20060714, 19:27  #23 
"Jason Goatcher"
Mar 2005
3×7×167 Posts 
I should finish my base5 PRPing sometime Sunday night. I have a 2.8GHz dualcore PentiumD that would love to help with this if someone could send me a preprocessed(base2, all nvalues even) file for me to LLR.

20060715, 01:40  #24 
Jun 2003
62E_{16} Posts 
Code:
K Weight At 2^ Testing up to 2^ Reserved by 18534 92 1060000 1325000 Citrix 23451 230 1353164 2000000 Jean Penne 60849 263 1250000 2000000 Jean Penne 64494 93 1250000 66741 0 ~~~~~~~~~BASE 4 SIERPINSKI NUMBER~~~~~~~~~ Total Weight = 678 Average Weight= 169.5 Sieving Completed (Billions): 03000 (In progress upto 5000) Thanks for joining the project, attached are the files, sieved to 3T. edit: One more thing, is your computer stable? Please run a Prime95 tourture test before starting your range. There is no double check for this project, so all missed primes are missed. Last fiddled with by Citrix on 20060715 at 01:51 
20060720, 03:15  #25 
Sep 2004
UVic
106_{8} Posts 
here's a new file through 3583...sorry had to do it fast wasn't able to remove out what you've completed citrix. or break it into individual files...not many new factors are being found...but every little bit helps. continuing onwards...

20060722, 04:33  #26  
Jun 2003
3056_{8} Posts 
Quote:
I haven't finished till 1.325 yet, it might take 12 more weeks, 200 candidates remaining. (I think I miscalculated) Once I am done till there, I will stop. I will not PRP any more candidates. It just takes too much time from the fast computers I have. I prefer to put them on PSP. Slow computers take very long to do candidates >1M As for finding too few factors, I suggest you stop the sieve and PRP instead. P1 may be better for factoring, you might want to run some tests first. I don't know how fast Jean's computers are and how far he is planning on extending his k's. It might be a good idea to PRP than sieve. edit Code:
K Weight At 2^ Testing up to 2^ Reserved by 18534 92 1325000 23451 230 1353164 2000000 Jean Penne 60849 263 1250000 2000000 Jean Penne 64494 93 1250000 66741 0 ~~~~~~~~~BASE 4 SIERPINSKI NUMBER~~~~~~~~~ Total Weight = 678 Average Weight= 169.5 Sieving Completed (Billions): 03000 (In progress upto 5000) Last fiddled with by Citrix on 20060819 at 16:29 

20060823, 06:56  #27 
Sep 2004
UVic
1000110_{2} Posts 
Code:
K Weight At 2^ Testing up to 2^ Reserved by 18534 92 1325000 23451 230 1353164 2000000 Jean Penne 60849 263 1250000 2000000 Jean Penne 64494 93 1250000 66741 0 ~~~~~~~~~BASE 4 SIERPINSKI NUMBER~~~~~~~~~ Total Weight = 678 Average Weight= 169.5 Sieving Completed (Billions): 05000 I'm also going to be taking a 12 week break starting now since I am moving again. thankfully the new place will have a MUCH better internet connection then here! best of luck, Tyler Last fiddled with by tcadigan on 20060823 at 06:57 
20060823, 14:50  #28 
May 2004
FRANCE
2^{2}·5·29 Posts 
Thanks!
Thank you, Tyler, for the new sieved files! I updated my input files according to them.
For k = 23451, I am now at n = 1430648, no primes, continuing... (P4 2.53 GHz) For k = 60849, I am now around n = 1300000, no primes, continuing... (T2300 1.66 GHz) I think we have now to be brave while facing this desert crossing... Best Regards, Jean 
20060823, 23:06  #29 
Jun 2003
2×7×113 Posts 
k=18534 complete to 1325000
I would like to put a machine on this project, unfortunately all my computers are turned off this summer, so I am waiting for things to cool off, before I can do any serious prime finding. 
20060824, 01:43  #30 
Nov 2003
2×1,811 Posts 
Jean Penne et al.
I see that you are very serious in your search, and I wish you every success, an oasis before long, in the form of a nice, big prime!

20060824, 18:28  #31  
May 2004
FRANCE
2^{2}·5·29 Posts 
Quote:
more of them would be out of reach for a while... I hope this bad possibility will be disproved soon! Regards, Jean 

20060824, 19:10  #32 
Jul 2004
Potsdam, Germany
3·277 Posts 
I just started working on k=64494. I don't know how far I get, as I currently only have a single PentiumM available. But it should help nevertheless.
I wonder why there are a lot more candidates for k=64494 left than for k=18534, given they have almost the same weight. Last fiddled with by Mystwalker on 20060824 at 19:15 
20060825, 00:35  #33 
Jun 2003
2·7·113 Posts 
The wieghts are screwed up due to a sampling error.

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