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Forum: Software 2021-01-15, 13:39
Replies: 108
Sticky: Prime95 v30.4
Views: 8,777
Posted By phillipsjk
I think I just got confused about kiB vs byte...

I think I just got confused about kiB vs byte units. Disadvantage of only running the machine at night is that upgrades happen when I am tired.
Forum: Software 2021-01-15, 12:34
Replies: 108
Sticky: Prime95 v30.4
Views: 8,777
Posted By phillipsjk
Is stage 1 P-1 factoring now supposed to fit...

Is stage 1 P-1 factoring now supposed to fit completely in the L3 cache? Is that where the speedup came from?

top - 05:19:52 up 6:14, 1 user, load average: 63.25, 59.63, 50.47
Tasks: 588...
Forum: Software 2021-01-13, 07:48
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By phillipsjk
I resemble that remark. Had to re-read the...

I resemble that remark. Had to re-read the "wrong" one 3 or 4 times to see the transposition.


Edit:
If you are using a linux distro with a "fast" shutdown script (read: uses aggressive...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-12-24, 18:13
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By phillipsjk
:goodposting: So much detail I never...

:goodposting:


So much detail I never fully appreciated.
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-12-23, 20:51
Replies: 916
Views: 71,445
Posted By phillipsjk
I snagged 57343717. More than a week...

I snagged 57343717.


More than a week before current work runs out, but it has taken me two weeks to log into my machine :P
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-11-17, 07:07
Replies: 27
Views: 2,631
Posted By phillipsjk
I think you will find the fast CPU has a lower...

I think you will find the fast CPU has a lower memory clock.


You may also be power limited. Try running with 6 cores on the 8 core CPU.


Edit: decided to look up the chips...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-11-15, 05:31
Replies: 916
Views: 71,445
Posted By phillipsjk
I just grabbed 58153049. Went a little...

I just grabbed 58153049.


Went a little closer to the lower categories this time because it is my "fast" worker (ETA Dec 29).


Oh, assignment page says it is Cat 3 already. Expected to...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-11-13, 07:08
Replies: 916
Views: 71,445
Posted By phillipsjk
It looks like user ATH did the following...

It looks like user ATH did the following exponents:
85197851
85210621
85216567
85247069
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-06, 01:28
Replies: 39
Views: 2,675
Posted By phillipsjk
Also, IQ has more to do with education than base...

Also, IQ has more to do with education than base intelligence.


Fear of the "wrong" people breading smacks of eugenics.
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-02, 07:49
Replies: 49
Views: 10,398
Posted By phillipsjk
Since GPUs appear to be off-topic in this thread,...

Since GPUs appear to be off-topic in this thread, my next test may actually be Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4GHz) vs (Duo) E8400 (3.0Ghz)...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-01, 07:07
Replies: 49
Views: 10,398
Posted By phillipsjk
AMD Opteron VS AMD Athlon X2

Because I noticed that my "white elephant" machine takes around 96KWh to do a 80-100M LL test (in slightly less efficient low power mode), I decided to compare it to a Athlon X2 5000+ machine that I...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-01, 06:32
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By phillipsjk
Nice work. I should look into how to check...

Nice work.

I should look into how to check the logs for ECC errors on my own systems.

I have been migrating to ECC RAM since deciding to store my data on ZFS with single redundancy (double...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-11-01, 05:56
Replies: 916
Views: 71,445
Posted By phillipsjk
Yay! Kind of expected that since it is...

Yay!


Kind of expected that since it is not overclocked or anything/server grade.
Forum: EdH 2020-10-22, 04:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,947
Posted By phillipsjk
That is the release they moved over to Systemd....

That is the release they moved over to Systemd. (Ubuntu did as well, since they are based on Debian).


https://www.debian.org/releases/jessie/i386/release-notes/ch-whats-new.en.html#systemd

...
Forum: Hardware 2020-10-21, 02:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By phillipsjk
tangent: my "white elephant" machine is using an...

tangent: my "white elephant" machine is using an 8GB USB drive, but I use BTRFS, which includes a check-sum. It is VERY slow, so am planing to buy a 64GB drive this week to replace it. More space...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-10-20, 14:21
Replies: 916
Views: 71,445
Posted By phillipsjk
The PRP test with a compact certification is new....

The PRP test with a compact certification is new.


GIMPS still defaults to issuing the same type of test for double-check work.


You can manually edit your worktodo.txt to convert the...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-20, 05:56
Replies: 25
Views: 3,685
Posted By phillipsjk
If you are going to be compiling instead of...

If you are going to be compiling instead of installing binaries, you often need to install development packages, which essentially just include the needed headers. Often named libraryname-dev.

...
Forum: Hardware 2020-10-16, 06:30
Replies: 99
#2
Views: 18,411
Posted By phillipsjk
I thought I was doing that: I...

I thought I was doing that:





I think the reason AC polarity is important in North America was mentioned by others. But to summarize: The "neutral" wire is not guaranteed to be the only path...
Forum: Hardware 2020-10-15, 04:23
Replies: 99
#2
Views: 18,411
Posted By phillipsjk
You say that because it is dead simple to build...

You say that because it is dead simple to build one if you know how they work.
You need:


battery
light source that will run off battery
wire.

To test circuit in question for...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-10-14, 06:27
Replies: 916
Views: 71,445
Posted By phillipsjk
Reminder to Uncwilly that he offered to donate...

Reminder to Uncwilly that he offered to donate CPU time to my vanity (Quad check of 82048927 because the TC was PRP instead of LL).

After queuing similar work on my "fast" machine, I came to...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-10-11, 06:09
Replies: 916
Views: 71,445
Posted By phillipsjk
I grabbed M86735827, and was reminded why I have...

I grabbed M86735827, and was reminded why I have that machine doing P-1 factoring work (expected completion date on 33% duty cycle: Jan 4th, 2021; and factoring makes use of the RAM).


I will...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-10-11, 04:45
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By phillipsjk
Thanks. Thanks for the...

Thanks.



Thanks for the answer.

Maybe I can have my "White Elephant" machine do a few tie-breaking runs instead.
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-10-11, 03:26
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By phillipsjk
Question Is running your own double-check frowned upon?

So I have a machine doing "strategic doublechecks" of results suspected to be problematic. A recent LL mismatch downgraded the "reliability" rating of the machine doing the work.


The person who...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-04, 03:55
Replies: 1,483
Views: 91,928
Posted By phillipsjk
Because "masks don't work and are against muh...

Because "masks don't work and are against muh freedomz".


It was somewhat predictable that the group that refuses to take precautions would have a higher infection rate.
Forum: Soap Box 2020-10-04, 03:38
Replies: 55
Views: 5,760
Posted By phillipsjk
I suspect he will survive, but with...

I suspect he will survive, but with complications.


That invalidates most of the "god's favour" options.
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