[RC5] DES 2 (in preparation of)

Daniel Baker dbaker at wrangler.cuckoo.com
Thu Jan 1 22:58:38 EST 1998


> On Thu, 1 Jan 1998 18:31:34 -0600 (CST), Daniel Baker wrote:
> 
> >
> >Distributed.net will be hosting two challenges, DESII and RC5-64. When you
> >download a dual client (ie. it can do DES and RC5-64), you will be prompted
> >on which effort you wish to work on. Both will work, and so will existing
> >RC5-64 (v2.640x) clients.
> >
> >Distributed.net would appreciate your participation in DES, but if you
> >can't upgrade some machines due to physical access problems, or other issues,
> >don't worry, as proxies will continue to run the 64 bit proxy.
> 
> 	I want to run the DES client during the day, and *both*
> clients at night.  Possible?

Why? Each will get 50% of the idle cpu. If you want to split your CPU
between rc5 and des, just run them both all the time. 

Daniel
distributed.net
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