CPU share

By thewoosterisroot ยท 5 replies
Jan 26, 2007
  1. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Thread moved to our Distributed Computing forum.

    Take a look at this link HERE.

    Apparently it only works for linux at the moment.

    Regards Howard :)
  2. thewoosterisroot

    thewoosterisroot Topic Starter

    Oh, I guess it does. I'm dual-booting Fedora core 6 and Xp pro, so not a problem :)
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    sounds like a good project, but I'd be leary. It could also be used for very nefarious purposes the way it is designed and advertised. You're essentially allowing others to use your computer instead of processing unused computer cycles on your system and uploading them to a central server - like BOINC.
  4. thewoosterisroot

    thewoosterisroot Topic Starter

    Yes. Good point. And I'm not certain I really want to use it anyway.
  5. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    I suppose projects like BOINC could also be used for nefarious purposes as well, but word would get around fast.
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