I have a few BSD-based systems sitting around serving away, but for the most part they're idle CPU-wise. Does anyone knew of a bitcoin client that I could run on these machines to make them more productive while they wait for requests?

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    By "more productive" are you referring to mining? If so you will disappointed to learn that CPU mining tends to cost significantly more in electricity costs than the paltry amounts it can earn in this way. – eMansipater Sep 8 '11 at 1:34
  • @eMansipater Oh ya I'm aware that doing GPU would be the way to go, but since these machines are on 24/7 anyways, figure might as well have them earning a bit of the side. – canadiancreed Sep 8 '11 at 1:43
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    As long as you're the one paying the bill, the increased electricity of using the CPU's instead of leaving them idle still costs more than you would earn. If it's someone else, then congratulations: you've found a way to screw someone out of pennies per week. – eMansipater Sep 8 '11 at 1:46
  • @eMansipater Well Im the owner of them, so guess I wont be able to buy that extra happy meal this month :D – canadiancreed Sep 8 '11 at 10:53

The standard Bitcoin client should run on BSD machines. If you encounter any difficulties getting it to compile or run, ask more specific questions.

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there is a port available for freeBSD: http://www.freshports.org/net-p2p/bitcoin/

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