Re: Status report and 0.9 years

Ethan M. O'Connor (
Thu, 01 May 1997 16:14:28 -0400

At 07:25 AM 5/1/97, Ronald Van Iwaarden wrote:
>I have been watching the status report for the last five of days and
>we have been sitting at about 0.9 years with around 107409238392832
>keys per day. This has been true in spite of the number of machines
>increasing by at least 25% (who knows how many machines are behind
>some of the gateways) over the last five days. Any guesses as to why
>our key rate is not around 135000000000000 keys per day? Lots of
>really slow machines joining in?

The rate/machine is typically also quite a bit lower during the
week, looking at past weeks; I guess that's for two reasons:
Machines only running at night during the week, but all day
on the weekend; machines actually getting used for something
other than DESCHALL (gasp!)

-Ethan O'Connor