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Old 2006-08-25, 17:51   #8
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Originally Posted by Prime95 View Post
Grab ftp://mersenne.org/gimps/p95tst.zip This is a pre-pre-pre-alpha v25 version. Its ability to read v24 save files and v24 worktodo files is untested.
It is probably safest to run it in a brand new directory. Create a worktodo.txt file. Tell it how much memory to use and threads to run (Test/Worker threads dialog). Let it rip.

It should be good about reducing stage 2 memory use when both threads are running stage 2 at the same time. It is less good about switching back to max memory use when one ends stage 2. Let me know when you find any problems or have suggested improvements.
Ok, first bug.

It tried to contact Primenet to get new work, and Got the following message:

PrimeNet error 7: Invalid parameter
parameter c: Invalid character: '@' in 'Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2600 @ 2.16GHz'

If I can't get the Primenet interface working, is there a pair of P-1 factoring test someone can recommend for me? Also, George, how do I configure the worktodo.txt to perform two P-1 tests on separate threads?

Thanks,
Drew
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