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Forum: Software 2021-02-05, 17:50
Replies: 9
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Posted By piforbreakfast
Are Mprime and Mlucas considered part of GIMPS,...

Are Mprime and Mlucas considered part of GIMPS, or do I run the risk of having competition for exponents between the two sites? I don't want to run into a situation like I did a couple weeks ago with...
Forum: Software 2021-02-05, 17:40
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By piforbreakfast
I've got my eye on some other Windows models I've...

I've got my eye on some other Windows models I've seen online locally and plan to make an offer. My goal is to quadruple the number of CPUs I'm running in the next few months. I've become an even...
Forum: Software 2021-02-05, 16:01
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By piforbreakfast
Any versions of Prime95 compatible with Chrome?

I was trying to download the software onto a Chromebook I've had lying around for some time, but got the message with several downloads from the GIMPS page that those were incompatible with Chrome....
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-05, 15:57
Replies: 86
Views: 16,600
Posted By piforbreakfast
Sharp observation. ;) It was the first prime...

Sharp observation. ;) It was the first prime exponent above the value of 100 million times the value of pi.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-02, 18:29
Replies: 86
Views: 16,600
Posted By piforbreakfast
Now I'm really confused. The job for exponent...

Now I'm really confused. The job for exponent 314159311 is still running in my work window but it's not showing up at all in worktodo.txt because I deleted it. I just put a new exponent to run in...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-01, 06:58
Replies: 86
Views: 16,600
Posted By piforbreakfast
I guess I had assumed that this group was the...

I guess I had assumed that this group was the only one searching for primes. What other groups are our, um, prime competition?
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-01, 05:49
Replies: 86
Views: 16,600
Posted By piforbreakfast
OK, I'm trying to figure something out...I was...

OK, I'm trying to figure something out...I was doing an LL test on exponent 314159311 that I started back in, I think, December. As of one day last week there was still about six weeks left until the...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-12-30, 20:19
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By piforbreakfast
Trying to decipher results...

I just noticed results for an exponent I tested that reads as follows:

B1=809000, B2=24331000, E=6


What does this mean?
Forum: ONeil 2020-12-14, 17:07
Replies: 49
Views: 2,447
Posted By piforbreakfast
I am glad I saw this because I got a B1 but no B2...

I am glad I saw this because I got a B1 but no B2 on the new computer (same model and specs as the first one) that I just put online with GIMPS within the past couple weeks. I will make sure I...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-12-11, 19:07
Replies: 129
Views: 10,877
Posted By piforbreakfast
My second computer is now logged in and working...

My second computer is now logged in and working on an assignment. Can admins tell if I correctly added manual assignments to my queue? I inadvertently started work on a PRP file before I figured out...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-12-08, 17:13
Replies: 129
Views: 10,877
Posted By piforbreakfast
Actually, it just arrived today. I will have it...

Actually, it just arrived today. I will have it online this afternoon and ready to roll. I will tackle these DCs with gusto.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-12-07, 08:23
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By piforbreakfast
That was my assumption as well. The LL test I'm...

That was my assumption as well. The LL test I'm currently running has an expected completion date of the first week of March.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-12-05, 18:46
Replies: 129
Views: 10,877
Posted By piforbreakfast
My second computer will arrive on 12-23. I hope...

My second computer will arrive on 12-23. I hope to get it online on the same day to start knocking out these DCs, among others.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-12-03, 17:53
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By piforbreakfast
List of exponents which have already been factored?

Is there a list in progress showing all exponents which have been or are currently being factored? And for exponents which have already been factored, does Prime95 give a message that a particular...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-12-01, 20:00
Replies: 129
Views: 10,877
Posted By piforbreakfast
I'm about to get a second gaming computer and can...

I'm about to get a second gaming computer and can help knock out a bunch of these P-1 assignments pretty quickly once my new machine is up and running. I hope to have the second computer in the next...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-27, 14:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By piforbreakfast
I hope I'm not coming across as pompous for being...

I hope I'm not coming across as pompous for being the new kid on the block and suddenly thinking I have a blockbuster idea that nobody here has thought of before. Since losing my wife in June I've...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-27, 07:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By piforbreakfast
Well dangit, I didn't notice this tidbit until...

Well dangit, I didn't notice this tidbit until just now. M31 was in fact the exponent I was wanting to test. I guess brilliant minds think alike.

I'm on my office computer at the moment and our...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-27, 05:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By piforbreakfast
Just an observation about primes that I made...

Just an observation about primes that I made about 35 years ago, when I was in high school, that makes me wonder about the exponent in question. I'll elaborate if I find something. :)
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-27, 05:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By piforbreakfast
I downloaded the zip file and unpacked the...

I downloaded the zip file and unpacked the program but absolutely nothing is happening when I try to run it. Is there something else I need to do?



The exponent in question is prime. I don't...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-26, 16:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By piforbreakfast
Is it possible to test the results of a 10-digit exponent on PrimeNet?

There is a specific 10-digit number I would like to test as an exponent to see if might yield a prime number but the current system only seems to allow up to nine-digit exponents. Is there a way to...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-25, 19:14
Replies: 86
Views: 16,600
Posted By piforbreakfast
So Prime95 will then finish the other jobs...

So Prime95 will then finish the other jobs already in progress, then the new exponent I want to test?

Is there a way to stop Prime95 from assigning further projects at any given point? I would...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-24, 16:36
Replies: 86
Views: 16,600
Posted By piforbreakfast
How do I do that? And how do I configure Prime 95...

How do I do that? And how do I configure Prime 95 to check that specific exponent?
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-24, 16:09
Replies: 86
Views: 16,600
Posted By piforbreakfast
So I was just browsing this thread and got to...

So I was just browsing this thread and got to wondering...would admins frown upon someone randomly checking on exponents outside the upper range of numbers currently being checked by GIMPS...
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-15, 21:32
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By piforbreakfast
Now I'm more intrigued by the "far too...

Now I'm more intrigued by the "far too complicated" bit than by my original question. Please elaborate.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-11-15, 21:06
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By piforbreakfast
Does Primenet end the factoring search for a number the moment a factor is found?

Or does it go through every possible factor even if one or more factors are found even early in a search on a particular exponent?
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