[RC5] How to switch from DES to RC5?

Mike Silbersack silby at silby.com
Sat Jan 9 18:29:26 EST 1999


On Sat, 9 Jan 1999 09:34:28 -0800, Joseph S. O'Connell wrote:

>At the end of the DES Test-I, even when my client said that the test was
>over, it continued processing DES blocks (presumably until all were
>processed and uploaded?).  To switch from DES to RC5, I entered the
>Configuration, unclicked DES, closed and then reopened the client, which
>then started processing RC5.
>
>Not elegant at all.
>
>Is there a better way?
>
>My platform:  Win32 GUI Client v2.7103.426, running on a Pentium with Win98.
>
>TIA
>Joe at FiLaw.com

All you had to do was do a network fetch or flush, and then either wait
for the block to end, or restart the client immediately if you were
impatient.

Mike "Silby" Silbersack
silby at silby.com
distributed.net Technical Support / Programming


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