[RC5] defrag

Kristopher Austin Kristopher.Austin at student.oc.edu
Mon Jan 24 11:16:18 EST 2000


It would make more sense if there could just be an option.  I hate having to
stop the client to defrag my hard drive.  I really like this feature, but I
think that there are some it might hurt.  An option would to enable "stop
during defrag" would take care of the problem.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	MICO Olivier [SMTP:odj_mico at hotmail.com]
> Sent:	Saturday, January 22, 2000 3:58 PM
> To:	rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Subject:	[RC5] defrag
> 
> Hi !
> 
> since the 800x client version under Win32 there is something very annoying
> : 
> the client stops when it detects windows defrag running, i've got a 23 Go 
> hard drive that takes about 1hour to defrag. With my cpu it is something 
> like 32 rc5 blocks that are not calculated, and i must keep my hard drive 
> defragmented because i'm working with video files and cd burning...
> Would it be possible to include in the next client version the possibility
> 
> to let the client running when defrag is running, if prefer defrag
> re-start 
> every 4 minutes instead of loosing block calculation...
> thanx
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