[RC5] Slow?

dan the person hedonist at win.co.nz
Mon Oct 8 00:32:03 EDT 2001


paulo ribeiro wrote:

> the dnetc client probably loses some cpu cycles when it accesses the hard
> drive (reading/writing buffers or logs) as well.
>
> if the computer isn't doing anything else, while the dnetc process is waiting
> for the drive accesses to finish, some cpu cycles will be wasted.

But the computer is doing something else, it's cracking in another thread. The dnetc client uses a seperate thread to load buffers and do network i/o etc.

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