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Forum: PrimeNet 2021-11-05, 18:35
Replies: 35
Views: 1,168
Posted By Chuck
Why not just have a parameter in local.txt like ...

Why not just have a parameter in local.txt like

P1TestsSaved=n.n

with a default value of 2.0?
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-24, 00:59
Replies: 105
Views: 37,056
Posted By Chuck
Do we know how many instances Ben runs? I looked...

Do we know how many instances Ben runs? I looked at the "recent results" list, sorted by member name "Ben Delo" and computer name within member name, and I counted 64 distinct instance names.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-23, 19:57
Replies: 105
Views: 37,056
Posted By Chuck
Ben Delo AWS instances

I have never been able to understand exactly how AWS works. The explanations here on the forum are too complex for me to follow.

When an instance completes its PRP work, does that same instance...
Forum: Software 2021-10-23, 02:13
Replies: 32
Views: 1,647
Posted By Chuck
Leisure Suit Larry was my first game.

Leisure Suit Larry was my first game.
Forum: Software 2021-10-04, 18:11
Replies: 155
Sticky: Prime95 30.7
Views: 13,706
Posted By Chuck
After updating to build 2 I am receiving CERTS...

After updating to build 2 I am receiving CERTS again.
Forum: Software 2021-10-03, 22:19
Replies: 155
Sticky: Prime95 30.7
Views: 13,706
Posted By Chuck
No CERTS

I haven't received any CERTS since updating. I have the box "Get occasional proof certification work" checked. Maybe just a coincidence but I usually get several CERTs a day.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-17, 13:29
Replies: 1,181
Views: 135,069
Posted By Chuck
As soon as I started getting K80 (after 3 1/2...

As soon as I started getting K80 (after 3 1/2 weeks) on Pro+, I dropped the subscription. Not worth $50.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-08, 20:05
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Chuck
I figured I was saving about $20/month...

I figured I was saving about $20/month electricity not running my own 1080ti GPU, and also not having the additional heat load in the room. Also the elimination of fan noise was worth something to...
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-08, 19:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Chuck
Yes; I "factory reset" twice on each of the two...

Yes; I "factory reset" twice on each of the two sessions receiving K80s, and was given another K80 each time.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-09-08, 03:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Chuck
Cancelling near end of first month

I had hoped that for $50/month I might get better hardware with Pro+ than with the previous Pro, but tonight it looks like time to leave. I had consistently been getting two 24-hour sessions each day...
Forum: GpuOwl 2021-09-05, 14:11
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Chuck
The first time I set this up (some time ago) I...

The first time I set this up (some time ago) I had problems until I went into "protected folder access" and added gpuowl to the list of authorized programs.
Forum: Cloud Computing 2021-08-13, 12:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,861
Posted By Chuck
I'm a glutton for punishment. I just subscribed...

I'm a glutton for punishment. I just subscribed to Pro+. I opened two notebooks (each receiving a P100) and it would not allow opening a third "...you have too many open sessions"
Forum: Hardware 2021-08-07, 02:25
Replies: 38
Views: 2,030
Posted By Chuck
No problem, we'll just run the cards through the...

No problem, we'll just run the cards through the sorter (you DID remember to punch sequence numbers into columns 73-80 I hope).
Forum: Software 2021-06-28, 02:32
Replies: 480
Views: 57,453
Posted By Chuck
I didn't get any roundoff errors.

I didn't get any roundoff errors.
Forum: Software 2021-06-28, 02:06
Replies: 480
Views: 57,453
Posted By Chuck
I'll try these two.

I'll try these two.
Forum: Lounge 2021-06-13, 18:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,707
Posted By Chuck
I was thinking about this Cage piece yesterday, a...

I was thinking about this Cage piece yesterday, a similar effort to the "invisible sculpture".
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-06-11, 01:35
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By Chuck
I am running on a HDD.

I am running on a HDD.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-06-11, 01:33
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By Chuck
It writes the file to the full size before...

It writes the file to the full size before starting the test (I have watched this behavior in file manager). There is also a message in the program window "preallocating proof file".
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-06-11, 00:47
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By Chuck
As I remember there were several thousand...but...

As I remember there were several thousand...but that was probably after several PRP runs had been done.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-06-11, 00:34
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By Chuck
Does the PRP proof file cause disk fragmentation?

Does the preallocation of the large PRP proof file at the start of a PRP test contribute to disk fragmentation in Windows? I have watched as this file is created at the start of a run and it grows...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-10, 20:38
Replies: 21
Views: 2,739
Posted By Chuck
Do you think people will ask for PRP tests and...

Do you think people will ask for PRP tests and then edit the worktodo changing them to LL?
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-04-10, 01:39
Replies: 5,215
Views: 383,344
Posted By Chuck
Oliver's TF intentions?

I wonder what are Oliver's ongoing intentions for TF? He has cleared 104M, 105M and 106M up to 76 and is working on 107M.
Forum: Data 2021-04-03, 00:12
Replies: 3,486
Views: 314,515
Posted By Chuck
Maybe people like looking at their name all alone...

Maybe people like looking at their name all alone on the Active Assignments page? M101818817 gets updated each day but the progress does not change.
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-03-25, 02:42
Replies: 5,215
Views: 383,344
Posted By Chuck
I'm using Chris' tool and getting 24 hour run...

I'm using Chris' tool and getting 24 hour run times.
Forum: GPU to 72 2021-03-25, 00:41
Replies: 5,215
Views: 383,344
Posted By Chuck
I rejoined Colab paid version after a five month...

I rejoined Colab paid version after a five month lapse. In the last three weeks since rejoining, I have been getting 24 hour run times, sometimes with a V100. I take a break of eight hours or so...
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