[RC5] Explanation of why keyrate drops when moving from GUI to CLI client under Windows

Renegade chowitz at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 12 17:57:16 EDT 1999


Mine is slower than before, and my box never uses the
sleep function.

--- Matthew <mwebber at mailandnews.com> wrote:
> I notice that there have been a number of posts to
> the list from people
> complaining that the new CLI client gives an
> inferior key rate to the old
> GUI client (this is under various flavours of
> Windows).  I noticed this
> behaviour also and managed to solve the problem as
> follows (this was under
> Windows 98.).
> 
> I selected Power Management from Control Panel and
> set "System Standby" to
> "Never" (previously, I had the system set to go into
> standby mode after
> 1hour).   For me at least, it appears that the power
> management scheme does
> not recognise that the CLI client is active and
> hence goes to sleep mode,
> whereas with the old GUI client this did not happen.
> So effectively, with
> standby mode enabled, the CLI client was stopped
> overnight, with the obvious
> impact on my key rate.
> 
> I hope this helps.
> 
> 
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