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Forum: Software 2021-04-23, 03:10
Replies: 48
Views: 19,685
Posted By LaurV
:davar55: Happy time here too! Related to that,...

:davar55: Happy time here too! Related to that, we just discovered by accident few days ago that you can press <escape> key in P95 to stop all workers. :toot:
We wrongly assumed that we were in...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-23, 02:59
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By LaurV
It will not. People who have a very low or no...

It will not. People who have a very low or no understanding of the system see "mining" like the process of creating new coins. Which is wrong. That is only the reward, to stimulate you to mine. It is...
Forum: storm5510 2021-04-23, 02:51
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By LaurV
That goes for us all. I don't think is related to...

That goes for us all. I don't think is related to MS-Dos or Windows. It is called "aging". Here being a DOS/Windows user and programmer for close to 40 years, making a living of it, and had some...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-23, 02:40
Replies: 83
Views: 3,373
Posted By LaurV
I want your father. Is he for sale? :razz:

I want your father. Is he for sale? :razz:
Forum: LaurV 2021-04-22, 15:45
Replies: 0
Views: 26
Posted By LaurV
more yolo...

Related to the discussion started in the YOLO thread (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=26686), we put some posts and photos there, but we don't want to mess Mike's build much, so we...
Forum: And now for something completely different 2021-04-21, 16:36
Replies: 29
Views: 933
Posted By LaurV
Yaay! Congrats Serge and Ryan! :party:

Yaay! Congrats Serge and Ryan!

:party:
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-21, 13:57
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By LaurV
My bet: it will grow :razz: After you finish...

My bet: it will grow :razz:
After you finish the 332M exponent, which takes much longer than the 1xxM exponents, you will get more assignments for the second worker. This is normal. The number of...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-20, 07:38
Replies: 1,091
Views: 78,150
Posted By LaurV
That's a helicopter, Sir! A strong one...

That's a helicopter, Sir! A strong one (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkH6uPBPymY)!
Forum: Software 2021-04-20, 05:17
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By LaurV
Say you do one test (or more) that takes (single...

Say you do one test (or more) that takes (single or all together) about 10 days. Say you save backups every 30 minutes and you get 4 crashes in those 10 days, after which you need to resume, wasting...
Forum: Software 2021-04-20, 02:03
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By LaurV
Just to point out that "the amount of power it...

Just to point out that "the amount of power it sucks" and "how hot it gets" are, in theory, and 99.9999 percent of the time in practice too, unrelated. I can put "one volt/one ampere" through a "one...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-04-20, 01:52
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By LaurV
OpenCL (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenCL), as...

OpenCL (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenCL), as unbelievable as it seems, was originally an "Apple feature", but lurking in the dark for a while until Intel decided to support it in their new...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-18, 15:47
Replies: 37
Views: 1,129
Posted By LaurV
Yep, that's half of the solution. More exactly,...

Yep, that's half of the solution. More exactly, the second half :razz:

The idea is that "heating" and "cooling" is (at molecular level) just thermal agitation (or respective, stopping it). Fast...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-18, 14:43
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By LaurV
Yep, as they said. You should not be...

Yep, as they said.

You should not be confused by powering, that is just defined as a repeated multiplication, same way as the multiplication is defined as a repeated addition. That is, the "a*b"...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-18, 06:29
Replies: 26
Views: 550
Posted By LaurV
That's a red herring, kind of. For any prime m,...

That's a red herring, kind of. For any prime m, there are only two solutions of the x^2=1 (mod m), which are 1 and -1, regardless of the fact that m is mersenne or not. If m is not prime, there are...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-18, 05:44
Replies: 37
Views: 1,129
Posted By LaurV
About the 256G, if this is your concern only, did...

About the 256G, if this is your concern only, did you try "edu"? There is no memory restriction (well, the 2TB of the 40 bits addresses, but that should be enough), and you may get it free. Some...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-17, 15:58
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By LaurV
Nice. But man, didn't you find a larger...

Nice.

But man, didn't you find a larger font? And more red? :razz:
(it really hurt the eyes to read that!)
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-17, 15:14
Replies: 366
Views: 41,745
Posted By LaurV
Ha! Had no idea about that, not a playstation...

Ha! Had no idea about that, not a playstation guy. But if the problem is known, than the fix is easy: you take any 3V power supply or battery (two AA or AAA in series) solder two wires to the probes...
Forum: News 2021-04-17, 14:13
Replies: 328
Views: 61,411
Posted By LaurV
Right. He could not go in vacation due to covid....

Right. He could not go in vacation due to covid. That's how covid delays finding new primes too! Very bad virus! Bad! :rant:
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-17, 14:04
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By LaurV
Very nice summary Unc. :goodposting: To add...

Very nice summary Unc. :goodposting:

To add to it, about half of the exponents are eliminated by TF and P-1. For the rest, PRP will be run. If PRP turns out a probable prime, LL will be run to...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-17, 12:02
Replies: 179
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Views: 42,454
Posted By LaurV
Very small banana... :razz: (we either...

Very small banana... :razz:

(we either missed this, or our memory is falling...)
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-17, 07:52
Replies: 37
Views: 1,129
Posted By LaurV
Same here, we got the same ballpark, more or...

Same here, we got the same ballpark, more or less, except we stay below 48°C with one of these (https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/id_cooling-auraflow-x_240-cpu-cooler,6153.html). Not an...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-04-12, 08:12
Replies: 83
Views: 3,373
Posted By LaurV
:bow: We are very sorry that we wrongly assumed...

:bow: We are very sorry that we wrongly assumed about you that at least to read you know.
Forum: EdH 2021-04-12, 08:04
Replies: 18
Views: 4,963
Posted By LaurV
Kind of simplistic. Aliqueit has a very...

Kind of simplistic. Aliqueit has a very rudimentary factoring and some advanced sigma calculations and checking, but relies heavily on external tools to factor the sequences. The so called "tutorial"...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-04-11, 18:16
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By LaurV
Do you fulfill the rules...

Do you fulfill the rules (https://www.mersenne.org/thresholds/)?
It depends on your history, seriousness, credibility, turnover, account settings, etc. We wont want newcomers or trolls to reserve...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-11, 17:24
Replies: 31
Views: 1,266
Posted By LaurV
Yo don't need to do advanced math in your head,...

Yo don't need to do advanced math in your head, what he is referring to is the school-grade rules of divisibility, like "a number is divisible by 3 if the sum of digits is divisible by 3", "a number...
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