[RC5] Win32 CLI 391 not checkpointing when using "-hide"

Jeff Lawson jlawson at hmc.edu
Wed Jan 28 13:46:00 EST 1998

At 10:08 AM 1/28/98 , dlmeyer at uiuc.edu wrote:
>When client is run without "-hide", checkpointing works normally.
>As a result of this, every restart/logoff, at least two blocks are
>dropped, as the client is not getting a chance to exit normally and save
>blocks back to the in-buffer, either.
>As our workstations are regularly switched between OS/2 and NT4, unless
>the client checkpointing is fixed, I cannot rollout the NT4 client and
>end up dropping that many blocks.  (I currently have 36 PPros that
>alternate, going up to 58 in 8-10 days...)

On NT you should be using the NT service, not the -hide option or the
separate hidden version.

Jeff Lawson     <jlawson at hmc.edu>    <bovine at distributed.net>
Original Organizer/Programmer of the Bovine RC5 Cracking Effort
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