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Old 2005-03-02, 21:46   #1
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If I do not want another exponent assigned to a particular machine once it is done checking the current exponent, but I don't want to pick the option to Quit GIMPS, can I just set the maximum number of days of work to queue up to zero?

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Old 2005-03-02, 22:04   #2
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If I do not want another exponent assigned to a particular machine once it is done checking the current exponent, but I don't want to pick the option to Quit GIMPS, can I just set the maximum number of days of work to queue up to zero?

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Quit GIMPS affects only the one machine, so you can use it.
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Old 2005-03-02, 23:17   #3
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But I think that Quitting GIMPS will also stop the current test and unreserve the exponent. True?
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Old 2005-03-02, 23:34   #4
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No - it gives the option of quitting immediately or after current work finishes.
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Old 2005-03-03, 17:56   #5
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You can use Quit GIMPS or you can use the following line in your prime.ini

NoMoreWork=1
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Old 2005-03-03, 20:03   #6
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Thanks for the responses, everyone. I like the NoMoreWork=1 better than quitting GIMPS. Quitting GIMPS just sounds so final!

Anyway, if NoMoreWork=1 will tell it not to get any more exponents for now, then NoMoreWork=0 will allow it to queue up work normally again, with no impact at all on the PrimeNet database or CPU credit, then I'm happy!
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Old 2005-03-05, 07:30   #7
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Also, don't forget to quit and restart the client so that it re-reads the prime.ini file.
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Old 2005-03-05, 08:00   #8
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[...]NoMoreWork=0 will allow it to queue up work normally again, with no impact at all on the PrimeNet database or CPU credit[...]
I'd just delete the line NoMoreWork=1

Just a personal preference.
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