20090925, 12:30  #1 
Sep 2004
101100001110_{2} Posts 
msieve help
I'm using msieve with the following flags: nc t 4 v
After 34 mins the client shutdowns without starting the linear algebra step. What am I doing wrong? Thanks in advance, Carlos 
20090925, 13:26  #2 
(loop (#_fork))
Feb 2006
Cambridge, England
6,379 Posts 
How big a number are you working on, how many relations do you have, which OS are you using, and how much memory does the computer have?

20090925, 14:02  #3 
Oct 2004
Austria
2·17·73 Posts 
Does one of the last lines of your output (or the msieve.log file) say something like "filtering wants xy more relations"? In this case, you don't have enough relations yet and should do some more sieving.

20090925, 17:17  #4 
Sep 2004
2830_{10} Posts 
I am helping frmky. The number is 12,233. I have a quadcore at 2.9 GHz running Vista 64bit with 6 GB of memory and 16 GB of virtual memory.
Here's the latest log file. http://em99010pepe.googlepages.com/msieve.log I restarted a third run, it stopped again after 3 hours. Thanks. Carlos Last fiddled with by em99010pepe on 20090925 at 17:22 
20090925, 17:41  #5  
Oct 2004
Austria
9B2_{16} Posts 
Quote:
Code:
Fri Sep 25 08:38:21 2009 reduce to 0 relations and 0 ideals in 4 passes Fri Sep 25 08:38:21 2009 max relations containing the same ideal: 0 Fri Sep 25 08:38:21 2009 filtering wants 1000000 more relations Fri Sep 25 08:38:21 2009 elapsed time 00:34:53 "reduce to 0 relations and 0 ideals in 4 passes": when msieve attempts to reduce to one or twodigit numbers of relations and ideals, that (usually, but not always?) indicates, that you are still relatively far from forming a matrix. later... Code:
Fri Sep 25 15:08:57 2009 matrix must have more columns than rows Last fiddled with by Andi47 on 20090925 at 17:43 

20090925, 18:12  #6 
Sep 2004
2×5×283 Posts 
Between those runs I didn't do nothing. I only restarted msieve.

20090925, 18:20  #7 
Oct 2004
Austria
2·17·73 Posts 
Strange. If I read correctly, msieve started with 89M relations for the first run and 90M relations for the second one. Are you sure you didn't add a forgotten relations file to the msieve.dat file?

20090925, 18:22  #8  
Sep 2004
5416_{8} Posts 
Quote:
One thing I can't understand is why the client runs differently or takes longer to crash with the same input. Last fiddled with by em99010pepe on 20090925 at 18:24 

20090925, 18:34  #9 
Jul 2003
So Cal
2^{3}×257 Posts 
How confident are you that the memory is stable? msieve really exercises the memory.
The same set of relations: Code:
Msieve v. 1.43 Thu Sep 24 19:51:59 2009 random seeds: f75efbbb 5239874a factoring 22241756626112025487387232215892970846333943306250217948039483251032302170567514844145619183936201185474527456283676773258556165137875115220508559250721768494720923182129313750686328471794210234430499865105061336147 (215 digits) no P1/P+1/ECM available, skipping commencing number field sieve (215digit input) R0: 1224809639974238708818962962512535510581248 R1: 1 A0: 12 A1: 0 A2: 0 A3: 0 A4: 0 A5: 0 A6: 1 skew 1.00, size 2.479471e12, alpha 1.334283, combined = 2.209296e13 commencing relation filtering estimated available RAM is 64454.2 MB commencing duplicate removal, pass 1 ... found 3509462 hash collisions in 89175031 relations added 1219066 free relations commencing duplicate removal, pass 2 found 531 duplicates and 90393566 unique relations ... commencing 2way merge reduce to 23431124 relation sets and 22856526 unique ideals commencing full merge memory use: 2889.5 MB found 12691434 cycles, need 12612726 weight of 12612726 cycles is about 882967842 (70.01/cycle) distribution of cycle lengths: 1 relations: 1555777 2 relations: 1697997 3 relations: 1670597 4 relations: 1490575 5 relations: 1306310 6 relations: 1105501 7 relations: 926773 8 relations: 753267 9 relations: 595331 10+ relations: 1510598 heaviest cycle: 20 relations commencing cycle optimization start with 64865983 relations pruned 1747798 relations memory use: 2087.2 MB distribution of cycle lengths: 1 relations: 1555777 2 relations: 1734853 3 relations: 1735456 4 relations: 1528178 5 relations: 1338266 6 relations: 1121051 7 relations: 932746 8 relations: 746753 9 relations: 581351 10+ relations: 1338295 heaviest cycle: 20 relations RelProcTime: 33330 commencing linear algebra read 12612726 cycles cycles contain 33892207 unique relations read 33892207 relations using 20 quadratic characters above 1073741784 building initial matrix memory use: 4463.3 MB read 12612726 cycles matrix is 12612548 x 12612726 (3808.0 MB) with weight 1111885117 (88.16/col) sparse part has weight 859498235 (68.15/col) filtering completed in 2 passes matrix is 12610115 x 12610293 (3807.8 MB) with weight 1111820628 (88.17/col) sparse part has weight 859481733 (68.16/col) read 12610293 cycles matrix is 12610115 x 12610293 (3807.8 MB) with weight 1111820628 (88.17/col) sparse part has weight 859481733 (68.16/col) saving the first 48 matrix rows for later matrix is 12610067 x 12610293 (3630.6 MB) with weight 887328246 (70.37/col) sparse part has weight 825641182 (65.47/col) matrix includes 64 packed rows using block size 65536 for processor cache size 2048 kB commencing Lanczos iteration (4 threads) memory use: 3973.0 MB linear algebra completed 25282 of 12610293 dimensions (0.2%, ETA 1177h37m) Last fiddled with by frmky on 20090925 at 18:48 
20090925, 18:47  #10 
Sep 2004
2·5·283 Posts 

20090925, 20:58  #11 
Just call me Henry
"David"
Sep 2007
Cambridge (GMT/BST)
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