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Forum: PrimeNet 2020-12-30, 20:19
Replies: 1
Views: 249
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: 1,683
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: 112
Views: 7,771
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: 112
Views: 7,771
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: 482
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: 112
Views: 7,771
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: 326
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: 112
Views: 7,771
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: 679
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: 679
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: 679
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: 679
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: 679
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: 70
Views: 12,887
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: 70
Views: 12,887
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: 70
Views: 12,887
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: 461
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: 461
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?
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-07, 06:13
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By piforbreakfast
This line made me spew my coffee.

This line made me spew my coffee.
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-06, 13:43
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By piforbreakfast
I wasn't seeing this board and Facebook as being...

I wasn't seeing this board and Facebook as being mutually exclusive for the purpose of promoting GIMPS, but yeah, Facebook does tend to create a territorial mindset among many of its visitors.

I...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-06, 13:20
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By piforbreakfast
The GIMPS Facebook page

I just pulled up the GIMPS page on Facebook and it looks like not much activity is happening there.

https://www.facebook.com/GIMPSearch

Maybe I'm a little biased/obsessed since I took the...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-02, 16:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By piforbreakfast
It looks like this is what's happening. Thanks...

It looks like this is what's happening. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-02, 08:57
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By piforbreakfast
I'm confused because I did exactly what you said...

I'm confused because I did exactly what you said but the system keeps running the LL file that was already in progress.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-02, 01:51
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By piforbreakfast
Thanks for the tip. I refreshed my work stats...

Thanks for the tip. I refreshed my work stats page a few minutes ago before I saw your message and realized that was the type of work that had been going on. 17 jobs CF jobs completed on my computer...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-01, 15:53
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By piforbreakfast
How can I tell if it's a double-check? It doesn't...

How can I tell if it's a double-check? It doesn't say DC in the header.
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