[RC5] Re: rc5-digest V1 #177

Paul Turpie turpie at pemail.net
Tue Mar 24 14:50:27 EST 1998



> Date: Fri, 20 Mar 1998 22:31:07 -0500 (EST)
> From: John Campbell <jcampbel at lynn.ci-n.com>
> Subject: Re: [RC5] Zero-time blocks
>
> On Fri, 20 Mar 1998, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
>
> > Well, AFAIK, all the zero-length blocks were culled from the logs, but they
> > might have still made it to the stats. It doesn't really matter at this point
> > since we won though... :)
> >
>         These were *RC5* blocks, not DES blocks. At least I assume they
> were. They came from a single-core RC5-64 client and are showing up on the
> RC5 stats.
>         Unless you're saying someone got real lucky since I checked the
> stats this afternoon....
>
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>
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But did you flush you're RC5 buffers before beginning on DESII, if I remember correctly
the graphs at  Dave's Place show a spike in RC5 at the start of DESII as everybody
flushed all their old blocks.

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