[RC5] performance

Chris Jones chris at chris-j.net
Sat Sep 20 18:18:38 EDT 2003


In some cases (depends on the OS) windows will divide idle time amongst
applications before it gives any to the services. IIRC there is a setting to
control this in the system control panel somewhere.

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Chris Jones


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:rc5-bounces at lists.distributed.net] On Behalf Of 
> chandler sobel-sörenson
> Sent: Saturday, 20 September 2003 4:07 PM
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> Subject: Re: [RC5] performance
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> 
> yep definately only 1 instance of dnetc.exe is running.....
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Scott Dodson" <sdodson at sdodson.com>
> To: "D.net Discussion" <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
> Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2003 9:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [RC5] performance
> 
> 
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "chandler sobel-sörenson" <scar at fugazi.engr.arizona.edu>
> > To: "D.net Discussion" <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
> > Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2003 8:34 PM
> > Subject: Re: [RC5] performance
> >
> >
> > > i have also just noticed that installing the client as a 
> windows service
> > > reduces my keyrate drastically, more than 2 Mkeys/s.  anybody else
> notice
> > > this?  anyone know the cause?
> >
> > Can you check to make sure you're not running it as a 
> service, and then
> > starting the client normally as well.  Creating two 
> instances, they would
> > each be less than 50% as fast as you would expect.
> >
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