Re: Script for client loading

Ethan M. O'Connor (
Thu, 08 May 1997 17:59:48 -0400

>available so I can have my machine back ;) The performance difference
>seems to be about ~100 seconds for 2^28 keys when niced to 'normal'. I've
>not tried renicing it to high or real - do so at your own risk.
>Help crack DES now!

Don't set it to real... your system will not respond to mouse
input our even ctrl-alt-dlt. Under NT, you'll be okay as long
as you've applied one of the post SP2 patches to the scheduler,
but it's really just not a good idea :)

A program designed to run at real-time priority must be written
_very_ carefully to make sure that it is explicitly yielding processor
time frequently under any conceivable program state.

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