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Forum: Hardware 2022-01-18, 11:35
Replies: 99
Views: 11,299
Posted By storm5510
This may not apply if they get banged hard...

This may not apply if they get banged hard against a wall like this one did.

I have a location to move all the files on it to and I rarely think about it. I have a cloud subscription on ADrive....
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-17, 18:57
Replies: 99
Views: 11,299
Posted By storm5510
I had already planned to move some archives from...

I had already planned to move some archives from it as soon as I can find a new home for them About 85 GB in all. The remainder is hard drive image backups. If it fails with just those, then it is...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-17, 18:50
Replies: 1,652
Views: 171,527
Posted By storm5510
The numbers I quoted above came directly from the...

The numbers I quoted above came directly from the hospital itself. No Fox or anything similar.

One of you mentioned socialism and another communism. I nearly had my head handed to me,...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-17, 18:33
Replies: 99
Views: 11,299
Posted By storm5510
83,000 hours is quite remarkable. Do you recall...

83,000 hours is quite remarkable. Do you recall the capacity?

The longest life on a drive I have had was in the area of 56,000 hours. It was a 250 GB WD, and in a HP workstation I bought back in...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-16, 15:16
Replies: 1,652
Views: 171,527
Posted By storm5510
A little step sideways if I may. The hospital in...

A little step sideways if I may. The hospital in my community has started posting exact numbers of their COVID patients daily. What is there is scary and radicicolous at the same time. Latest...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-16, 15:04
Replies: 99
Views: 11,299
Posted By storm5510
Crypto has tanked considerably in recent weeks,...

Crypto has tanked considerably in recent weeks, especially space-based like Chia. There are lots of drives available on eBay for relatively low prices compared to what they were. Some are selling...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2022-01-05, 17:35
Replies: 65
Views: 5,286
Posted By storm5510
The last batch of TF's I ran were in the 69M...

The last batch of TF's I ran were in the 69M area, if memory serves. Something drastic must have happened to require a recheck of so many?
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-05, 17:28
Replies: 27
Views: 527
Posted By storm5510
I suppose this tap-out date depends on the OS. It...

I suppose this tap-out date depends on the OS. It appears that M$ is 12/31/2029 23:59:59. This gives them just under 8 years to modify their code. I thought it was 2039, but I must have read...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-01, 18:19
Replies: 1,849
RIP
Views: 197,314
Posted By storm5510
Dan Reeves...

Dan Reeves (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Reeves). Former NFL player and coach for many years.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-01, 00:17
Replies: 1,652
Views: 171,527
Posted By storm5510
Major health organization are now recommending...

Major health organization are now recommending everyone get an N95 mask. Let the hoarding begin... :loco:
Forum: storm5510 2021-12-30, 18:15
Replies: 38
Views: 1,132
Posted By storm5510
My mother had a styrofoam cooler which contained...

My mother had a styrofoam cooler which contained over a thousand photos going back decades. Some were pre-WWII. There were duplicates. I scanned over 800 unique photos back in 2007. It was a chore....
Forum: storm5510 2021-12-29, 16:52
Replies: 38
Views: 1,132
Posted By storm5510
The above is basically what I have. My sister has...

The above is basically what I have. My sister has some smaller pieces. My eldest brother has others. He did the ancestral research on my father's side of the family. I do not know how he has it all...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-12-25, 18:13
Replies: 102
Views: 10,506
Posted By storm5510
The above describes the surface area on which a...

The above describes the surface area on which a person could stand. The rocky ridge I wrote about which Thwaites is resting on, it is thousands of feet down, four or six, I cannot remember. A person...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-12-24, 19:37
Replies: 102
Views: 10,506
Posted By storm5510
I have read and watched a lot about the Thwaites...

I have read and watched a lot about the Thwaites Glacier. In a documentary I saw, it was said that the glacier is being held in place by a single rocky ridge way down deep. Researchers placed a...
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-24, 19:22
Replies: 1,652
Views: 171,527
Posted By storm5510
I have read Omicron is far easier to catch than...

I have read Omicron is far easier to catch than the previous two variants. To that end, the health department in my county has elevated their risk status to "Red." Meaning, no one goes in to a public...
Forum: storm5510 2021-12-24, 19:06
Replies: 38
Views: 1,132
Posted By storm5510
Well, it was just a passing thought. I suppose a...

Well, it was just a passing thought. I suppose a person could use thinner stainless steel.

I found some 4.7 GB capacity M-Disc's. They are pricey. A special burner is required. Also pricey. Just...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2021-12-23, 17:46
Replies: 2,040
Views: 283,791
Posted By storm5510
Oh! My bad. :blush:

Oh! My bad. :blush:
Forum: storm5510 2021-12-23, 17:44
Replies: 38
Views: 1,132
Posted By storm5510
Yeah, those have been missing over 3,500 years,...

Yeah, those have been missing over 3,500 years, give or take.

How about this: Get a monster roll of 2mm thick aluminum and micro-print it all in binary code using a very small laser beam. Not all...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2021-12-22, 19:25
Replies: 2,040
Views: 283,791
Posted By storm5510
It many have different behaviors based on the web...

It many have different behaviors based on the web browser used. Sometimes, I use Edge and other times Firefox. I know, it does not make any sense to use two. In any case, I believe my previous record...
Forum: storm5510 2021-12-22, 19:17
Replies: 38
Views: 1,132
Posted By storm5510
I thought about M-Disc, but I do not need that...

I thought about M-Disc, but I do not need that sort of capacity. They are a Blu-Ray variant as I understand it.

I saw some "archival grade" DVD's while I was browsing yesterday. Verbatim and...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2021-12-21, 00:25
Replies: 2,040
Views: 283,791
Posted By storm5510
ECM found a factor in curve #3, stage #2....

ECM found a factor in curve #3, stage #2. Sigma=6233557776964751, B1=250000, B2=23250000.

M697397 has a factor: 9063851744869270329116505270383 (ECM curve 3, B1=250000, B2=23250000)

It has been...
Forum: storm5510 2021-12-20, 19:28
Replies: 38
Views: 1,132
Posted By storm5510
Long Term Data Storage

As the title indicates, I am looking for options for long term data storage. Long term is an uncertainty, for now. A guess, 15 years or longer. I have a quite large collection of photographs and...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-11-23, 23:45
Replies: 3,520
Views: 469,900
Posted By storm5510
I did and it runs fine. I believe this is the one...

I did and it runs fine. I believe this is the one I ran before, but lost due to a drive problem. Not sure though.

Thank you all for your assistance. :smile:
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-11-23, 18:44
Replies: 3,520
Views: 469,900
Posted By storm5510
Below is the results of mfaktc -info: mfaktc...

Below is the results of mfaktc -info:

mfaktc v0.21 (64bit built)

Compiletime options
THREADS_PER_BLOCK 256
SIEVE_SIZE_LIMIT 32kiB
SIEVE_SIZE ...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-11-22, 18:04
Replies: 3,520
Views: 469,900
Posted By storm5510
On your site, right at the top of the list. ...

On your site, right at the top of the list.

https://download.mersenne.ca/mfaktc/mfaktc-0.21/mfaktc-0.21.win_cuda11.2-2047.zip

For the past few years, only the 2047's would run on any of my...
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