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Forum: Lounge 2020-12-01, 17:04
Replies: 18
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Posted By ixfd64
I'd rather not lose my adult privileges. However,...

I'd rather not lose my adult privileges. However, sometimes I do wish I could go back to being a teenager for a limited time while keeping my current knowledge.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-30, 04:42
Replies: 70
Views: 8,121
Posted By ixfd64
I wouldn't call it a wasted effort. At least from...

I wouldn't call it a wasted effort. At least from an academic perspective, two independent results are better than one. But credit for TF double checks would certainly be "nice to have."



For...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-30, 03:01
Replies: 70
Views: 8,121
Posted By ixfd64
As a note, the server will still give you credit...

As a note, the server will still give you credit as long as you extend the bit level. For example, you can resubmit "no factor for M######## from 2^73 to 2^74" results as "2^73 to 2^75" and the...
Forum: Software 2020-11-24, 20:51
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By ixfd64
I think that's for the Windows service version.

I think that's for the Windows service version.
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-11-13, 20:55
Replies: 2,610
Views: 175,192
Posted By ixfd64
I see, thanks for the explanation. On a related...

I see, thanks for the explanation. On a related note, are there any plans to implement the Brent–Suyama extension in the future?
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-11-13, 19:39
Replies: 2,610
Views: 175,192
Posted By ixfd64
I noticed something a little weird. A factor for...

I noticed something a little weird. A factor for 104011507 was recently found by P-1 with B1=5,000,000. However, mersenne.ca (https://mersenne.ca/exponent/104011507) shows that the largest factor of...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-11-11, 07:33
Replies: 32
Views: 7,915
Posted By ixfd64
gr-mfaktc with base=2 is slower than vanilla...

gr-mfaktc with base=2 is slower than vanilla mfaktc because the former currently uses a different code path for Mersenne numbers:
Forum: Software 2020-11-06, 18:37
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By ixfd64
I may have found the cause. It's possible that...

I may have found the cause. It's possible that the worker had just passed 35 million iterations when the system rebooted. Windows is supposed to politely ask processes to terminate, but it's been...
Forum: GMP-ECM 2020-11-05, 18:21
Replies: 28
Views: 1,450
Posted By ixfd64
He mentioned several years ago that he has access...

He mentioned several years ago that he has access to Stanford University's FarmShare cluster: https://mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=352452&postcount=11
Forum: Software 2020-11-01, 20:27
Replies: 1
Views: 880
Posted By ixfd64
I noticed that Prime95 version 30.3 behaves the...

I noticed that Prime95 version 30.3 behaves the same way on Windows. So this is probably intentional.
Forum: Software 2020-10-30, 17:54
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By ixfd64
interim residue sent to server twice?

I'm using Prime95 version 29.8 on my new laptop to finish up some partially complete LL tests (from computers I no longer have access to) before switching to 30.3 for PRP. As this is a new computer,...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-10-28, 19:22
Replies: 2,041
Views: 163,328
Posted By ixfd64
The "Recent Cleared" page is not showing any...

The "Recent Cleared" page is not showing any data: https://mersenne.org/report_recent_cleared

Edit: it's now fixed.
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-27, 22:22
Replies: 956
Views: 56,914
Posted By ixfd64
I received a formal job offer just one day after...

I received a formal job offer just one day after being laid off from my previous employer. Assuming everything goes to plan, I'll be starting my new job in less than two weeks. It also counts as a...
Forum: Software 2020-10-23, 23:56
Replies: 484
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 38,042
Posted By ixfd64
I'm guessing this isn't intentional?

I'm guessing this isn't intentional?
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-11, 21:31
Replies: 956
Views: 56,914
Posted By ixfd64
I recently got a new laptop with a six-core...

I recently got a new laptop with a six-core processor and a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU. It's mainly for autonomous driving research but will certainly be crunching for GIMPS when not in use. :smile:
Forum: Software 2020-10-10, 07:38
Replies: 484
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 38,042
Posted By ixfd64
On some Windows 10 machines, Prime95 now shows a...

On some Windows 10 machines, Prime95 now shows a different font in the windows after I upgraded to the latest version. Is this to be expected?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-10-08, 18:47
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By ixfd64
Setting NoMoreWork=1 also works.

Setting NoMoreWork=1 also works.
Forum: Software 2020-09-26, 00:40
Replies: 484
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 38,042
Posted By ixfd64
I noticed that the latest version still uses the...

I noticed that the latest version still uses the older "Wh4" identifier in the results.txt file. Is this intentional?
Forum: Software 2020-09-22, 17:32
Replies: 484
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 38,042
Posted By ixfd64
Is there a way to increase the timeout for...

Is there a way to increase the timeout for downloading files?
Forum: Software 2020-09-17, 18:28
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By ixfd64
I brought up this issue a while ago:...

I brought up this issue a while ago: https://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=24524

TL;DR: Wikipedia is not a how-to guide and should not be treated as such.
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-02, 21:40
Replies: 1,557
RIP
Views: 113,238
Posted By ixfd64
"I've never wished a man dead, but I have read...

"I've never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure."
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-02, 01:10
Replies: 1,639
Views: 90,444
Posted By ixfd64
Just found out one of my high school classmates...

Just found out one of my high school classmates passed away. I am so done with 2020.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-29, 03:11
Replies: 1,557
RIP
Views: 113,238
Posted By ixfd64
Chadwick Boseman:...

Chadwick Boseman: https://cnn.com/2020/08/28/entertainment/chadwick-boseman-dies/index.html

What a train wreck this year has been.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-28, 21:18
Replies: 1,639
Views: 90,444
Posted By ixfd64
Do you know which part failed? I'm assuming...

Do you know which part failed?

I'm assuming it was the hard drive.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-28, 05:50
Replies: 1,639
Views: 90,444
Posted By ixfd64
Ugh... I'm getting laid off again. :sad: ...

Ugh... I'm getting laid off again. :sad:

Several projects at my company have been canceled or put on hold as an indirect result of the COVID-19 pandemic. I was recently informed that I'm affected...
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