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Forum: Lounge 2020-08-05, 17:47
Replies: 3,924
Views: 234,228
Posted By chalsall
Sorta by definition. Much like gun-power...

Sorta by definition.

Much like gun-power just "decomposes quickly" if not contained (and briefly constrained) within a shell casing.
Forum: Conjectures 'R Us 2020-08-05, 17:45
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By chalsall
Hey... Do you think Stream would be willing to...

Hey... Do you think Stream would be willing to provide some quick BOINC wisdom?

If so, please PM me and I'll provide my email address. Shouldn't take much of his time.
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-08-05, 17:41
Replies: 2,382
Views: 133,880
Posted By chalsall
However... That wouldn't give us data as to...

However... That wouldn't give us data as to suspect machines. I beleive Aaron uses this data to further refine SDCs.
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-05, 16:34
Replies: 2
Views: 34
Posted By chalsall
Do you have any idea how thin the tracks are? ...

Do you have any idea how thin the tracks are? Then determine the smallest possible R/W head.

Spinning polished rust only makes sense for long-term storage nowadays.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-05, 15:16
Replies: 3,924
Views: 234,228
Posted By chalsall
I didn't know about this until I was watching the...

I didn't know about this until I was watching the BBC during dinner last night.

WOW!!! That was energetic!

Clearly, the wavefront is super-sonic for a good second or so (the radius covering...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-08-04, 20:41
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,308
Posted By chalsall
OK, thanks for the report. This is an...

OK, thanks for the report.

This is an exceptionally rare error (which, yes, I should trap, but that would involve more Python code).

This happens if the initial download of the bootstrap...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-08-04, 20:15
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,308
Posted By chalsall
Actually, while stressful at the time, I enjoyed...

Actually, while stressful at the time, I enjoyed that exchange. I learned some stuff, as well (for example, never debate quantum physics with a mouse).



I have 0 cycles to drill down, but it...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-02, 19:33
Replies: 68
Views: 1,040
Posted By chalsall
There's a company here in Bimshire named "Pumps...

There's a company here in Bimshire named "Pumps and Mechanical Services"... :smile:
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-02, 16:39
Replies: 68
Views: 1,040
Posted By chalsall
Hey, I have enough trouble dealing with English...

Hey, I have enough trouble dealing with English (seriously).
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-02, 14:09
Replies: 68
Views: 1,040
Posted By chalsall
What about "their head"?

What about "their head"?
Forum: News 2020-08-01, 23:22
Replies: 244
Views: 9,239
Posted By chalsall
This was in C? I'd forgotten (until recently)...

This was in C? I'd forgotten (until recently) how much of a pain-in-the-butt string parsing is in C. I actually "made friends" with a RegEx C library just to do what I regularly do in Perl...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-08-01, 17:44
Replies: 169
Views: 7,760
Posted By chalsall
Definitely. Each Google ***Account*** is...

Definitely.

Each Google ***Account*** is given the compute allotment. So if you have two (or more) Notebooks "attached" to a backend, they'll be sharing the resources (even the FS). Different...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-08-01, 15:25
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,308
Posted By chalsall
We are. That's where the crunch is. ...

We are. That's where the crunch is.



As always, do what you enjoy doing. Some want to work 332M, so I've made it available.

Personally, I think doing PRP work up there is a bit silly, but...
Forum: News 2020-07-31, 23:58
Replies: 244
Views: 9,239
Posted By chalsall
Thanks. Now running on a 6-core E-2136 (the...

Thanks. Now running on a 6-core E-2136 (the machine's name is "rdt1", if you have any use for seeing the server-side of things).
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-07-31, 19:37
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,308
Posted By chalsall
Cool. Thanks. It will be nice getting them back...

Cool. Thanks. It will be nice getting them back to Primenet, to assign for (please) PRP runs.

This actually brings up an idea (perhaps it should be posted somewhere else)... Perhaps Primenet...
Forum: News 2020-07-31, 19:28
Replies: 244
Views: 9,239
Posted By chalsall
Yeah, thanks. But I was wondering if the version...

Yeah, thanks. But I was wondering if the version which does the MD5 checksum was ready for testing?

Even beyond the Proxy issue, I've had at least one case where a direct comms CERT run still...
Forum: News 2020-07-31, 18:23
Replies: 244
Views: 9,239
Posted By chalsall
Latest version?

George... Where can I find the latest version you want to be tested, Linux mprime?

I've got a machine I want to "prove the sanity of" before deploying next week.

Thanks (this is so cool!!!...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-07-31, 03:20
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,308
Posted By chalsall
Closer than most guesses... The joke in the...

Closer than most guesses...

The joke in the family is I was named Christopher, in the hopes I would be Christ Like. My levitating (mostly by repeatedly blowing myself up experimenting with...
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-07-30, 21:34
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,308
Posted By chalsall
Chris Halsall. Sounds like Hassel, but spelled...

Chris Halsall. Sounds like Hassel, but spelled differently.

I hope you'll all forgive me for this, but I enjoy the banter in a less formal space.

Because there are so many Chris' named after a...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-07-30, 21:24
Replies: 66
Views: 8,064
Posted By chalsall
To be serious about this... Humans have...

To be serious about this...

Humans have limited capacity. For some weird reason, most of them need to do something called "sleep".

They will be supplemented. It is simply a matter of when.
...
Forum: Linux 2020-07-30, 21:04
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By chalsall
Please forgive me if I'm telling you how to chew...

Please forgive me if I'm telling you how to chew gum, but...

tcpdump might be your friend in these kinds of situations.
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-07-30, 20:31
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,308
Posted By chalsall
Socialist!!! :wink: My rule is, I don't...

Socialist!!! :wink:

My rule is, I don't care what you use; just get the job done. :smile:
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-07-30, 19:52
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,308
Posted By chalsall
Hey, James and I argue enough about what the P in...

Hey, James and I argue enough about what the P in LAMP should really mean. (And then along came Python, to crash the party (and enforce indentation)...) :wink:
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-07-30, 17:56
Replies: 4,964
Views: 217,308
Posted By chalsall
LOL... If I may please share... IMO, Perl...

LOL... If I may please share...

IMO, Perl has a bad rap along the lines of "Write once, read never". Mostly because of the tight tying of Regular Expressions...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-07-30, 17:31
Replies: 68
Views: 1,040
Posted By chalsall
Hey all.

Hey all.
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