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Forum: GPU to 72 2020-09-10, 20:41
Replies: 192
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Posted By lycorn
Same here. For the last three weeks or so, I have...

Same here. For the last three weeks or so, I have been given mostly T4s (alas, for very short times...) but never V100. I only use free Colab accounts.
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-09-08, 18:15
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By lycorn
Strange... I am running 5 Colab CPU instances,...

Strange...
I am running 5 Colab CPU instances, so I get many "repeated" Cpus under my.account. I routinely merge Cpus, frequently 5 or more for each of the 5 Colab instances, and never had a single...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-09-02, 19:04
Replies: 1,658
Views: 138,034
Posted By lycorn
So it actually looks like only one curve was run....

So it actually looks like only one curve was run.
It´s an amazing strike of luck to find a factor this size on curve #1...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-09-01, 21:52
Replies: 1,658
Views: 138,034
Posted By lycorn
True. I wonder why that effort was not reported...

True. I wonder why that effort was not reported to Primenet and only one curve is mentioned.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 23:34
Replies: 48
Views: 1,817
Posted By lycorn
The diameter is 8,000 miles, not the radius.

The diameter is 8,000 miles, not the radius.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 23:20
Replies: 48
Views: 1,817
Posted By lycorn
https://www.theonion.com/evangelical-scientists-re...

https://www.theonion.com/evangelical-scientists-refute-gravity-with-new-intellig-1819567984 ("")

:bangheadonwall:
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 22:57
Replies: 48
Views: 1,817
Posted By lycorn
So, at the end of the day both Newton and...

So, at the end of the day both Newton and Einstein were wrong. Oh well, live and learn :lol:
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 22:50
Replies: 48
Views: 1,817
Posted By lycorn
By the way, I did the calculations using very...

By the way, I did the calculations using very basic geometry results and came to ~ the same value as ewmayer. In my case, 18,32mi, which, according to the OP´s request, was rounded to 18.3

I don´t...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-16, 22:26
Replies: 48
Views: 1,817
Posted By lycorn
LOL... The folks from FES would need to start...

LOL... The folks from FES would need to start their answer by explaining how the ship could disappear at all.:smile:
Forum: Data 2020-08-16, 22:18
Replies: 3,319
Views: 210,445
Posted By lycorn
They´ve been around for many years (by "many" I...

They´ve been around for many years (by "many" I mean at least ten, if I remember well). The name suggests a french business.
Forum: Math 2020-08-08, 22:19
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By lycorn
If you run 4700 ECM curves with B1=3e6, the...

If you run 4700 ECM curves with B1=3e6, the chance of missing a 40-digit factor is ~ 1/e (if there is one...) . Same holds for the various Size/B1 value / number of curves combinations in the table.
Forum: Math 2020-08-08, 20:14
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By lycorn
I think you are confusing digits and bits. The TF...

I think you are confusing digits and bits. The TF was performed to 65 bits, and the probability you quoted is for finding a 65 digits factor using B1 = 3e6.
Forum: Data 2020-08-08, 14:08
Replies: 211
Views: 14,012
Posted By lycorn
Fair enough. Thanks for your prompt replies.

Fair enough. Thanks for your prompt replies.
Forum: Data 2020-08-08, 00:31
Replies: 211
Views: 14,012
Posted By lycorn
I reckon we have another potential case of TF...

I reckon we have another potential case of TF cheating / defective hardware.
User Dirk (#21 in top TF list) has 727,087 GHzD credited for 228 trials and 0 factors found. This amounts to an average...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-24, 07:43
Replies: 1,029
Views: 58,353
Posted By lycorn
Meh... she has only one Brest.

Meh... she has only one Brest.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-18, 21:27
Replies: 1,022
Views: 49,461
Posted By lycorn
@chalsall: you're in Google Gods' good graces,...

@chalsall: you're in Google Gods' good graces, man!
No such luck here.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-18, 15:42
Replies: 1,022
Views: 49,461
Posted By lycorn
Yes, that should be the reason. Get it while you...

Yes, that should be the reason. Get it while you can... :smile:
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-17, 15:07
Replies: 1,022
Views: 49,461
Posted By lycorn
Ok, so it´s definitely not "my" problem... I am...

Ok, so it´s definitely not "my" problem...
I am also a free Colab user. Have 5 different google accounts, and the issues I´m having are very similar to yours. The main difference is the availabilty...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2020-07-17, 12:21
Replies: 1,022
Views: 49,461
Posted By lycorn
Is it just my impression or Colab is tighthning...

Is it just my impression or Colab is tighthning the assignment rules for GPUs?
It´s getting more and more difficult to get a GPU for a decent (say, more than 2-3 hours, sometimes much less, very...
Forum: Data 2020-06-25, 21:35
Replies: 3,319
Views: 210,445
Posted By lycorn
Seconded.:smile:

Seconded.:smile:
Forum: Data 2020-06-05, 12:22
Replies: 159
Views: 21,658
Posted By lycorn
Also, taking the figures in This post...

Also, taking the figures in This post (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=481690&postcount=36) as a reference, and noting that at the time of typing my current post the number of...
Forum: Homework Help 2020-05-25, 10:44
Replies: 36
Views: 94,494
Posted By lycorn
And?...

And?...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-05-18, 11:42
Replies: 192
Views: 11,060
Posted By lycorn
Based on my experience I don´t think that will...

Based on my experience I don´t think that will really make a difference. I sometimes have P100/T4 sessions lasting the full 10 hours and K80/P4 being killed after a short while. Not that I use many...
Forum: Data 2020-05-16, 09:40
Replies: 159
Views: 21,658
Posted By lycorn
I´m back at work in low ranges. Just started...

I´m back at work in low ranges.
Just started 16M, 69->70. 16.9 is currently underway.

On another note, the overall < 20M subproject is now getting a huge push from the folks at SRBase / BOINC....
Forum: PrimeNet 2020-05-13, 22:38
Replies: 1,977
Views: 142,216
Posted By lycorn
PrimeNet Activity Summary Report appears to be...

PrimeNet Activity Summary Report appears to be stuck at 2020-05-13 12:00 UTC.

Correction: it is just the header. The figures seem to be updating properly.
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