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Forum: Hardware 2020-11-24, 20:31
Replies: 102
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Posted By ewmayer
Per my macbook, which is wifi-ing over the same...

Per my macbook, which is wifi-ing over the same router, it's WPA2. In the nmtui edit-connection pane that also shows "WPA and WPA2 Personal", though hitting space - thanks, Paul - I have a bunch more...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-23, 20:07
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
Tried that - menu shows the wifi, inside "Edit a...

Tried that - menu shows the wifi, inside "Edit a connection" for that looks OK, though I tried toggling the "show password" checkbox and couldn't find any key that did that, and the above page...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-22, 20:32
Replies: 102
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Posted By ewmayer
Found the wifi stick in the output of nmcli d,...

Found the wifi stick in the output of nmcli d, did 'cat' on its ifcfg-file, the corresponding NAME= entry shows the name of my internet router, and ONBOOT=yes is already set. But e.g. 'ping...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-22, 02:10
Replies: 102
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Posted By ewmayer
OK, some progress, quick update then offline 'til...

OK, some progress, quick update then offline 'til tomorrow:

With wifi stick inserted into usb3 slot @boot-from-media time, got this scary-looking but as-it-proved nonfatal error:
...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-22, 01:09
Replies: 102
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Posted By ewmayer
Figured 'server' might enable some useful admin...

Figured 'server' might enable some useful admin options, should they prove necessary later ... thought '+gui' meant install-from-boot-image, a la Ubuntu. Annoying that the installer, since it...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-21, 22:30
Replies: 102
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Posted By ewmayer
"On CentOS 8 you do not any additional...

"On CentOS 8 you do not any additional subscription, you just need an active internet connection to be able to download the GNOME Desktop Environment packages."

I did the server-with-gui install...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-21, 21:10
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
Success! Had to unplug the SSD and the 24-pin...

Success! Had to unplug the SSD and the 24-pin main-power plug to be able to plug in the little 2-pin power-switch connector, once everything was hooked back up and power cord plugged in, power button...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-21, 03:12
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
That was my thinking, as well - since one pin is...

That was my thinking, as well - since one pin is PWR and the other GND, pressing the (once-wired-up) "on" button should simply connect the 2, but figured better safe than sorry, ask the experts...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-20, 20:13
Replies: 102
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Posted By ewmayer
@above: Thanks, ken, you're a lifesaver! (Or at...

@above: Thanks, ken, you're a lifesaver! (Or at least a major time saver).

OK, removed the sidepanel under bottom side of mobo, found the dangling power+led connector bundle. The 2-pin power one...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-19, 20:56
Replies: 102
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Posted By ewmayer
Install last night finished successfully and...

Install last night finished successfully and after reboot from the installation-on-SSD we got a login prompt, but in basic-terminal mode ... must've overlooked whatever option is needed to install...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-19, 03:57
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
@paul: Thanks for digging that out....

@paul: Thanks for digging that out. Interestingly, it proved unnecessary - I powered the system back up with the boot USB plugged in, waited the several minutes this system needs to run all its BIOS...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-18, 23:48
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
I prefer not having to online-register for...

I prefer not having to online-register for anything if it can be avoided. Created boot disk using CentOS iso file (CentOS-8.2.2004-x86_64-minimal.iso, DLed from one of the official mirrors), plugged...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-18, 20:09
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
Finally completed a bunch of proof-of-principle...

Finally completed a bunch of proof-of-principle coding/testing re. the p-1 algo which will debut in Mlucas v20 yesterday, had a little time to play with the KNL I setup with Ubuntu 19.10 again - on...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-13, 21:11
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By ewmayer
Ah, you're right, binary likely incompatible -...

Ah, you're right, binary likely incompatible - I'm so used to building the same way on both I brain-farted re. different-OS. Build-from-scrtach it is.

BTW, this is the kind of evermore...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-13, 19:58
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By ewmayer
Will find out if/when I ever tackle an upgrade...

Will find out if/when I ever tackle an upgrade along those lines. :)

Current focus is 100% on the 2 major items intended for the v20 release, p-1 support (first for Mersennes, later also for...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-12, 23:06
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By ewmayer
Hopefully, but only actual user testing will...

Hopefully, but only actual user testing will tell. I've no near-term plans to buy HW with one of the new Apple chips, so will rely on others for the guinea-pigging here.

Note that on my (very old,...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-12, 22:53
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
Thanks to Nick et al for the boot-diagnostic tips...

Thanks to Nick et al for the boot-diagnostic tips - I may not have further time to play with the KNL until the weekend, will first try the above and glean whatever diagnostics I can, will also dig...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-11, 22:59
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
Useful to know, thx. Install seems to have...

Useful to know, thx.

Install seems to have gone fine, got to the "restart system now" prompt, upon which subsequent reboot got the expected Ubuntu - I paraphrase -"please remove install medium and...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-11, 21:24
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
System has 5 USB ports - 2 in the case near the...

System has 5 USB ports - 2 in the case near the power switch, 3 in the ports area of the mobo backplate. Is there a simple way to tell the difference between USB2 and USB3, or must one wire-trace to...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-11, 20:36
Replies: 102
Views: 5,731
Posted By ewmayer
The Hydra workstation KenK alerted me to just...

The Hydra workstation KenK alerted me to just arrived from the eBay seller yesterday. It has 16GB onboard mem, no DIMMs at present, as 16GB is enough for my near-term needs. Installed a 1TB SSD and...
Forum: Mlucas 2020-11-11, 20:14
Replies: 41
Views: 7,634
Posted By ewmayer
Thanks, Oliver - your duplicate-symbol issue...

Thanks, Oliver - your duplicate-symbol issue following commenting-out the sysctl.h include appears unrelated to said header, so let me take each issue in turn:

1. Digging through my PMs of the...
Forum: Mlucas 2020-11-10, 23:53
Replies: 41
Views: 7,634
Posted By ewmayer
Thanks, Oliver - would you be so kind as to...

Thanks, Oliver - would you be so kind as to provide a snippet of the first few errors your mention you got after commenting out the include?
Forum: Mlucas 2020-11-10, 21:40
Replies: 41
Views: 7,634
Posted By ewmayer
Hi, Antonio -- I no longer have access...

Hi, Antonio --



I no longer have access to a Windows system - can you find out the main directory where the header files are located under your Linux shell, and see if perhaps there is a...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-09, 19:21
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By ewmayer
Here from /proc/cpuinfo on my i3-8121U NUC...

Here from /proc/cpuinfo on my i3-8121U NUC running Ubuntu, which I bought allegedly-used-but-apparently-new for under $255 (tax & shipping added ~$20) from an Amazon reseller...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-06, 00:13
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By ewmayer
Forumite Ethan (EO) won the auction with a bid of...

Forumite Ethan (EO) won the auction with a bid of $675 - I threw in free shipping. Thanks to all who bid. Congrats, thanks for the prompt payment, and happy crunching to the winner!
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