Re: Windows TCP/IP LAN

Colin L. Hildinger (colin@ionet.net)
Thu, 08 May 97 14:14:46 -0500


On Thu, 8 May 1997 11:08:51 -0700 (PDT), Collin Ong wrote:

>On Thu, 8 May 1997, Dan Oetting wrote:
>
>> What we really need is a caching proxy gateway for intranets that don't
>> have 24/7 access to the internet. What we don't need is users hogging
>> dialup lines just to run DESCHALL. If the internet dialup access providers
>> find out whats happening they may start blocking udp access to the deschall
>> port.
>
>I agree. At home, I'm living in fear of my ISP killing me or my
>connection since I have been almost continuously logged in running the
>deschall client. Since it takes my machine about 44 min to run a 2^29
>block, it would make sense for the client to disconnect once it gets the
>key block, then reconnect to send the results and get a new block.
>
>Is this possible? I'm running the PowerMac client at home in case
>somebody wants to take this on.

Well, if you had an Intel machine (hmmm...), there's a script on my
page to do it under OS/2...

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