[RC5] Do not forget about the cheaters :)

waldo kitty wkitty42 at alltel.net
Fri Jan 9 17:53:28 EST 2004


Floppus wrote:
> Sorry, maybe I'm just a grumpy guy, but it's bothering me that half of 
> the mails under "do not forget about the cheaters" is offtopic about 
> some mac client.

yep. you're being grumpy as well as missing the point of those mails... they indicated a mac client core that had been hacked but 
was not in use...

>  
> Please use another subject, or reply on topic.
>  
> Thanx a million :)
>  
> Floppus
> (Floris Dansen)
> DPC representative for Distributed.net projects
> 
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     *From:* Dead J. Dona <mailto:unholy_undead at hotmail.com>
>     *To:* D.net Discussion <mailto:rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
>     *Sent:* Friday, January 09, 2004 10:38 AM
>     *Subject:* Re: [RC5] Do not forget about the cheaters :)
> 
>      
> 
>         Happy New Year everyone!
> 
>         ю 10:15 +0200 8/01/2004, Dead J. Dona tapotait avec ses mimines
>         pleines de doigts :
>          >When you see 2000+ units coming from 1 client per day (note:
>         not one
>          >IP address but 1 client on 1 box) you know something is fishy
>         since
>          >no one PC is fast enough to that.
>          >
>          >PC suxx. PowerMac G5 2MHz can do this.
> 
>         Not to mention the 2 GigaHertz ones ;-)
> 
>         A 1.8 GHz PowerPC 970 (aka G5) trounces 13MKeys/s
> 
>         and dont forget that there TWO processors on 2 GHz and 1.8 GHz macs
> 
> 
>          >One day I flush nearly 1 Mb of random RC5 blocks and havent any
>          >credits for this. I've checked stats few days - and nothing.
>         =( So I
>          >switched back to OGR.
> 
>         It has always been this way, when rc5 was nicknamed 56 ;)
> 
>         too bad that ogr24 hasn't any results since it reached 100%.
> 
>         4all
> 
>         maybe client should save timestamp at completed packet.
>         something like 12:34:56 started 12:43:65 finished and server can
>         compare completion time for this CPU with average time for this
>         type of CPU
> 


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