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Forum: Information & Answers 2021-04-11, 18:18
Replies: 3
Views: 48
Posted By slandrum
The lowest manual assignment you can get is a...

The lowest manual assignment you can get is a category 3 assignment, unless you've flagged your account to get the smallest possible exponents, in which case you can get a category 2 assignment. It...
Forum: Software 2021-04-11, 17:32
Replies: 6
Views: 75
Posted By slandrum
I've found that the first DC runs on a new...

I've found that the first DC runs on a new computer get terrible time estimates on primenet. Usually super optimistic by a factor of 3 or more, but sometimes super pessimistic. By about the 3rd DC...
Forum: Homework Help 2021-04-11, 10:54
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By slandrum
OP is Original Poster, the person who started the...

OP is Original Poster, the person who started the thread - in other words you.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 10:33
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By slandrum
Well, since you are measuring the time by your...

Well, since you are measuring the time by your own watch that you are taking with you, you have to travel back in 0 time, so you have to travel at c (the speed of light).

If you were not in a...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-11, 10:09
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By slandrum
You have to travel back instantaneously.

You have to travel back instantaneously.
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-01, 21:55
Replies: 189
Views: 9,034
Posted By slandrum
I imagine that's much more common. In fact your...

I imagine that's much more common. In fact your mother-in-law could be younger than you are.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-01, 05:31
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By slandrum
When I hover over the name of the tester it shows...

When I hover over the name of the tester it shows the computer name. In this case it's "Manual Testing" for all of the assignments.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-04-01, 02:02
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By slandrum
https://www.mersenne.org/M55227059 had to have...

https://www.mersenne.org/M55227059 had to have been cat 2 when it was assigned, it's a manual assignment. That's consistent with the 120 day expiration on it. Since it also had to have been...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-31, 21:10
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By slandrum
Not exactly - they weren't cat 0 when they were...

Not exactly - they weren't cat 0 when they were assigned - the category they were in when assigned is what determines their expiration rules for starting work, even as they move into a different...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-28, 22:20
Replies: 186
Views: 31,864
Posted By slandrum
That's not what the rules say - they don't say...

That's not what the rules say - they don't say anything about what numbers Ben Delo has been assigned. You can make a new guess after your guess and all exponents below it have been tested for...
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-03-28, 17:27
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By slandrum
Expiration dates for the assignments currently...

Expiration dates for the assignments currently not showing an expiration will get attached as soon as they move about halfway into cat 1. Any exponent that's been assigned for over 360 days will...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-03-26, 23:35
Replies: 70
Views: 2,743
Posted By slandrum
I really don't understand why. Do you have a...

I really don't understand why. Do you have a crush on him or something?

It really doesn't matter what machine does the work, as long as it's done correctly.

It's not even Ben's software...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-26, 02:16
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By slandrum
Today, 1 cat 0 assignment expired and was...

Today, 1 cat 0 assignment expired and was reassigned. Tomorrow, 5 cat 0 assignments will expire.

Once in a while there's a block of assignments that expire on the same day, but there are also...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-25, 18:38
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By slandrum
The availability of cat 0 DC assignments has...

The availability of cat 0 DC assignments has nothing to do with the clearing rate of cat 0 DC assignments. The only way you can get a cat 0 assignment is if an assignment that's currently in the cat...
Forum: Data 2021-03-23, 23:20
Replies: 3,374
Views: 261,477
Posted By slandrum
And someone jumped in on 101087191 and didn't...

And someone jumped in on 101087191 and didn't want to wait for the obviously stalled assignment there to expire out.
Forum: Viliam Furik 2021-03-22, 01:00
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By slandrum
I don't think you'll find out anything useful...

I don't think you'll find out anything useful about X. Mp mod p = 1, regardless of whether Mp is prime or not. Any factor f of Mp will also have this be true: f mod p = 1.

Maybe there's...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-21, 21:06
Replies: 189
Views: 9,034
Posted By slandrum
My dad has had both shots (PFizer) - and both...

My dad has had both shots (PFizer) - and both times he had some soreness in the arm near the injection site but that was it. He was anticipating a reaction to the second shot because that had been...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-03-21, 19:50
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By slandrum
As Uncwilly pointed out, there are exceptions for...

As Uncwilly pointed out, there are exceptions for n=1

Also, the latter statement doesn't quite follow from Bertrand's postulate. The statement that follows from Bertrand's postulate would be that...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-20, 16:04
Replies: 1,667
Views: 73,633
Posted By slandrum
union Ugly naked integers - our neighbors! ...

union

Ugly naked integers - our neighbors!

naked
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-20, 15:47
Replies: 2,127
Views: 202,847
Posted By slandrum
I mentioned a while back that there was a...

I mentioned a while back that there was a mismatch in the 101M ->102M range in the exponents available, assigned, and not done.

The work distribution map showed there being 1 exponent available...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2021-03-18, 05:37
Replies: 1,841
Views: 207,011
Posted By slandrum
I'm guessing that was worth about 0.001 GHz-days

I'm guessing that was worth about 0.001 GHz-days
Forum: Marin's Mersenne-aries 2021-03-16, 17:00
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By slandrum
This reason is going to be the big one that the...

This reason is going to be the big one that the estimate is optimistic
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-03-16, 14:39
Replies: 43
Views: 2,995
Posted By slandrum
If there's a solution for a ^ d = b mod n ...

If there's a solution for
a ^ d = b mod n
given a, b, n, then there must be a solution where
0 <= d < n
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-07, 16:28
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By slandrum
OK this appears to be a non-issue, the TF are...

OK this appears to be a non-issue, the TF are completed. The previous TF assignments from that account took 43 days to turn in.
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-07, 04:02
Replies: 1,339
Views: 109,666
Posted By slandrum
From the state that brought you no electricity...

From the state that brought you no electricity and no water... No masks!
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