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Forum: News 2013-02-05, 02:33
Replies: 571
Views: 91,834
Posted By Glenn Leider
I put the exponent at very close to 57 million....

I put the exponent at very close to 57 million. That's a gap of about 14 million from the currently published largest exponent
Forum: Lounge 2009-08-21, 17:32
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Glenn Leider
Mersenne Prime history

It's interesting how the discovery of Mersenne primes has gone through slow and rapid periods throughout its history:

M1 - M4 were known in antiquity.
M5 was discovered in 1456.
M6 and M7 were...
Forum: Lounge 2009-08-21, 16:53
Replies: 24
Views: 2,126
Posted By Glenn Leider
What that article doesn't state is that it won't...

What that article doesn't state is that it won't be until the start of next year that "IUPAC will officially endorse the new element's name":
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Darmstadt,...
Forum: PrimeNet 2009-07-09, 15:45
Replies: 311
Views: 26,485
Posted By Glenn Leider
I too switched from LL to LL-D with candidates as...

I too switched from LL to LL-D with candidates as low as possible. I'm able with my dual-core to complete one Double Check a week. But what gets me is the really low ones (18,000,000-21,000,000) not...
Forum: mersennewiki 2009-07-09, 15:24
Replies: 169
Views: 57,832
Posted By Glenn Leider
Okay, then how do I request an account through...

Okay, then how do I request an account through here? I'd the account name "Glenn L" if possible to match my Wikipedia account.
Forum: mersennewiki 2009-07-06, 22:14
Replies: 169
Views: 57,832
Posted By Glenn Leider
Can't find my name on MersenneWiki

I can't seem to find my name (Glenn" or "Leider" or any combination) on the Wiki though I remember posting to it in the past. How do I find my account, and if it's somehow been deleted can I get a...
Forum: LMH > 100M 2009-05-03, 15:07
Replies: 189
Views: 45,927
Posted By Glenn Leider
That make your current completion time as early...

That make your current completion time as early June of 2010. Talk about patience...
Forum: Software 2009-04-16, 02:45
Replies: 12
Views: 2,591
Posted By Glenn Leider
I switched to LL-DCs, which each take 1-2 weeks...

I switched to LL-DCs, which each take 1-2 weeks to accomplish. No further problems, and my CPU credits accumulate more quickly. Besides, I just might find a prime at the 20-meg level more quickly...
Forum: PrimeNet 2009-04-16, 02:38
Replies: 311
Views: 26,485
Posted By Glenn Leider
Double-check (DC).

Double-check (DC).
Forum: PrimeNet 2009-04-13, 07:53
Replies: 311
Views: 26,485
Posted By Glenn Leider
Perhaps "the squeaky wheel gets oiled." :) Just...

Perhaps "the squeaky wheel gets oiled." :) Just got assigned two smaller ones - one in the 20,56x,xxx range, one in the 19,91x,xxx range.
Forum: PrimeNet 2009-03-30, 19:56
Replies: 311
Views: 26,485
Posted By Glenn Leider
I'm currently double-checking exponents in the...

I'm currently double-checking exponents in the M216xxxxx range (two at a time on my dual-core), but I notice from the GIMPS Milestones Report:

All exponents below 18,000,947 have been tested and...
Forum: Software 2009-02-13, 19:23
Replies: 12
Views: 2,591
Posted By Glenn Leider
Could these time-outs errors be the reason why my...

Could these time-outs errors be the reason why my Worker #1 has 13 Mersenne numbers to trial-factor and #2 has NONE?
Forum: Software 2009-02-13, 18:57
Replies: 80
Views: 6,055
Posted By Glenn Leider
Oops...

I just realized this is for 25.9 and I'm using 25.8 instead. Please delete the previous post - for some reason I'm not permitted to do so even though it's my own post. :cry:
Forum: Software 2009-02-13, 18:29
Replies: 12
Views: 2,591
Posted By Glenn Leider
Okay, Worker #2 got idled after trial-factoring...

Okay, Worker #2 got idled after trial-factoring M62223047 to 2^66 was completed:

[Comm thread Feb 13 10:15] CURL library error: Operation timed out after 180 seconds with 0 bytes received
[Comm...
Forum: Software 2009-02-13, 18:00
Replies: 12
Views: 2,591
Posted By Glenn Leider
I lost my wireless DSL link and had to restart....

I lost my wireless DSL link and had to restart. Here's the Copy Window from that exchange, with my comments:

[Main thread Feb 13 09:45] Mersenne number primality test program version 25.8
[Comm...
Forum: Software 2009-02-13, 16:56
Replies: 12
Views: 2,591
Posted By Glenn Leider
Thanks for the heads-up. But I'm still getting...

Thanks for the heads-up. But I'm still getting time-outs, so here's the latest from Copy Window. At least both cores are currently at work. It seems that each time I "Contact PrimeNet server now" I...
Forum: Software 2009-02-13, 03:48
Replies: 12
Views: 2,591
Posted By Glenn Leider
Okay, how do you do a maunal communication? I...

Okay, how do you do a maunal communication? I just did a clean reinstall of Prime95. Worker #1 is waiting for work; Worker #2 got the same CURL Error AGAIN!!!! It's waiting another 70 minutes for the...
Forum: Software 2009-02-04, 07:10
Replies: 12
Views: 2,591
Posted By Glenn Leider
I believe I did. Unfortunately I can't currently...

I believe I did. Unfortunately I can't currently run the program. When i do, I get this Windows box:
====================
PRIME95 Application has stopped working

A problem caused the program to...
Forum: Software 2009-02-04, 05:40
Replies: 12
Views: 2,591
Posted By Glenn Leider
CURL library error

I'm getting CURL library errors when I attempt to get candidate exponents. For example:
.............
[Comm thread Feb 3 20:38] Updating computer information on the server
[Comm thread Feb 3...
Forum: Lounge 2007-05-19, 10:26
Replies: 215
Views: 18,265
Posted By Glenn Leider
I keep hoping that the prime I'm testing will be...

I keep hoping that the prime I'm testing will be the next Mersenne prime. :) My status button informs me that the odds against that happening are 1 in 295929.

On another topic, I think because so...
Forum: Math 2007-04-09, 07:11
Replies: 57
Views: 3,650
Posted By Glenn Leider
The problem is that it's not in the desired...

The problem is that it's not in the desired language. How do I select English so the message reads "Welcome" instead of its Swedish equivalent? Not that I hate Swedish - heck, the message is perfect...
Forum: Lounge 2007-04-05, 14:37
Replies: 42
Views: 3,033
Posted By Glenn Leider
Smile My name *also* gives "Cannibalistic Troll." I...

My name *also* gives "Cannibalistic Troll." I think I just lost my appetite...
Forum: Hobbies 2006-03-27, 06:28
Replies: 24
Views: 5,740
Posted By Glenn Leider
Capt. Ahab was the central human (perhaps...

Capt. Ahab was the central human (perhaps "inhuman" is more accurate) charcter in Moby Dick. He was willing to sacrifice everything - even his own life - to capture the gigantic title character.
Forum: Hobbies 2006-03-20, 09:04
Replies: 24
Views: 5,740
Posted By Glenn Leider
Yes, Moby Dick was indeed one whale of a movie....

Yes, Moby Dick was indeed one whale of a movie. (Hey, it's not as bad as Bud Abbott telling Lou Costello that he was fishing for the halibut...)

Although I haven't seen the original classic in...
Forum: Lounge 2006-01-02, 07:05
Replies: 70
Views: 5,225
Posted By Glenn Leider
While there are M-numbers as high as 110: ...

While there are M-numbers as high as 110:

http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/messier/m110.html

these refer to Messier objects rather than Mersenne primes. We need to filter out...
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