Re: Forcing 2^31 keys/block

Colin L. Hildinger (colin@ionet.net)
Mon, 16 Jun 97 16:33:24 -0500


On Mon, 16 Jun 1997 13:16:57 -0700 (PDT), Trent Piepho wrote:

>On Mon, 16 Jun 1997, Timur Tabi wrote:
>> I think 45 minutes is just too short anyway. I checked the FAQ, but
>> there doesn't seem to be any way to force a larger blocksize,
>> short of running another task or two copies of deschall (both of which
>> are not options).
>
>Anyone know what happens if your client gets up to a 2^30 blocksize, then
>you start 8 of them. Now each 2^30 block will take 6 hours. Will the client
>go back down? That could be a way into tricking the client to take out
>longer blocks.
>

Yep, the blocks will get smaller again.

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