[RC5] 2 machines...

Jeff Ploetner PLOJ001 at COMPUTRON.NET
Thu Jun 4 12:15:15 EDT 1998


They could do that, except that they only have enough hard disk space right now to have 4
open keyspaces at once.  I don't see why they couldn't just go out and get a new hd, but
oh well...

James Colton wrote:

> That sucks ;) the distributed.net coders
> should just makes the central computer give
> out completely new keys until all keys are
> given out. Then the oldest block requested but
> not processed is given out. Isn't that a more
> efficient idea for machines that are
> disk-only? ;)
>
> Regards,
> James "Binary" Colton
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-rc5 at llamas.net
> > [mailto:owner-rc5 at llamas.net]On Behalf Of
> > gindrup at okway.okstate.edu
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 1998 1:13 AM
> > To: rc5 at llamas.net
> > Subject: Re[2]: [RC5] 2 machines...
> >
> >
> >
> >      And be sure that the buffers
> > aren't so large that the time between
> >      refills is > ~ 6 weeks as that
> > seems to be the stated time to start
> >      reissuing from previously
> > opened subspaces.
> >             -- Eric Gindrup !
> > gindrup at okway.okstate.edu
> >
> >
> > ______________________________
> > Reply Separator
> > _________________________________
> > Subject: Re: [RC5] 2 machines...
> > Author:  <rc5 at llamas.net> at SMTP
> > Date:    5/31/98 8:36 PM
> >
> >
> > At 02:26 PM 31/05/98 , you wrote:
> > >I have two machines, or rather,
> > will have in about 1/2 hour :). Each of
> > >these will be running a Win32 rc5
> > client. Only one has a modem/inet
> > >connection, they are *not*
> > networked/connected.
> > >
> > >Any suggestions as to the best way
> > to upload the completed blocks from
> > >the second, non-connected machine?
> >
> > Barring any better ideas that may
> > come along, there is sneakernet. Take a
> > floppy disk and swap the buffer
> > files that way. (of course you should use
> > large
> > buffers for this so you only have
> > to do it peridocially, as really it is kind
> > of annoying to do every day).
> > --
> > "A gentile kind of wonderful,
> > the sweetest days are always full,
> > of ordinary miracles.
> > Each time I hold you near,
> > it's an ordinary miracle."
> >
> > - Amy Sky: "Ordinary Miracles"
> >
> > Chris
> >
> http://home.inforamp.net/~tridus/
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