[RC5] Re: rc5-digest V1 #179

Jim C. Nasby nasby at enteract.com
Fri Mar 27 21:17:47 EST 1998


Brice D. Fleckenstein wrote:

>  The BIG difference is to *NOT* set nice=0 - that WILL cause the client
> to gradually lose CPU priority and slow WAY down. nice=2 works, and
> doesn't noticeably slow the machine down for other usage.
>

Uh... do you happen to have any proof of this? It sounds pretty bizare. I just
reset my client to nice=2 to test it.

BTW, please note that the niceness will make a big difference in the keyrate
while you're using your machine.

Mooo!
dB!

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