[rc5] Mac 2.000 and crashes

Jeff Leigh robocop at u.washington.edu
Fri Jul 11 09:41:12 EDT 1997


The buff-in file is deleted when it is loaded into the program. When your
computer crashed the file was already gone. When the client started up
again it didn't find a buff-in file so it started with a new block. Hope
this helps.

> >If your machine crashes, then the client isn't going to be able to save its
> >progress for later resumption.  No, automatic progress saving isn't
> >feasible at this point.
> 
> I guess what I'm asking is why it restarted on a *different* keyblock.
> 
> >Bovine MacOS RC5 client starting up 07/10/97 08:19:25 GMT
> >1[07/10/97 08:24:44 GMT] Processing block 006BF110:10000000 from 8.12%
>                                                     ^
> >
> >Bovine MacOS RC5 client starting up 07/10/97 23:17:01 GMT
> >1[07/10/97 23:23:21 GMT] Processing block 006BF110:00000000 from 0.00%
>                                                     ^
> 
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