[RC5] Larger RC5-64 blocks?

Jim C. Nasby jim at nasby.net
Sun Jan 14 02:40:05 EST 2001


The issue isn't the end-user's network; it is the distributed.net
network. All of our boxes run on donated bandwidth, so anything we can
do to reduce bandwidth usage is beneficial.

Peter Cordes wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 10:40:17AM +0100, oldan at wmdatasdc.dk wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > Do you plan on expanding the blocksize so it will be possible to fetch 2^34
> > blocks? At the moment, my 600MHz PC finishes a 2^33 block in a little over
> > an hour. If not anything else it should reduce network traffic...
> 
>  Do you have a tin-can + string network?  Then I could see caring about that
> amount of traffic ;->
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