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Message boards : Cullen/Woodall prime search : Cullen-Woodall interuptions: is the application taking them?

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Message 7155 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007 | 16:51:44 UTC

Hi again,

I plan to do a Woodall or Cullen WU but I never have my pc on for more than a 5 hours. It will take then, like half a week.

My question is: are there milestones or saved data points during the process so the WU will get eventually finished or am I just waisting my pc time re-starting from scratch each time?

Thanks Rytis...

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321 LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (104,475)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (291,372)ESP LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (18,156)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (15,259)PPS LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (107,362)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (116,517)SoB LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (151,232)SR5 LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (14,071)SGS LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (100,082)TPS LLR (retired) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (111,607)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (15,536,452)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (101,463)321 Sieve Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (201,501)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (214,653)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (14,200)PPS Sieve Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (282,191)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (200,232)TRP Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,453,872)AP 26/27 Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (473,058)GFN Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (163,887)PSA Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (97,541)
Message 7156 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007 | 17:08:38 UTC - in response to Message 7155.

My question is: are there milestones or saved data points during the process so the WU will get eventually finished or am I just waisting my pc time re-starting from scratch each time?

Yes, the workunits are checkpointing, so they will resume more or less at the point you stopped.
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PPS LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (23,447)TPS LLR (retired) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (18,644)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (13,155)PPS Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (53,936)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (104,066)
Message 7158 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007 | 18:27:20 UTC - in response to Message 7156.


Yes, the workunits are checkpointing, so they will resume more or less at the point you stopped.


Please, if possible, could you tell me where (in %) are those checkpoints?

I would hate to swicht off just a coupla┬┤minutes before I get to one...

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321 LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (104,475)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (291,372)ESP LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (18,156)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (15,259)PPS LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (107,362)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (116,517)SoB LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (151,232)SR5 LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (14,071)SGS LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (100,082)TPS LLR (retired) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (111,607)TRP LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (15,536,452)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (101,463)321 Sieve Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (201,501)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (214,653)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (14,200)PPS Sieve Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (282,191)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (200,232)TRP Sieve (suspended) Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,453,872)AP 26/27 Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (473,058)GFN Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (163,887)PSA Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (97,541)
Message 7159 - Posted: 2 Oct 2007 | 19:05:59 UTC - in response to Message 7158.

Please, if possible, could you tell me where (in %) are those checkpoints?

It should write to disk every 10 minutes.
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