[Fwd: Re: [Fwd: [HARDWARE] Just Courious......]]
rhet at turnbull.net
Sat Sep 18 08:58:19 EDT 1999
Here here! My mail client also locks up on every one of those digital sig
messages. You've been added to my "auto delete" list until this is fixed.
----- Original Message -----
From: William Scott Lockwood III <scottlockwood at hotmail.com>
To: <hardware at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Friday, September 17, 1999 11:28 PM
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: [Fwd: [HARDWARE] Just Courious......]]
> Can you PLEASE loose the digital signature? My posts to the list a year
> ago were CENSORED when I used a sig, and your messages are LOCKING UP MY
> Thank you!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Robert Norton <rjn at execpc.com>
> To: <hardware at lists.distributed.net>
> Sent: Friday, September 17, 1999 5:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: [Fwd: [HARDWARE] Just Courious......]]
> | "Chi K. Chan" wrote:
> | > I don't know much about FPGAs, are they programmable like CPUs, or are
> | > only one time programmable?
> | Both kinds are available.
> | > How about a board that can hold a number PowerPC based
> | > PowerPC chips are known to give good key rates per sec, and the
> | > version of the chip might have enough on chip RAM and I/O to cut down
> | > chip count and cost.
> | >
> | > About a year ago, someone mentioned using a DSP chip to process keys,
> | > I think it was using a SHARC chip from Analog devices. Any news on
> | Both DSP's and Power PC's can only execute one instruction (or a few at
> most) at a
> | time. An FPGA can implement all the steps of the algorithm with each
> tick if
> | the process is fully unrolled. This can give you a massive speedup.
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