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Forum: Lounge 2021-10-09, 15:50
Replies: 4
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Posted By M344587487
Does your window manager have the concept of...

Does your window manager have the concept of multiple desktops? The two browser windows can be as you like on one desktop with everything else on one or more other desktops. Alt-tabbing to either...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 08:30
Replies: 25
Views: 897
Posted By M344587487
Ah, so it could still run. I was about to guess...

Ah, so it could still run. I was about to guess that maybe a VRM had popped thanks to no internal airflow from a bad liquid cooled build but that ain't it. Modern processors basically can't fail from...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 16:37
Replies: 22
Views: 4,272
Posted By M344587487
https://riscv.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/riscv...

https://riscv.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/riscv-spec-v2.2.pdf
Oh dear. I wonder how many designers have contemplated an extension that adds an a=a+b instruction that uses the spare register as a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-06, 15:56
Replies: 24
Views: 1,456
Posted By M344587487
Angry BIDMAS is what is taught in UK schools for...

BIDMAS is what is taught in UK schools for precedence left to right: brackets indices divide multiply add subtract

So the answer is 16, however this BBC page INCORRECTLY* defines BIDMAS by giving...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 14:22
Replies: 22
Views: 4,272
Posted By M344587487
Thanks it makes sense now, what threw me is that...

Thanks it makes sense now, what threw me is that the 64 bit base is defined in the riscv manual relative to the 32 bit base but there's no explicit redefinition of a word now being 64 bit (which...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 10:52
Replies: 22
Views: 4,272
Posted By M344587487
Does the relatively high number of registers (32...

Does the relatively high number of registers (32 integer and 32 float registers is high right?) have a positive impact to compute-heavy operations?




I don't doubt they know what they're...
Forum: Programming 2021-10-03, 12:32
Replies: 40
Views: 945
Posted By M344587487
At first I thought you were using the expr...

At first I thought you were using the expr utility and passing a number to yafu so noodled with that, but you're actually passing the string "expr(a*b)" to be evaluated by yafu (?) (sorry, unfamiliar...
Forum: chalsall 2021-09-26, 09:44
Replies: 22
Views: 839
Posted By M344587487
Where/how is ~/bin/[SCRIPTNAME] being used?...

Where/how is ~/bin/[SCRIPTNAME] being used? Different shells (or configurable options of the same shell) may have different substitution behaviour in some scenarios. If it works with $HOME but not ~...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-25, 07:03
Replies: 22
Views: 829
Posted By M344587487
The best time to supplement a grid supply with...

The best time to supplement a grid supply with DIY renewables was years ago, the second best time is now right before every other bugger figures it out.
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-09-20, 07:43
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By M344587487
If I'm understanding correctly the memory...

If I'm understanding correctly the memory bandwidth may scale with tile count, meaning the 2T version could exceed an R7's bandwidth.
Forum: Chess 2021-09-16, 19:34
Replies: 13
Views: 3,049
Posted By M344587487
Had a bit of a noodle again with this project....

Had a bit of a noodle again with this project. After cursing at past me for creating such an awful spider's nest of code the core engine has been re-implemented to fully use u64 bitboards (before the...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-11, 15:06
Replies: 35
Views: 2,293
Posted By M344587487
It's a bit more complicated when you consider...

It's a bit more complicated when you consider that every consumer CPU needs decent RAM, motherboard, PSU. A GPU needs to be plugged into something but many GPU's can share that same something, and...
Forum: Software 2021-09-02, 16:13
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By M344587487
Making mprime should be as simple as: cd gwnum ...

Making mprime should be as simple as:
cd gwnum
make -f makemac
cd ../macosx64
make
Fat binaries may complicate things. The GUI version looks like it requires Xcode to compile. The code appears...
Forum: Hardware 2021-08-29, 12:56
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By M344587487
TDP/cores/cache/memory-speeds etc are all...

TDP/cores/cache/memory-speeds etc are all trending up every generation as things get more dense (soon server liquid cooling will become more mainstream to allow TDP to get much higher). A chips paper...
Forum: Software 2021-08-22, 13:39
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By M344587487
Thanks that's very instructive to a complete...

Thanks that's very instructive to a complete novice, suddenly half the code isn't black magic../build_factor64 "uasm245" build status: Failure
./build_factor64 "uasm250" build status: Success...
Forum: Software 2021-08-21, 15:44
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By M344587487
r4

Here's some build results with different uasm versions with 30.3b6, uasmw means the windows binary wrapped with wine and the number is the version. Earlier I thought factor64 was successfully...
Forum: Software 2021-08-21, 09:59
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By M344587487
Thanks for pointing to v2.48, I can't compile or...

Thanks for pointing to v2.48, I can't compile or find a Linux binary of v2.48 but am successfully using the windows version under wine to build gwnum. UASM definitely has cross-version and cross-OS...
Forum: Software 2021-08-19, 21:12
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By M344587487
Building Prime95 ASM on Linux WIP

I'm playing with UASM and the makefiles in Prime95 with the goal of being able to build factor32/factor64 and eventually gwnum from scratch using Linux. Hopefully with a bit of sed magic the existing...
Forum: Linux 2021-08-17, 14:05
Replies: 14
Views: 943
Posted By M344587487
The latest Ubuntu LTS or the latest Debian are...

The latest Ubuntu LTS or the latest Debian are good choices for a CentOS-style build IMO. I like to use the latest LTS on new builds and not upgrade old builds until EOL, but am only dealing with a...
Forum: Software 2021-08-16, 15:41
Replies: 479
Views: 51,127
Posted By M344587487
Haven't managed to get UASM to compile from the...

Haven't managed to get UASM to compile from the repo yet and the linux binary is a dead link. Got as far as it erroring on compile with clang-10/gcc/g++ because it can't find direct.h, a windows...
Forum: Software 2021-08-11, 18:21
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By M344587487
gettext looks good with the drawback of not...

gettext looks good with the drawback of not allowing for swapped arguments. It has the benefit of being a de-facto standard, and as it is the standard it makes me think that swapped arguments aren't...
Forum: Software 2021-08-10, 18:14
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By M344587487
I've refined it, cleaned up the code a bit and...

I've refined it, cleaned up the code a bit and added JSON parsing so you can now edit the json to test it (feeding malformed json will definitely break things, valid input should work). Every...
Forum: Software 2021-08-09, 19:26
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By M344587487
Thanks, it's nothing really just an excuse to...

Thanks, it's nothing really just an excuse to brush up on variadics. If json is a good candidate for a localisation format (unicode so no reason other than whatever the hell locale actually means to...
Forum: Software 2021-08-09, 15:30
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By M344587487
Here's a toy example of an external json +...

Here's a toy example of an external json + variadic localisation implementation pretty much as described in the previous post (sans json parsing and validation, this example manually generates the...
Forum: Software 2021-08-08, 21:33
Replies: 42
Views: 2,409
Posted By M344587487
JSON makes sense for roll-your-own. Short of a...

JSON makes sense for roll-your-own. Short of a library to magic away the complexity the following seems about the simplest way it could be done that is also safe. I like it better than the function...
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