[PROXYPER] Windows personal proxy

Matthew Toseland Matthew.Toseland at btinternet.com
Sat May 22 11:56:46 EDT 1999


On Mon, 17 May 1999, Petr Novotny wrote:
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>> I have been having a problem with Windows crashing (no, that's just part of
>> life, the problem comes next), and when I bring it back up, I have to run
>> the proxy with the -unlock option.  This causes the in and out buffers to
>> be reset.  Is this normal?  Is there anything that can be done to stop
>> this?  I plan on setting up the proxy on a Linux box as soon as I get the
>> modem serving and diald working right, but in the meantime it would be nice
>> not to lose the work.  Any ideas?
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>You won't gain anything be going to Linux - last like 40? blocks are 
>buffered only in memory and never flushed to disc.
That's not the point.  Linux won't crash so much (as long as he stays away from
"wine starcraft.exe" :))
>
>I have already complained about this behaviour. It is by purpose, 
>although you can doubt the sense of the purpose. It might be fixed 
>in the new 306 build. You may want to downgrade to 280 model.
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>(The reply I got that the "proxy should be running on a well-
>connected host with UPS". Sheesh!)
well-connected?  Most run on dialins, and this is very useful too.
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