[RC5] AIX RC5 client

simon at geordie.demon.co.uk simon at geordie.demon.co.uk
Mon Jul 20 19:15:00 EDT 1998

Date: Sun, 19 Jul 1998 12:54:42 +0200
From: olaf thormaehlen <tho at hex.ruhr.de>
Subject: [RC5] AIX RC5 client

>i tried to start 8 clients in the same directory (working on the same
>rc5-buff.in), but they all started to work on the same block. (worse
>yet: killing them made every process save its work into rc5-buff.out, so
>that after restarting *one* client it would first calculate the same
>block 8 times, resuming the work of the 8 processes :-). 

You need to make sure that they aren't using a checkpoint file, or make
sure each checkpoint is pointed to a diferent file. Other than that, is
should be OK.

simon at geordie.demon.co.uk

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