Thread: Bad LL Tests
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Old 2002-10-17, 18:00   #5
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A result for an exponent is found to be bad when there are three results submitted and two of them match. Then the third one is said to be bad since it didn't match whereas the others did. Since the chances of two incorrect reults matching are od the order of 1/2^64 this is a reasonable assumption.
This list, is a list of all results that are known to be bad.

The list (tested once but not doublechecked) actually also contains those exponents for which two results have been returned and they did not match. In this case, obviously one and maybe even both are bad results but we won't know which one till two matching results have been turned in. Check this for your "missing" exponents. If all these exponents are coming from the same machine then maybe something is wrong with that machine. Nothing certain, just a guess.
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