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Forum: PrimeNet 2008-03-24, 04:11
Replies: 36
Views: 2,195
Posted By dswanson
The 'simple text report' output option is a...

The 'simple text report' output option is a really helpful improvement. Thanks!

Here are some suggestions for further improvement:

1) In the unverified exponents, could you output '00000000'...
Forum: PrimeNet 2008-03-17, 03:18
Replies: 36
Views: 2,195
Posted By dswanson
Any chance of adding an option to the new query...

Any chance of adding an option to the new query page to dump flat text files in the same format as the old lucas_v.txt, hrf3.txt, pminus1.txt, etc? I have programs written that ingest those files,...
Forum: Hardware 2008-01-26, 21:52
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By dswanson
The "looong ago" part may explain matters. The...

The "looong ago" part may explain matters. The kernel I'm using is from early 2003. It's been working just fine for my farm machines, so I've never had a reason to update it. Sounds like that may...
Forum: Hardware 2008-01-26, 17:37
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By dswanson
Startup config for Quad Core on Linux

I just got my first Quad core system, and I'm trying to get it to run an instance of mprime v24.13.2 on each core. But it behaves like it's trying to run all instances on the same core.

Benchmark...
Forum: PrimeNet 2007-03-16, 03:13
Replies: 34
Views: 2,023
Posted By dswanson
dswanson and shaneamy get no special treatment...

dswanson and shaneamy get no special treatment from George. We get our exponents the same way everyone else does: from the Primenet server. We're just particularly diligent at making sure we...
Forum: Lounge 2005-10-14, 16:56
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By dswanson
Numbers vary day-to-day. Currently: 15 P4 @...

Numbers vary day-to-day. Currently:

15 P4 @ home
1 P3 @ home
4 P4 @ work
10 Sun Blade @ work
Forum: Information & Answers 2005-03-28, 03:17
Replies: 19
Views: 3,743
Posted By dswanson
Here are a couple of messages Aaron posted to the...

Here are a couple of messages Aaron posted to the Mersenne mailing list. I extracted these from Digest Vol 01 No. 1086, 28 August 2003.

First message
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 21:25:30 -0700
From:...
Forum: Data 2005-02-23, 05:54
Replies: 23
Views: 2,071
Posted By dswanson
I'm the guilty party for the large majority of...

I'm the guilty party for the large majority of nfortino's "category B" exponents less than 13M. Every single one of the ones assigned to me or shaneamy is actually an exponent that requires a...
Forum: Lounge 2004-10-26, 14:24
Replies: 1,296
Views: 75,182
Posted By dswanson
Topped 3000 exponents LL-tested :grin: ...

Topped 3000 exponents LL-tested :grin:


Account ID LL P90* Exponents Fact.P90 Exponents P90 CPU
CPU yrs LL Tested CPU yrs* w/ Factor hrs/day
-------------- ...
Forum: Lounge 2004-10-24, 00:26
Replies: 26
Views: 904
Posted By dswanson
Disk full? I've had "error writing intermediate...

Disk full? I've had "error writing intermediate file" when no disk space was left.
Forum: Lounge 2004-10-04, 04:52
Replies: 849
Views: 56,061
Posted By dswanson
You install this to power your farm...

You install this to power your farm...
Forum: Lounge 2004-09-09, 05:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By dswanson
The Lounge is part of the "Fun Stuff" forum. If...

The Lounge is part of the "Fun Stuff" forum. If jokes aren't Fun Stuff, I don't know what is. This thread seems perfectly appropriate here to me.
Forum: Lounge 2004-08-31, 04:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By dswanson
1. Are you a. Male 2. Are you between the...

1. Are you
a. Male

2. Are you between the ages of:
c. 25-50

3. Where do you live?
a. United States

4. How did you get introduced to/first hear about Distributed Computing?
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2004-08-16, 01:28
Replies: 27
Views: 3,285
Posted By dswanson
How about adding a column showing the number of...

How about adding a column showing the number of bits in each factor?
Forum: Hardware 2004-08-13, 01:03
Replies: 65
Views: 4,375
Posted By dswanson
The other half of the farm...

The other half of the farm...
Forum: Hardware 2004-08-13, 00:59
Replies: 65
Views: 4,375
Posted By dswanson
This post and next show my farm (I'm limited to...

This post and next show my farm (I'm limited to one image per post).

The server is running Red Hat Linux 7.3. All of the nodes (except _800A) are network boots using LTSP (Thanks for the...
Forum: Lounge 2004-06-24, 14:11
Replies: 1,296
Views: 75,182
Posted By dswanson
2500 exponents LL tested! Account ID ...

2500 exponents LL tested!


Account ID LL P90* Exponents Fact.P90 Exponents P90 CPU
CPU yrs LL Tested CPU yrs* w/ Factor hrs/day
-------------- ------- --------- ...
Forum: Software 2004-06-16, 19:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By dswanson
George, During the server outage the night...

George,

During the server outage the night before last, 3 of my boxen hung exactly as described by bayanne and sdbardwick - says "Contacting PrimeNet Server", then absolutely nothing happens for...
Forum: Data 2004-06-09, 02:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Posted By dswanson
I use the current files from Primenet, in their...

I use the current files from Primenet, in their native state. I currently don't use any scripts for manipulating them.

Back a couple of years ago, when I used to collect small expiring exponents...
Forum: Data 2004-06-08, 05:05
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Posted By dswanson
Yes. - cleared.txt, a couple of times a day,...

Yes.

- cleared.txt, a couple of times a day, to keep track of exponents cleared by the not-quite-a-team of dswanson and shaneamy.

- status.txt, once or twice a week, just to see which exponents...
Forum: News 2004-06-04, 04:32
Replies: 402
Views: 36,324
Posted By dswanson
My wife turned 41 on May 15 also! Another...

My wife turned 41 on May 15 also! Another coincidence!

:banana: Happy simultaneous birthday! :banana:
Forum: Lounge 2004-05-22, 02:30
Replies: 38
Views: 3,362
Posted By dswanson
January in Hawaii...

January in Hawaii...
Forum: Lounge 2004-05-14, 05:24
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By dswanson
The 110 (now 104) at 11.0M being run by dswanson...

The 110 (now 104) at 11.0M being run by dswanson and shaneamy will be done within a month. These are all doublechecks. They show up as first-time tests because George released them to the server...
Forum: Data 2004-05-12, 04:34
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By dswanson
I know for certain that the server can and will...

I know for certain that the server can and will reissue a doublecheck to the same person turning in the first-time check. I've twice been assigned to doublecheck a number I did the first time...
Forum: Completed Missions 2003-12-28, 00:40
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By dswanson
It would be a little inefficient from an overall...

It would be a little inefficient from an overall GIMPS throughput perspective. But it's your computer to enjoy as you choose, so there would be nothing wrong with doing a little extra work.
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