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Forum: kriesel 2021-01-18, 07:25
Replies: 8
Views: 2,386
Posted By Uncwilly
#16 (https://primes.utm.edu/notes/crackpot.html)

#16 (https://primes.utm.edu/notes/crackpot.html)
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-01-18, 02:16
Replies: 7
Views: 37,020
Posted By Uncwilly
I just checked some of the others and found that...

I just checked some of the others and found that I had misfiled an exponent as suspect. I have moved it to the Cat 2 list. Last couple of weeks I was having problems with my tool to fetch the new...
Forum: Software 2021-01-18, 01:27
Replies: 508
Views: 51,611
Posted By Uncwilly
The commands/menu choices will be the same for...

The commands/menu choices will be the same for all recent (current version and the past 5 years or so) major versions. There is no need to revert the machines to a previous version.
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-17, 21:05
Replies: 83
Views: 3,676
Posted By Uncwilly
I have retrieved items out of a 550 C furnace...

I have retrieved items out of a 550 C furnace before barehanded. Yes, actually picking up items that were at 550. They were low thermal mass, highly conductive, and the contact area was small.

I...
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-17, 19:11
Replies: 83
Views: 3,676
Posted By Uncwilly
The US military has done tests and exposed people...

The US military has done tests and exposed people to over 200C while at the same time cooking a steak in the same area.

And here is an infographic:...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-17, 18:56
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By Uncwilly
A lot of them are from people using Prime95 to...

A lot of them are from people using Prime95 to test hardware (many of the anonymous users are those).

Or people who start the test and don't realise how long each test is going to take and then...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-17, 15:07
Replies: 55
Views: 7,973
Posted By Uncwilly
You mean reporters that are not full time science...

You mean reporters that are not full time science reporters proclaim "WE FOUND possible EVIDENCE OF LIFE"
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-17, 05:08
Replies: 76
Views: 4,112
Posted By Uncwilly
If it is in the yellow zone here or higher: ...

If it is in the yellow zone here or higher:
https://www.mersenne.ca/status/tf/0/0/3/12000
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-16, 21:31
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By Uncwilly
Recent large increase in DC assignments Jan 2021

I have noticed that there was a spike in new assignments and then a large ramp up. But, There has not been a rise in results. Can those with inside knowledge tell us anything about it?
Could that...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-16, 18:47
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Uncwilly
"Under the hood" they are the same. The...

"Under the hood" they are the same. The interface is not relevant when worrying about verification runs. The instructions used are the same.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-16, 16:45
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Uncwilly
mprime and Prime95 are twins. mprime is for...

mprime and Prime95 are twins. mprime is for linux and Prime95 for windows.

I think there are a few how brew programs out there too that are used by just one person and are not nearly as fast as...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-16, 00:55
Replies: 1,470
Views: 80,274
Posted By Uncwilly
A pair of F35s should escort SAM 28000 all the...

A pair of F35s should escort SAM 28000 all the way to final touchdown at NBW.
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-15, 22:39
Replies: 76
Views: 4,112
Posted By Uncwilly
Either use Misfit for all of your GPU factoring...

Either use Misfit for all of your GPU factoring assignment management or manually submit them here: https://www.mersenne.org/manual_result/ (make sure you are signed in.)
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 21:17
Replies: 1,470
Views: 80,274
Posted By Uncwilly
JPL is close to LA AFB which is all about...

JPL is close to LA AFB which is all about satellites and space.
JPL (as an installation) started off as a military related venture.
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-15, 20:40
Replies: 76
Views: 4,112
Posted By Uncwilly
You need different software to do that. See this...

You need different software to do that. See this part of the forum: https://www.mersenneforum.org/forumdisplay.php?f=92
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-01-15, 20:30
Replies: 895
Views: 56,898
Posted By Uncwilly
This is not a PRP thread. You can always ask...

This is not a PRP thread. You can always ask about the software settings in the thread dedicated to software. Like this one:
https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=25823 ...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-15, 20:27
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By Uncwilly
I don't know why you are calling me out. I...

I don't know why you are calling me out.

I don't run mprime, so I am not familiar with the way of instructing it. But, if you select the work type of Double-check prime tests, you will get...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-01-15, 19:05
Replies: 65
Views: 3,980
Posted By Uncwilly
Not quite yet. 9997987 is the highest DC ...

Not quite yet.
9997987 is the highest DC
10005887 is a FTC as are: 10144691 and 10005887
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-01-15, 17:22
Replies: 60
Views: 2,730
Posted By Uncwilly
Arecibo had RADAR capability. That gives a range...

Arecibo had RADAR capability. That gives a range to the PHA. That helps to fix the orbit far more accurately than imaging can. WISE, the B612 planned craft, and even the big optical surveys coming...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 16:18
Replies: 1,470
Views: 80,274
Posted By Uncwilly
No. I am just providing another alternate (and...

No. I am just providing another alternate (and one that DT would never take because it is in a 'blue state'.). LA AFB is all about space really. It does not have the runways normally associated...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 16:08
Replies: 296
Views: 23,734
Posted By Uncwilly
My understanding that a big part of Brexit lies...

My understanding that a big part of Brexit lies in who gets to say:

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-01-15, 16:05
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By Uncwilly
The work flow goes like this. We have a list...

The work flow goes like this.

We have a list of primes that will be used as the candidate exponents (p) in 2p-1
Trial factoring and then P-1 factoring are used to eliminate candidates with small...
Forum: Soap Box 2021-01-15, 15:01
Replies: 1,470
Views: 80,274
Posted By Uncwilly
Of course putting it in Los Angeles where the Los...

Of course putting it in Los Angeles where the Los Angeles Air Force Base is also could have made sense. And Edwards AFB is close and Vandenburg is close enough too.
Forum: Lounge 2021-01-14, 22:40
Replies: 76
Views: 4,112
Posted By Uncwilly
For each of those 3, the P-1 testing (with the...

For each of those 3, the P-1 testing (with the settings you used and prior TF) should have factor about 4.6-4.7% of the time. Which means that for any 3 similar numbers in that rough range that are...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-01-14, 18:09
Replies: 65
Views: 3,980
Posted By Uncwilly
I have a 6 core machine that I am using to do...

I have a 6 core machine that I am using to do LL-DC and PRP-CF-DC (3 cores to each task.) I had the 3 cores for PRP-CF-DC as 1 worker. After seeing your post I shifted to 3 workers 1 core each for...
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