[rc5] Block size

Irwan Hadi phoenix at cutey.com
Tue Oct 28 23:23:34 EST 1997


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At 22:38 28/10/97 -0500, Joseph Fisk wrote:
Yeah You are right, but say I;m running the client with a double P II 266 
MHz processor, and I left the machine , say for 1 week.
I think the computer will throw away it;s energy maybe for 4 days , because 
when it has checked the 200 blocks in it buff-in file, it doesn't 
automatically off , does it ?

Any idea for this ?


>A bigger block takes longer to check.  Smaller blocks result in a greater
>perceived speed.  People like it better that way.
>
>Of course this probably isn't why the block size didn't change.
>
>Joseph
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