[RC5] Using a machine not connected to the Internet

Tim Charron tcharron at interlog.com
Thu Jan 15 22:20:38 EST 1998


> PPS: Yes, the floppy-drives are spinning ALL THE TIME, which is a pitty,
> one of the disks started tweeting (quite loud actually, had to change 
> disks
> to prevent people coming over from next door to inquire what was going on
> :-) Maybe there should be a way to prevent this (only write every xx% of
> blocks performed)

This is likely because it's checkpointing, as well as checking for 
the exitrc5.now file.  Try rc5des.exe -noexitfilecheck -ckpoint none 
-ckpoint2 none

-- Tim 
Tim Charron
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tcharron at ctfinance.com
http://www.interlog.com/~tcharron/

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