Random blocks on Mac rc5v2? was Re: [rc5] Mac client V2

Rebecca and Rowland rebecca at astrid.u-net.com
Sun Jul 20 04:57:54 EDT 1997


>Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 13:20:33 -0600
>From: Jason Novinger <novinger at falcon.cc.ukans.edu>
>Subject: Re: [rc5] Mac client V2
>
>At 3:51 AM -0600 on 7/19/97, Barry Nathan wrote:
>
>
>> Jeff Leigh <robocop at u.washington.edu> wrote:
>>
>> >Does anyone know if random blocks are supported in the V2 Mac client?
>>
>> AFAICT, the current Mac client is v2.000, which doesn't have random
>> blocks...
>
>
>I was under the impression that the Mac client would generate a random
>block after it encountered a network error.  And after it completes the
>random block, it tries to report again.
>


FWIW, the Mac v2 client running on my Performa 475 just screws up if it
can't connect after completing a block.  I've yet to find out if it's
capable of reporting a block back at all.  Random blocks don't come into it.

Rowland.


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