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Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2021-10-18, 01:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,902
Posted By lavalamp
For a little while I mirrored and updated the...

For a little while I mirrored and updated the original page here:
https://2721.hddkillers.com/OBDElevenSmooth/

The last update I made to it was 13 April 2020. This page is the source my graph...
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-17, 18:23
Replies: 55
Views: 1,469
Posted By lavalamp
There is no good or evil, just stuff that happens.

There is no good or evil, just stuff that happens.
Forum: Hardware 2021-09-15, 19:13
Replies: 79
Views: 9,622
Posted By lavalamp
The oldest drive I have in use right now is a 2TB...

The oldest drive I have in use right now is a 2TB Hitatchi (before they renamed to HGST) with 86000 hours on it and not a single error. I did retire it, but then I un-retired it for Chia.
Forum: Hardware 2021-08-18, 22:47
Replies: 79
Views: 9,622
Posted By lavalamp
Really? All I hear is people :poop:ing all over...

Really? All I hear is people :poop:ing all over Seagate drives, I've had far too many fail on me.

16 TB Toshiba MG08 drives for me, based on the reliable HGST 3.5" drives. Selling on Scan.co.uk...
Forum: Hardware 2021-08-10, 14:20
Replies: 38
Views: 2,007
Posted By lavalamp
Sounds like everyone here had to code uphill both...

Sounds like everyone here had to code uphill both ways in the snow.

:primenet:
Forum: Hardware 2021-08-05, 13:56
Replies: 79
Views: 9,622
Posted By lavalamp
I assure you it is more than that. I have 200 TiB...

I assure you it is more than that. I have 200 TiB plotted myself, but I am less than 1/160,000 of the network which has an estimated 32.538 EiB plotted at present.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-07-23, 22:03
Replies: 274
Views: 24,686
Posted By lavalamp
The NHS UK have allowed me to rebook my 2nd jab...

The NHS UK have allowed me to rebook my 2nd jab for an earlier date, so now it will only be 8 weeks between jabs instead of the 11 it would have been before.
Forum: Factoring 2021-07-11, 23:26
Replies: 987
Views: 118,693
Posted By lavalamp
Has it been attacked much with ECM? Alas it...

Has it been attacked much with ECM?

Alas it is just above the size that can be run with GPU-ECM.
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-11, 22:36
Replies: 79
Views: 9,622
Posted By lavalamp
You talk of absolute lunacy then say this... ...

You talk of absolute lunacy then say this...

As if 20 HDDs was even a lot anyway.
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-10, 02:46
Replies: 79
Views: 9,622
Posted By lavalamp
We've been over this.

We've been over this.
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-09, 17:37
Replies: 79
Views: 9,622
Posted By lavalamp
I was somewhat hopeful back when we moved into TB...

I was somewhat hopeful back when we moved into TB class drives that someone might take the marketing initiative and offer "True TB" drives and advertise 10% more capacity over their rivals.

Now...
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-09, 09:16
Replies: 79
Views: 9,622
Posted By lavalamp
Based on the number of plots and SMART data, my...

Based on the number of plots and SMART data, my drives are averaging just shy of 1.4 TiB written per plot. Though I am also using 64 buckets instead of the default 128 to reduce reads, I don't know...
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-09, 04:39
Replies: 79
Views: 9,622
Posted By lavalamp
Very possible, but only the plotting phase is IO...

Very possible, but only the plotting phase is IO intensive, once complete the plots can be stored on any slow medium, hence the 39 HDDs.

I have seen estimates of 1.2 - 1.8 TiB of writes to create...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-09, 00:22
Replies: 1,737
Views: 96,400
Posted By lavalamp
Write Wishful regret is torturous existence....

Write

Wishful regret is torturous existence.

Exist
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-08, 05:34
Replies: 79
Views: 9,622
Posted By lavalamp
There is no need for RAID here, the plots are...

There is no need for RAID here, the plots are simple files that can be placed anywhere. Just add a new plot directory and drop some plot files in it on any drive you like, even if that location is...
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-07, 11:08
Replies: 2,123
Views: 109,573
Posted By lavalamp
Cooked Chased out of kitchen, ejected...

Cooked

Chased out of kitchen, ejected dramatically.

Tickle
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-07, 11:05
Replies: 73
Views: 6,830
Posted By lavalamp
Arborist A rather boring orator rambled...

Arborist

A rather boring orator rambled "inspiring" simple tautologies.

Recurse
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-06-06, 21:49
Replies: 274
Views: 24,686
Posted By lavalamp
As a mod, can you not remove the vote and/or see...

As a mod, can you not remove the vote and/or see who the scoundral was?
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-06-06, 00:29
Replies: 274
Views: 24,686
Posted By lavalamp
I finally got shanked with Pfizer on the 4th...

I finally got shanked with Pfizer on the 4th June, my second appointment is in 11 weeks on 20th August.
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-03-29, 17:40
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By lavalamp
Use the credits to purchase one of their servers...

Use the credits to purchase one of their servers and run it forever. :missingteeth:
Forum: Factoring 2021-03-09, 11:38
Replies: 987
Views: 118,693
Posted By lavalamp
Finally finished my ECM work on the t2200 file! ...

Finally finished my ECM work on the t2200 file!

Composites larger than 2^1018 have had 224 curves @ B1=50e3, B2=13.7e6 (25 digit level).

Composites less than 2^1018 have had 1152 curves @...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-03, 01:09
Replies: 2,123
Views: 109,573
Posted By lavalamp
Since you capitalised both L's, I shall assume...

Since you capitalised both L's, I shall assume you meant the Welsh letter LL. :razz:

LLanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch, Anglesey, massive-ass sign!

Dragon
Forum: Operation Billion Digits 2021-02-16, 18:41
Replies: 37
Views: 27,752
Posted By lavalamp
Now you can get to mining ETH with that thing....

Now you can get to mining ETH with that thing. :wink:
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-30, 21:26
Replies: 274
Views: 24,686
Posted By lavalamp
That doesn't sound like something our...

That doesn't sound like something our isolationist government would consider.
Forum: Factoring 2021-01-04, 19:38
Replies: 987
Views: 118,693
Posted By lavalamp
Progress on the t2200 file: All composites...

Progress on the t2200 file:

All composites larger than 2^1018 have had 224 curves @ B1=50e3, B2=13.7e6

For the ~13500 composites less than 2^1018 which can be run on GPU, I'm running 1152...
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