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ThomRuley 2004-02-07 15:27

Interesting problem
Last night I was experimenting with various ways to enter trial-factoring assignments that are larger than Primenet's range. I tried the following formats:


None of these worked. Each time Prime95 returned "Bad Factoring Assignment." Was I doing something wrong?

:huh: :huh: :help: :help: :confused: :confused:

nfortino 2004-02-07 16:27

Was I doing something wrong?

To put it bluntly, yes. Prime95 is not designed to factor any exponent above 79300000, and so it takes 240000011 as a bad assignment. However, there is an advanced factor feature that does allow factoring over 79300000. For the range you have reserved, try putting this line into worktodo.ini:


hbock 2004-02-07 19:40

If you do at first (it's very fast)


and after that


you can get get much more factors (unfortunately not yet all up to 50 bit).

ThomRuley 2004-02-08 15:57


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