[RC5] question from a non-programmer
maniac at stimuli.com
Fri Nov 21 00:44:19 EST 1997
>The best way to do this would be to run a personal proxy on the slower
>machine. The slower machine would download and distribute blocks to the
>faster machine and the faster machine would report the blocks to the slower
>machine, much like the slower machine does currently with the main proxies.
yeah - this sounds great i think i'll do that now how do i..
> Unfortunately, there isn't a MacOS proxy available yet, so you can't do
>this quite yet.
>You could, on the other hand, copy and/or share buff-in and buff-out files
>between processes on the two machines. For example, you could download 200
>blocks into "buff-in" on the slower machine, and move that file to the
>faster machine. When the faster machine finished, you could move the
>"buff-out" file to the slower machine (being careful not to move the
>existing file to a safe place) and then flush the outgoing blocks from the
>slower machine. Move the old buff-out file back, and everything is great.
i'll give it a try.
thanks very much.
there is a possibility i'll upgrade to isdn soon, and as long as i have a
router (with the isdn or software), i'll be able to run the 2nd machine
independently, with its own flush&fetch, right?
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