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Forum: Information & Answers 2019-06-10, 23:30
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By potonono
1) Has it been a while since you rebooted? I...

1) Has it been a while since you rebooted? I don't expect it will likely help, but it might.

2) Instead of running the program from your desktop, you may want to try running from another folder,...
Forum: Information & Answers 2019-02-15, 04:22
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By potonono
The Prime95 application will cause your CPU to...

The Prime95 application will cause your CPU to generate significantly more heat that most other applications due to the extreme coding optimizations made to get the most work done. Other hardware...
Forum: Information & Answers 2019-02-13, 04:00
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By potonono
https://www.mersenne.org/various/math.php has...

https://www.mersenne.org/various/math.php has some useful information.

A bit level is just how far we take 2 to the power of some number, like 2^63 would be factoring the candidate mersenne prime...
Forum: Hardware 2019-01-20, 19:53
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By potonono
If you can go wifi, that's one less physical...

If you can go wifi, that's one less physical cable into each machine.
Forum: Data 2019-01-16, 03:46
Replies: 27
Views: 4,194
Posted By potonono
I've grabbed a couple more exponents, but I'm...

I've grabbed a couple more exponents, but I'm curious on your expectations for some that the Primenet server won't hand out. An exponent like 100,000,471 is only trial factored up to 73 bits, but...
Forum: Data 2019-01-10, 04:30
Replies: 27
Views: 4,194
Posted By potonono
I had grabbed all the 152 bin candidates. I'll...

I had grabbed all the 152 bin candidates. I'll add individual exponents with more variety as those finish over the next week-ish.
Forum: Data 2019-01-09, 04:27
Replies: 27
Views: 4,194
Posted By potonono
Thanks for the links and list everyone. Yes,...

Thanks for the links and list everyone. Yes, that makes sense.

Will it help your efforts more to work on any specific bins first, like smallest to largest, or just anything as available?
Forum: Data 2019-01-08, 04:26
Replies: 27
Views: 4,194
Posted By potonono
I can volunteer some TF, but I'm not sure about...

I can volunteer some TF, but I'm not sure about what bit levels any particular range should be taken to. Are the 'full GPUto72 individual goal bit levels' posted somewhere?
Forum: Hardware 2018-05-08, 01:34
Replies: 15
Views: 2,339
Posted By potonono
I notice that's a fairly recent driver date. Did...

I notice that's a fairly recent driver date. Did you just update the driver recently, or allow it to automatically update? Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling, or uninstalling and...
Forum: PrimeNet 2018-04-27, 02:37
Replies: 2,011
Views: 148,840
Posted By potonono
On the https://www.mersenne.org/download/ page,...

On the https://www.mersenne.org/download/ page, in the "Software Source Code" section, there is an incomplete sentence that just indicates, "If you are curious anyway, you can".

That sentence used...
Forum: Programming 2018-01-18, 00:00
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By potonono
If the file is locked, the move command will give...

If the file is locked, the move command will give you an error indicating, "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process" and indicate that zero files were moved. ...
Forum: PrimeNet 2018-01-10, 23:29
Replies: 2,011
Views: 148,840
Posted By potonono
I have an automatic PRP assignment that seems to...

I have an automatic PRP assignment that seems to have expired in error. The CPU is set to get PRP-100M automatically for one worker, which it did.
...
Forum: Information & Answers 2018-01-01, 20:31
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By potonono
I don't know of any way on that page to choose...

I don't know of any way on that page to choose which might be first, but are you selecting more than two CPU to merge at once? I've never had an issue merging CPU, but had only ever done two at a...
Forum: Software 2017-12-24, 17:19
Replies: 59
Views: 2,908
Posted By potonono
The LL-test residue, is like a remainder for the...

The LL-test residue, is like a remainder for the test. If two people perform the same test, we expect the same residue from both tests, unless one (or both) of the tests had errors....
Forum: Information & Answers 2017-12-22, 03:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By potonono
The Lucas-Lehmer (LL) test your machine is...

The Lucas-Lehmer (LL) test your machine is running is the only test your machine will need to run in order to determine if your candidate prime number is a Mersenne prime. That type of test gives a...
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-12-10, 02:41
Replies: 2,011
Views: 148,840
Posted By potonono
That looks good to me, though my Prime95 worktodo...

That looks good to me, though my Prime95 worktodo file doesn't include the last few delimited items.

mersenne.org/workload/default.mock.php shows:
PRP=xxxyyyzzz,1,2,mmmmmmmm,-1,75,0,3,1
...
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-12-06, 03:19
Replies: 2,011
Views: 148,840
Posted By potonono
The mersenne.org/workload/ page shows UNKNOWN...

The mersenne.org/workload/ page shows UNKNOWN WORKTYPE "150" down in the work-to-do section for PRP tests rather than the expected PRP=xyz,#,#,M#,# that is in an actual work-to-do file.
Forum: Information & Answers 2017-10-24, 03:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By potonono
To some extent, they are also a measure of the...

To some extent, they are also a measure of the amount of work done. So for example, if I run P1 factoring on an 84,XXX,XXX candidate and find a factor, it only gives ~3.0 Ghz days of credit, but...
Forum: Software 2017-10-07, 18:12
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By potonono
From the documentation, I think [n1] and [n2]...

From the documentation, I think [n1] and [n2] represent the number of threads you would want to pause for 'program1' and 'program2', etc, but need to be specific numbers.

Have you tried [2]...
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-08-13, 16:10
Replies: 43
Views: 3,185
Posted By potonono
http://php.net/manual/en/language.operators.compar...

http://php.net/manual/en/language.operators.comparison.php

"If you compare a number with a string or the comparison involves numerical strings, then each string is converted to a number and the...
Forum: Information & Answers 2017-08-09, 01:32
Replies: 4
Views: 1,715
Posted By potonono
I have Prime95 running on a laptop that is only...

I have Prime95 running on a laptop that is only on about 8.75 hours a day, and is hibernating the rest of the time. When double-checks were much smaller, it was running those, but I switched it to...
Forum: Programming 2017-07-28, 03:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By potonono
If I take the base 10 digits from 2^1257787-1 and...

If I take the base 10 digits from 2^1257787-1 and add my own arbitrary directions for lines and splotches based on the digits, I get the included image, starting from green going to red.
Forum: Information & Answers 2017-07-06, 23:59
Replies: 5
Views: 1,573
Posted By potonono
Where did you install the program, and do you...

Where did you install the program, and do you have access to read/write files there? For example, some versions of MS Windows don't grant user access to the Program Files folder anymore by default,...
Forum: PrimeNet 2017-06-15, 22:34
Replies: 565
Views: 24,042
Posted By potonono
The latest Firefox version (v54.0 64-bit) isn't...

The latest Firefox version (v54.0 64-bit) isn't handling the 'blue' theme right on pages like mersenne.org/results or mersenne.org/workload. Text, tables, and most elements are fine, but the blue...
Forum: GPU Computing 2017-05-12, 00:20
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By potonono
Max the RAM if possible. Even if it is slow...

Max the RAM if possible. Even if it is slow memory, it will be faster than paging out to the disk(s).

One other thing to check is the paging file size, and if Windows is managing it, or if it...
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