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Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-13, 04:03
Replies: 1,869
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Posted By chalsall
Perhaps related, I'm getting timeout errors...

Perhaps related, I'm getting timeout errors during mprime communication attempts from two of my P-1'ing boxes. I tried bypassing the Proxy (read: talking directly with Primenet) and the same thing...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-12, 23:36
Replies: 1,869
Views: 131,999
Posted By chalsall
LOL... Whoops... But, are you sure about...

LOL... Whoops...

But, are you sure about that? I see that all TF assignments held by GPU72 in 66M and 67M are indeed gone, but I still see the assignments in 97M through 99M...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-12, 17:30
Replies: 892
Views: 43,386
Posted By chalsall
If that happens, please be sure to let me know...

If that happens, please be sure to let me know when you'll be on-island. Hopefully this time I won't be in T&T at the same time you are.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-07-12, 16:23
Replies: 1,869
Views: 131,999
Posted By chalsall
Indeed. A similar situation exists in 93M...

Indeed. A similar situation exists in 93M (https://www.mersenne.org/assignments/?exp_lo=93000000&exp_hi=94000000&exdchk=1)...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-11, 17:44
Replies: 892
Views: 43,386
Posted By chalsall
The BB.Hash is running again!

So, as of last week the Barbados Hash House Harriers (http://www.barbadoshash.com/) ("The Drinking Club with a Running Problem!") is running (literally) again!

Now once a week I and SWMBO can get...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-07-11, 14:16
Replies: 11
Views: 24
Posted By chalsall
Well, more accurately, to ship as few atoms as...

Well, more accurately, to ship as few atoms as possible... :wink:

The ideas being worked involve having chemical agents (usually in solution, so the H2O can be sourced locally) and a...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-07-10, 22:17
Replies: 11
Views: 24
Posted By chalsall
I don't have the time to dig up references, but a...

I don't have the time to dig up references, but a lot of interesting work is currently being done with regards to chemical storage of energy using less volatile reagents.

H2 is a capricious...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-07-10, 20:44
Replies: 11
Views: 24
Posted By chalsall
LOL!!! :tu: It's interesting -- Barbados...

LOL!!! :tu:

It's interesting -- Barbados (and, of course, all of the tropical landmasses) have the exact opposite problem(s).

What drives me nuts is we have been so resistant to using the...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-07-10, 19:09
Replies: 289
Views: 16,798
Posted By chalsall
I envy you... BB VAT is 15%. And our power is...

I envy you... BB VAT is 15%. And our power is still 99% generated by burning long-dead plants and animals, so we pay a large amount for our electrons...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-07-07, 18:49
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By chalsall
Yes. The system has no way of knowing that...

Yes.

The system has no way of knowing that an assignment has stopped being worked on by an instance, rather than a temporary networking issue. So, GPU72 won't reissue work to complete until...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-04, 17:47
Replies: 983
Views: 42,299
Posted By chalsall
So long as you use "%cd" it should be persistent...

So long as you use "%cd" it should be persistent (within the context of the Python script). Using only "cd", on the other hand, does effectively nothing.

There's no downside in using chdir()...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-02, 22:12
Replies: 983
Views: 42,299
Posted By chalsall
My ***very*** early prototyping with Colab (only...

My ***very*** early prototyping with Colab (only last year did we discovered this resource!) suggests they will (or, at least, should).

My recollection is copying files from Google Drive to the...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-02, 22:06
Replies: 983
Views: 42,299
Posted By chalsall
Yeah; sorry. Error between keyboard and chair......

Yeah; sorry. Error between keyboard and chair...

Stupidly busy at the moment. I check in on GPU72 several times a day to make sure things are sane, so if you see something strange please wait...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-01, 14:08
Replies: 1,577
Views: 75,318
Posted By chalsall
Been there; done that... Not fun. Although...

Been there; done that... Not fun.

Although many people are afraid of them, I would recommend getting your own legal counsel. It's fine having lawyers beside you (your neighbor(s)) in such a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-06-30, 20:44
Replies: 35
Views: 1,326
Posted By chalsall
If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around...

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-30, 18:35
Replies: 158
Views: 8,531
Posted By chalsall
LOL... But, to share, I've known many females...

LOL... But, to share, I've known many females who had hair on their chests... It's a function of age (and, by inference, experience), not necessarily just sex...
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-30, 18:23
Replies: 158
Views: 8,531
Posted By chalsall
Interestingly, those who invest in stocks have a...

Interestingly, those who invest in stocks have a maximum loss of what they invested.

Those who short, on the other hand, have a potential for infinite loss (ignoring stop orders, of course).
...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-30, 18:18
Replies: 357
Views: 18,926
Posted By chalsall
Humans! Don't get me started about humans! ...

Humans! Don't get me started about humans! (Paraphrasing Marvin the Martian. :wink:)
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-06-30, 16:03
Replies: 983
Views: 42,299
Posted By chalsall
LOL... This really is a bit like fishing and is...

LOL... This really is a bit like fishing and is a function of the type of work being done. (As opposed to phishing, which is an entirely different space...)
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-06-29, 17:19
Replies: 983
Views: 42,299
Posted By chalsall
When you get a K80 (the slowest GPU provided by...

When you get a K80 (the slowest GPU provided by Colab) choose "Factory Reset", and then reattach. Within a few attempts, you should get a P4, a P100, or a coveted T4.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-06-27, 21:40
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By chalsall
My sample size is small, but I've not had...

My sample size is small, but I've not had terribly long life from Zotac cards.
Forum: News 2020-06-23, 21:59
Replies: 98
Views: 3,783
Posted By chalsall
:goodposting: :tu: Always listen to guys...

:goodposting: :tu:

Always listen to guys who've been there; done that. :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-18, 19:50
Replies: 39
Views: 884
Posted By chalsall
Namespace fully exhausted?

Namespace fully exhausted?
Forum: News 2020-06-18, 16:31
Replies: 98
Views: 3,783
Posted By chalsall
Information theory 101.

Information theory 101.
Forum: News 2020-06-18, 15:35
Replies: 98
Views: 3,783
Posted By chalsall
The files will most likely be effectivly pure...

The files will most likely be effectivly pure noise. No compression possible.
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