20080929, 14:48  #67  
Quasi Admin Thing
May 2005
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But for now I'll see when I can continue do more work on Riesel base 3, on my own... maybe in a month or a couple of years, who knows what I decide once I complete the work I've left as reserved... KEP 

20080930, 07:29  #68 
"Gary"
May 2007
Overland Park, KS
2·5·1,181 Posts 
Carlos,
I think Micha indicated an interest in sieving Riesel base 3 k<100M for n=25K100K. If he's working on that, I'll create a minidrive out of that base when he's done sieving to n=~100G or so. If he's not working on it, I'll start some sieving on it next week. Gary Last fiddled with by gd_barnes on 20081005 at 03:04 Reason: Correct sieving limit 
20081005, 03:03  #69 
"Gary"
May 2007
Overland Park, KS
10111000100010_{2} Posts 
KEP reported by Email that he has completed Riesel base 3 up to k=250M and n=25K on Oct. 1st!
The effort was reviewed and is correct. Very nice work! There are now 1178 k's remaining for k<250M. The web pages have now been updated for all reservations, search ranges, and primes at CRUS in the last week. Gary 
20081005, 03:05  #70 
"Gary"
May 2007
Overland Park, KS
2×5×1,181 Posts 
Micha confirmed by PM that he is sieving Riesel base 3 for k<100M and n=25K100K. After he has sieved to an appropriate depth, I'll start a minidrive for n=25K50K.
Gary 
20081005, 07:19  #71 
Just call me Henry
"David"
Sep 2007
Liverpool (GMT/BST)
37×163 Posts 
3677878 and 4223272 have reached 100k with no primes
i am unreserving them 2/5 numbers i have tested have had a prime 
20081005, 07:40  #72  
"Gary"
May 2007
Overland Park, KS
2·5·1,181 Posts 
Quote:
Feel free to take the next 23 of them or grab a file from the Sierp minidrive. n=1K files posted are now posted there for n=85K100K. Gary 

20081005, 14:12  #73 
Quasi Admin Thing
May 2005
2×491 Posts 
I would like to reserve k<=5M up to 1M for Riesel base 3. I'm still keeping my other reservations, but I feels like I wanna be part of finding bigger primes. Already now it appears to be rather easy sieveable, so I'll sieve the 3 k's untill my Sierp base 19 reservation is completed and then I'll pause any else I've pending and work on this recent Riesel base 3 reservation
Hope its ok KEP EDIT: Just for clearence, I'm keeping all currently reserved work, but would like to add this to my list of reservations Last fiddled with by KEP on 20081005 at 14:13 
20081006, 08:26  #74  
"Gary"
May 2007
Overland Park, KS
27042_{8} Posts 
Quote:
OK, that's fine. As prime as base 3 is, I would expect you to find a prime on all of them before n=1M. Good luck on finding a top5000 prime! Gary Last fiddled with by gd_barnes on 20081006 at 08:28 

20081006, 14:29  #75  
Quasi Admin Thing
May 2005
2·491 Posts 
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At 151,700,000,000 p ~43,331 candidates remain. If a top5000 candidate exists I'll catch it, no doubt about it Kenneth! 

20081013, 16:04  #76 
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May 2005
1726_{8} Posts 
3591446*3^1911771 is prime... only 2 to go

20081013, 22:20  #77 
"Gary"
May 2007
Overland Park, KS
2×5×1,181 Posts 
VERY nice! 91222 digits. Not far from top5000 territory. Historical note: This is the 6th largest prime ever found for Riesel base 3!! k=3677878 is now the lowest k with no prime for this base. Last fiddled with by gd_barnes on 20081013 at 22:21 
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