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1) Message boards : News : BOINC Pentathlon (Message 2025)
Posted 7 May 2019 by Greg
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Welcome BOINC Pentathlon participants. Note that if you haven't participated in NFS@Home recently and are having trouble queuing work, then complete a few workunits and send them back. The server doesn't send much work to machines that haven't returned any recently.
2) Message boards : Questions/Problems/Bugs : Queues (Message 2019)
Posted 30 Apr 2019 by Greg
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Workunits with an invalid polynomial file name were created in the 14e queue. I have now deleted those.
3) Message boards : Questions/Problems/Bugs : Error in file name (Message 2018)
Posted 30 Apr 2019 by Greg
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Workunits with an invalid polynomial file name were created. They have now been deleted, so the errors should now clear.
4) Message boards : News : We're back (Message 2013)
Posted 22 Apr 2019 by Greg
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Due to an unexpected campus-wide power outage, the project was offline for several hours. Power has been restored, and the project is returning to normal. Thanks for your patience.
5) Message boards : News : Option to delete your account is now enabled (Message 2006)
Posted 29 Mar 2019 by Greg
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As supported by the current BOINC server software, I have enabled the option to delete your NFS@Home account if you wish. Please note that if you choose to do so, it is permanent. Deleted accounts are removed from the database and cannot be recovered.
6) Message boards : News : Updates (Message 2005)
Posted 29 Mar 2019 by Greg
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On my to-do list!
7) Message boards : News : Updates (Message 2003)
Posted 28 Mar 2019 by Greg
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It's been quite a while since the last news post, but work has been continuing. On the status pages you can follow the many completed factorizations. Also, I yesterday I updated the BOINC server code to the latest version.
8) Message boards : Questions/Problems/Bugs : Log Out Button is Missing (Message 1885)
Posted 5 Jun 2018 by Greg
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Added in the top right. I'll work on the style eventually.
9) Message boards : Questions/Problems/Bugs : Successful finished with 0.00 Credits (Message 1884)
Posted 5 Jun 2018 by Greg
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Credit is now being granted corrected. I'm working on granting credit retroactively for those that received 0 credit. Thanks for your patience!

Edit: Retroactive credit for all 0 credit workunits is being processed now.

Greg
10) Message boards : Questions/Problems/Bugs : B248 (Message 1798)
Posted 4 Aug 2017 by Greg
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It needs a better poly than the one I have so far. For that I need to get the cado code running on the cluster, which isn't trivial. I hope to have the time to devote to that within a couple of weeks.
11) Message boards : Questions/Problems/Bugs : Error message "Warning: Creating default object from empty value in... " (Message 1724)
Posted 2 Nov 2016 by Greg
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Harmless warning, but fixed.
12) Message boards : News : New factorizations and an upcoming challenge (Message 1710)
Posted 5 Oct 2016 by Greg
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We have completed two new factorizations, 2,2026M and 3,790+. Details are on the Status of Numbers page.

A new challenge, Need Faster Ships Pirates Ahoy part deux NFS@Home Challenge, is running Oct 7-14. Join us at http://boincstats.com/en/stats/challenge/team/chat/815
13) Message boards : News : 2,1954M, 2,1982M, 2,1009+, 2,1019+, XYYXF 139,122, and XYYXF 147,136 factored (Message 1706)
Posted 15 Sep 2016 by Greg
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We have completed 2,1954M, 2,1982M, 2,1009+, and 2,1019+ from the Cunningham Project, and 139,122 and 147,136 from the XYYXF project. Details of all of these factorizations are available on the Status of Numbers page. Let's keep it up!
[Edited to add 2,1019+]
14) Message boards : News : 2,1934M factored (Message 1704)
Posted 22 Aug 2016 by Greg
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2,1934M finished tonight. It factored into 102-digit and 123-digit prime numbers.
15) Message boards : News : 12,271+ is factored (Message 1703)
Posted 21 Aug 2016 by Greg
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One more is done. 12,271+ factors into 109-digit and 142-digit prime numbers. Let's keep it up!
16) Message boards : News : Two more complete (Message 1702)
Posted 4 Aug 2016 by Greg
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Two more Cunningham Most Wanted numbers are done. 7,353+ factors into 89-digit and 152-digit primes, and 7,353- factors into 98-digit and 165-digit primes.
17) Message boards : News : And another two are done (Message 1701)
Posted 4 Aug 2016 by Greg
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We have finished another two Cunningham Most Wanted numbers. 6,383- factors into 92-digit and 172-digit prime numbers, and 5,422+ factors into 91-digit and 145-digit prime numbers. Let's keep it going!
18) Message boards : News : Two more factored (Message 1700)
Posted 2 Aug 2016 by Greg
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Two more Cunningham Most Wanted numbers are factored. 3,617- factors into 110-digit and 168-digit prime numbers, and 11,283+ factors into 92-digit and 167-digit prime numbers. Let's keep going!
19) Message boards : News : 11,283- factored (Message 1699)
Posted 1 Aug 2016 by Greg
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NFS@Home has factored 11,283-, a Cunningham Most Wanted number. It factors into 118-digit and 150-digit prime numbers. We have received a small additional allocation of cluster time from TACC, so a few more factorizations will follow shortly. Thanks for your continued contributions!
20) Message boards : News : Need Fast Ships, Pirates Ahoy NFS@Home Challenge 7/10 - 7/17 (Message 1690)
Posted 6 Jul 2016 by Greg
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Anguillan Pirates has issued a NFS@Home challenge July 10-17. See their thread for details, and join the challenge at BOINCStats! And don't worry about the postprocessing backlog. I'll catch up!


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