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SubjectRe: RC5 Challenge
> (BTW if all the spare CPUtime in the world was used it looks like it
> would take only hours maybe minutes to break it) - there is a lot of
> idle time in the world today

Just for the statistics - on my 486 I use 5% of the CPU time on long
time average. On faster systems that number is even lower. Higher
numbers usually mean I was running xlock which sucked up the rest. And
at least the 48 bit challenge's client brought these numbers up to
100%. Read: the machine was worth it's money for 13 days ;-)

The numbers from /proc/uptime are sometimes surprising ...


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