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Forum: Linux 2020-06-05, 13:37
Replies: 24
Views: 339
Posted By PhilF
Check out rsync. It is a very intelligent program...

Check out rsync. It is a very intelligent program with all sorts of connectivity options, and can keep mounted filesystems backed up.
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-04, 20:40
Replies: 162
Views: 10,579
Posted By PhilF
You went from Nvidia to Radeon??? Man, you're...

You went from Nvidia to Radeon??? Man, you're brave! :bang:
Forum: Linux 2020-06-01, 22:05
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By PhilF
Problems like this can be tricky. I have seen...

Problems like this can be tricky. I have seen similar things happen if the IP address of a machine conflicts with something else on the network.

If you are using DHCP to get the IP address, try...
Forum: Hardware 2020-05-26, 02:54
Replies: 43
Views: 1,466
Posted By PhilF
I don't know if this is interesting to you guys...

I don't know if this is interesting to you guys or not, but I have occasionally been able to get Skylake CPUs on colab on an unpaid account. I'm pretty sure it supports AVX512.
Forum: Software 2020-05-22, 16:05
Replies: 38
Views: 1,038
Posted By PhilF
Those commands don't have anything to do with...

Those commands don't have anything to do with updating linux. They pertain to updating/recreating the current configuration files of initramfs and grub on your hard drive.

Once you are...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-22, 14:11
Replies: 2,268
Views: 119,765
Posted By PhilF
I have noticed my older CPU-based PRP tests are...

I have noticed my older CPU-based PRP tests are listed as (Reliable). But my more recent GPU-based PRP tests (using gpuOwl and a shift of 0) and submitted manually, are simply listed as Unverified.
Forum: Software 2020-05-22, 02:11
Replies: 38
Views: 1,038
Posted By PhilF
At the command prompt (either logged in as root...

At the command prompt (either logged in as root or using sudo), try:

update-initramfs -u

Then:

update-grub

That might fix your grub configuration problem. Of course, you don't want...
Forum: Software 2020-05-18, 14:20
Replies: 38
Views: 1,038
Posted By PhilF
Sounds good. Once you boot from a 16GB USB stick,...

Sounds good. Once you boot from a 16GB USB stick, it will likely be sda and the others will change. Once you know for sure which drive is which you should be good to go.

Keep in mind dd is a...
Forum: Software 2020-05-18, 01:55
Replies: 38
Views: 1,038
Posted By PhilF
No, I think you've got it. It is just that if...

No, I think you've got it. It is just that if you want to make an image of your internal hard drive, the best way to do it is have a USB stick with Ubuntu loaded on it so that you can boot from it. ...
Forum: Software 2020-05-17, 17:33
Replies: 38
Views: 1,038
Posted By PhilF
ANYTHING is possible in Linux. Especially at the...

ANYTHING is possible in Linux. Especially at the console prompt if you know what you are doing.

For example, you can keep a backup synced up with your production system by using Linux's powerful...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-14, 20:46
Replies: 283
Views: 14,132
Posted By PhilF
Well, I run everything and do all my work logged...

Well, I run everything and do all my work logged in as root. :loco:

I know, go ahead and roast me if you want, but I've been doing it that way for 40 years now and can't remember a time where I...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-13, 16:12
Replies: 899
Views: 30,749
Posted By PhilF
Good idea. Then we'd have some ready to go the...

Good idea. Then we'd have some ready to go the next time we need a political pandemic. :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-13, 14:47
Replies: 899
Views: 30,749
Posted By PhilF
I don't think we would want that. What if we...

I don't think we would want that.

What if we were invaded by Martians?
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-07, 21:05
Replies: 2,268
Views: 119,765
Posted By PhilF
Hmmm. I have reported PM-1 factors from gpuOwL...

Hmmm. I have reported PM-1 factors from gpuOwL before with no problem, by copying/pasting the result into the manual submission form.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-04-28, 03:33
Replies: 283
Views: 14,132
Posted By PhilF
When the system is (hopefully) "booting", does...

When the system is (hopefully) "booting", does the caps lock light on the keyboard go on and off with the caps lock key? If so, the motherboard is probably working and the problem is likely in the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-25, 21:11
Replies: 83
Views: 4,736
Posted By PhilF
Here's a very rare picture taken at precisely the...

Here's a very rare picture taken at precisely the right moment to see those feelers. The one that connects first is where the return stroke will strike.
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-25, 16:15
Replies: 83
Views: 4,736
Posted By PhilF
One fine day in Oklahoma, as I was sitting at my...

One fine day in Oklahoma, as I was sitting at my ham radio bench, lightning hit my antenna tower. The tower was located just outside of the window of the bedroom I was in. Most of the strike was...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-04-23, 19:16
Replies: 43
Views: 1,294
Posted By PhilF
Well, I could use an ice cream cone. Just...

Well, I could use an ice cream cone. Just sayin....
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-04-23, 18:36
Replies: 43
Views: 1,294
Posted By PhilF
I just connected manually and got my normal...

I just connected manually and got my normal CPU-only sessions, but the welcome page has changed. I bet they have made a change in their interface that has affected Chris's notebooks and/or sessions.
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-23, 14:26
Replies: 370
Views: 33,899
Posted By PhilF
Looks like the economy is affecting even the...

Looks like the economy is affecting even the scammers... :picard:
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-04-21, 02:40
Replies: 43
Views: 1,294
Posted By PhilF
I started 2 CPU-only sessions at 00:00 UTC...

I started 2 CPU-only sessions at 00:00 UTC without problems.

I don't currently use any GPU resources, so I can't comment on their availability.
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-19, 01:33
Replies: 370
Views: 33,899
Posted By PhilF
That one looks real. I think I'll email that dear...

That one looks real. I think I'll email that dear old troll person.
Forum: Hardware 2020-04-17, 21:18
Replies: 21
Views: 787
Posted By PhilF
There's no doubling. But I suppose 3-phase...

There's no doubling.

But I suppose 3-phase A/C probably would be needed to cool such a monster anyway ... :smile:
Forum: Hardware 2020-04-17, 21:11
Replies: 21
Views: 787
Posted By PhilF
It isn't really different phases. The...

It isn't really different phases.

The utility transformer most US homes are hooked to is a single phase transformer, with a 240V center-tapped secondary. The center tap is grounded and labeled...
Forum: Software 2020-04-16, 17:54
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By PhilF
If finding huge (really huge) factors sounds...

If finding huge (really huge) factors sounds interesting, you can put all that memory to use using GNFS or SNFS to find factors for the Cunningham Project...
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