Re: Slow machines running the client...

noggle@isoc.net
Mon, 05 May 1997 04:06:22 GMT


On Sun, 4 May 1997 23:35:42 -0400 (EDT), you wrote:

> I know people have been bragging about how fast their dual PPros are
>crunching through the DES keyspace....I wonder what the _slowest_ machine
>people are throwing at the challenge is, though?
>
> Just for kicks, I ran the Mac client on a good old Mac Classic II;
>it's been up for over 24 hours, now, and is reporting going through 2^22
>pairs of keys in around 4200 seconds.

You mean you can network old macintoshes? (macintoshi?) What is the plural for
macintosh anyway?

Jason Gmoser
noggle@isoc.net