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

Chris Jones fiddles at distributed.net
Wed Nov 10 22:39:00 EST 2004


I'm sure something could be worked out, assuming you can get time on Blue Gene/L in the first place... :)

On 10-Nov-2004, Floppus wrote:
> 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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