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Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 01:11
Replies: 32
Views: 641
Posted By kriesel
Go bigger if it won't get in the way of other...

Go bigger if it won't get in the way of other things. And make day and night values the same to avoid restarts of stage 2 when the limits change with the time of day.

George's example is for 6GB....
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-23, 16:14
Replies: 32
Views: 641
Posted By kriesel
Amen on benchmarks. What's optimal in prime95...

Amen on benchmarks. What's optimal in prime95 depends on both hardware details and on what you run on it; big exponents or small or medium, for example.
See...
Forum: Data 2020-10-23, 14:55
Replies: 3,332
Views: 216,551
Posted By kriesel
1 left to 94M

https://www.mersenne.org/assignments/?exp_lo=93911551&exp_hi=94000000&execm=1&exp1=1&extf=1&exdchk=1
The next few minor milestones in first tests also contain very few remaining.


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Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-23, 13:34
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By kriesel
Bug reports are intended at least partly for the...

Bug reports are intended at least partly for the software authors, yes?
The time of these rare few very talented programmers is precious.
Let's make an effort to use it well.
The post writer's...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-23, 10:02
Replies: 15
Views: 1,781
Posted By kriesel
gpuowl-win v7.1-1-g0f73d04

As usual, build-log.txt, and a .7z holding the other files. This has proof V2. Heed Preda's caution about finishing a run before switching versions.
If I understand...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-23, 09:49
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By kriesel
Yeah, sorry, didn't see that before I posted. ...

Yeah, sorry, didn't see that before I posted.
That likelihood, plus saving labor of N readers by a copy paste once, and providing complete convenient info, is why good writers of bug reports will...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-23, 09:08
Replies: 126
Views: 3,989
Posted By kriesel
Thanks for being open to user input that could...

Thanks for being open to user input that could involve a lot of work.
A few ideas:
Return of LL DC.
Persistent save files every 10M or 20M iterations, for salvaging part of long runs that go...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-22, 23:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,781
Posted By kriesel
gpuowl-win v7.0-66-gebe49cc

As usual, build-log.txt in one file, everything else in a .7z file.
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-22, 17:07
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By kriesel
Laurv, aheefer, everyone, please indicate version...

Laurv, aheefer, everyone, please indicate version and commit number in the same post as reporting an error.
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-10-22, 08:48
Replies: 30
Views: 1,840
Posted By kriesel
Not in the usual sense. It's a continent size...

Not in the usual sense. It's a continent size glacier system, sometimes called polar desert to distinguish it from true desert. You may be thinking of McMurdo, which is rocky, but that's on the...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-22, 07:45
Replies: 32
Views: 641
Posted By kriesel
First assignment on a newly installed prime95...

First assignment on a newly installed prime95 instance is LL DC. It matches the first LL on the same exponent by someone else, or doesn't.

Later, if running PRP in V30.2 or later prime95, it will...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-21, 19:17
Replies: 32
Views: 641
Posted By kriesel
Prime95 provides two different estimates of...

Prime95 provides two different estimates of completion; one in Test, status, based on average rate of progress, and one in the worker window, based on recent rate of progress. Your PrimeNet account...
Forum: kriesel 2020-10-21, 18:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,861
Posted By kriesel
Power settings

BIOS:
Turn off what you are sure you don't need. Varies considerably by BIOS flavor

OS:
To help the system stay up and running prime95 or mprime or whatever on the cpu, and any relevant gpu...
Forum: Software 2020-10-21, 18:33
Replies: 456
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 26,331
Posted By kriesel
An occasional check of current released version...

An occasional check of current released version versus running version, such as at startup, would probably be ok, as long as it doesn't behave too obnoxiously or interfere with prime95 starting as a...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-21, 17:58
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,222
Posted By kriesel
Father was from the era of driving at age 9 a...

Father was from the era of driving at age 9 a horse team and wagon through downtown LaCrosse behind his father, and seemed to expect his 9 year old son newly arrived again on the farm to be psychic,...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-10-21, 16:56
Replies: 3,399
Views: 295,348
Posted By kriesel
I wonder what gpu-z, nvidia-smi or similar...

I wonder what gpu-z, nvidia-smi or similar utility would show for the gpu utilization/load, and whether mfaktc.ini was tuned for the new fast gpus (>>128M GpuSieveSize, etc)
Also the classes output...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-21, 16:46
Replies: 2,533
Views: 156,017
Posted By kriesel
I don't think so. Consider that the source code...

I don't think so. Consider that the source code for mfaktc contains lots of uint32, occasional uint or uint64, and no float declarations in gpusieve.c, my_types.h; a mix of int and float in the...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-10-21, 07:59
Replies: 3,399
Views: 295,348
Posted By kriesel
Compare other recent 74-75 bit factor-found...

Compare other recent 74-75 bit factor-found credits given, to the most recent one, and 75-76 to the proper 67.1 GhzD credit for completing the bit level. Note that had they been performed with...
Forum: Hardware 2020-10-20, 17:30
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By kriesel
Welcome to the GIMPS Mersenne forum. ...

Welcome to the GIMPS Mersenne forum.

Current version of prime95 is v30.3b6. https://www.mersenne.org/download/
Switch from LL to PRP with Gerbicz Error Check and proof, with power 8 or so...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-20, 15:58
Replies: 2,533
Views: 156,017
Posted By kriesel
Xyzzy is a Linux fan. There's a reference...

Xyzzy is a Linux fan.
There's a reference thread for gpuowl and mfakto on integrated graphics. With considerable Wndows experience. https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=25717
Older (MUCH...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-20, 15:42
Replies: 32
Views: 641
Posted By kriesel
Welcome, and condolences. GIMPS can be a helpful...

Welcome, and condolences. GIMPS can be a helpful distraction at difficult times. (Has for me, repeatedly!)

Contributing effort at any level is welcome.
You may find something useful in the new...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-20, 14:51
Replies: 1,311
Views: 71,222
Posted By kriesel
Ah yes. Reminds me of my farmer father going...

Ah yes. Reminds me of my farmer father going through the proper channels, after someone else hit and left a deer nearby, and leaving the field dressed carcass hanging from a wooden corn crib to cool,...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-10-20, 12:20
Replies: 3,399
Views: 295,348
Posted By kriesel
Not. Credit still reduced. Emailing details....

Not. Credit still reduced. Emailing details. Thanks for your efforts, as always.


edit: But interestingly, https://www.mersenne.org/results/?extf=1&exp_lo=2&exp_hi=&limit=100 shows full credit,...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-10-19, 18:09
Replies: 3,399
Views: 295,348
Posted By kriesel
LaurV, you are pointlessly belaboring the other...

LaurV, you are pointlessly belaboring the other case, mfaktO default, stopafterfactor=2 (stop after current class) correctly getting lesser credit, which is not at issue here. What is at issue is...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-19, 16:59
Replies: 53
Views: 1,645
Posted By kriesel
The right digits of the RES64 should have been...

The right digits of the RES64 should have been masked, since it is not yet double-checked.
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