mersenneforum.org  

Go Back   mersenneforum.org > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 501
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Gordon
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-26, 23:31
Replies: 1,125
Views: 53,800
Posted By Gordon
Real vaccines take 10-15 years to get approved...

Real vaccines take 10-15 years to get approved and for very good reason.

Are you willing to risk your life and those of your children and grandchildren on something that's been tested for 15...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-27, 23:37
Replies: 1,125
Views: 53,800
Posted By Gordon
Or the annual 6 month house arrest? The...

Or the annual 6 month house arrest?

The general population who seem to have lost the ability to actually think for themselves are all sleep walking into oblivion and being scared like little...
Forum: Lounge 2020-04-27, 23:35
Replies: 1,125
Views: 53,800
Posted By Gordon
155,000 people a day die, none of which are down...

155,000 people a day die, none of which are down to this virus.

28,000 a day die from starvation which is ENTIRELY preventable.

Now tell me again why a few thousand dying from a flu virus is...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-04-26, 22:53
Replies: 16
Views: 2,128
Posted By Gordon
It won't, trying to target a flu virus (this is ...

It won't, trying to target a flu virus (this is simply a variant) is a pointless exercise like trying to nail jelly to the wall.

Let's imagine in some fantasy land they get a vaccine out before...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2020-01-23, 01:44
Replies: 1,708
Views: 145,159
Posted By Gordon
I've been in this a *long* time...

I've been in this a *long* time...
Forum: Hardware 2019-12-25, 00:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,417
Posted By Gordon
Maybe he can but at 33W to get 53 Ghz days/day is...

Maybe he can but at 33W to get 53 Ghz days/day is it really worth it?

I have a 1660-Ti and for less than 4x the power (120W vs 33W) I get 42x the throughput (2250 vs 53).
Forum: PrimeNet 2019-12-14, 19:19
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Gordon
mfaktc can't work on an exponent less than...

mfaktc can't work on an exponent less than 100,000

the smallest one on the list is 100,069 which has 30,124 digits so we are nowhere remotely near going past the number of bits in the number...
Forum: Lone Mersenne Hunters 2019-12-14, 12:31
Replies: 20
Views: 3,384
Posted By Gordon
In what exponent range?

In what exponent range?
Forum: PrimeNet 2019-12-14, 12:22
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Gordon
Nobody should be doing TF on a cpu nowadays. ...

Nobody should be doing TF on a cpu nowadays.

There are no prizes for TF work :smile:

Sometimes when I check a result in the result isn't needed as someone has found a factor with ECM, that's...
Forum: PrimeNet 2019-12-14, 12:20
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Gordon
Yes, I am running on the sub 1m exponents. ...

Yes, I am running on the sub 1m exponents.

1. If this is true then why does mersenne.ca show 2,515 exponents not yet factored to 66 bits?
2. That would take about 80 mins to do
3. Agreed
4. A...
Forum: PrimeNet 2019-12-14, 01:30
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Gordon
So you sometimes get a collision, with a fast...

So you sometimes get a collision, with a fast enough GPU it might mean you sometimes throw away 15-20 minutes of computation.

I'm currently plowing through the sub 1M exponents, in the 200k range...
Forum: PrimeNet 2019-12-14, 01:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Gordon
Does that matter? You can check the results in...

Does that matter? You can check the results in anyway...
Forum: Hardware 2019-12-14, 01:24
Replies: 178
#1
Views: 20,116
Posted By Gordon
I'm running 64gb on a win 7 Pro setup...just a...

I'm running 64gb on a win 7 Pro setup...just a shame that gmp-ecm blows up when it tries to access more than 16gb :-(
Forum: PrimeNet 2019-12-13, 13:12
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Gordon
Sure you can :-) See attached

Sure you can :-)

See attached
Forum: PrimeNet 2019-12-12, 22:59
Replies: 21
Views: 1,572
Posted By Gordon
A bit like this page? ...

A bit like this page?

https://www.mersenne.org/report_factoring_effort/?exp_lo=200000000&exp_hi=200099999
Forum: Data 2019-12-03, 23:34
Replies: 189
Views: 24,465
Posted By Gordon
Come down to the sub 1M playing field :-)

Come down to the sub 1M playing field :-)
Forum: Data 2019-11-21, 22:45
Replies: 9
Views: 2,179
Posted By Gordon
Too small? I did one curve at each B1 level...

Too small?

I did one curve at each B1 level (Prime 95), then ran gmp-ecm in verbose mode to time for each B2 going up in powers of 10 until I reached the point where run times were about equal'ish...
Forum: Data 2019-11-21, 18:26
Replies: 9
Views: 2,179
Posted By Gordon
I typically use B2 = 100,000 x B1

I typically use B2 = 100,000 x B1
Forum: Data 2019-11-21, 15:49
Replies: 9
Views: 2,179
Posted By Gordon
Ohh....guess I should give up on M3049...

Ohh....guess I should give up on M3049 now....even though there haven't been all *that* many curves at B1 in range 850M-1B the large number of lower bounds curves give the likelihood of a miss at 65...
Forum: GMP-ECM 2019-10-22, 22:44
Replies: 0
Views: 1,486
Posted By Gordon
GMP Memory Allocation Issues

I wrote about this before where gmp-ecm would fail with this

GNU MP: Cannot allocate memory (size=4294959136)

this is on a pc with 64gb ram of which about 36gb is free, gmp-ecm was only using...
Forum: Lounge 2019-05-10, 00:08
Replies: 61
Views: 2,032
Posted By Gordon
I notice you have posters for M37 & M38...is...

I notice you have posters for M37 & M38...is there one for M36? (I found it)
Forum: Data 2018-12-17, 17:06
Replies: 189
Views: 24,465
Posted By Gordon
Sorry, I didn't make that clear, it's ECM that...

Sorry, I didn't make that clear, it's ECM that I'm doing...
Forum: News 2018-12-16, 21:00
Replies: 270
Views: 30,346
Posted By Gordon
Not spoil the surprise for everyone else...:smile:

Not spoil the surprise for everyone else...:smile:
Forum: Data 2018-12-16, 02:18
Replies: 189
Views: 24,465
Posted By Gordon
Come down to the *low* side - under 5k...

Come down to the *low* side - under 5k...
Forum: News 2018-12-16, 02:11
Replies: 270
Views: 30,346
Posted By Gordon
Some of us do :rolleyes:

Some of us do :rolleyes:
Showing results 1 to 25 of 501

 
All times are UTC. The time now is 07:02.

Tue Oct 27 07:02:41 UTC 2020 up 47 days, 4:13, 0 users, load averages: 1.72, 1.71, 1.70

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

This forum has received and complied with 0 (zero) government requests for information.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
A copy of the license is included in the FAQ.