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Forum: Software 2021-10-16, 03:10
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By axn
Hmmm... I thought AVX delivered 8/cycle and FMA3...

Hmmm... I thought AVX delivered 8/cycle and FMA3 delivered 16/cycle. Are you sure about the 32 number?
Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-10-13, 16:29
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By axn
Might be a broken keyboard. Might be that...

Might be a broken keyboard. Might be that something like Ctrl is getting stuck and causing simple typing of a V to be registered as a paste

Can you try using a different keyboard?
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-07, 17:21
Replies: 184
Views: 4,140
Posted By axn
Give respect, get respect :missingteeth:

Give respect, get respect


:missingteeth:
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 11:40
Replies: 22
Views: 4,276
Posted By axn
He's just giving the example of the simplest case...

He's just giving the example of the simplest case of a multi-word addition, i.e. two words. As can be seen from equivalent ARM & x64, this is the addition of two 2x64 integers.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-10-05, 13:53
Replies: 271
Views: 22,253
Posted By axn
I think he meant combining COVID + flu vaccines...

I think he meant combining COVID + flu vaccines into a single "cocktail".
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-05, 09:25
Replies: 184
Views: 4,140
Posted By axn
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/steg...

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/stegosaurus-rhinoceros-or-hoax-40387948/
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-04, 14:37
Replies: 184
Views: 4,140
Posted By axn
Please leave the moderating to the moderators....

Please leave the moderating to the moderators. Thank you for your understanding.
Forum: Software 2021-10-03, 15:00
Replies: 74
Sticky: Prime95 30.7
Views: 4,518
Posted By axn
Observation: Stage 2 progress % splits start out...

Observation: Stage 2 progress % splits start out bigger (relative to 30.6) and progressively becomes smaller towards the end. Makes ETA calculations tricky.

[Work thread Oct 3 05:34] Conversion of...
Forum: Factoring 2021-10-03, 03:42
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By axn
Ok. So you need a .xslm file, where you insert a...

Ok. So you need a .xslm file, where you insert a Module and define a public function.
Public Function Pminus1Probability(e as Long, tf as Integer, B1 as Long, B2 as Long) As Double

and then put a...
Forum: Factoring 2021-10-03, 02:31
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By axn
Write it as a function that takes all the 4...

Write it as a function that takes all the 4 parameters and then returns a double. Then you just put it as a formula in a cell.

Are you using Excel (in Windows) or something else for your...
Forum: Factoring 2021-10-02, 16:31
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By axn
You can write a macro for the full blown function...

You can write a macro for the full blown function in your spreadsheet tool of choice. Probably the easiest way (in the long run). The actual C code can be extracted from P95 source for reference.
Forum: CADO-NFS 2021-10-02, 03:24
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By axn
div: primes less than 10000 div: found prime...

div: primes less than 10000
div: found prime factor = 3
div: found prime factor = 5
It performed trial division and found 3 & 5, completing the factorization. It never went to the more complex...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-30, 02:01
Replies: 43
Views: 1,345
Posted By axn
So ... basically a mouse fart? :unsure:

So ... basically a mouse fart? :unsure:
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2021-09-29, 07:05
Replies: 1,961
Views: 263,126
Posted By axn
That doesn't diminish the success. What does...

That doesn't diminish the success. What does diminish it is the fact that this is a stealth P-1 factor. i.e. Had you done P-1 to the same bounds, it would have found the factor quicker.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-09-28, 14:24
Replies: 24
Views: 1,465
Posted By axn
Wrong. The expression is ambiguous. Hence there...

Wrong. The expression is ambiguous. Hence there can be more than one answer depending on how you interpret.

The ambiguity is due to two incompatible notation styles being used together. Here, the...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-25, 01:48
Replies: 387
Views: 68,131
Posted By axn
When the report says "Updated: xxxx UTC", I...

When the report says "Updated: xxxx UTC", I expect all the results reported to primenet by xxxx UTC to be there. If that is not the case can you please give a "Data as of" time as well which...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-24, 06:31
Replies: 387
Views: 68,131
Posted By axn
which is useless as not all the results reported...

which is useless as not all the results reported to mersenne.org by that time is reflected in the update.
Forum: Software 2021-09-22, 09:41
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By axn
Is that a gwnum license restriction or P95/mprime...

Is that a gwnum license restriction or P95/mprime software restriction?

Can you (or someone) point to the gwnum license? I am looking at the source, and couldn't find anything obvious.
Forum: Software 2021-09-22, 08:47
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By axn
So... the restriction comes from gwnum license?

So... the restriction comes from gwnum license?
Forum: Software 2021-09-21, 12:14
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By axn
Why? IIUC, a closed source s/w using a GPL...

Why? IIUC, a closed source s/w using a GPL library needs to open up the closed source, but reverse (an open source s/w incorporating a closed source library) imposes no such restriction. So I don't...
Forum: Mlucas 2021-09-19, 16:31
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By axn
Due to the way the primes are paired, some of the...

Due to the way the primes are paired, some of the smallest stage 2 primes are paired with some of the largest. So, at no point (until the very end), there might be a bound such that all smaller...
Forum: Msieve 2021-09-17, 12:15
Replies: 60
Sticky: Msieve GPU LA
Views: 4,187
Posted By axn
Install a cheap second GPU (like GT 1030 / RX...

Install a cheap second GPU (like GT 1030 / RX 550) to drive your display (if your mobo has provision for a second one)
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-16, 17:20
Replies: 1,179
Views: 129,169
Posted By axn
Anyone having trouble opening colab notebooks? ...

Anyone having trouble opening colab notebooks? Not able to open notebooks, not even the colab intro notebook.

EDIT:- Nevermind. Looks like ISP issue. Switched to my mobile hotspot and it is going...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-16, 07:02
Replies: 91
Views: 17,333
Posted By axn
Removed the excess / from the link.

Removed the excess / from the link.
Forum: Software 2021-09-11, 03:38
Replies: 479
Views: 51,168
Posted By axn
Fair enough. I have observed this a few...

Fair enough.


I have observed this a few times myself. It happens when I fire up something (typically more tabs in my Firefox) which asks for more memory. I don't see any reason why this wouldn't...
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