[PROXYPER] Linux 304 PP

Petr Novotny Petr.Novotny at antek.cz
Fri Feb 12 11:44:43 EST 1999

> > (-) In a crash, since the done block are in the memory and not on
> > disk, they're lost. (280 proxy was much better handling that.)
> Is this true???? I thought 280 kept ALL blocks in memory (can be a
> lot on a big proxy) while making a diskimage of it and that 30x kept
> less blocks in memory. Anybody on the coder-side on this?

At the first workperiod, it said like "flushing buffers to disk" 

> > (-) When our LAN is not online and proxy wants to fetch/flush, it
> > ignores requests from clients. (Hell, what's the proxy good for
> > then?) I can post here logs and stuff. (It seems that is hangs in
> > gethostbyname() and refuses client connections. My setup is
> > caching-only named; if proxy resloves the name, it asks the local
> > named which in turns tries to fetch the info from the - now
> > disconnected - Inet and times out too late.)
> WHY should a proxy want to resolve a name?

us.v27.distributed.net - how else do you expect it to connect than by 
gethostbyaddr() first?
Petr Novotny, ANTEK CS
Petr.Novotny at antek.cz
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