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Forum: chalsall 2021-09-22, 18:25
Replies: 2
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Posted By chalsall
First big "ARG!!!" moment...

So, other than the usual tweaking of the GUI (mostly bringing in Fonts), things are going quite well with the new Ubuntu Desktop environment.

I have found that the "Software Boutique" is a cute,...
Forum: Software 2021-09-21, 20:33
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By chalsall
Please forgive me for this. But there is a...

Please forgive me for this. But there is a reason why many hate M$.

My own opinion... Their software has been shit for years. They used market manipulation to become dominant just when the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-21, 14:29
Replies: 12
Views: 221
Posted By chalsall
Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, et...

Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, et al. These three offer free trials, but only the latter two's trials provide enough resources to be useful for this project.

Depending on how much...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-21, 01:39
Replies: 2,344
Views: 246,581
Posted By chalsall
Please forgive me for this. But some call it...

Please forgive me for this. But some call it Agile Development...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-21, 01:22
Replies: 12
Views: 221
Posted By chalsall
Alternatively... Rent some kit "in the cloud". ...

Alternatively... Rent some kit "in the cloud".

Seriously. Unless you're working with PII or other seriously sensitive knowledge, leveraging on someone else's CapEx makes the most sense for...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-21, 00:22
Replies: 96
Views: 34,243
Posted By chalsall
Excellent. Thanks, George. Ken... Would...

Excellent. Thanks, George.

Ken... Would you be able to bring resources to bear, to test if this fix works for the cases being reported?

I'll trade you a bit of Canadian humour...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-20, 23:59
Replies: 2,344
Views: 246,581
Posted By chalsall
OK. We're just trying to figure out what isn't...

OK. We're just trying to figure out what isn't working in the various workflows. As has been reported here.

Are the "humans getting into the loop when they shouldn't" the problem? Manually...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-20, 21:59
Replies: 2,344
Views: 246,581
Posted By chalsall
OK... I was thinking about splitting the AID...

OK... I was thinking about splitting the AID into different work types to run in parallel, and then not having IPC between the workers to ensure the first to report doesn't set the DONE flag.
...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-20, 21:38
Replies: 2,344
Views: 246,581
Posted By chalsall
Non-conformant to the API specs.

Non-conformant to the API specs.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-20, 20:47
Replies: 96
Views: 34,243
Posted By chalsall
OK. So we now have a very well-documented bug...

OK. So we now have a very well-documented bug report / change request. Excellent.

Programmers appreciate detailed "tech debt" reports. It helps focus the refactoring work.

As I understand...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-20, 19:53
Replies: 96
Views: 34,243
Posted By chalsall
As I understand it, Mersenne.org manual...

As I understand it, Mersenne.org manual submissions implicitly include the "DONE" flag.

Thus, Primenet correctly then assigned the Candidate to Mr. Delo's cluster to work (based on its...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-20, 19:32
Replies: 96
Views: 34,243
Posted By chalsall
Ah... So this might actually be an error caused...

Ah... So this might actually be an error caused by gpuOwl. And/or whatever system you used to get the assignment, and then report the results.

The Primenet API...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-20, 19:15
Replies: 96
Views: 34,243
Posted By chalsall
Possibly because one of his various instances was...

Possibly because one of his various instances was assigned the candidate by the Primenet server.

I don't know Ben. But I know he runs a swarm of automated AWS instances which simply communicates...
Forum: Software 2021-09-20, 18:32
Replies: 437
Views: 46,285
Posted By chalsall
This is very likely a misconfiguration. You are...

This is very likely a misconfiguration. You are "pushing the edge case" too close to the edge; leave some margin.

How much virtual memory do you have available? Are *any* other programs running...
Forum: chalsall 2021-09-19, 23:45
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By chalsall
Making the transition to Ubuntu...

So, I find myself in a situation where I'm having to stand up a bunch of "public-facing" LAMP stacks. The usual routine; can't be hacked. Maintainable by others. Etc, etc, etc.

I recently...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-18, 19:15
Replies: 1,473
Views: 149,478
Posted By chalsall
Hospital staff must swear off Tylenol, Tums to...

Hospital staff must swear off Tylenol, Tums to get religious vaccine exemption...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-17, 22:35
Replies: 1,473
Views: 149,478
Posted By chalsall
+1 also. Very rational. To share some data...

+1 also. Very rational.

To share some data points from my own set... My own mother is an extremely rational person. Within her domains of education.

For reasons I won't go into, she has...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-17, 21:55
Replies: 5,215
Views: 366,146
Posted By chalsall
Please forgive me for this, but I'm *really* busy...

Please forgive me for this, but I'm *really* busy at the moment.

Wayne et al... Could you please take this on?

Documentation is always the last thing a developer does... :smile:
Forum: Data 2021-09-17, 21:28
Replies: 756
Views: 101,694
Posted By chalsall
Excellent. [/Burns] And, it's of course a...

Excellent. [/Burns]

And, it's of course a function of the compute you have available. But, likely, no... Not long in the temporal domain.
Forum: Data 2021-09-17, 14:22
Replies: 756
Views: 101,694
Posted By chalsall
OK... I had actually mentioned 22.xM for a...

OK... I had actually mentioned 22.xM for a reason...

I'm personally working 29.6M, 24.6M, and 27.4M. The GPU72 Colab P-1'ers are working 25.1M, and will then move to 23.6M.
Forum: Data 2021-09-17, 01:11
Replies: 756
Views: 101,694
Posted By chalsall
Would anyone like to coordinate the last bit of...

Would anyone like to coordinate the last bit of P-1'ing needed in 22.1, 22.7, and 22.8M?

Oliver "did his thing". :tu:
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-17, 00:06
Replies: 1,473
Views: 149,478
Posted By chalsall
This isn't meant as flippant, nor heartless... ...

This isn't meant as flippant, nor heartless... The greater pain is felt by those left behind.
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-16, 15:59
Replies: 1,473
Views: 149,478
Posted By chalsall
I regularly work with people who work at this...

I regularly work with people who work at this level. It puts a psychological toll on them.

"God helps those who help themselves" is little comfort to a Doctor or Nurse et al who has to make a...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-14, 23:22
Replies: 1,779
RIP
Views: 179,715
Posted By chalsall
Brian Stanley

A friend and fellow hasher...

Brian... I learnt a lot from you during our years of talking. Thank you for that.

Civil Engineers deal with an amazing amount of very complicated things.
...
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-09-13, 23:46
Replies: 5,215
Views: 366,146
Posted By chalsall
It's not. I just haven't had time to update...

It's not. I just haven't had time to update here.

The GPU72 Colab Notebooks have been repurposed for Wayne's fun little sub-project.

You still have the option to target your Colab instances to...
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