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Forum: Data 2021-06-23, 21:03
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By chalsall
We work with what we've been ***given***. And we...

We work with what we've been ***given***. And we use this forum to, amongst other things, coordinate "off-the-books" work.

There's a saying... Lead. Follow. Or get out of the way.

Please...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-23, 20:43
Replies: 1,740
RIP
Views: 165,517
Posted By chalsall
Wow! I thought he was going to live forever! ...

Wow! I thought he was going to live forever! Quite a character...

Not appropriate for work (or, even, many homes), but his "How to Uninstall McAfee Antivirus...
Forum: Data 2021-06-22, 23:16
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By chalsall
Thanks for confirming my fears. And to be...

Thanks for confirming my fears. And to be pedantic, you didn't define the STDOUT for the command, so it will throw an error. Perhaps you meant cat instead of cp?
Forum: Data 2021-06-22, 22:48
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By chalsall
O.M.G. :sad: I don't think I've ever...

O.M.G. :sad:

I don't think I've ever encountered a lower level of comprehension and analytic capability in an entity. Except, of course, for trolls, who do it deliberately.
Forum: Data 2021-06-22, 21:27
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By chalsall
IMHO, no more excessive than polluting the...

IMHO, no more excessive than polluting the bandwidth of the forum supporting the project with posts with SNR approaching zero.

At least the former can be managed by "sharpshooters" bringing kit to...
Forum: Data 2021-06-21, 02:36
Replies: 500
Views: 77,159
Posted By chalsall
In the voice of Mr. Burns... Excellent... :tu:

In the voice of Mr. Burns... Excellent... :tu:
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-06-19, 14:20
Replies: 649
Views: 92,803
Posted By chalsall
Which happens automatically... You would know...

Which happens automatically... You would know this if you read more...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-17, 22:07
Replies: 1,681
Views: 124,670
Posted By chalsall
Thanks for that. Sincerely. First laugh I've...

Thanks for that. Sincerely. First laugh I've had today! :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-17, 21:45
Replies: 1,681
Views: 124,670
Posted By chalsall
Nor do I. And I don't like not understanding. ...

Nor do I. And I don't like not understanding. I'm modeling in my head right now (and reviewing every connective path) what could possibly have occurred.

Multiple UPSs were in place for the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-17, 21:07
Replies: 1,681
Views: 124,670
Posted By chalsall
Empirically the Gods have a wicked sense of humor...

Last night a major storm passed over Barbados. It had so much sheet lightning that it was a bit like the entire country was in a rave with strobe lights.

A ground strike near me was observed at...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-06-16, 18:50
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By chalsall
Yeah... The Colab Gods are acting mysteriously...

Yeah... The Colab Gods are acting mysteriously lately. Several of my instances are getting 6+ hours at a time; often a good twelve or so of runtime a day!

Don't know how long it will last for,...
Forum: Software 2021-06-16, 18:10
Replies: 16
Views: 391
Posted By chalsall
But for the use case OF running mprime, I would...

But for the use case OF running mprime, I would argue you should optimize for that alone.

WRT Spot Instance and the significant cost savings... It's trivial to codify the automatic restarting of...
Forum: Software 2021-06-15, 22:39
Replies: 16
Views: 391
Posted By chalsall
If I may... When you're "renting kit", have...

If I may...

When you're "renting kit", have you considered that possibly only retaining a single CPU attached to an instance might be "optimal"? Particularly when you take costs into...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-06-14, 23:39
Replies: 145
Views: 8,516
Posted By chalsall
This is a bit like watching a James Veitch video...

This is a bit like watching a James Veitch video backward (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaPbUvPOkD8).

Funny in its own quirky way... :smile:
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-06-14, 22:12
Replies: 227
Views: 14,410
Posted By chalsall
I hear you. Loud and clear. But there are...

I hear you. Loud and clear.

But there are many who welcome the comfort that this "display" gives. To share, Linda insisted I change out of all my clothes upon our return, to undergo a "hot...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-06-14, 21:32
Replies: 227
Views: 14,410
Posted By chalsall
Got my second "jab" today.

So, WMBO and I received our second jab today. No negative effects (yet; let's observe what happens over the next 48 to 72 hours).

The process was relatively well managed. Everyone was placed in...
Forum: mersenne.ca 2021-06-14, 14:44
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By chalsall
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-06-14, 14:05
Replies: 65
Views: 26,231
Posted By chalsall
Just a guess... Possibly scaling of the IPC...

Just a guess... Possibly scaling of the IPC between threads?

Because George codes so "close to the metal", empirical experiments are just about the only way to find "optimal" for a particular...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-13, 18:09
Replies: 25
Views: 634
Posted By chalsall
LOL... Loved the clip, and you are ***so***...

LOL... Loved the clip, and you are ***so*** correct.

I know I will never be rich because I just can't think that way... 9-)
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-12, 19:44
Replies: 25
Views: 634
Posted By chalsall
Hey! That could be considered opinionated! ...

Hey! That could be considered opinionated!

NOPs have their place (for those who take timing seriously).
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-12, 19:28
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By chalsall
And? :smile:

And? :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-12, 18:49
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By chalsall
Agreed. How many can decode the Golden...

Agreed.

How many can decode the Golden Record (https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/golden-record/) using first principles?
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-06-12, 15:16
Replies: 5,180
Views: 340,611
Posted By chalsall
Hmmm... No, I didn't see that post. Thanks for...

Hmmm... No, I didn't see that post. Thanks for bringing this forward.

Somewhat ironically, I had brought it down to one at a time at the request of several Colab users. As you know, it's a...
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-12, 15:07
Replies: 60
Views: 3,421
Posted By chalsall
You would have to tell us what "fuel adjustment"...

You would have to tell us what "fuel adjustment" is defined as by your provider.

Here in Barbados Fuel Adjustment is a way of passing on the cost of fuel to the consumer. It means Barbados Light...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-12, 15:01
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By chalsall
Excellent. That is absolutely the first critical...

Excellent. That is absolutely the first critical step.

Did you, by chance, also clone the software (likely binaries)? A full ZIP of the software's directory is ideal (of the full filesystem is...
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