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Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-20, 00:03
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By slandrum
If you are not changing your working conditions,...

If you are not changing your working conditions, then the estimate of completion dates should smooth out as you complete more exponents. It is usually wildly inaccurate until you've completed...
Forum: Software 2021-04-19, 20:48
Replies: 7
Views: 127
Posted By slandrum
The environment where it's most useful to save...

The environment where it's most useful to save more frequently is when you are running on machines that will suddenly and with no warning have power cut to them - say you are running on a free cloud...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-18, 20:49
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By slandrum
In the Tomb of the Unknown Implementor... ...

In the Tomb of the Unknown Implementor...

Upon entering the tomb, one is greeted by a hollow voice that says, "That's not a bug, it's a feature!"
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-04-17, 17:46
Replies: 43
Views: 12,953
Posted By slandrum
Over the next few months there may be some...

Over the next few months there may be some acceleration in the DC progress as the server now no longer hands out FTC LL assignment, but will hand out LL DC instead.
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2021-04-16, 15:40
Replies: 1,850
Views: 211,339
Posted By slandrum
As well as double 69 in the exponent!

As well as double 69 in the exponent!
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-04-11, 18:18
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By slandrum
The lowest manual assignment you can get is a...

The lowest manual assignment you can get is a category 3 assignment, unless you've flagged your account to get the smallest possible exponents, in which case you can get a category 2 assignment. It...
Forum: Software 2021-04-11, 17:32
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By slandrum
I've found that the first DC runs on a new...

I've found that the first DC runs on a new computer get terrible time estimates on primenet. Usually super optimistic by a factor of 3 or more, but sometimes super pessimistic. By about the 3rd DC...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-11, 10:54
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By slandrum
OP is Original Poster, the person who started the...

OP is Original Poster, the person who started the thread - in other words you.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 10:33
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By slandrum
Well, since you are measuring the time by your...

Well, since you are measuring the time by your own watch that you are taking with you, you have to travel back in 0 time, so you have to travel at c (the speed of light).

If you were not in a...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 10:09
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By slandrum
You have to travel back instantaneously.

You have to travel back instantaneously.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-01, 21:55
Replies: 190
Views: 9,463
Posted By slandrum
I imagine that's much more common. In fact your...

I imagine that's much more common. In fact your mother-in-law could be younger than you are.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-01, 05:31
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By slandrum
When I hover over the name of the tester it shows...

When I hover over the name of the tester it shows the computer name. In this case it's "Manual Testing" for all of the assignments.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-01, 02:02
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By slandrum
https://www.mersenne.org/M55227059 had to have...

https://www.mersenne.org/M55227059 had to have been cat 2 when it was assigned, it's a manual assignment. That's consistent with the 120 day expiration on it. Since it also had to have been...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-31, 21:10
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By slandrum
Not exactly - they weren't cat 0 when they were...

Not exactly - they weren't cat 0 when they were assigned - the category they were in when assigned is what determines their expiration rules for starting work, even as they move into a different...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-28, 22:20
Replies: 191
Views: 32,763
Posted By slandrum
That's not what the rules say - they don't say...

That's not what the rules say - they don't say anything about what numbers Ben Delo has been assigned. You can make a new guess after your guess and all exponents below it have been tested for...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-03-28, 17:27
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By slandrum
Expiration dates for the assignments currently...

Expiration dates for the assignments currently not showing an expiration will get attached as soon as they move about halfway into cat 1. Any exponent that's been assigned for over 360 days will...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-03-26, 23:35
Replies: 79
Views: 3,257
Posted By slandrum
I really don't understand why. Do you have a...

I really don't understand why. Do you have a crush on him or something?

It really doesn't matter what machine does the work, as long as it's done correctly.

It's not even Ben's software...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-26, 02:16
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By slandrum
Today, 1 cat 0 assignment expired and was...

Today, 1 cat 0 assignment expired and was reassigned. Tomorrow, 5 cat 0 assignments will expire.

Once in a while there's a block of assignments that expire on the same day, but there are also...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-25, 18:38
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By slandrum
The availability of cat 0 DC assignments has...

The availability of cat 0 DC assignments has nothing to do with the clearing rate of cat 0 DC assignments. The only way you can get a cat 0 assignment is if an assignment that's currently in the cat...
Forum: Data 2021-03-23, 23:20
Replies: 3,374
Views: 263,485
Posted By slandrum
And someone jumped in on 101087191 and didn't...

And someone jumped in on 101087191 and didn't want to wait for the obviously stalled assignment there to expire out.
Forum: Viliam Furik 2021-03-22, 01:00
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By slandrum
I don't think you'll find out anything useful...

I don't think you'll find out anything useful about X. Mp mod p = 1, regardless of whether Mp is prime or not. Any factor f of Mp will also have this be true: f mod p = 1.

Maybe there's...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-21, 21:06
Replies: 190
Views: 9,463
Posted By slandrum
My dad has had both shots (PFizer) - and both...

My dad has had both shots (PFizer) - and both times he had some soreness in the arm near the injection site but that was it. He was anticipating a reaction to the second shot because that had been...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-03-21, 19:50
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By slandrum
As Uncwilly pointed out, there are exceptions for...

As Uncwilly pointed out, there are exceptions for n=1

Also, the latter statement doesn't quite follow from Bertrand's postulate. The statement that follows from Bertrand's postulate would be that...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-20, 16:04
Replies: 1,668
Views: 74,321
Posted By slandrum
union Ugly naked integers - our neighbors! ...

union

Ugly naked integers - our neighbors!

naked
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-20, 15:47
Replies: 2,127
Views: 205,218
Posted By slandrum
I mentioned a while back that there was a...

I mentioned a while back that there was a mismatch in the 101M ->102M range in the exponents available, assigned, and not done.

The work distribution map showed there being 1 exponent available...
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