20211001, 14:18  #782 
If I May
"Chris Halsall"
Sep 2002
Barbados
2^{2}·7·359 Posts 
BOINC Users... Update your CA file(s)!
For anyone working with Reb's SRBase doing TF'ing, or anyone using BOINC in general...
It appears this is one of the domains where Let's Encrypt expiry of a root cert is affecting clients. Please see this thread explaining how to fix this. And for any Sys Admins out there... Be sure to update your "cacertificates" package on your servers. This doesn't affect any (common) clients hitting your websites, but it /can/ affect serverside IPC going out to other sites. 
20211001, 17:12  #783 
Jul 2003
Behind BB
2^{3}·13·17 Posts 
He was pushing ECM as an alternative to deeper P1. I don't think it makes a difference for the point about the conditional probability of finding a factor with a deeper P1, given an earlier P1 attempt. When a lot of ECM has been run on a candidate, that does have some effect on the probability of subsequent P1 attempts, but that might be tricky to quantify.
The probabilities associated with ECM curves work differently than the P1 probabilities. With P1 you're searching the same number space: Factors F, with F1 smooth. With ECM, each curve should be a different space. 
20211001, 18:01  #784  
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
11376_{8} Posts 
Quote:
(1 OldProb) is only slightly less than 1 with the typical oldprobs we have here: 23%. Even 13% is still 0.97. This says I can expect slightly better success than newold. In all my attempts so far (well over 50,000) I have been choosing new Bounds based simply on NewProb  OldProb. And I have been consistently exceeding these estimates (though not by a lot; maybe by 0.1%  0.2%). If it had been using the RDS formula then my results would be that much more closer to this. OldProb 2%; NewProb 5% Using 5%2% I was expecting a 3% success rate. Using (5%2%)/(12% ) = 3.06% Thanks 

20211002, 20:40  #785  
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
11376_{8} Posts 
Quote:
We got any extra unanticipated boost of TF in 3xM; your range is the only one remaining. If you plan to start at the top again, I'll start at the bottom. Wayne 

20211002, 21:13  #786  
"Yves"
Jul 2017
Belgium
2×3×13 Posts 
Quote:
But I would prefer you to start at the top (my worktodo file is already populated). Yves 

20211002, 21:26  #787  
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
12FE_{16} Posts 
Quote:
I'm about 9 days from there. A good start might be to curate the top 1000 for me. Wayne Last fiddled with by petrw1 on 20211002 at 21:28 

20211002, 23:52  #788 
If I May
"Chris Halsall"
Sep 2002
Barbados
2^{2}·7·359 Posts 

20211003, 18:50  #789 
1976 Toyota Corona years forever!
"Wayne"
Nov 2006
Saskatchewan, Canada
1001011111110_{2} Posts 

20211004, 05:28  #790 
"Yves"
Jul 2017
Belgium
78_{10} Posts 

20211004, 13:58  #791  
If I May
"Chris Halsall"
Sep 2002
Barbados
2^{2}×7×359 Posts 
Quote:
I could release what hasn't yet been assigned, and bring in the candidates from the bottom instead. I'm not going to make any changes until you two come to convergence, and then please tell me what you would like to have happen. 

20211004, 14:58  #792  
"Yves"
Jul 2017
Belgium
78_{10} Posts 
Quote:
I have not yet started, I'm finishing the 30.5 range. Since Wayne is working topdown, I'll work bottomup. Again, sorry for the disturbance. Yves 

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