Re: Block sizes...

Justin Dolske (
Sun, 11 May 1997 01:13:10 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 10 May 1997, Dakidd wrote:

> Is there a way, using the Mac client, to force the block size to stay at
> the 2^22 level?

Not at the moment, although this will likely be part of the next release
of the client...

> Also, another suggestion: Can the client be made to close down the
> connection to the server so that when a dial-up user such as myself loses

The DESCHALL protocol is connectionless, so this isn't a problem. Between
the time it gets a block to work on, and the time it's done, there is no
need for the system to be networked. Once done, it will keep retrying
until it can contact the server.

Justin Dolske <URL:>
Graduate Fellow / Research Associate at The Ohio State University, CIS Dept.
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