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Forum: Factoring 2020-10-20, 13:45
Replies: 41
Views: 1,697
Posted By storm5510
Apologies. I am not familiar with gp. :blush:

Apologies. I am not familiar with gp. :blush:
Forum: Factoring 2020-10-19, 23:43
Replies: 41
Views: 1,697
Posted By storm5510
This is a discussion about M1277. The OP...

This is a discussion about M1277. The OP introduced it. Anything reasonable and relative should go.

The downside to mtee is that everything written to the screen is captured. This can result in...
Forum: Factoring 2020-10-19, 14:54
Replies: 41
Views: 1,697
Posted By storm5510
If he was not using it on long runs. Not using it...

If he was not using it on long runs. Not using it would allow a found factor to roll off the top of the screen as the program continued to run.

A minor workaround would be to use something to...
Forum: Factoring 2020-10-18, 18:33
Replies: 41
Views: 1,697
Posted By storm5510
I scrapped the Core2Duo and replaced it with a...

I scrapped the Core2Duo and replaced it with a Xeon Quad. Much better.

I looked at the detail for M1277 on mersenne.org. A few people are running ECM's on it. What bounds, it does not display.
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Forum: Lounge 2020-10-16, 17:28
Replies: 71
Views: 1,642
Posted By storm5510
During WWII, the Japanese Army occupied a tiny...

During WWII, the Japanese Army occupied a tiny speck of United States territory for a while, Attu Island in the Aleutian Chain which is part of Alaska. How the U.S. Military learned they were there,...
Forum: GMP-ECM 2020-10-15, 17:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,999
Posted By storm5510
I have wondered about the purpose of Sigma for a...

I have wondered about the purpose of Sigma for a long time. I cannot say that I understand all of what is above. Only some of it. It appears that B1 and B2 dictate the size of the curve. In time, I...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-15, 16:46
Replies: 71
Views: 1,642
Posted By storm5510
This was way before Eberhard Anheuser and...

This was way before Eberhard Anheuser and Adolphus Busch set up shop in St. Louis. That was sometime around 1860, give or take a few years.
Forum: GMP-ECM 2020-10-15, 13:00
Replies: 5
Views: 5,330
Posted By storm5510
Interesting. Thank you for the reply. I was...

Interesting. Thank you for the reply.

I was looking for a way to incorporate this into a Windows batch file. Below is an example:

In this case, neq is "not equal to." Knowing the specific...
Forum: GMP-ECM 2020-10-14, 23:21
Replies: 5
Views: 5,330
Posted By storm5510
Sorry if this is a bit off-topic: In looping...

Sorry if this is a bit off-topic:

In looping mode using -one, would GMP-ECM produce a non-zero exit code if a factor was found?
Forum: GMP-ECM 2020-10-14, 14:21
Replies: 502
Views: 68,298
Posted By storm5510
I assume if anything major comes along, it will...

I assume if anything major comes along, it will be posted here? :question:
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-12, 23:48
Replies: 71
Views: 1,642
Posted By storm5510
In the 1930's, Germany wanted Helium for their...

In the 1930's, Germany wanted Helium for their airships. No country would sell it to them after Hitler took over.

About the Hindenburg fire. Its skin was not seamless. It was made up of large...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-12, 17:32
Replies: 71
Views: 1,642
Posted By storm5510
People in an underground shelter during the...

People in an underground shelter during the bombing of Dresden, Germany, near the end of WWII in Europe, were boiled alive by the intense heat after the shelter flooded with water. Their skeletons...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-10-12, 17:09
Replies: 1,705
Views: 143,993
Posted By storm5510
I understand what a composite is. Would somebody...

I understand what a composite is. Would somebody like to elaborate on the "Pxx" references? :confused:
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-10-10, 17:03
Replies: 1,705
Views: 143,993
Posted By storm5510
Yes, this is a composite. The largest single...

Yes, this is a composite. The largest single factor I found has 53 digits:

It only took a few seconds to run, but produced a 3,000+ line output file which I captured. It is attached below if...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-10-10, 15:58
Replies: 1,705
Views: 143,993
Posted By storm5510
I was goofing with the GPU functions of GMP-ECM. ...

I was goofing with the GPU functions of GMP-ECM. The input cannot be larger than 2^1018. I was pulling test values out of the air when I came up with this:

I am not sure how anyone would...
Forum: GMP-ECM 2020-10-10, 15:32
Replies: 502
Views: 68,298
Posted By storm5510
I have two different variations of GMP-ECM. Below...

I have two different variations of GMP-ECM. Below are the titles each displays when they are fist started:

The compiled binaries are vastly different in size. The top is 761K bytes. The bottom is...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-10-09, 13:27
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By storm5510
In prime.txt?

In prime.txt?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-10-08, 14:49
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By storm5510
Go to your mprime folder and in prime.txt set...

Go to your mprime folder and in prime.txt set DaysOfWork=0, ManualComm=0, and UsePrimeNet=1. The finished work will be submitted, but nothing will be fetched.
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-10-08, 14:40
Replies: 78
Views: 7,864
Posted By storm5510
I can confirm that it does this. I do not use...

I can confirm that it does this. I do not use Misfit because I do not trust it. It left me in a jam a couple of years ago. However, I have the below is a looping batch file:

The rest is done by...
Forum: News 2020-10-07, 14:39
Replies: 311
Views: 22,415
Posted By storm5510
There is a little ambiguity in "PRP test is...

There is a little ambiguity in "PRP test is positive." By "positive" you mean a zero residue?
Forum: Software 2020-10-07, 14:30
Replies: 441
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 25,424
Posted By storm5510
The manual reservation page is doing both LL and...

The manual reservation page is doing both LL and PRP. First-time and double check. In Prime95, the descriptions are more generic, as you well know. With consideration to the large back-log of...
Forum: News 2020-10-06, 13:22
Replies: 311
Views: 22,415
Posted By storm5510
PRP cannot prove primes! I was under the...

PRP cannot prove primes! I was under the impression this is what all the Prime95 and mprime major revisions were for. It neither cannot provide residues to compare then I do not see the point an...
Forum: Software 2020-10-05, 23:15
Replies: 441
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 25,424
Posted By storm5510
Off-topic. Consider this machine as going to the...

Off-topic. Consider this machine as going to the dumpster, minus the HD. I found another workstation on eBay similar to the one I have now. 2.8GHz Xeon quad-core and 8 GB of RAM. No HD, no problem....
Forum: Software 2020-10-05, 17:16
Replies: 441
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 25,424
Posted By storm5510
I put Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my snail Core2 desktop...

I put Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my snail Core2 desktop only to run mprime doing DC work. About 18 days per test. I am wondering if it might be better to run these as PRP? I have a decent idea as to how to...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-10-05, 13:04
Replies: 3,385
Views: 293,958
Posted By storm5510
In this case, is it using Linux drivers or...

In this case, is it using Linux drivers or Windows drivers? I believe it to be the latter. I don't see a reason why it would not. I have no need to run a GPU program with it.
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