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Forum: Lounge 2003-11-25, 19:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By Lumly
Thank you. Please feel free to copy, paste, edit,...

Thank you. Please feel free to copy, paste, edit, steal, rewrite, or otherwise distribute these words if it helps the cause in any way, shape, or form.

PS. Had to put in my Terry Pratchett and Mel...
Forum: Lounge 2003-11-24, 05:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By Lumly
I wrote this a while back, still as true now as...

I wrote this a while back, still as true now as it was then...

Why donate your computer cycles to GIMPS?

I could give you technical reasons for crunching for GIMPS, but I won’t. Most people...
Forum: Soap Box 2003-11-17, 03:24
Replies: 20
Views: 3,942
Posted By Lumly
To me, there exist only two reasons why someone...

To me, there exist only two reasons why someone would want to school their own children.

1. The “state school” system and the “private school” system aren’t good enough to educate their children...
Forum: Hardware 2003-10-29, 02:44
Replies: 25
Views: 3,061
Posted By Lumly
Do the USB ports on the ASUS P4S800 work under...

Do the USB ports on the ASUS P4S800 work under WIN XP? The P4S333 has problems is why I'm asking. :rant:
Forum: Hardware 2003-10-28, 01:30
Replies: 25
Views: 3,061
Posted By Lumly
Well, heretic had problems with OC on his Prime...

Well, heretic had problems with OC on his Prime Monster. As I recall he went through a rigourous test discipline when he overclocked his 1.6As and some of them started to generate errors after a...
Forum: Hardware 2003-10-27, 06:27
Replies: 25
Views: 3,061
Posted By Lumly
I'm sitting here trying to imagine administering...

I'm sitting here trying to imagine administering 135 boards... still trying... :help: heretic's ASUSTek IPanel solution springs to mind.

Imagine ordering 135 boards... how many would you have to...
Forum: Hardware 2003-10-26, 20:58
Replies: 25
Views: 3,061
Posted By Lumly
Well of course, this is totally hypothetical. I...

Well of course, this is totally hypothetical. I mean really it is, I have no such cash :)

Living in Quebec, Canada as I do the electrical rates are about $0.045 USD at their most of residential....
Forum: Hardware 2003-10-26, 19:01
Replies: 25
Views: 3,061
Posted By Lumly
Theoretical dream farm

So, let's start a fun thread.

Suppose you had $25K to blow on a GIMPS farm and assuming you budgeted some cash to pay an electrician to rewire a room in your house, what hardware would you get and...
Forum: Hardware 2003-10-14, 05:09
Replies: 28
Views: 2,840
Posted By Lumly
Wow! Very interesting article. So interesting I...

Wow! Very interesting article. So interesting I might go to a us vendor to get my ram to get 128M sticks of PC4000 ram.
Forum: Hardware 2003-10-12, 22:12
Replies: 28
Views: 2,840
Posted By Lumly
Re: Re: Re: P4 RAM options

Well, I have a P4 with just 128M and it runs the same speed as any of my other boxes. Cheap-o mobo, samsumg ram, cheap-o case, and it's been a solid performer. It even acts as my printer and scanner...
Forum: Hardware 2003-10-09, 02:17
Replies: 28
Views: 2,840
Posted By Lumly
I can honestly say that if you are indeed buying...

I can honestly say that if you are indeed buying a system as a dedicated box then you can easily save a tad of cash and go for 128M, but...

There is the future to consider. If you want to retire...
Forum: Software 2003-08-28, 18:23
Replies: 16
Views: 3,836
Posted By Lumly
What I would like see is the following (and...

What I would like see is the following (and should be a series of small 30 minute jobs too)

1. If the client generates an error while processing, ERROR.P95 is created with the same information...
Forum: Hardware 2003-08-24, 09:26
Replies: 4
Views: 2,278
Posted By Lumly
Check out this thread about hard drive noise and...

Check out this thread about hard drive noise and reducing heat...

http://www.mersenneforum.org/viewtopic.php?t=11


... as an alternative to going diskless.
Forum: Lounge 2003-08-22, 21:13
Replies: 264
Views: 26,710
Posted By Lumly
Better not accidentally bend a pin, you'll never...

Better not accidentally bend a pin, you'll never get it straight again ;) Too bad about the mobo rma else you'd have it up and running this weekend.
Forum: Lounge 2003-08-15, 01:37
Replies: 264
Views: 26,710
Posted By Lumly
Wouldn't matter if it didn't have to be...

Wouldn't matter if it didn't have to be registered ram, Xy would insist on it :(
Forum: Lounge 2003-08-14, 16:24
Replies: 264
Views: 26,710
Posted By Lumly
Maybe they all did![/quote] More like Paypal...

Maybe they all did![/quote]

More like Paypal takes a percentage cut of every penny plus there'sa currency conversions, etc.
Forum: Lounge 2003-08-14, 01:25
Replies: 264
Views: 26,710
Posted By Lumly
Add my 20 bucks once paypal's site gets it's cc...

Add my 20 bucks once paypal's site gets it's cc transactions back in order
Forum: Hardware 2002-10-19, 01:56
Replies: 61
Views: 10,055
Posted By Lumly
Which begs the question, what is the reasonable...

Which begs the question, what is the reasonable shelf life of a hard drive? How long can it sit in its box unused before it starts to deterioate on its own?

I bet you I can walk into a few mom-pop...
Forum: Lounge 2002-10-18, 01:42
Replies: 19
Views: 3,913
Posted By Lumly
Incidentally, IPCop is a linux distro.

Incidentally, IPCop is a linux distro.
Forum: Lounge 2002-10-10, 16:31
Replies: 5
Views: 2,408
Posted By Lumly
More than that, I was able, purely by accident,...

More than that, I was able, purely by accident, to make very old exponents (actual mersenne primes too) resurface on the primenet servers just by crunching them and, again accidentally, sending in...
Forum: PrimeNet 2002-10-05, 03:26
Replies: 228
Views: 19,900
Posted By Lumly
I must point out that if someone impliments good...

I must point out that if someone impliments good stats served from the, well, server :) then the bandwidth usage will probably shoot through the roof.
Forum: Lounge 2002-09-28, 06:21
Replies: 19
Views: 3,913
Posted By Lumly
There are several ways to do this. They all...

There are several ways to do this. They all involve networking. The best one to use is a factor of money, knowledge, and ease of set-up.

The first thing you should know is that you are going to...
Forum: Lounge 2002-09-28, 04:33
Replies: 19
Views: 3,913
Posted By Lumly
Overclocing that particular cpu is a breeze. I...

Overclocing that particular cpu is a breeze. I could easily push them faster than what I have them running at, but I don't want to have to adjust the voltage going to the cpu upwards.

Besides,...
Forum: Lounge 2002-09-28, 01:39
Replies: 19
Views: 3,913
Posted By Lumly
I have 3 P4 1.6A running at 2.13 at home, two...

I have 3 P4 1.6A running at 2.13 at home, two exclusively do nothing but Prime95, the other is my everyday computer. Plus one other 1.6A at work which does 95% GIMPS.

And this is nothing compared...
Forum: Lounge 2002-09-04, 18:19
Replies: 12
Views: 3,567
Posted By Lumly
Fake throughput drop

All these server problems have sure hit the stats engines. Everyone/team's throughput is down because many clients weren't able to return their results.

Not complaining, just freaked me out to see...
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