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Forum: News 2020-08-02, 04:00
Replies: 247
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Posted By ixfd64
Thanks for the response. I agree that there are...

Thanks for the response. I agree that there are plenty of reasons to not deprecate LL assignments for the foreseeable future.

On a related note, my Internet connection isn't the best and randomly...
Forum: News 2020-08-02, 03:31
Replies: 247
Views: 10,226
Posted By ixfd64
Will the ability to obtain manual LL assignments...

Will the ability to obtain manual LL assignments be deprecated once 30.2 goes gold?
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-30, 07:28
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By ixfd64
[mod note] The debate about gender biases...

[mod note]

The debate about gender biases has been moved to a separate thread: https://mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=25789
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-30, 07:21
Replies: 69
Views: 1,137
Posted By ixfd64
Agreed. I've moved the posts to a new thread.

Agreed. I've moved the posts to a new thread.
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-29, 16:34
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By ixfd64
Thanks for the responses. I'm mainly...

Thanks for the responses.



I'm mainly using this computer to run automated tests on Unity apps. It still does its job without problems, but I'd obviously like to resolve the performance issues...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-29, 06:54
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By ixfd64
gaming laptop overheating?

I'm currently in possession of an MSI Apache Pro with a GeForce GTX 1070 GPU. Back when I first started running mfakto on it a year and a half ago, the GPU produced about 700 GHz-d/day as expected....
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-27, 22:15
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By ixfd64
I guess it didn't bug you.

I guess it didn't bug you.
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-27, 16:28
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By ixfd64
I was very into insects as a kid and and am still...

I was very into insects as a kid and and am still somewhat interested in them. One thing on my bucket list is to visit the Essig Museum of Entomology at UC Berkeley some day. But it's a little tricky...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-23, 16:32
Replies: 1,456
RIP
Views: 91,810
Posted By ixfd64
New York Times obituary for Ronald Graham:...

New York Times obituary for Ronald Graham: https://nytimes.com/2020/07/23/science/ronald-l-graham-who-unlocked-the-magic-of-numbers-dies-at-84.html
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-22, 22:05
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By ixfd64
there needs to be a better way to manage the database

It's my understanding that there is currently no efficient way to modify submitted results. George has mentioned (https://mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=537920&postcount=1786) that such changes...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-07-20, 00:48
Replies: 615
Views: 21,864
Posted By ixfd64
Found a self-verified double check here:...

Found a self-verified double check here: https://mersenne.org/M97973387
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-15, 19:20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,590
Posted By ixfd64
As a note, you can get credit for overlapping TF...

As a note, you can get credit for overlapping TF results as long as you increase the bit level. For example, if the poacher had factored to 74 bits, then you will still receive full credit for "no...
Forum: Hardware 2020-07-14, 04:50
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By ixfd64
Possibly related:...

Possibly related: https://tomshardware.com/news/linus-torvalds-wishes-intel-avx-512-a-painful-death
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-08, 00:47
Replies: 1,456
RIP
Views: 91,810
Posted By ixfd64
Graham's passing has been confirmed:...

Graham's passing has been confirmed: https://ams.org/news?news_id=6244
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-07, 20:21
Replies: 1,456
RIP
Views: 91,810
Posted By ixfd64
There's a post on Reddit saying that Ronald...

There's a post on Reddit saying that Ronald Graham (the namesake of Graham's number) has died: https://old.reddit.com/r/math/comments/hmngx7/ron_graham_passed_away_earlier_this_evening_at

However,...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-07-02, 04:38
Replies: 4
Views: 232
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: 430
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: 2,169
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: 2,169
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: 2,276
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: 2,276
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: 2,276
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: 2,276
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: 8,050
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: 143,115
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...
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