> I was messing around with a homebrew (and offbeat) factoring method
> which popped up a couple of factors for 2^2049-1. I've checked
> factoredM.txt and they aren't in there so I was wondering are they
> known and if not where to submit them.
at M( 683 )
(683 divides 2049).
In lowM.txt at M( 2049 ).
My lowM.txt is from February 2005 but I assume the factor is still there.
factoredM.txt is only for completely factored Mersennes.
I think it omits the largest factor.
By the way, you can search numbers in Google which knows both factors.
Jens Kruse Andersen