[RC5] Moving buff-in.des files

Dave Avery cwax at pacbell.net
Thu Jan 15 12:50:44 EST 1998


Scott Mohnkern wrote:
> 
> Well.  Downloaded the new 383 clients today, and ran into a snag... I'm
> downloading on a machine running the windows client (Pentium), moving the
> buff-in.des file to a non-networked machine, and then running it there.
> It's an ancient 386 with 8 MB of ram.
> 
> When I start up on the 386, it give me an invalid opcode error (along with
> lots of other junk).
> 
> However, when I remove the buff-in.des file and have it generate it's own.
> No problems.
> 

 The byrdDES core uses a 486 only instruction so it was trapping on a
386.






> My second non-networked machine (a 486 SX 25) doesn't seem to have this
> problem.
> 
> This made me think that maybe the buff-in file is corrupted in someway,
> but
> I'm worried that we'll be missing 10 blocks if I just delete it.
> 
> Is there some provision where if a block doesn't get returned in a
> specified
> period of time, it just re-assigns it?
> 
> Scott Mohnkern
> 
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