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Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-24, 23:12
Replies: 13
Views: 143
Posted By kriesel
Not exactly. Maybe I'm badly misunderstanding...

Not exactly. Maybe I'm badly misunderstanding you, but I see it as at least 4 distinct developments, one leading to the next. (I apologize for any errors or omissions in the following.)

Mihai...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-24, 17:50
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By kriesel
In support of chalsall's statement that Google...

In support of chalsall's statement that Google offers Colab for interactive use, not bot use, the image interpretation task used to occur at least daily on one of my several Colab free accounts;...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-24, 00:56
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By kriesel
Gpuowl 7.x does not do LL; v6.11 does. None of us...

Gpuowl 7.x does not do LL; v6.11 does. None of us should be doing LL unless we can't avoid it, except for the chosen few that might be called upon someday to LL test in parallel a secret exponent...
Forum: GpuOwl 2021-02-23, 19:35
Replies: 25
Views: 5,042
Posted By kriesel
gpuowl-win v7.2-53-ge27846f

As usual, build-log.txt separate, everything else in the compressed file.Have only lightly tested it myself, only generating the help output to a file, and launching a test 102M P-1/PRP that seemed...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-23, 17:30
Replies: 31
Views: 1,241
Posted By kriesel
Sure, only 10 was used in base 10...

Sure, only 10 was used in base 10 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punched_card#/media/File:Blue-punch-card-front-horiz.png) data, but ordinary programs' character sets used all 12 rows...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-23, 15:16
Replies: 1,096
Views: 84,126
Posted By kriesel
On the comfort scale for humans as temperatures,...

On the comfort scale for humans as temperatures, regardless of units, F or C.
Desirability as a BMI.
Fixed point representation with implied decimal point right of the leftmost digit.
As...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-23, 11:58
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By kriesel
"Do not post assignment IDs for current...

"Do not post assignment IDs for current assignments, or 64-bit residues for results not yet verified, or MD5 hashes for proof files."
(It's not good to post on a worldwide-readable web site, data...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-22, 18:55
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By kriesel
Since the Google Colab free gpu time allocation...

Since the Google Colab free gpu time allocation per account (~10 hours/day) is consumed twice as fast running two notebooks on one account, may as well run one at a time. This helps with crowding of...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-22, 17:21
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By kriesel
I'm always happy to see someone chip in and...

I'm always happy to see someone chip in and contribute to development.
The announcement was well crafted. That one errant URL could be fixed in post 1 with the assistance of a kind moderator on...
Forum: kriesel 2021-02-22, 16:59
Replies: 18
Views: 7,632
Posted By kriesel
Persistent storage

Without persistent storage, long runs would not be possible, and short runs might be repeated from the start.

Google Drive works. Other cloud storage might or might not. I haven't tried any other...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-22, 15:45
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By kriesel
That sort of "thinking" is not limited to Texas....

That sort of "thinking" is not limited to Texas. People sometimes get stuck on ideas and resist additional evidence the belief does not fit reality. I knew someone in western Wisconsin who had...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-22, 14:34
Replies: 4,252
Views: 300,856
Posted By kriesel
New version of "Frosted Flakes"

Kelloggs usually makes them with sucrose. Someone whipped up a batch of 44 pounds with cocaine....
Forum: kriesel 2021-02-22, 01:57
Replies: 18
Views: 7,632
Posted By kriesel
GMP-ECM for Colab

Fan Ming posted a compile of GMP-ECM for gpu. Not useful for wavefront GIMPS, haven't tried it, but there it is, at https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=533314&postcount=729


Top of this...
Forum: kriesel 2021-02-22, 01:56
Replies: 18
Views: 7,632
Posted By kriesel
Mersenne.ca work assignment and results submit

dylan14 posted several versions of scripts for getting work assignments from and submitting results to mersenne.ca for mfaktc TF above exponent 1,000,000,000, including ...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-22, 01:27
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By kriesel
Agreed, good well organized and maintained...

Agreed, good well organized and maintained documentation would be useful, especially if it's easily found.

Something that's an attempt at that (and in revision tonight) is the Google...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-02-21, 15:12
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By kriesel
Please do not encourage people to run LL first...

Please do not encourage people to run LL first tests. We're trying to phase LL out entirely as routine first tests. Assignment rules may prevent issuance of LL first test work at some point in the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-20, 02:49
Replies: 4,252
Views: 300,856
Posted By kriesel
computers: flattening in the wage curve seems too...

computers: flattening in the wage curve seems too early for their effect. Minis were still expensive and rare into 1977. Maybe enough of a force to provide some factory automation though.
Micros...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-19, 00:16
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By kriesel
Gpu programs don't have PrimeNet API interface...

Gpu programs don't have PrimeNet API interface code like mprime /prime95 has.
Progress reporting from Mlucas is a very new development.
The manual web interface does not support submitting...
Forum: Software 2021-02-17, 23:33
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By kriesel
First: Why LL, not PRP? Please stop running...

First: Why LL, not PRP?
Please stop running first LL tests immediately. Switch to PRP with GEC and ideally proof generation for all first primality tests as much as practical. Configure for a...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-17, 00:31
Replies: 129
Views: 10,369
Posted By kriesel
Most are already TF to 75; goal is 76. Most are...

Most are already TF to 75; goal is 76. Most are P-1 only to ~1.5M or less stage 1 only. And every one I checked already had a first primality test reported (nearly all LL not PRP, many by curtisc),...
Forum: Lounge 2021-02-16, 12:59
Replies: 88
Views: 2,871
Posted By kriesel
But the horses are four-hoof-drive each, and...

But the horses are four-hoof-drive each, and four-hoof ABS, with a degree of autonomous collision avoidance and GPS (homing on their usual feed bag location if allowed to choose their own course).
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-16, 12:43
Replies: 72
Views: 2,132
Posted By kriesel
Criterion met...

Criterion met (https://mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=571741&postcount=42)See also https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=23996
Forum: GpuOwl 2021-02-15, 20:36
Replies: 25
Views: 5,042
Posted By kriesel
gpuowl-win v7.2-39-ga87a679

As usual, build-log.txt separate, everything else in the compressed file.Have not tested it myself, only generating the help output to a file.
Relative to v7.2-21, this has different P-1 B2 bound...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-15, 15:43
Replies: 2,108
Views: 189,595
Posted By kriesel
unable to get p-1 manual assignments (unwanted double checks substituted)

Are others seeing this issue?

~0730 UTC 2021-02-15, 32 of 32 attempts at manual P-1 assignments (an attempt at a batch of 31 followed by a retest requesting 1), respond like this:

Not enough...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-02-13, 19:18
Replies: 72
Views: 2,132
Posted By kriesel
There are already matching res64 values for that...

There are already matching res64 values for that exponent, no third run needed.
I suspect the bug is not in prime95 but is in your understanding of prime95 operation with PrimeNet assignments. Until...
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