[RC5] RC5-72 on Blue Gene/L?

Floppus Floppus at Chello.nl
Wed Nov 10 16:42:14 EST 2004


You'd have no time left to see your bump in stats, because you'll be working
24/7 to be able to pay the bills for the electricity that would cost alone
;)

Floppus


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Greg Lobring" <globring at gmail.com>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 9:34 PM
Subject: [RC5] RC5-72 on Blue Gene/L?


> Assuming that the Dnet client could run properly on and handle the #
> of processors (I think there are over 8,000), it would be really cool
> to fire up the client on IBM's Blue Gene/L machine and see what the
> keyrate would be.
>
> I imagine it would really bump me up in the stats!
>
> Certainly I have no in-depth knowledge of the client's architecture to
> know if its even feasible, but whenever I read stories about these
> types of supercomputers, I find it funny that the first thing I think
> about is how many keys it could crunch! I think I have been running
> dnet too long!
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