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Old 2018-04-16, 05:11   #1
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Default Oddities in large P-1 candidates

Out of curiosity and audacity, I decided to look at the largest candidates within Prime95's spectrum (<595.8M). The top 3 have factors, but the two below it have had P-1 work done, albeit seemingly not reported properly. M595799933 is reported as still having P-1 in progress although it says it is completed below, and M595799947 shows as repeating some TF from 2012 last month and then running P-1 with 1M as the B1 bound, and reported twice. Is there any explanation for this in either case?
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Old 2018-04-17, 06:56   #2
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That range is so far from the server assigned ranges that all work done there is incidental.
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Old 2019-06-08, 17:20   #3
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There are oddities in how the P-1 programs act, particularly on gpus, apparently as a function of gpu ram, exponent, bounds, and other undetermined variables. Some runs are being made at exponents well above the assignment wavefronts. See https://www.mersenneforum.org/showpo...82&postcount=7 and https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=23389
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