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Forum: Information & Answers 2020-07-02, 02:21
Replies: 30
Views: 482
Posted By PhilF
I don't think you will ever see 90C on one of...

I don't think you will ever see 90C on one of those processors. They start throttling at 85C.

For a Ryzen 3000 series CPU I think even 80C is too hot for long-term, reliable performance.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-06-30, 21:48
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By PhilF
You'll make that up (and more) after you've used...

You'll make that up (and more) after you've used them to find the next 2 Mersenne primes. :banana:
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-06-30, 20:38
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By PhilF
No, you still have to return it to the seller if...

No, you still have to return it to the seller if it is not as described. The seller doesn't have to issue the refund until they receive the item back.

Starting July 20th eBay is implementing even...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-06-30, 15:08
Replies: 977
Views: 41,426
Posted By PhilF
So that one you throw back if you catch one. ...

So that one you throw back if you catch one. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: News 2020-06-21, 15:09
Replies: 73
Views: 2,721
Posted By PhilF
You're right, my mistake. I meant 1Gb per second....

You're right, my mistake. I meant 1Gb per second.

Either way, it's enough for me, and enough to help get this project off the ground from almost anywhere on the globe.
Forum: News 2020-06-21, 12:55
Replies: 73
Views: 2,721
Posted By PhilF
Don't forget that SpaceX's Starlink satellite...

Don't forget that SpaceX's Starlink satellite Internet system will be up and running soon. It is 1GB bandwidth (although they don't break out upload speeds) at latencies of just 25 to 35 milliseconds.
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-06-17, 02:55
Replies: 2,360
Views: 128,363
Posted By PhilF
I'll stress the fans. They aren't that hard to...

I'll stress the fans. They aren't that hard to change. :tire:
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-06-16, 18:57
Replies: 2,360
Views: 128,363
Posted By PhilF
I used those drivers too, with a Radeon VII, and...

I used those drivers too, with a Radeon VII, and remember using the "headless" option. Maybe that option is how others are getting around the problem of having to run the GUI in order to initialize...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-06-16, 13:27
Replies: 1,853
Views: 131,318
Posted By PhilF
I think it was the ghost of Nikola Tesla that did...

I think it was the ghost of Nikola Tesla that did it.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-07, 12:56
Replies: 49
Views: 1,782
Posted By PhilF
This has to be the strangest thread I have ever...

This has to be the strangest thread I have ever read on these forums, lol. Is this even real?
Forum: Linux 2020-06-05, 13:37
Replies: 27
Views: 841
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: 175
Views: 12,110
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: 811
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: 60
Views: 2,366
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: 1,274
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: GpuOwl 2020-05-22, 14:11
Replies: 2,360
Views: 128,363
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: 1,274
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: 1,274
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: 1,274
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: 1,274
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: 284
Views: 15,818
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: 942
Views: 35,132
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: 942
Views: 35,132
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: GpuOwl 2020-05-07, 21:05
Replies: 2,360
Views: 128,363
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: 284
Views: 15,818
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...
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