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Forum: enzocreti 2020-10-27, 13:17
Replies: 5
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Posted By mathwiz
Why is this relevant to anything? What is the...

Why is this relevant to anything? What is the significance of these numbers?
Forum: News 2020-10-25, 18:11
Replies: 571
Views: 58,362
Posted By mathwiz
Think of it like winning the lottery: Curtis...

Think of it like winning the lottery: Curtis would be the equivalent of someone who buys 400,000 tickets, but the lottery can still be won by that random guy who stops at the gas station and buys one...
Forum: Factoring 2020-10-20, 16:30
Replies: 61
Views: 2,491
Posted By mathwiz
Perhaps a bit snarky, but is the topic of this...

Perhaps a bit snarky, but is the topic of this thread "general efforts to factor M1277" or just the original Python script? If the latter, then wasting energy and compute is all that would be...
Forum: Factoring 2020-10-20, 14:24
Replies: 61
Views: 2,491
Posted By mathwiz
Maybe a mod can change the topic to "Python...

Maybe a mod can change the topic to "Python script to needlessly waste energy and compute cycles".
Forum: Math 2020-10-18, 03:08
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By mathwiz
A small notational quibble: doesn't F_n typically...

A small notational quibble: doesn't F_n typically denote the n-th Fermat number, i.e. 2^{2^n}+1?
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-15, 19:32
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By mathwiz
I've used the service for some very small scale...

I've used the service for some very small scale Python scripts in the past, basically notifications for myself.

I don't have much experience beyond that, and I can't comment on the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-15, 16:43
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By mathwiz
If I'm reading www.sendgrid.com/pricing right, it...

If I'm reading www.sendgrid.com/pricing right, it looks like they let you do 40K for around $15 with the "Essential" plan?
Forum: GMP-ECM 2020-10-13, 19:27
Replies: 502
Views: 69,635
Posted By mathwiz
It would be great to get an official comment from...

It would be great to get an official comment from the primary developers about what future development, if any, is planned.
Forum: News 2020-10-06, 01:17
Replies: 311
Views: 23,628
Posted By mathwiz
Does that make the CERT after PRP like the 3 year...

Does that make the CERT after PRP like the 3 year old giving you a powerpoint presentation as to why it's a car?
Forum: FermatSearch 2020-10-02, 23:28
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By mathwiz
Is there a way we could do a back-of-the-envelope...

Is there a way we could do a back-of-the-envelope calculation: assuming GpuOwl supported Fermat numbers, what FFT size would be required, and how long would a run take on V100/A100/RTX3090 etc?
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-10-01, 18:36
Replies: 1,709
Views: 145,627
Posted By mathwiz
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integer_factorizatio...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integer_factorization_records#Numbers_of_a_special_form says: "All unfactored parts of the numbers 2n − 1 with n between 1000 and 1200 were factored by a...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-09-29, 22:30
Replies: 1,709
Views: 145,627
Posted By mathwiz
Were all the factors here...

Were all the factors here (https://www.mersenne.ca/userfactors/ecm/1) actually found by ECM?
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-23, 19:47
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By mathwiz
IBM: I, Ben, Mersenne.

IBM: I, Ben, Mersenne.
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-09-22, 23:06
Replies: 785
Views: 32,655
Posted By mathwiz
That may or may not be the case. But whatever...

That may or may not be the case. But whatever rules might be "optimal" regarding which numbers should be double- or triple-checked first, could still be encoded into the server.
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-09-22, 22:31
Replies: 785
Views: 32,655
Posted By mathwiz
Why are we managing these manually?

I have a general, high level, and possibly stupid question about this thread:

Why are we managing these checks manually? Why are any humans involved in manually doling out and coordinating...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-09-18, 00:03
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By mathwiz
http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2%5E1277-2 is...

http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2%5E1277-2 is fully factored. Are you saying you can therefore factor 2^1277-1?
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-13, 20:53
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By mathwiz
Ben Delo once roundhouse-kicked a prime so hard,...

Ben Delo once roundhouse-kicked a prime so hard, it factored into 3 smaller primes...
Forum: Alberico Lepore 2020-09-10, 21:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,521
Posted By mathwiz
Please, stop posting.

Please, stop posting.
Forum: Factoring 2020-09-10, 14:58
Replies: 61
Views: 2,491
Posted By mathwiz
You'd probably have a better chance of being...

You'd probably have a better chance of being struck by lightning 10 times and winning the lottery all on the same day.

The only hope for M1277, with presently known factoring techniques, is a...
Forum: Alberico Lepore 2020-09-07, 16:58
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By mathwiz
And the factors are...?

And the factors are...?
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-09-07, 00:33
Replies: 2,548
Views: 158,419
Posted By mathwiz
upload.py stuck

I'm seeing ./tools/upload.py consistently getting stuck around 97%-98% on multiple machines. Is this a known issue?
Forum: Alberico Lepore 2020-09-05, 17:13
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By mathwiz
But I want to cheat. It's so tempting......

But I want to cheat. It's so tempting... Otherwise this number may never be factored.
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-09-04, 21:53
Replies: 2,548
Views: 158,419
Posted By mathwiz
OK. So basically: 1. manually upload...

OK. So basically:

1. manually upload results.txt
2. ./upload.py <username> <proof file>

?
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-09-04, 14:34
Replies: 2,548
Views: 158,419
Posted By mathwiz
I've just started playing with gpuOwl (latest...

I've just started playing with gpuOwl (latest release from the git repo).

How do I submit proofs generated by gpuOwl? Is there a script somewhere? For results.txt I know I can just paste that into...
Forum: enzocreti 2020-08-31, 17:59
Replies: 20
Views: 593
Posted By mathwiz
Putting this to rest: $ ./pfgw64 -i -V -N...

Putting this to rest:

$ ./pfgw64 -i -V -N -T8 -q"((2^1875230-1)*10^564501+2^1875229-1)"
PFGW Version 4.0.0.64BIT.20190528.x86_Dev [GWNUM 29.8]

Generic modular reduction using generic reduction...
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