[rc5] [RC5] Linux binary not working. Source Code?

Al Sutton al at alsutton.com
Sat Jun 14 10:09:43 EDT 1997


I'm sorry if this sounds patronising, but did you put your FTP client
into binary mode before transfering the file, I forgot once and received
a similarly wierd error message when I tried to run it.

Al.

Timm Gleason wrote:
> 
> The Linux binary at
> ftp://ftp.distributed.net/pub/rc5/rc5-linux-i486-bovine
> doesn't seem to work for me. I attempt to run it with
> 
> ./rc5-linux-i486-bovine -n 20 -a rc5proxy.distributed.net xxx at xxx.xxx
> 
> and all I get in return is "Floating Point Exception". Running 2.0.27
> ELF kernel.
> 
> Timm Gleason
> N2H2, Inc.
> 
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