I'm all in for this one - don't mess it up or I'll get @haitch to DOX the hell out of you.
How many shares need to be sold to warrant 'sufficient interest'?
I never used that version, but you could consider upgrading - the latest version is 1.6.3, so you're a couple of versions behind. The release notes for 1.6.0 do say that that plot reader was optimized - not sure by how much though.
Your read speed does seem incredibly slow though, could you have too many drives attached to one USB controller? I'm using a similar setup, and currently getting a plot read speeds of between 50 and 120 MB/s according to my log file.
[EDIT] Oh wait, you're getting the same speed on a SATA drive too? Buggered if I know, sorry.
It's tough watching all those delicious blocks whizz by, out of our reach.
Are you reading this, thinking "I want to join a pool that's great fun to 'hang 10' in, but also totally professional and reliable"?
If so - why not try this one! Please, we need some help over here. Ah come on. Come on!
Did that come over too desperate? What I meant was, it's fun in this pool! 46 blocks left to earn 230 shares? LET'S GO GET THEM, GUYS!
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