[RC5] DES 2 (in preparation of)

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Fri Jan 2 05:38:56 EST 1998


>On Thu, 1 Jan 1998 22:58:38 -0600 (CST), Daniel Baker wrote:
>
>>> 	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. 
>
>	Mainly just playing around on this machine.  I'd like to
>get a decent average of completion time in each client alone,
>then with both running, just to see what the performance is.
>
>	If my current paltry RC564 rate of 126kk/s doesn't drop
>below 100 when running both, and the DES client takes a similar
>(or smaller) performance hit, I'll run them both simultaneously.
> No sense not churning out 30-38 RC564 blocks in the place of a
>lesser amount of DES blocks.
>
>	Just so long as the two clients aren't mutually
>conflictive.
>
>Roy Wilson <emperor at slic.com>
>Lat: 44.850959 Lon: -74.40286 [+/- 6']

Each one will get about half of its top speed.  DES is a much faster
algorith tho, so it will be completed *very* fast.

Matthew Schlegel
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