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Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-25, 05:51
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By piforbreakfast
You said what I meant to say. I realize all...

You said what I meant to say. I realize all exponents must be prime, it just didn't come out that way. I appreciate the primer on primality testing and elimination.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-24, 19:32
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By piforbreakfast
DC has been completed but no factors found

So does this mean this exponent is prime now that a double-check has found no factors, or is another test still pending?

https://www.mersenne.ca/exponent/63459197

EDIT: Scratch that, does this...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-22, 23:35
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
I got home a few minutes ago after being gone...

I got home a few minutes ago after being gone most of the past 48 hours to find my newest computer stuck on a screen that says "preparing automatic repair," and checking my GIMPS activity log on that...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-22, 01:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,424
Posted By piforbreakfast
So is an LL test the final step for determining a...

So is an LL test the final step for determining a prime?
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-20, 20:05
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By piforbreakfast
Anyone know what kind of hardware SR Base is using?

I guess I have hardware envy and wish I could run a lot more numbers more quickly on faster machines.
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-20, 19:48
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
I (finally) got through to tech support for the...

I (finally) got through to tech support for the computer company and they walked me through a Windows 10 reinstall, and that did the trick. The computer is up and running again.
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-19, 06:23
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
Where do I get one of these sticks?

Where do I get one of these sticks?
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-18, 19:48
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
And now I'm having problems with computer #3 just...

And now I'm having problems with computer #3 just a few days after I started running GIMPS on it. I can't get past the startup screen (it's running Windows 10) and trying to run startup repair keeps...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-16, 20:37
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
I think the problem was probably the fan speed. I...

I think the problem was probably the fan speed. I changed the fan speed to high so that will hopefully do the trick.
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-15, 08:09
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
Also, maybe this shows I've totally been drinking...

Also, maybe this shows I've totally been drinking the GIMPS Kool-Aid, but I ordered a third gaming computer to use for GIMPS and it just arrived yesterday. This third computer has liquid cooling like...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-15, 08:05
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
I'm messing with the BIOS. The issue isn't that...

I'm messing with the BIOS. The issue isn't that I'm disabling overclocking per se, the issue is that I'm changing the BIOS settings. But I also increased the fan speed to pretty much full blast, so...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-15, 02:01
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
I didn't see a setting to underclock the CPU, but...

I didn't see a setting to underclock the CPU, but I disabled the setting that allows overclocking. I'm just hoping that tinkering around with any of these settings won't void my warranty. I'd hate to...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-15, 00:32
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
I got home a little while ago to find that the...

I got home a little while ago to find that the computer had shut down with a message on the screen that the temperature got too high and it went into automatic shutoff/cooldown. I stopped the DC test...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-12, 07:48
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By piforbreakfast
But there's no risk of missing a prime since...

But there's no risk of missing a prime since there would have been an indication on the first test that M may be prime?
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-12, 06:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By piforbreakfast
Double-checking attempts and successes

I'm reconfiguring my main computers to do primarily double-checking and noticed that there is one column listed for DC attempts and the other for successes. What is an unsuccessful DC?
...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-09, 12:57
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By piforbreakfast
For that matter, why are there still so many...

For that matter, why are there still so many unverified LL tests in the system for exponents that have already been determined to not be prime? 57895237 was the last verified non-prime exponent...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 09:55
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
I'm not ready to die.

I'm not ready to die.
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 07:56
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
I took it back to Best Buy which was where I...

I took it back to Best Buy which was where I bought it because it kept overheating and wouldn't run more than about 15 minutes before shutting down. The extended maintenance plan I had covered...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 06:44
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
The computer that's on the way has a faster...

The computer that's on the way has a faster processor. Should I still try to exchange it for a liquid cooling system?
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-08, 04:49
Replies: 108
Views: 27,115
Posted By piforbreakfast
Heh, finding Mersenne primes as a way to get rich...

Heh, finding Mersenne primes as a way to get rich didn't cross my mind, but maybe I should start using the digits of previous primes for my lottery numbers.
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 04:26
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
The computer I had used liquid cooling. I wonder...

The computer I had used liquid cooling. I wonder if I should exchange the one that's on the way.
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-08, 03:35
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By piforbreakfast
Should I choose just double-checking or...

Should I choose just double-checking or double-checking with proofs?
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 01:07
Replies: 35
Views: 2,596
Posted By piforbreakfast
I had less than 10 percent done, so no worries. I...

I had less than 10 percent done, so no worries. I will definitely keep this in mind for future assignments, though.

I think what had happened was that the desktop tower was sitting on a hardwood...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-10-08, 00:52
Replies: 108
Views: 27,115
Posted By piforbreakfast
Are there any rules in place yet for what happens...

Are there any rules in place yet for what happens to exponents that have been reserved or otherwise are in progress but which haven't shown any apparent work at all in several years? I know it's been...
Forum: Information & Answers 2021-10-08, 00:39
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By piforbreakfast
It might be frowned upon to try to reserve...

It might be frowned upon to try to reserve multiple months worth of work because it might appear you are "hoarding" exponents. There are far too many exponents already which have been reserved and no...
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