[RC5] No net access for weeks at a time....

Richard Freeman rfreeman at netaxs.com
Sat Nov 29 12:34:53 EST 1997


On Sat, 29 Nov 1997, Tim Charron wrote:

> > > I'm a student and my PC will be off the net for about 3 weeks over
> > > Christmas - to keep mine going without starting on random blocks I reckon I
> > > would need about 2000 blocks - and I'm on a relatively slow machine. The
> > > buffer limit should be increased to something really quite large. Plus, in
> > > the summer it will be 13weeks.....
> 
> I haven't shared this because we don't want the keyservers flooded.
> 
> Put the following in a batch file and run it 10 time
> 	rc564 -bin 1000 -fetch -in ckpoint.rc5 -ckpoint buff-in.rc5
> 	rc564 -bin 1000 -fetch -in buff-in.rc5 -ckpoint ckpoint.rc5
> 

Hmm - anybody care to document this trick...  It isn't exactly glaringly
obvious what is going on here...


-----------------------------------------------------------------
Richard T. Freeman <rfreeman at netaxs.com> - finger for pgp key
3D CB AF BD FF E8 0B 10 4E 09 27 00 8D 27 E1 93 
http://www.netaxs.com/~rfreeman - ftp.netaxs.com/people/rfreeman

--
To unsubcribe, send 'unsubscribe rc5' to majordomo at llamas.net
rc5-digest subscribers replace rc5 with rc5-digest



More information about the rc5 mailing list