New Ultra client

Steve Weeber (weeber@mci.net)
Sat, 14 Jun 1997 10:14:33 -0400


The new Ultra client is amazing. I'm seeing some interesting behavior though.
Sometimes the virtual processors will wind up with different size key blocks,
and the one with the smaller block winds up spinning its wheels while the
larger block finishes. For example:

Processor 1A -- 2^30 complementary pairs of keys starting with 1501D64501010101
Processor 1B -- 2^32 complementary pairs of keys starting with 1501D64901010101
...
Processor 1A -- Elapsed time: 4590.9 seconds (468k keys/sec)
Processor 1B -- Elapsed time: 4590.9 seconds (1871k keys/sec)
Processor 1A -- Key not found
Processor 1B -- Key not found

Is this normal?

-Steve

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