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Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2020-10-26, 14:35
Replies: 12
Views: 29,531
Posted By LaurV
I randomly got assigned the four low expos for...

I randomly got assigned the four low expos for DC. I know they are not "strategic", but they are quite low, and I am not going to work on them on because my momentarily interest is not LLDC, the...
Forum: News 2020-10-26, 03:59
Replies: 571
Views: 58,060
Posted By LaurV
It reminds me the old joke (somehow, the opposite...

It reminds me the old joke (somehow, the opposite idea):
Q: How do you make God laugh?
A: You tell him your plans for the future.
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-26, 03:43
Replies: 808
Views: 75,960
Posted By LaurV
Why? They were silly enough for this thread......

Why? They were silly enough for this thread... :razz:
(for recording, the actual thread title is "Silly, picture thread" - somebody had the funny inspiration to add some punctuation, haha)
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 14:10
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By LaurV
Yes, that's the idea. One worker uses 8 cores,...

Yes, that's the idea. One worker uses 8 cores, but if two workers, then each uses 4 cores. But please run the benchmarks from the menu and see for which configuration you get the highest output for...
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 10:56
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By LaurV
:tu: That looks nice! Not all of us are native...

:tu: That looks nice! Not all of us are native Chiglish speakers! :razz:
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 10:53
Replies: 44
Views: 3,550
Posted By LaurV
Buddy, you are not alone. All of us have some...

Buddy, you are not alone. All of us have some brain farts regularly, I for sure lead the list and these guys here are all eager and waiting to byte me when that happens. And I, them, haha. But that's...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-24, 10:28
Replies: 35
Views: 719
Posted By LaurV
Yep. A single CR or LF may work in Linux, but not...

Yep. A single CR or LF may work in Linux, but not in Windows, which expects both. Interesting enough, in my computer (Win 7) I was mesmerized to see that two worktodo files which had the same number...
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 10:13
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By LaurV
Nope. Read last paragraph I added to the...

Nope.

Read last paragraph I added to the post.

And yes, I know Intel calls them "threads" in their CPU "ark" page.
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 09:59
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By LaurV
That's why they are "virtual". "Fictive",...

That's why they are "virtual".
"Fictive", fictional. Pufff ! Hihi.
I agree that it is kinda confusing, in some situations. I have colleagues which are smart and educated in related fields, like...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 08:40
Replies: 44
Views: 3,550
Posted By LaurV
Nope. 16 bits can store a number between 0 and...

Nope. 16 bits can store a number between 0 and 65535. Why should you bother with negatives? In fact, I explicitly mentioned uint32. Please read again. Here "u" in front of "int" stands for...
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 08:21
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By LaurV
Each worker can use an arbitrary number of...

Each worker can use an arbitrary number of threads. Threads are specific for workers, in the sense that you can't have two workers sharing the same thread. Therefore, if you have for example, 2...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 04:21
Replies: 44
Views: 3,550
Posted By LaurV
Actually, I believe that 60060 is the best base....

Actually, I believe that 60060 is the best base. It is divisible by a lot of small numbers, and it fits in 16 bits so that you can use an uint32 to multiply two digits in a single clock cycle without...
Forum: Prime Gap Searches 2020-10-24, 03:52
Replies: 96
Views: 10,745
Posted By LaurV
Works as it should. The forum uses mathjax...

Works as it should.
The forum uses mathjax (https://www.mathjax.org/), which is not exactly \(\TeX\)

\(a\ \#\ b\)
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-24, 03:48
Replies: 39
Views: 914
Posted By LaurV
+1.

+1.
Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-24, 02:30
Replies: 26
Views: 667
Posted By LaurV
Same here. Especially that the image on ebay...

Same here. Especially that the image on ebay linked in the first post is ten times more clear and it can be enlarged if you hover the mouse on it or zoom.
Forum: Software 2020-10-24, 01:57
Replies: 461
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 27,089
Posted By LaurV
Kinda offtopic, some years ago we developed a PC...

Kinda offtopic, some years ago we developed a PC interface for a product we designed for a Belgian customer and somewhere in the middle of the developing cycle (which took over one year, and had a...
Forum: ONeil 2020-10-23, 12:00
Replies: 28
Views: 488
Posted By LaurV
Respective k<6*p+1 when p=1 (mod 4)

Respective k<6*p+1 when p=1 (mod 4)
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-23, 10:17
Replies: 147
Views: 4,477
Posted By LaurV
Yep. If random shift implemented, the GC (Gerbicz...

Yep. If random shift implemented, the GC (Gerbicz Check) is not necessary (for me). Of course, other people here will say otherwise, and they may be right, but my selfish goal is to be able to run LL...
Forum: ONeil 2020-10-23, 09:12
Replies: 28
Views: 488
Posted By LaurV
What is that? :w00t: How do you "produce a...

What is that? :w00t:

How do you "produce a composite number from a prime number"? Do you multiply it with 7? Or subtract 53? Can you prove that, by doing so, you don't end with another number...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-23, 07:42
Replies: 26
Views: 667
Posted By LaurV
The R and the yarowick, as well as "mother" may...

The R and the yarowick, as well as "mother" may all together point to Randwick Girls school. They have similar pins, newer designs. The guy on ebay may know more, as he said something about "old...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-23, 07:24
Replies: 147
Views: 4,477
Posted By LaurV
:leaving: LL with GC and RS? :sirrobin:

:leaving: LL with GC and RS? :sirrobin:
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-23, 07:21
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By LaurV
Happy 32!

Happy 32!
Forum: MISFIT 2020-10-23, 06:59
Replies: 16
Views: 4,127
Posted By LaurV
Wow! Scott! Welcome back man! Now that you...

Wow! Scott! Welcome back man!

Now that you put your nose back into Misfit, can you beat its butt until it will accept "PFactor" lines? That way, we could use it with gpuOwl as well as MfaktX,...
Forum: ONeil 2020-10-23, 05:32
Replies: 28
Views: 488
Posted By LaurV
...are the number itself and 1. I think you...

...are the number itself and 1.
I think you only trolling, because I can't imagine a real person can behave the way yo do, so ignorant and so proud in the same time.
Take the advice other people...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-23, 05:00
Replies: 2,537
Views: 156,977
Posted By LaurV
Yep, but the things are not exactly so. Having a...

Yep, but the things are not exactly so. Having a "lot higher" maximum value comes with a penalty on accuracy. It can't store all the numbers in between, but only a (very VERY) small part of them.
...
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