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Forum: PrimeNet 2020-12-01, 20:00
Replies: 84
Views: 4,138
Posted By piforbreakfast
I'm about to get a second gaming computer and can...

I'm about to get a second gaming computer and can help knock out a bunch of these P-1 assignments pretty quickly once my new machine is up and running. I hope to have the second computer in the next...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-27, 14:02
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By piforbreakfast
I hope I'm not coming across as pompous for being...

I hope I'm not coming across as pompous for being the new kid on the block and suddenly thinking I have a blockbuster idea that nobody here has thought of before. Since losing my wife in June I've...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-27, 07:33
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By piforbreakfast
Well dangit, I didn't notice this tidbit until...

Well dangit, I didn't notice this tidbit until just now. M31 was in fact the exponent I was wanting to test. I guess brilliant minds think alike.

I'm on my office computer at the moment and our...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-27, 05:44
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By piforbreakfast
Just an observation about primes that I made...

Just an observation about primes that I made about 35 years ago, when I was in high school, that makes me wonder about the exponent in question. I'll elaborate if I find something. :)
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-27, 05:39
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By piforbreakfast
I downloaded the zip file and unpacked the...

I downloaded the zip file and unpacked the program but absolutely nothing is happening when I try to run it. Is there something else I need to do?



The exponent in question is prime. I don't...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-26, 16:33
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By piforbreakfast
Is it possible to test the results of a 10-digit exponent on PrimeNet?

There is a specific 10-digit number I would like to test as an exponent to see if might yield a prime number but the current system only seems to allow up to nine-digit exponents. Is there a way to...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-25, 19:14
Replies: 70
Views: 8,076
Posted By piforbreakfast
So Prime95 will then finish the other jobs...

So Prime95 will then finish the other jobs already in progress, then the new exponent I want to test?

Is there a way to stop Prime95 from assigning further projects at any given point? I would...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-24, 16:36
Replies: 70
Views: 8,076
Posted By piforbreakfast
How do I do that? And how do I configure Prime 95...

How do I do that? And how do I configure Prime 95 to check that specific exponent?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-24, 16:09
Replies: 70
Views: 8,076
Posted By piforbreakfast
So I was just browsing this thread and got to...

So I was just browsing this thread and got to wondering...would admins frown upon someone randomly checking on exponents outside the upper range of numbers currently being checked by GIMPS...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-15, 21:32
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By piforbreakfast
Now I'm more intrigued by the "far too...

Now I'm more intrigued by the "far too complicated" bit than by my original question. Please elaborate.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-15, 21:06
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By piforbreakfast
Does Primenet end the factoring search for a number the moment a factor is found?

Or does it go through every possible factor even if one or more factors are found even early in a search on a particular exponent?
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-07, 06:13
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By piforbreakfast
This line made me spew my coffee.

This line made me spew my coffee.
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-06, 13:43
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By piforbreakfast
I wasn't seeing this board and Facebook as being...

I wasn't seeing this board and Facebook as being mutually exclusive for the purpose of promoting GIMPS, but yeah, Facebook does tend to create a territorial mindset among many of its visitors.

I...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-06, 13:20
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By piforbreakfast
The GIMPS Facebook page

I just pulled up the GIMPS page on Facebook and it looks like not much activity is happening there.

https://www.facebook.com/GIMPSearch

Maybe I'm a little biased/obsessed since I took the...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-02, 16:43
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By piforbreakfast
It looks like this is what's happening. Thanks...

It looks like this is what's happening. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-02, 08:57
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By piforbreakfast
I'm confused because I did exactly what you said...

I'm confused because I did exactly what you said but the system keeps running the LL file that was already in progress.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-02, 01:51
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By piforbreakfast
Thanks for the tip. I refreshed my work stats...

Thanks for the tip. I refreshed my work stats page a few minutes ago before I saw your message and realized that was the type of work that had been going on. 17 jobs CF jobs completed on my computer...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-01, 15:53
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By piforbreakfast
How can I tell if it's a double-check? It doesn't...

How can I tell if it's a double-check? It doesn't say DC in the header.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-01, 15:50
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By piforbreakfast
I'm confused now because the number following the...

I'm confused now because the number following the PRP header is the letter M followed by eight digits. It clearly says PRP.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-01, 15:47
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By piforbreakfast
I already stopped the LL and I've been running...

I already stopped the LL and I've been running PRP for the past couple hours.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-01, 15:26
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By piforbreakfast
10MMMMMM EDIT: Could this just be the number...

10MMMMMM

EDIT: Could this just be the number of iterations instead of the exponent? The header at the top of the window says M106xxxxxx/852xxxxxxxxxxxx (a nine-digit number followed after the...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-01, 13:41
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By piforbreakfast
I'm not sure if the LL is first time or...

I'm not sure if the LL is first time or double-check. I have a PRP test running for the second worker, and with my processor speed it is blazing through the test at about .222 milliseconds per...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-01, 12:47
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By piforbreakfast
With this in mind, I have an LL test which at the...

With this in mind, I have an LL test which at the moment is less than 10 percent complete but it auto-assigned and auto-started on my computer after the previous job was finished. Should I go ahead...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-30, 08:40
Replies: 1,070
Views: 69,304
Posted By piforbreakfast
Why do bagpipers walk when they play? To try...

Why do bagpipers walk when they play?

To try to get away from the noise.
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-27, 10:09
Replies: 53
Views: 1,739
Posted By piforbreakfast
Refresh your screen. ;)

Refresh your screen. ;)
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