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Forum: Lounge 2021-06-12, 21:05
Replies: 25
Views: 519
Posted By PhilF
I've even used HCFs on rare occasions (usually...

I've even used HCFs on rare occasions (usually when I'm mad at the customer). :wink:
Forum: Hardware 2021-06-10, 15:59
Replies: 60
Views: 3,105
Posted By PhilF
That's called under provisioning, and is a common...

That's called under provisioning, and is a common practice. It isn't so much that the unallocated space is available for bad sectors that's important, it is more for wear leveling. Wear leveling...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-06-09, 16:37
Replies: 72
Views: 30,661
Posted By PhilF
Cool. I'll get at the back of the line.

Cool. I'll get at the back of the line.
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-08, 20:29
Replies: 1,698
Views: 81,540
Posted By PhilF
Excessive xylophone playing offends sensibility ...

Excessive xylophone playing offends sensibility

Sense
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-06-01, 23:16
Replies: 28
Views: 779
Posted By PhilF
Which I *always* am... :smile:

Which I *always* am... :smile:
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-05-31, 18:07
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By PhilF
Good quality modern electrolytic capacitors have...

Good quality modern electrolytic capacitors have a long enough lifetime that they are protected by CPU obsolescence.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-05-30, 12:22
Replies: 370
Views: 47,436
Posted By PhilF
Well, if your internet is down, at least your...

Well, if your internet is down, at least your coffee pot will be able to use your neighbor's connection so that it can still make your coffee.
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-28, 19:19
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By PhilF
Uhm, that's not quite how it works. For a M.2...

Uhm, that's not quite how it works. For a M.2 card to operate anywhere close to level 3 cache speed, it has to be installed in a motherboard that has a special M.2 slot. That way it is attached...
Forum: Data 2021-05-28, 16:09
Replies: 3,404
Views: 277,388
Posted By PhilF
Great minds think alike! :mooc:

Great minds think alike! :mooc:
Forum: Data 2021-05-28, 15:35
Replies: 3,404
Views: 277,388
Posted By PhilF
:beer2:

:beer2:
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-26, 22:10
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By PhilF
How much data have you written to it? If it is...

How much data have you written to it? If it is still mostly empty then you may have not hit the problem yet. I suggest you back it up, then fill it up. If you can write more than 64GB to it, then :...
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-26, 00:27
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By PhilF
I agree with this 100%.

I agree with this 100%.
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-05-19, 23:15
Replies: 30
Views: 1,093
Posted By PhilF
It's always the "is it necessary" part that...

It's always the "is it necessary" part that knocks me out of the saddle. :batalov:

This post is a perfect example!
Forum: Linux 2021-05-17, 00:51
Replies: 16
Views: 1,477
Posted By PhilF
Yes, that's nice. It looks like everyone named...

Yes, that's nice. It looks like everyone named Chris is a good sysadmin! :smile:
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-08, 17:20
Replies: 84
Views: 3,912
Posted By PhilF
Interesting speed difference. For the...

Interesting speed difference.

For the current wave front FFT size, which is faster: AVX-512 @ 2.8Ghz, or the much hotter No-AVX @ 3.8Ghz?
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-06, 22:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By PhilF
This is true, but it is a question of priority. ...

This is true, but it is a question of priority. If you must cut electric use, this method will definitely accomplish that goal.
Forum: Hardware 2021-05-06, 19:17
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By PhilF
You guys must have forgotten about the Throttle=...

You guys must have forgotten about the Throttle= option, which is probably preferable to scrapping the machine:

If you are running on a laptop or in a hot room and you want to slow the
program...
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-04, 12:46
Replies: 40
Views: 3,266
Posted By PhilF
But in America it is Five Four!

But in America it is Five Four!
Forum: Lounge 2021-05-01, 13:59
Replies: 1,736
RIP
Views: 164,502
Posted By PhilF
Johnny Crawford...

Johnny Crawford (https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/johnny-crawford-dead/2021/04/30/2642a33a-a9be-11eb-bca5-048b2759a489_story.html), the child actor who played the son on The Rifleman.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-27, 20:33
Replies: 227
Views: 14,115
Posted By PhilF
Ummm...

Ummm...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-16, 18:26
Replies: 4,317
Views: 339,155
Posted By PhilF
That makes it too politically incorrect to use.

That makes it too politically incorrect to use.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-12, 22:47
Replies: 53
Views: 14,669
Posted By PhilF
I hope you're keeping that dust out of your...

I hope you're keeping that dust out of your lungs... :ick:
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-04-11, 16:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By PhilF
Give it 2 cores minimum. That's because 1 worker...

Give it 2 cores minimum. That's because 1 worker with 1 helper running on separate cores, not separate threads on the same core, is MUCH faster than 1 core by itself.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-09, 12:37
Replies: 47
Views: 1,809
Posted By PhilF
It seems to me that Bitcoin lies in between...

It seems to me that Bitcoin lies in between currency and stocks, sharing elements of both.
Forum: Soap Box 2021-04-08, 21:30
Replies: 47
Views: 1,809
Posted By PhilF
There, fixed it for you. Same difference.

There, fixed it for you. Same difference.
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