work isn't wasted.

Side note: I'm aware that I have 12 other P-1...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-04-09, 01:02
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By ixfd64
my P-1 assignments are expiring prematurely?

I just restarted Prime95 on a computer that had stopped reporting results several times due to unnoticed system updates. It's my understanding that P-1 assignments are good for 60 days. However,...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-04-08, 22:33
Replies: 1,618
Views: 140,202
Posted By ixfd64
The official mfakto binary hasn't been updated in...

The official mfakto binary hasn't been updated in several years. Can you clone the repository and try to build from the code?
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