mersenneforum.org  

Go Back   mersenneforum.org > Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search > Software

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 2015-11-20, 12:26   #1
blip
 
blip's Avatar
 
Jan 2014

2·73 Posts
Default mprime ETA and primenet "days to go" do not match

Hi all,

on one of my machines, I observe a big difference between ETA and "days to go on the server":

ETA: 11d 08:23

days to go: 2

Any hints how to rectify that?

Last fiddled with by blip on 2015-11-20 at 12:27
blip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2015-11-20, 16:43   #2
Prime95
P90 years forever!
 
Prime95's Avatar
 
Aug 2002
Yeehaw, FL

153708 Posts
Default

ETA is based on the last line output to the screen (ms/iter * number of iteartions left).

The primenet ETA uses the "rolling average" in local.txt. This rolling average tries to compensate for computers that are not on 24 hours a day, have high loads sometimes, or other anomalies that cause spikes and valleys in throughput. The formula used does not work well in some cases.

In any event, just ignore the issue. Trust the ETA that seems to work best for you.
Prime95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[Patch] "Test/Primenet" prompts improvements on console version Explorer09 Software 2 2017-03-09 04:14
mprime (Linux) doesn't do "affinity" correctly... chalsall Software 16 2014-01-03 15:55
what heppened to "PrimeNet Top Producers Awards" nngs PrimeNet 0 2007-04-25 04:29
mprime on FC4 on x86_64 : "cannot execute binary file" T.Rex Software 9 2006-09-01 21:21
Primenet individual account report "current iteration" Peter Nelson PrimeNet 7 2005-02-15 00:12

All times are UTC. The time now is 09:45.

Thu Jul 2 09:45:59 UTC 2020 up 99 days, 7:19, 0 users, load averages: 2.19, 1.96, 1.76

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

This forum has received and complied with 0 (zero) government requests for information.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
A copy of the license is included in the FAQ.