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Forum: Information & Answers 2020-12-04, 16:28
Replies: 7
Views: 105
Posted By PhilF
A) Yes, exactly. B) If the prime is very...

A) Yes, exactly.

B) If the prime is very large, then it can't be confirmed, for now. But the chances of a positive PRP test being composite is very miniscule.

C) I noticed this after I posted...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-12-04, 14:40
Replies: 7
Views: 105
Posted By PhilF
Actually, a PRP test was not run on this...

Actually, a PRP test was not run on this exponent. The PRP test was run on the co-factor (PRP-CF). Then you did the CERT of the PRP-CF test.
Forum: Data 2020-12-04, 00:26
Replies: 3,354
Views: 225,570
Posted By PhilF
Or could it be that they changed their percentage...

Or could it be that they changed their percentage of desired CERT work to a high number, not realizing how that might effect the PRP work in progress? I suppose that could happen???
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-12-04, 00:18
Replies: 54
Views: 1,148
Posted By PhilF
Careful. In today's politically-charged,...

Careful. In today's politically-charged, scientifically-challenged world, such an instrument could just as likely be construed as *causing* Covid19. Just like 5G.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-12-03, 21:20
Replies: 576
Views: 29,663
Posted By PhilF
No, it is just that the "perks" received for...

No, it is just that the "perks" received for their vote are big enough to override anything they think.
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-03, 19:06
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By PhilF
My first computer was a 1978 Southwest Technical...

My first computer was a 1978 Southwest Technical Products 6800 kit, with the only mass storage being to a cheap cassette tape recorder (that the end user had to provide), assuming you bought the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-03, 15:27
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By PhilF
I have found it also greatly depends on the...

I have found it also greatly depends on the brand. If they are 3M, might as well throw them away.

But I have 100's of Sony floppy disks (both 720K and 1.44M) that can be read perfectly.
Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 17:17
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By PhilF
I propose a change to the rules in order to...

I propose a change to the rules in order to revive this thread and provoke more thought.

How about we apply the rules only to words longer than 4 letters? That way common words like and, with, if,...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-12-01, 17:08
Replies: 54
Views: 1,148
Posted By PhilF
Another victim of 2020. RIP.

Another victim of 2020. RIP.
Forum: Software 2020-11-28, 01:33
Replies: 484
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 38,042
Posted By PhilF
Does the timestamp on the bad block event match...

Does the timestamp on the bad block event match one of the Prime95 crash times?

EDIT: Never mind, I just noticed you said your log is showing a lot of bad block entries. The good news is that I...
Forum: Software 2020-11-27, 22:23
Replies: 484
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 38,042
Posted By PhilF
In Visual Studio, which I think George builds...

In Visual Studio, which I think George builds with, it shows as Too many open files in system...
Forum: Software 2020-11-27, 22:03
Replies: 484
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 38,042
Posted By PhilF
DOSerrno 23 is "Too many file open in system". I...

DOSerrno 23 is "Too many file open in system". I guess when you restarted Prime95 it closed some files.

It's hard to speculate at this point whether your system ran out of file handles overall,...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-25, 21:56
Replies: 148
Views: 7,436
Posted By PhilF
If it is anything like Debian/Ubuntu, check the...

If it is anything like Debian/Ubuntu, check the /etc/resolv.conf file. Put your router's IP address there.

For example:

nameserver 192.168.1.1
Forum: Software 2020-11-24, 06:04
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By PhilF
You could, but I wouldn't put much faith in any...

You could, but I wouldn't put much faith in any benchmarks created under such an environment.
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-23, 02:03
Replies: 51
Views: 2,389
Posted By PhilF
Either. You said it yourself -- "virtually error...

Either. You said it yourself -- "virtually error free". But this project's goal is to be guaranteed error free. So GEC would have to get promoted to GGEC (Guaranteed Gerbicz Error Check) before the...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-21, 23:46
Replies: 148
Views: 7,436
Posted By PhilF
Do you really need the GUI anyway? Unless you...

Do you really need the GUI anyway? Unless you have specific applications that require it, there isn't anything you can do in the GUI that can't be done in a terminal window.

I never do install...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-20, 21:40
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By PhilF
The problem is that such laws and restrictions do...

The problem is that such laws and restrictions do nothing towards keeping people sober.
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-20, 21:38
Replies: 148
Views: 7,436
Posted By PhilF
For the power switch the polarity doesn't matter.

For the power switch the polarity doesn't matter.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-20, 16:34
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By PhilF
But it took another 33 years before the last...

But it took another 33 years before the last state went "wet" (Mississippi). My home state of Oklahoma didn't go wet until 1959, and even then it was called "liquor by the drink". I remember when I...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-19, 16:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By PhilF
We probably disagree on this, but I describe all...

We probably disagree on this, but I describe all of what you wrote as a good thing. Especially when viewed in a big-picture, long-term point of view.

I picture a time when the DEA and the War On...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-19, 02:21
Replies: 374
Views: 41,787
Posted By PhilF
WARNING: This Email Account Is Due For Upgrade

Hello mr****@tubesontheweb.com,

You are recieving this message because your mailbox has not passed current verification update. Your mailbox mr****@tubesontheweb.com needs to be verified. Failure...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-19, 00:36
Replies: 30
Views: 1,390
Posted By PhilF
No, I doubt it. That's just wishful thinking. It...

No, I doubt it. That's just wishful thinking. It will continue on ad nauseum, being selectively enforced just as it always has been, just as it was in this case.
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-17, 19:38
Replies: 78
Views: 5,827
Posted By PhilF
Dang there's a lot of addicts around here. I...

Dang there's a lot of addicts around here. I should know. Takes one to know one. :geek:
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-16, 23:46
Replies: 78
Views: 5,827
Posted By PhilF
Lol! Someone in this thread is addicted...

Lol!

Someone in this thread is addicted...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-14, 17:06
Replies: 78
Views: 5,827
Posted By PhilF
That's a cool test bench! :tu:

That's a cool test bench! :tu:
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