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Forum: Computer Science & Computational Number Theory 2020-05-29, 18:49
Replies: 26
Views: 7,450
Posted By ixfd64
Unless there's a prize involved, we should...

Unless there's a prize involved, we should ideally be working together rather than competing against one another.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-16, 23:55
Replies: 1,615
Views: 136,672
Posted By ixfd64
I've pushed a few more changes to mfakto. They're...

I've pushed a few more changes to mfakto. They're pretty minor, but here are the highlights:


fixed several compiler warnings. macOS users should no longer see them.
fixed two potential...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-15, 20:14
Replies: 3,271
Views: 263,269
Posted By ixfd64
Silly question: what's the difference between a...

Silly question: what's the difference between a block and a grid?

I've seen these terms used interchangeably, but my understanding is that they are different things.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-12, 17:33
Replies: 1,615
Views: 136,672
Posted By ixfd64
It turns out the MinGW build that comes with...

It turns out the MinGW build that comes with Win-builds doesn't correctly compile OpenCL programs. I was able to compile a working version of mfakto using the package from SourceForge:...
Forum: Lounge 2020-05-11, 22:22
Replies: 17
Views: 387
Posted By ixfd64
One thing for sure is that humans and cats would...

One thing for sure is that humans and cats would constantly be fighting for political power.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-09, 05:45
Replies: 1,615
Views: 136,672
Posted By ixfd64
I've been investigating the issue where the macOS...

I've been investigating the issue where the macOS version would fail to find factors on Intel HD Graphics. From what I got from various sources, the issue is due to buggy drivers shipped with the OS....
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-06, 01:47
Replies: 1,615
Views: 136,672
Posted By ixfd64
https://github.com/Bdot42/mfakto It's...

https://github.com/Bdot42/mfakto

It's currently only available as source code.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-05-05, 23:04
Replies: 1,615
Views: 136,672
Posted By ixfd64
Hey everyone, mfakto 0.15pre7 is now available on...

Hey everyone, mfakto 0.15pre7 is now available on GitHub. Here are the changes:


kracker has added preliminary support for newer architectures up to RDNA
Some compiler warnings have been fixed...
Forum: Software 2020-04-27, 05:02
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By ixfd64
I thought x86 assembly was supported? ...

I thought x86 assembly was supported?

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/32788891/using-assemblylanguage-in-a-uwp-app
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-04-24, 23:17
Replies: 4,908
Views: 206,787
Posted By ixfd64
I'm disappointed to learn that GPU to 72 no...

I'm disappointed to learn that GPU to 72 no longer supports BOINC due to a service mark dispute. Hopefully this won't mean the end of BOINC integration for GIMPS as a whole.
Forum: Software 2020-04-24, 22:52
Replies: 43
Views: 3,463
Posted By ixfd64
Another thing I recently realized is that the...

Another thing I recently realized is that the project as a whole needs to be modernized. In particular, here are two ideas that can be implemented without too much trouble:

1. All available source...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-04-17, 16:12
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By ixfd64
I just noticed another one of my computers...

I just noticed another one of my computers stopped returning results about a month ago. It probably rebooted due to a system update, but there was nobody to log in again. Ugh... I can't wait for this...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-13, 21:37
Replies: 1,369
RIP
Views: 84,384
Posted By ixfd64
Ugh... this one hurts.

Ugh... this one hurts.
Forum: Software 2020-04-13, 16:43
Replies: 526
Views: 62,714
Posted By ixfd64
I found an issue on macOS: if you keep checking...

I found an issue on macOS: if you keep checking and unchecking the "Merge All Workers" option, then Prime95 will keep creating new windows.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-04-09, 01:28
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By ixfd64
No worries. As these assignments are already in...

No worries. As these assignments are already in progress, I manually increased the bounds in my worktodo.txt file so the work isn't wasted.

Side note: I'm aware that I have 12 other P-1...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-04-09, 01:02
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By ixfd64
my P-1 assignments are expiring prematurely?

I just restarted Prime95 on a computer that had stopped reporting results several times due to unnoticed system updates. It's my understanding that P-1 assignments are good for 60 days. However,...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-04-08, 22:33
Replies: 1,615
Views: 136,672
Posted By ixfd64
The official mfakto binary hasn't been updated in...

The official mfakto binary hasn't been updated in several years. Can you clone the repository and try to build from the code?
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-04-04, 19:42
Replies: 4,908
Views: 206,787
Posted By ixfd64
I currently have 300 assignments from GPU to 72...

I currently have 300 assignments from GPU to 72 that I ran on two work computers. They should have finished a few weeks ago, but I'm stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic and couldn't submit the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-26, 19:32
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By ixfd64
SETI@home to shut down for the time being on March 31

https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=85267

I wonder if some users will migrate to GIMPS as a result of the closure.
Forum: Lounge 2020-03-11, 16:56
Replies: 1,369
RIP
Views: 84,384
Posted By ixfd64
Richard Guy:...

Richard Guy: https://calgaryherald.remembering.ca/obituary/richard-guy-1078841321
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-03-06, 00:31
Replies: 954
Views: 38,297
Posted By ixfd64
This is now returning a 404 error.

This is now returning a 404 error.
Forum: Hardware 2020-03-02, 17:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By ixfd64
You took the words right out of my mouth.

You took the words right out of my mouth.
Forum: Lounge 2020-02-28, 19:39
Replies: 1,369
RIP
Views: 84,384
Posted By ixfd64
Peter Montgomery on February 18:...

Peter Montgomery on February 18: https://iacr.org/people/PeterMontgomery.html
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-02-19, 17:59
Replies: 1,838
Views: 128,033
Posted By ixfd64
Hi George, I understand. Thanks for getting back...

Hi George, I understand. Thanks for getting back to me.
Forum: Data 2020-02-19, 03:53
Replies: 3,244
Views: 197,200
Posted By ixfd64
Sometimes I think it would be nice if the GIMPS...

Sometimes I think it would be nice if the GIMPS website had a feature that allowed users to message one another as not everyone reads the forum.
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