[RC5] Partial work saved during time limit shutdown?

SvR Marty svrmarty at gmx.net
Sun Jan 26 14:07:22 EST 2003


Try to use the checkpoint file

then dnetc stores the unfinished blocks in there, when restarting or
shutting down the client


----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Pelletier" <mvpel at nortelnetworks.com>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 2:07 AM
Subject: Re: RE : [RC5] Partial work saved during time limit shutdown?


> On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, O.Mico wrote:
>
> > It is not a bug ! Packets remain in memory so when the client
> > close itself blocks being proecessed are not saved it's clear
> > and logical...
>
> But it seems that if the buffer-in-memory-only setting is set, the
> shutdown of the client should cause the partial blocks to be saved
> back to the same file that they were loaded from, in a similar
> manner in which it saves the completed blocks to the remote buffers,
> rather than being simply discarded.
>
> I'd like to avoid any disk I/O on the system other than its NFS
> transactions to the buffer directories.
>
> -Michael Pelletier.
>
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