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Old 2002-12-25, 06:06   #5
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Originally Posted by Deamiter
(perhaps a machine that didn't have enough memory to run p-1 completed the first test)
Let me just point out to P-1 newcomers reading this that P-1 factoring has two stages, and stage 1 does not require any more than the default memory, so P-1 stage 1 factoring can proceed on any system.

Only stage 2 requires the extra (beyond the default of 8M, that is) memory you specify in Prime95's Options/CPU.../"Daytime available memory" and "Nighttime available memory". (Also, ECM factoring requires this extra memory.)
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