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Forum: Hardware 2017-03-13, 20:36
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
I should have an mlucas binary that works. IIRC,...

I should have an mlucas binary that works. IIRC, the software support for the SO-PINE isn't done yet--I'm on the IRC chat that the developers of linux-sunxi use--so I've been following the status. ...
Forum: Hardware 2017-02-27, 17:16
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
Edh, USB serial adapters are very...

Edh,

USB serial adapters are very inexpensive and are super handy to have on hand whenever you run into issues with these SBCs. It would benefit you to pick a few up. They're <$1 on Aliexpress.
...
Forum: Hardware 2017-02-27, 16:02
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
I wouldn't say that it has diverged from its...

I wouldn't say that it has diverged from its original topic, but just expanded upon it in logical ways. If you're not aware that there is more out there than a Rpi, you won't know to ask about...
Forum: Hardware 2017-02-25, 22:08
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
Looks like there was no resource conflict. ...

Looks like there was no resource conflict.

Step 1 took 3726510ms
Step 1 took 3729560ms
Step 1 took 3769980ms
Step 1 took 3781410ms
Step 2 took 4878480ms
Step 2 took 4891440ms
Step 2 took...
Forum: Hardware 2017-02-25, 02:44
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
Yes, that was one core. I don't know what build...

Yes, that was one core. I don't know what build flags they used as this was a Ubuntu 16.04 distro I didn't build. From the web page, dickson doesn't support multi threading.

Need anything else...
Forum: Hardware 2017-02-24, 22:28
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
GMP-ECM 6.4.4 [configured with GMP 6.1.0] [ECM] ...

GMP-ECM 6.4.4 [configured with GMP 6.1.0] [ECM]
Input number is 2^1277-1 (385 digits)
Using B1=110000000, B2=761244805240, polynomial Dickson(30), sigma=2410112708
Step 1 took 3725930ms
Step 2...
Forum: Hardware 2017-02-06, 05:22
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
@klander, You'd probably want to look for a...

@klander, You'd probably want to look for a premade carrier board. I heard that there were a few companies working on multi-board carriers with build in networking switches, etc. Google around and...
Forum: Forum Feedback 2017-02-02, 12:44
Replies: 2
Views: 1,803
Posted By willmore
@Dubslow, indeed.

@Dubslow, indeed.
Forum: Forum Feedback 2017-02-02, 01:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,803
Posted By willmore
What's up with the crazy questions for profile edits?

I just wanted to change my time zone and I got asked two very strange questions which weren't at all clearly questions I had to answer.

One was about some road biker and when he won his first of a...
Forum: Hardware 2017-02-02, 01:00
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
I forgot to mention in my earlier post about the...

I forgot to mention in my earlier post about the evolution of the Rpi boards. The VideoCore IV that it's all based around? It can only address 1GB of memory. So, don't get your hopes up for a 2GB...
Forum: Hardware 2017-02-02, 00:58
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
I don't know if they offer something different in...

I don't know if they offer something different in that market space. I can say that they don't target HPC with them. They intend them more for digital signage, kiosk, and similar work.

The...
Forum: Hardware 2017-02-01, 21:40
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
EdH, The chip used in the Pi3 is an evolution of...

EdH, The chip used in the Pi3 is an evolution of the chip used in the original Rpi board. That chip had a VideoCore IV+one ARMv6 core. The Model 2 changed the ARMv6 core for a cluster of four...
Forum: Hardware 2017-01-31, 21:11
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
If someone can give me a gcm command to run, I'll...

If someone can give me a gcm command to run, I'll run it on a C2 and my laptop to compare them WRT core scaling.
Forum: Hardware 2017-01-30, 17:39
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
Using data from this thread for gmp-ecm: 1.752...

Using data from this thread for gmp-ecm:
1.752 GHz Cortex-A53: 6.71h
1.200 GHz Cortex-A53: 15.72h
3.2GHz AMD PhenomII X6 1090T: 1.94h
3.2GHz Ivy Bridge (my laptop): 1.16h

Okay, the last one I...
Forum: Hardware 2017-01-28, 05:59
Replies: 126
Views: 13,643
Posted By willmore
FWIW an ODROIC-C2 goes for $40 and has 2GB of...

FWIW an ODROIC-C2 goes for $40 and has 2GB of much faster memory, clocks well faster, come with a big black heat sink, and looks sexy. :) It also runs a 64 bit kernel and a 64 bit userland. 4x...
Forum: Software 2016-01-13, 03:37
Replies: 590
Views: 118,162
Posted By willmore
I had that same idea: But chalsall...

I had that same idea:




But chalsall suggests I should buy my own SkyLake system to test:


Maybe we should pool our pennies?
Forum: News 2016-01-12, 23:55
Replies: 631
Views: 81,371
Posted By willmore
I wonder if I still have the SMS when George sent...

I wonder if I still have the SMS when George sent me the M38 candidate. I was at my nephews baptism reception, IIRC. Couldn't wait to get the check started.

Good times.
Forum: Software 2016-01-12, 22:57
Replies: 590
Views: 118,162
Posted By willmore
Would do me a favor and run the benchmark inside...

Would do me a favor and run the benchmark inside of Prime95 before and after? There are a lot of people curious if this fix will have a performance penalty. Too many bad memories from Barcelona.
...
Forum: Software 2016-01-12, 21:42
Replies: 590
Views: 118,162
Posted By willmore
Has the performance changed? The benchmark in...

Has the performance changed? The benchmark in Prime95 would be a good tool to use to see. Thanks!
Forum: GPU Computing 2015-06-07, 03:24
Replies: 1,680
Views: 247,238
Posted By willmore
It failed some selftests as well. I can send you...

It failed some selftests as well. I can send you the selftest log. Even xz compressed, it's 2.3 MB. Lots of output there.

I have installed 0.14 and it passed the -st2 just fine. I'm running...
Forum: GPU Computing 2015-06-05, 21:24
Replies: 1,680
Views: 247,238
Posted By willmore
perftestmfakto.cmd missing

I don't know what I did wrong, but I pulled a .zip from the github and put it on my test machine. I can't find a perftestmfakto.cmd script. So, I ran mfakto with --perftest. Here are the results....
Forum: Hardware 2011-01-21, 15:42
Replies: 851
Views: 179,799
Posted By willmore
I'm curious of this holds true for SB. I'm...

I'm curious of this holds true for SB. I'm looking to build out an SB system in the near future and I'm not sure the extra $100 for a 2600K vs a 2500K is worth it just for HT. I'm going to move...
Forum: Computer Science & Computational Number Theory 2010-08-08, 23:00
Replies: 48
Views: 13,630
Posted By willmore
P!=NP in the news

Stolen from a story at SlashDot.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/35539144/pnp12pt

From a blog post: http://gregbaker.ca/blog/2010/08/07/p-n-np/

That's all I know.
Forum: Hardware 2010-01-02, 05:39
Replies: 164
Views: 11,858
Posted By willmore
Okay, so the i5 and the i7 run at full speed...

Okay, so the i5 and the i7 run at full speed regardless of memory BW pressure. Good to know. Not like I wouldn't be aware of the impact that memory BW pressure has on Prime95 with my C2Q 6600 @...
Forum: Hardware 2009-12-16, 21:20
Replies: 164
Views: 11,858
Posted By willmore
I agree that every new CPU that changes the...

I agree that every new CPU that changes the balance in costs of any operation, be it +, *, etc. or memory access, should be accomponied by a reconsideration of the code structure. It's just that the...
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