[rc5] Mac Client problem?

Jeff Leigh robocop at u.washington.edu
Thu Jul 10 10:39:56 EDT 1997

Check to see if there is a buff-out file next to the client. It might be
trying to send the finished blocks back to the server. Just a thought.

On Thu, 10 Jul 1997 SMEarp at aol.com wrote:

> Hello,
> First of all, a huge MUCHAS GRACIAS to the Mac client team.  Great Job!!!!
>   The DESCHALL front end and stats graphing are incredible. Having said that,
> there seems to be a problem...
> I am running it over a dial-up AOL account on a 6100/60.  The first time I
> dialed up and told the client to fetch 20 blocks.  This it did, and ran
> through all 20 of them before it tried to dial up again.  After its second
> fetch of 20 blocks however, it tries to initiate an internet connection after
> EVERY finished block, even though it has 20 blocks to work on.  Since I can't
> automagically dial up AOL when something tries to initiate a PPP connection
> like some people can dial up their ISP, this is kind of a problem for me.  It
> didn't happen on the first 20 buffered blocks, what's happening?
> -Sean Earp
> P.S.  Here's some of the logfile:
> Bovine MacOS RC5 client starting up 07/10/97 06:26:17 GMT
>  [07/10/97 06:26:41 GMT] The proxy says: "Bovine Proxy KeyServer (Build
> 2095)"
>  [07/10/97 06:27:03 GMT] Retrieved 20 block(s) from server
> 1[07/10/97 06:27:04 GMT] Processing block 006BFF09:C0000000 from 0.00%
> 1[07/10/97 07:20:15 GMT] Completed block 006BFF09:C0000000 (268435456 keys)
> in 3191 secs [84 kkeys/sec]
>  [07/10/97 07:20:17 GMT] Network::Open Error - Sleeping for 15 seconds
> (the last line continues for a while)
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