# Compile mfaktc and fix CUDA runtime error on Arch Linux

Posted by Klaus Eisentraut in howto

Since around 2008 I have sporadically contributed to the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search project.
This project is hunting for Mersenne primes, i.e. primes which can be written as `2^n-1`

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Those have an easy primality test and are usually the largest known primes which is kind of cool …