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Forum: Lounge 2021-04-20, 07:38
Replies: 1,090
Views: 77,706
Posted By LaurV
That's a helicopter, Sir! A strong one...

That's a helicopter, Sir! A strong one (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkH6uPBPymY)!
Forum: Software 2021-04-20, 05:17
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By LaurV
Say you do one test (or more) that takes (single...

Say you do one test (or more) that takes (single or all together) about 10 days. Say you save backups every 30 minutes and you get 4 crashes in those 10 days, after which you need to resume, wasting...
Forum: Software 2021-04-20, 02:03
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By LaurV
Just to point out that "the amount of power it...

Just to point out that "the amount of power it sucks" and "how hot it gets" are, in theory, and 99.9999 percent of the time in practice too, unrelated. I can put "one volt/one ampere" through a "one...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-04-20, 01:52
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By LaurV
OpenCL (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenCL), as...

OpenCL (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenCL), as unbelievable as it seems, was originally an "Apple feature", but lurking in the dark for a while until Intel decided to support it in their new...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-18, 15:47
Replies: 35
Views: 1,008
Posted By LaurV
Yep, that's half of the solution. More exactly,...

Yep, that's half of the solution. More exactly, the second half :razz:

The idea is that "heating" and "cooling" is (at molecular level) just thermal agitation (or respective, stopping it). Fast...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-18, 14:43
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By LaurV
Yep, as they said. You should not be...

Yep, as they said.

You should not be confused by powering, that is just defined as a repeated multiplication, same way as the multiplication is defined as a repeated addition. That is, the "a*b"...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-18, 06:29
Replies: 26
Views: 540
Posted By LaurV
That's a red herring, kind of. For any prime m,...

That's a red herring, kind of. For any prime m, there are only two solutions of the x^2=1 (mod m), which are 1 and -1, regardless of the fact that m is mersenne or not. If m is not prime, there are...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-18, 05:44
Replies: 35
Views: 1,008
Posted By LaurV
About the 256G, if this is your concern only, did...

About the 256G, if this is your concern only, did you try "edu"? There is no memory restriction (well, the 2TB of the 40 bits addresses, but that should be enough), and you may get it free. Some...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-17, 15:58
Replies: 19
Views: 1,046
Posted By LaurV
Nice. But man, didn't you find a larger...

Nice.

But man, didn't you find a larger font? And more red? :razz:
(it really hurt the eyes to read that!)
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-17, 15:14
Replies: 366
Views: 41,425
Posted By LaurV
Ha! Had no idea about that, not a playstation...

Ha! Had no idea about that, not a playstation guy. But if the problem is known, than the fix is easy: you take any 3V power supply or battery (two AA or AAA in series) solder two wires to the probes...
Forum: News 2021-04-17, 14:13
Replies: 328
Views: 61,018
Posted By LaurV
Right. He could not go in vacation due to covid....

Right. He could not go in vacation due to covid. That's how covid delays finding new primes too! Very bad virus! Bad! :rant:
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-17, 14:04
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By LaurV
Very nice summary Unc. :goodposting: To add...

Very nice summary Unc. :goodposting:

To add to it, about half of the exponents are eliminated by TF and P-1. For the rest, PRP will be run. If PRP turns out a probable prime, LL will be run to...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-17, 12:02
Replies: 179
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Views: 42,167
Posted By LaurV
Very small banana... :razz: (we either...

Very small banana... :razz:

(we either missed this, or our memory is falling...)
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-17, 07:52
Replies: 35
Views: 1,008
Posted By LaurV
Same here, we got the same ballpark, more or...

Same here, we got the same ballpark, more or less, except we stay below 48°C with one of these (https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/id_cooling-auraflow-x_240-cpu-cooler,6153.html). Not an...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-12, 08:12
Replies: 79
Views: 3,261
Posted By LaurV
:bow: We are very sorry that we wrongly assumed...

:bow: We are very sorry that we wrongly assumed about you that at least to read you know.
Forum: EdH 2021-04-12, 08:04
Replies: 18
Views: 4,933
Posted By LaurV
Kind of simplistic. Aliqueit has a very...

Kind of simplistic. Aliqueit has a very rudimentary factoring and some advanced sigma calculations and checking, but relies heavily on external tools to factor the sequences. The so called "tutorial"...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-04-11, 18:16
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By LaurV
Do you fulfill the rules...

Do you fulfill the rules (https://www.mersenne.org/thresholds/)?
It depends on your history, seriousness, credibility, turnover, account settings, etc. We wont want newcomers or trolls to reserve...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-11, 17:24
Replies: 20
Views: 915
Posted By LaurV
Yo don't need to do advanced math in your head,...

Yo don't need to do advanced math in your head, what he is referring to is the school-grade rules of divisibility, like "a number is divisible by 3 if the sum of digits is divisible by 3", "a number...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-04-11, 17:03
Replies: 77
Views: 4,113
Posted By LaurV
Wow! it works! :shock: You (two) are my heroes...

Wow! it works! :shock: You (two) are my heroes for this weekend!

Albeit a little bit too complicate, first it didn't work, as I had the "CPU and GPU" output (sure! I want to see what BOTH of...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-11, 08:04
Replies: 53
Views: 11,077
Posted By LaurV
Nope, when you hit reply to your own post instead...

Nope, when you hit reply to your own post instead of edit, you lose the quote. But there is quote inside of both.
You may have hit reply to his post instead hitting edit to your post, but that is a...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-11, 07:40
Replies: 35
Views: 1,008
Posted By LaurV
Thanks for the benchmark Mike! :bow: This...

Thanks for the benchmark Mike! :bow:

This is very useful for us in the light of this adventure (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?p=574351), because we were always wondering what...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-11, 06:45
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By LaurV
The truth is somewhere in the middle. No need to...

The truth is somewhere in the middle. No need to kill each-other for it. You are both right, each in his own way. LL credits will still have to be given, otherwise some people will stop...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-11, 05:47
Replies: 984
Views: 79,730
Posted By LaurV
Good job! Congrats! :tu:

Good job! Congrats! :tu:
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-11, 05:43
Replies: 79
Views: 3,261
Posted By LaurV
The best case scenario which would really crack...

The best case scenario which would really crack me down, would be the following:


Some white tuxedo...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-11, 05:22
Replies: 53
Views: 11,077
Posted By LaurV
Getting old? :paul: :razz:

Getting old? :paul:
:razz:
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