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Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-24, 21:05
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Prime95
I've not kept up with the best CPU/GPU currently...

I've not kept up with the best CPU/GPU currently available. You'll need to dig around the forum for best choice in your price range.

I believe AMD Ryzen with a big L3 cache is the current best...
Forum: GIMPS Board of Directors News 2021-02-24, 16:49
Replies: 12
Views: 9,795
Posted By Prime95
Thanks for the correction. Filed July 2020, next...

Thanks for the correction. Filed July 2020, next one due July 2022.

California requires a filing a simple Statement of Information that lists a tax-exempt corporation's legal address and officers...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-02-24, 00:33
Replies: 684
Views: 51,298
Posted By Prime95
Understood, but the solution is not reducing info...

Understood, but the solution is not reducing info posted on the U.S. (which one can ignore if they find it uninteresting). I'd love to read stories on interesting machinations of other countries --...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-24, 00:27
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Prime95
Welcome back! Gpuowl does not do LL -- only...

Welcome back!

Gpuowl does not do LL -- only PRP with proofs. There are python scripts (no GUI) to automate the fetching of work and reporting results and uploading proofs. You will get WR...
Forum: GIMPS Board of Directors News 2021-02-23, 20:59
Replies: 12
Views: 9,795
Posted By Prime95
I'll have Aaron look at your suggested ISP. This...

I'll have Aaron look at your suggested ISP. This really is not my area of expertise.
Forum: Software 2021-02-23, 17:50
Replies: 108
Sticky: Prime95 v30.4
Views: 8,218
Posted By Prime95
Prime95 does not do that.

Prime95 does not do that.
Forum: Software 2021-02-23, 06:07
Replies: 108
Sticky: Prime95 v30.4
Views: 8,218
Posted By Prime95
Maybe not. I believe when the first P-1 finished...

Maybe not. I believe when the first P-1 finished it created a save file indicating that P-1 had been run to B1=1.2M, B2=67.2M. When the second P-1 line was processed prime95 took B2 from 67.2M to...
Forum: GIMPS Board of Directors News 2021-02-23, 03:30
Replies: 12
Views: 9,795
Posted By Prime95
2021 BOD meeting minutes

GIMPS BoD Minutes 2021-02-22 by email
Attending: George Woltman (GW), Luke Welsh (LW), Ernst Mayer(EM)
. Meeting Called to Order
- GW: Approval of Minutes of BOD Meeting 2020-01-09
* GW MOVE,...
Forum: Software 2021-02-21, 23:19
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Prime95
Odd. This FFT length should be good to 105.9M...

Odd. This FFT length should be good to 105.9M (or 105.7M using AVX-512)
Forum: Software 2021-02-21, 23:13
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By Prime95
Edit the worktodo.txt. After the assignment ID,...

Edit the worktodo.txt. After the assignment ID, add "FFT2=6M,".
Example: PRP=N/A,FFT2=6M,1,2,101077253,-1,76,2
Forum: Software 2021-02-18, 04:34
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Prime95
mprime should create save files if you kill it...

mprime should create save files if you kill it (not kill -9)
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-15, 21:03
Replies: 2,108
Views: 189,768
Posted By Prime95
Please try again. I increased the CPU...

Please try again.

I increased the CPU power required to get first-time tests. While I was at it I increased the amount of RAM a client must have to get P-1 assignments. In the process, I...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-15, 10:19
Replies: 2,108
Views: 189,768
Posted By Prime95
Those 5 were all unaccounted for -- neither...

Those 5 were all unaccounted for -- neither assigned or available. They are now available.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-15, 06:44
Replies: 2,108
Views: 189,768
Posted By Prime95
So I looked at the off-by-4 in the 100M - 101M...

So I looked at the off-by-4 in the 100M - 101M range.
The four exponents are awaiting a proof to be uploaded. Thus, they aren't DCed, nor are they available for assignment. They are in limbo. ...
Forum: GIMPS Board of Directors News 2021-02-13, 23:55
Replies: 12
Views: 9,795
Posted By Prime95
It has not. My fault. I did poll the board...

It has not. My fault.

I did poll the board members and there is no pressing business to discuss.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-11, 17:48
Replies: 2,108
Views: 189,768
Posted By Prime95
I would not have the patience to wait 400 days...

I would not have the patience to wait 400 days for a result. I would unreserve it and ask for double-checks. You may do whatever makes you happy.

I'll check the assignment code to give...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-10, 05:12
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Prime95
Fixed. This is a bug in prime95 30.3. If you...

Fixed. This is a bug in prime95 30.3. If you upgrade from v29 and there is a message in the spool file, the first 60 or so characters of the JSON message are lost. Fortunately, it is easy to...
Forum: Software 2021-02-08, 21:35
Replies: 108
Sticky: Prime95 v30.4
Views: 8,218
Posted By Prime95
It affects Fermats and Mersennes, P-1 and ECM. ...

It affects Fermats and Mersennes, P-1 and ECM.



Try build 9. If that fails, send me the save file, worktodo.txt, prime.txt, and local.txt.
Forum: Software 2021-02-07, 20:50
Replies: 108
Sticky: Prime95 v30.4
Views: 8,218
Posted By Prime95
Good find. Fixed in build 9, which is now...

Good find. Fixed in build 9, which is now available.
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-02-06, 19:09
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By Prime95
Most factoring below 2^64 was done before...

Most factoring below 2^64 was done before primenet was keeping a history. The work was done, but a hardware error or software bug could mean a factor was missed.

However, P-1 probably would have...
Forum: Software 2021-02-05, 20:26
Replies: 526
Views: 62,063
Posted By Prime95
AVX FFTs only go to 51200K. This is the...

AVX FFTs only go to 51200K. This is the ungraceful (disgraceful?) error message you get trying to run an FFT above 50M.
Forum: Software 2021-02-05, 04:40
Replies: 526
Views: 62,063
Posted By Prime95
A lot. The exact answer depends on whether you...

A lot. The exact answer depends on whether you have AVX or AVX-512 instructions available. Note, there's no real benefit (that I know of) to testing every FFT length.
Forum: Software 2021-02-04, 17:47
Replies: 108
Sticky: Prime95 v30.4
Views: 8,218
Posted By Prime95
30.4 seems stable enough to make the transition. ...

30.4 seems stable enough to make the transition. The improved P-1 bounds is worth the effort.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-03, 02:13
Replies: 129
Views: 10,422
Posted By Prime95
I added a warning on the manual assignments page...

I added a warning on the manual assignments page that TF and P-1 at the leading edge may be subject to a 30 day expiration.

Easy to include TF in the latest rule to also include TF. I'd like to...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-02-02, 23:49
Replies: 129
Views: 10,422
Posted By Prime95
Manual P-1 assignments in cat 0 and some in cat 1...

Manual P-1 assignments in cat 0 and some in cat 1 now have one month to complete their work.

I do not have a P-1 expiration rule for prime95 reserved exponents.
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