Re: Where is DesChall

Ethan M. O'Connor (
Sun, 22 Jun 1997 07:42:34 -0400

At 12:22 PM 6/22/97 +0200, Maurice v/d Zwaan wrote:
>I was digging through the Bovine stats, and was not able to find any
DesChall coordinated effort there ?
>Already a large group of SolNet people have joined together (using (the old keymaster) as their Bovine proxy) and
we're quickly heading for the top 5 in host stats.
>Maybe we could get the competition going again ? :)

If you search for "deschall" in new teams/email, you'll see;
it's ranked 962nd right now. Uh, and the key rate is around 300Kk/s.
So it exists, but it's only one or two machines right now!

I know that I personally am finishing off my current GIMPS range before
starting RC5. I had to suspend in when DESCHALL started, but I've been
doing GIMPS since Jan. of 1996 so I feel a certain loyalty :)

Anyway, I hope we can get some more competition going... I think that the
suggestions that have been circulating of making the stats more DESCHALL-ish
would help quite a bit. It's hard to make a big increase in average speed
when it's averaged over several weeks.

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