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Old 2005-07-09, 04:38   #12
dave_0273
 
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Thanks, that's pretty much what I needed. If my factoring computer finds a factor of Mp, will the corresponding exponent automatically get deleted from my LL computer?
No.

Remember that everything that I said to do above has to be done manually.

Also, I would wait until the exponent has been trial factored by your slower computer before I started the p-1/LL test. If a factor was found during trial factoring, you could potentially waste a lot of LL work.

Therefore, that is why I would have a couple of exponents on the works. Your LL test computer always 1 exponent behind your factoring computer.
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